Pride of the Pound!
On March 1, 2014, Jackalyn and Juliette Knight competed at the DECA State Leadership Conference in Virginia Beach, VA. They competed in the Learn and Earn Chapter Written Event. This event consisted of writing a 30 page paper along with a 20 minute presentation of their project. Jackie and Julia placed in the top 6 in their event which earned them the honor of competing at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, GA. For more information please contact Lisa Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to all of our winter sports teams! They all did a fantastic job and represented the Bulldog Nation well. Spring Sports start the second week in May. Come out and support your favorite athlete!
Congratulations go out to Girls’ Varsity Basketball coach Maurice Fofana who was recognized as the Iron Clad Conference Coach of the Year.
Congratulations to our Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity Basketball teams! The girls took first place in the Iron Clad Conference and the boys placed second. Both teams and their coaching staff worked hard this season. Though we didn’t come away with a state title, we are proud of the athleticism and dedication exhibited by both teams.
Congratulations to Aaron Hommell who placed 7th in the 4A State Wrestling Tournament. He is the first KF student wrestler to place in the State Tournament.
Lady Bulldog Track is also making headlines this season. The 4×200 meter relay team of Gabby Snipes, Courtney Ricks, Roneka Spady and Danielle Hill are the Regional Champions for that event. The same girls finished 3rd in the 4×400 meter relay and recieved All-Regional honors. Gabby was also the Regional champion in the Long Jump and was All-Regional in the 55 meter run. Courtney placed 6th and qualified for the State meet in the 300 and received All-Regional honors. Hannah Hinson placed 5th in Shot-put and received All-Regional honors. On the Men’s Track side, a special congratulations to Andrew Gould for qualifying for the State meet in the 500 and receiving All-Regional honors. The State meet is February 28 – March 1st in Lynchburg, VA.
Swimming was also a great success this year. The Lady Bulldogs and the Men’s team took 3rd place in the Iron Clad Conference. The team of Rebecca Bangley, Sonora Curliss, April Smith and Carlee Morse qualified for the regional championship after taking 3rd place in the conference. Rebecca also finished 8th in the region for the 200m freestyle. Isabella Naccaratto qualified for the regionals for the 200m individual medley. Carlee was the conference champ for the 50m freestyle and she went to the State meet. Sonora was the conference champ in both the 500m freestyle and the 100m backstroke. The team of Isabella Naccaratto, Jini Kim, Asyha Williams and April Smith competing in the 200m freestyle relay took 3rd place in the conference and qualified for regionals. Also qualifying was the 400 freestyle relay including, Curliss, Morse, Bangley and Naccaratto. All swimmers gained points for the team even if they did not qualify for regionals.
The 200m medley relay qualified for regionals and took 3rd place in the conference. That team consisted of Hunter Lowe, Hugh Nezat, Hugh Long and Corbin Morse. Regional qualifiers are Tim Hairsine for the 200m freestyle, Hugh Long for the 200m individual medley, Corbin Morse for the 50m freestyle, Alex Kaye for the 100m butterfly, Tim Hairsine for the 100m freestyle, Kyle Corbett and Hugh Long for 500m freestyle. The 200m freestyle relay team including Jimmy Smith, Alex Kaye, Kyle Corbett and Corbin Morse qualified for regionals. Hunter Lowe qualifed for regionals on the 100m backstroke. The 400m freestyle relay also qualified for regionals. Those swimmers are Hunter Lowe, who took the 100 freestyle record during that relay, Kyle Corbett, Tim Hairsine and Hugh Long. Hunter Lowe was the conference champion for the 50m freestyle earning him a spot at the state swim meet, where he finished 6th in the state.