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Haunted Holiday’s History

Haunted Holiday’s History

Alexis Williams, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

The spirit of Halloween fills the air as the long nights become lit from jack-o'-lanterns, a ominous deep voice on the TV promotes a new scary movie, and everyone starts stocking up on candy given to trick or treaters or eat when no one is looking. While many people know bits and pieces on this haunted holiday...

New Athletic Director

Velvet Wahl, Editor

May 11, 2017

With Athletic Director Jim Denton retiring, Combs found a new Athletic Director. A man by the name of Scot (yes, it’s spelled with only one T) Schmidt steps up to the challenge of taking Denton’s place. Schmidt comes from a background in education, having grown up in Wyoming then moving to Arizona and wo...

Coffee: It’s all in the caffeine

Coffee: It’s all in the caffeine

Caleb Scott, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

It’s been rumored that coffee stunts growth; although it's never been proven, it doesn’t mean that coffee is full of nutritional benefits either. Turns out, it’s the caffeine in coffee that has the drawbacks. Coffee has the highest caffeine content than any other drink (with 95 mg in every 8 f...

Coyotes Gather To Pay Respect To Fallen Classmate

Coyotes Gather To Pay Respect To Fallen Classmate

Alexis Williams, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

In a time of great loss, people look for an answer, for closure...for a brighter side. More than 100 CHS students, family, friends and community members stood united in the main parking lot of Combs High School Wednesday night, hours after the news that senior Kyle Flake had died from injuries re...

Coping With Loss

Coping With Loss

Rachael Loughry, Online Editor

May 3, 2017

More often than not, as human beings, we take things for granted, and do not realize what we have, or had, until it is too late.  We never realize how special someone truly is until they are gone. Having someone significant in your life pass away can be life changing, possibly traumatizing, or ...

Band Concert

Band Concert

Jaime Casas, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

With the band directors arms going up to start the band also came silence, the crowd waited for the band to begin playing. They knew that the students had been preparing for this event to show the audience what they can do. “The Wind Ensemble as a whole has prepared quite a bit so we should be al...

Love-filled Holiday has a not-so-lovely Origin

Love-filled Holiday has a not-so-lovely Origin

Alexis Williams, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

As thoughts for the next February 14 surface, everyone waits in anticipation to see if they have a secret admirer, to bring them roses or a stuffed bear from that special someone. While present day traditions involve gift exchanges from partners and friends, the origins of this love filled holiday we...

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March 23, 2017

Elevate For Tomorrow Conference

Elevate For Tomorrow Conference

Velvet Wahl, Editor

March 23, 2017

High schools from around the around the county attended Elevate for Tomorrow, a conference directed towards high school juniors to learn about life outside of high school and opportunities in the future. Majority of juniors from Combs went to attend the convention at Queen Creek High School. The confe...

Coach Hart’s Retirement

Miguel Salas, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

After four seasons of head coaching and three more serving as a defensive specialist, Combs High School will goodbye to Coach Jesse Hart. Hart announced his resignation to his former players during a meeting at lunch. He plans on returning to his football roots. “I was given a great opportunity to go ba...

Historical soccer season comes to an end for Lady Coyotes

Historical soccer season comes to an end for Lady Coyotes

Velvet Wahl, Editor

February 8, 2017

After bus ride that lasted nearly three hours, reading good-luck notes from elementary schoolers and a quick stop at Chili's for lunch, the girls varsity soccer team went head-to-head against the top-ranked Flagstaff Eagles in the first round of the state playoffs. The game was hard in the high al...

Nintendo “Switching” Up Gaming with it’s New Portable Console

Nintendo “Switching” Up Gaming with it’s New Portable Console

Caleb Scott, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

First announced in March of 2015, the Nintendo NX, now renamed the Switch, is the newest console produced by Nintendo and said to be released on March 3, 2017. This new console, also like the 3Ds, is portable, and includes a docking station that switches it from the screen to the TV. The new consol...

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