This Time It’s For Good – Peyton Brasser

for Zach Riedemann It was 3:30. Finally. The school day felt like it took forever, but it was done, and what made it even better, it was Friday. It’s finally track, thought Zach, a sophomore at South O’Brien. It had … Continue reading

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The Graduation Cap – Nicole Palmer

The day this all began? Probably the day of Sophie’s graduation. You know Sophie, she’s Mary’s sister. Anyway, I remember it was Mary’s seventh grade year. She got up early that morning and saw Sophie’s graduation cap sitting on the … Continue reading

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Relationships – Jade Goebel

for Gage Ewoldt May 2001: Guess what! Today I got a baseball card from my dad! It was an old Babe Ruth card that has been passed down the family. But after he gave it to me, mom started crying! … Continue reading

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Becoming the Outfielder – Madison Weber

for Emily Mars It was bright and early Wednesday morning, the first day of pitching and catching practice, and Emily was one of the first girls there. Emily is a catcher, she loves softball especially catching, and has been working … Continue reading

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Free – Shandra Goosen

for Isabelle Faust I was sitting at home attempting to do my homework, key word “attempting”. Usually I tell myself that it would probably help if I brought my books home, but lately when I’d bring them home I don’t … Continue reading

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Unstoppable – Serena Daniels

for Drew Faust I was up to bat, it was a close game and we needed one more run to win. I looked straight into the pitcher’s eyes. He threw a fastball and with all my might I swung my … Continue reading

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Thin Skinned – Amelia Faust

for Izaak Hoey As he walk the halls with his head hung, people look at him with the same shame as he does himself. Liam is his name. Ever since the seventh grade he’s been living a life he never … Continue reading

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The Bridge – Alec Schoof

for Alicyn Rehder Together they discussed their ideas for their musical instrument in science class. Kim and Susie chose a xylophone as their instrument. Both girls presented ideas for constructing the instrument. Board, screws and PCP pipe were methodically placed … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady Wins the Game – Alicyn Rehder

for Alec Schoof ‘Twas a dark and stormy night as Coach Setay pulled up into his driveway after a long night of hotboxing in his minivan. Once he got inside, he poured himself a bowl of nails as his cats … Continue reading

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Being Happy Again – Emily Mars

for Madison Weber She can’t see her parents behind the closed door, but she can hear the fighting that is going on between her mom and dad. She wants it to stop. “Please don’t leave me and the kids,” her … Continue reading

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