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Faculty Proves They Are Winners On The Court

The faculty basketball team pauses for a picture before the game.

On Tuesday, November 20, the Parkwood High School Student Council hosted the second annual Student vs. Faculty Basketball Game. This year, there was not only a basketball game, but a volleyball game as well. Students and staff who volunteered to play were pitted against one another in both games.

Many participants from both the student and faculty teams dressed for the occasion in retro athletic gear. For example, Science teacher Nick Paquette sported a large black wig while playing basketball. Juniors Conrad Mueller and Dalton Chapman both donned headbands and tank tops while playing volleyball for the students.

“It was a lot of fun,” said Band Director Archie Wallace, who played on the teacher volleyball team. “Nurse Rutledge was a beast.”

Not only did the participants enjoy themselves, but the spectators did as well. Students were delightedly cheering on their teams, as were teachers.  “Students put forth good effort,” said junior Somer Sherrin, who cheered on the student teams and served as scorekeeper.

In the end, with a score of 25-14 in the volleyball game and 35-20 in the basketball game, the teachers were once again victorious. Some, like junior Hannah Pressley, claim that “teachers cheated.” Others, like junior Tim Bucklin, claim that it was a “classic example of intelligence over strength.” No matter what the case was, it was an entertaining experience for all. The students played their hardest, and will no doubt win next year.

Written by: Myranda Staiano, 11th grade student
Edited by: Regina Snelson
Posted: Dec 06, 2012 by Regina Snelson

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