Category Archives: Mid-Winter 2021 Sports

Winter Sports Face Covid-19 Regulations

By: Zoie Olsen  

     Just like every sports season, this winter there are many obstacles our athletes are experiencing. This year, our winter sports programs have had some challenges they probably never thought they would go through. As many of us can imagine, playing a sport during a time like this can be hectic, but our winter sport athletes seem to be making it work. The Squire sat down with some of the senior athletes to get the inside scoop on how their seasons are going.  

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Ice Fishing in Inclement Weather

By: Owen Trumbull 

     What do Jim Carrey, Buffalo Wings, and ice fishing all have in common? They all originated in the same place! According to historians at, ice fishing is believed to have come into existence about 2000 years in what is now Canada and the United States. Ice fishing is an easy way to catch fish for fun or for something to eat when the waterways, specifically slow-moving water such as ponds and lakes, freeze up. Here at The Squire, we went out in search of the best ways to catch as many big fish as possible when you ice fish this season.  

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Cheering through the Pandemic

By: Jordyn Cooper 

     The 2019-2020 Xplosion all-stars cheer team had a successful season last year, until COVID-19 started back in March. This year, things have changed, much like every other sport currently in season. Dealing with precautions and cancellations can be tough, but you have to make the best of it. As many sports have learned, keeping up with precautions is necessary to keep the season going for as long as possible. The Squire interviewed assistant coach Suzanne McNeal of the senior level 3 team, Code Black, to learn more about what this unique cheering season has been like for the team.  

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