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Ethan King

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After 27 years teaching math at Sparkman, Becky Chapman is retiring. Chapman has agreed to teach math at a high school in Tennessee in the fall.

Math Teacher Says Goodbye to Her Home of 27 Years

May 28, 2021

As humans, we grow older everyday which comes with the new goals and aspirations. Whether it be going to college, getting your first job or in this case, retirement. That is the case for the school’s...

Tornado Package: Ten Years Later

April 27, 2021

On April 27, 2011, 247 people lost their lives. Sixty-two tornadoes touched down in the state, with 16 of those staying on the ground for 10 miles or longer. Anderson Hills and Carter’s Gin were the...

SPORTS COLUMN: Super Bowl Trophy Will Go to Chiefs

SPORTS COLUMN: Super Bowl Trophy Will Go to Chiefs

February 5, 2021

This Sunday, Feb. 7, the National Football League will hold the 55th annual Super Bowl, one of the biggest sports events of the year. This year features two of the biggest stars in the sport going face...

Running past a Bob Jones defender, sophomore Kennedy Langham prepares to make a play.

Basketball Heads Into Area Tournament Play

February 1, 2021

With regular season play ending, the basketball teams are heading into area tournament mode. The girls team finished the area, 6-0 and will face Grissom in the first round on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at home. “Grissom...

Coach Nick Saban gets help hoisting the 2020 National Championship trophy.

Crimson Tide Takes Title in Unusual Year

January 14, 2021

The 2020 college football national championship has finally concluded and saw the Alabama Crimson Tide take home the coveted trophy with a dominant 52-24 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes. All was good...

Editor Predicts Another Rolling of the Tide

Editor Predicts Another Rolling of the Tide

December 17, 2020

As the calendar year begins to finish its cycle and time begins to fall into the new year, the country is closing in on one of its most beloved holidays--the college football playoffs. Despite the uncertainty...

The PS5 sold out on the day it was released, keeping students eagerly waiting for new supplies to be stocked.

[Photo] New Playstation Worth Every Penny

December 15, 2020

The PS5 sold out on the day it was released, keeping students eagerly waiting for new supplies to be stocked.

Bots Pose Problems When Purchasing Online

Bots Pose Problems When Purchasing Online

November 20, 2020

With the growing market of online shopping being bigger than ever it can be easy to find yourself lost on pages buying pointless things you may not need nor have ever wanted. Typically there is a large...

The football team takes to the field for a home game with Austin.

Column: Team Braces For Big Game Against JC

October 15, 2020

Tomorrow, the Senators will face off against the James Clemens Jets in what has been the most anticipated game on this year's schedule. A mix of personal emotions and team aspirations on both sides, both...

The football team lost their first region game on Thursday, Oct. 8, falling to the Florence Falcons

Senators Lose to Florence for the Tenth Consecutive Year

October 13, 2020

The Senators took to the field on Thursday, Oct. 8 to face off against Florence, an area opponent. A slow first half start limited the Senators to only 85-yards. Two turnovers led to a 14-0 start to...

Freddys Proves To Be A Great Place To Eat

Freddy’s Proves To Be A Great Place To Eat

August 28, 2020

As the city of Madison continues to grow in size, the community is seeing a drastic increase in flourishing businesses in the area. One of the more recent additions to the list of businesses opening around...

Craziest Burger At Bad Daddys

Craziest Burger At Bad Daddy’s

March 6, 2020

A restaurant builds its reputation based on the quality of their food, no matter what they serve, the intent is to bring customers back. No two restaurants are exactly the same and for some foods, you...

Update: Weather Did Not Affect Construction

Update: Weather Did Not Affect Construction

February 28, 2020

Those patiently awaiting construction upgrades like the performing arts center and sky bridge have begun to question the weather’s impact on the project. Despite all of the rain, the project looks...

Sophomore Tyrese Elliott goes up for a basket. Elliott hit a 3-pointer at the end of the Gadsden City game to secure the victory.

Boys Basketball Gets First Area Win of Season

January 14, 2020

A long-range 3-pointer, made by sophomore Tyrese Elliott, sealed the boys basketball team’s first area win of the season. After leading the entire game against Gadsden State, the team found a tied...

Jarad Higgins performs his hit single, Lucid Dreams. Higgins died from a seizure on Dec. 8

Rising Hip-Hop Star Passes Suddenly at 21, Student Remembers His Career

December 10, 2019

Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known by 10’s of millions of fans across the world as Juice WRLD was pronounced dead on Dec. 8th, 2019,  just six days after his 21st birthday, due to a drug induced seizure. Higgins...

Ole Miss lost their rival game against Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl due to a penalty now known as the fire hydrant scandal.

Penalty That Costs Ole Miss Egg Bowl Continues to be Debated

December 9, 2019

It was a battle in Mississippi, the renowned Egg Bowl game was held on Thursday, Nov. 28th between two struggling teams. Ole Miss Rebels fell to the Mississippi State Bulldogs 21-20 in regulation after...

The team celebrates after a touchdown was scored against Buckhorn. The team won 38-0.

Football Team Starts Season Undefeated

September 30, 2019

At every level of sports, a team has a goal going into their next season. For some teams they look to stay competitive, others look to hold out and develop their young players, however, we often see a...

The school held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new athletic facilities on Friday, Aug. 9. Principal Chris Shaw spoke with the crowd before cutting the ribbon.

Athletes Look Forward To Playing In New Facility

August 15, 2019

With the new and exciting additions coming to the school within the next year, students have a lot to look forward with the incoming building of a sky bridge and an auditorium. However, the school has...

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