Combs Courier

Batter-Up!

Batter-Up!

Alex Negron and Emma Ferraro

February 22, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Sports

The CHS varsity baseball team officially starts off their season this week with the Cougar Classic tournament; where they go against the Central Bobcats, the Yuma Shamrocks and the Morro Bay Pirates.   The start of a new season comes with a hitch in the road after the varsity team losing th...

Boys Soccer Season Ends in Dramatic Fashion

Boys Soccer Season Ends in Dramatic Fashion

Trinity Glandon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  The Coyotes boys varsity soccer team ended their season with a nail biting 3-1, double-overtime win against the Apache Junction Prospectors at home Tuesday night.   The game was intense from start to finish, going without a goal for nearly three quarters of the game. Sophomore forward Diego Soto...

Lady Coyotes Too Strong For Rams On Senior Night

Lady Coyotes Too Strong For Rams On Senior Night

Ella O’Dell, Elijah Lewis, and Jonathan Melton, Beginning Staff Writers

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the seniors taking the court at home for the final time, the varsity girls basketball team defeated the Washington Rams in dominating fashion, 50-23, in a Black Canyon Region game last Thursday. Theresa De La Cruz nearly out-scored the entire Washington team, leading all scorers with 21 p...

CHS Soccer Picks Up “Battle of Ironwood” Win v. Poston Butte

CHS Soccer Picks Up “Battle of Ironwood” Win v. Poston Butte

Trinity Glandon, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Current Events, Sports, Top Stories

For the first time in since 2015 the varsity boys soccer team beat the Poston Butte Broncos. Games against Poston are part of at three-team rivalry between CHS, Poston Butte and Apache Junction. The game was a big deal for the team as head coach Oscar Guardado previously coached at PBHS for four ye...

Combs Band: The New State Champs

Andrea Thomatis, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Sports, Top Stories

After a long season of rehearsing music and exhausting early morning practices, the Combs Marching Regiment (MCR) finished their competition season undefeated by becoming the Arizona State Champions. The band competed at the Arizona State University Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 18. When all was said...

Boys Varsity Basketball Dribbles Into A New Season

Boys Varsity Basketball Dribbles Into A New Season

Emma Ferraro, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Combs varsity basketball team takes on the 2017-2018 season with their first home game tonight at 7 p.m. against the Marcos De Niza Padres. Their first game was on Nov. 28, against Saguaro High School with a losing score of 51-45. Looking to make it to playoffs for the first time in three seaso...

People of Combs: Tre Buck

People of Combs: Tre Buck

Grace Hannum, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

High school students walk the halls of their school everyday, seeing faces of complete strangers. Students never take the time to learn about anyone outside their own circle of friends. The life of your science-lab partner could be an amazing journey no one has taken the time to ask about. Everyone has...

New Season, New Hopes

Dimitri Franco, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As many students head home after a long day of school at Combs, it is the start of a new day of practice for the Boys Varsity Soccer team. They have to run for miles in the Arizona heat and begin numerous drills that not only challenge their skills, but challenge their willpower and character. As players...

New Year of Wrestling

Alex Negron, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

The winter sports season is in full swing, and the wrestling program is back and ready to make state again this year. Coach Travis Miller has some high hopes for his Varsity team this year, especially after making it to state in previous years. “To win a lot. I hope it’s similar to past seas...

This Is Combs Girls Basketball

This Is Combs Girls Basketball

Andrea Thomatis, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2017-2018 Girls Basketball season is in full swing after tryouts during the last week of October. After the 2015-2016 season, the team lost graduated seniors Nikki Ruiz, Cydnee Colpaert, and foreign exchange student Ilaria Vesley. The following year, 2016-2017, there were only two returning s...

New Athletic Director

Velvet Wahl, Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Current Events, Sports, Top Stories

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...

Band Concert

Band Concert

Jaime Casas, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Top Stories

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...

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