MG Boys Lose Close Game Against North Tama By: Noah Scheidel On Tuesday, January 29, the GMG Wolverine boys’ basketball team played against the North Tama Redhawks in Traer. Both teams played very well, but North Tama pulled ahead for a win. The final score was 45 points for GMG and 57 points for North Tama. The high scorers for the Wolverines were Chad Plaehn and Luke Petty, both juniors, who scored 13 points each. Blake Warren, a senior, brought down the most rebounds with 11. The GMG Wolverines’ record as of January 29 was 9 wins, 8 losses. The Wolverines are turning out to have a good season this year. They are definitely a formidable opponent. The Wolverines will play against East Marshall in Garwin on Monday, February 4 and BCLUW on Friday, February 8.
GMG Girls Faced North Tama by Tristan Zoffka On Tuesday, January 29, GMG girls basketball played North Tama at Traer. The girls played one tough game against the Redhawks. The ending score wasn’t what we wanted to see but the girls played their best. Olivia Barritt scored the most points this game. She scored 10 points for the Wolverines. Right behind her was Chey Wurr with 9 points. Our girls had a pretty good defense. Sara Hinson captured the most rebounds. It was a tough game for the GMG Wolverines, as they ended the game with a loss of 69-35.
NHS Senior Citizens Night By : Luke Petty The National Honor Society is hosting a senior citizens fun night, Friday, February 15. It is open to the public. It will be held at GMG High School. It will be a fun night with a Valentine theme. There will be lots of entertainment including speech performances, treats, cards, and bingo. So, come on out and have a great time from 6:30-9:00 P.M. Any questions, call Jill Roberts at 499-2005.
GMG Pop Concert by Nathan Swaim At the GMG High School there will be a pop concert. Our own GMG students will play pop music for all to enjoy. This event will be on the 18th of February. This event will be in the old gym of the GMG High School. There will some outstanding vocal and instrumental performances. Come and enjoy beautiful music!
GMG Goes to State Speech By: Zachary Plante There were four dynamic groups that made it to state speech competition this year located at Cedar Rapids Kennedy on Saturday, February 2, 2013. One awesome group was for Radio Broadcasting. Their name was WBGS 104.6. The radio broadcasting was in G Room 108 at 8:10AM. This group consisted of Logan Burt, Ryan Spurlin, Ella Gruen, Matt Carlon and Olivia Barrett. Their group received an over all rating of a two. The second group was for Ensemble Acting, in M Room 174. This Ensemble Acting Groups consisted of Caitlin Applegate, Jennifer Borota, Mackenzie Burt, and Abigail Duden. Their group received an overall one rating. The third group to perform was the Radio Broadcasting WPA957 in G room 108. This Radio Broadcasting consisted of Olivia Welton, Peyton Mannon, Codi Groth, Allison Stegman, Kenna Krier, Summer Langenbau, and Jeff Hughes. They had a straight two rating. The final group to perform was for Group Improv. This group consisted of four girls: Mackenzie Burt, Abigail Duden, Jennifer Borota, and Caitlin Applegate. They had an overall rating of a two. These teams worked extremely well together, and worked hard in their area of expertise. We are very proud the these teams and their accomplishments. Also, a big shout out for the excellent help from Coach Margaret Thomsen.