Four acrobats enter the gymnasium floor and get in position. The signal goes off. The music starts pumping and the group begins their routine with synchronized jumping, dancing and tumbling. They create a pyramid and the little guy goes soaring through the air. Then they begin ipping and everyone is in the air. This is a day in the life of an acrobatic gymnast.
After the immense suffering from Hurricane Harvey, the city of Houston now has something to cheer about: last Wednesday, the Astros took the World Series for their first time in franchise history. This franchise persevered through many pitiful years, hitting a poor win-loss record of 232-416 during their 2011-2014 seasons.
Atholton’s Varsity Volleyball team is the reigning state champion for the 3A division and determined to go back-to-back.
It is a great feeling; a feeling of excitement, momentum, and most importantly, a feeling of success. The Raiders’ very own JV wrestling team has garnered quite a few accomplishments, namely having a girl on the roster and preparing underclassmen for varsity, but this year the team adds something new to the resume: an undefeated start.