Combs Courier

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...

Coach Hart’s Retirement

Miguel Salas, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

Softball

February 22, 2017


Filed under Scores, Top Stories

Softball

February 22, 2017


Filed under Scores, Top Stories

Softball

February 22, 2017


Filed under Scores, Top Stories

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