The Crossing Chronicle

Reporting the News of Great Crossing High School

The Crossing Chronicle

The Crossing Chronicle

Athletes always have to be aware of the fact that an injury can have great impacts on a season.

Injuries Can Complicate Seasons for Athletes

Kaydence Johnson, Staff Reporter April 16, 2024

Injuries are a reality of sports that all athletes have to unfortunately worry about. These injuries can range from minor sprains to serious fractures, concussions, and even ACL tears, which can seriously...

The boys basketball team is one of the top teams in the state and is hoping to get a chance to go after the state title for 2024.

Boys Basketball Team Hopes to See More Students In Attendance

Kaylynn Crump, Staff Reporter February 27, 2024

The Great Crossing High School boys’ basketball team has started their season off strong with a 24-1 record. This is one of their best seasons in school history with a ranking as the top team in a state. ...

The junior team battled their way to the championship title for GCHSs first powder puff football tournament.

GCHS Establishes Power Puff as a New Athletic Tradition

Kaylynn Crump, Staff Reporter February 8, 2024

Great Crossing High School started a new tradition this school year with powder puff football. Powder puff is very popular throughout the country. It’s a friendly football game played between girls of...

Many football players had to focus on moving forward and staying positive this season where they experienced more losses than wins.

Athletes Must Learn to Manage Mindset During Times of Struggle

Kaydence Johnson, Staff Reporter November 10, 2023

Any fan of sports will say that the goal of competition is to win. In high school, wins are often given praise and losses are often looked over or forgotten whether it's by fans or the players. It's important...

Each year, school athletes sell Spirit Cards throughout the Scott County community.  Proceeds go to help maintain shared athletic facilities across the district.

Fundraising is a Critical Aspect of Many Athletic Programs

Katie Hale, Staff Reporter November 10, 2023

Many sports teams and clubs at GCHS require a certain amount of funding to function throughout the school year. Parents or athletes associated with teams understand how much work is involved to fundraise. Courtney...

Student athletes must grapple with numerous emotions and sometimes physical struggles during a season.

Athletes Endure Physical and Mental Struggles During a Season

Kimber Lawrence, Staff Reporter October 31, 2023

Many students throughout the decades have faced difficulties with sports. It's a common problem faced by many young athletes in their early careers. Sports can often present various challenges and obstacles...

March Madness is the highlight of the year for many basketball fans.

March Madness Tradition Grew Over Time

Cristian Leon, Staff Reporter March 29, 2023

March Madness is an annual event that is highly anticipated by basketball fans in the United States. By the time March arrives, many fans are excited for it. It is the premier college basketball tournament...

Winter Sports Come to an End

Winter Sports Come to an End

Jaedyn Worley, Staff Reporter March 24, 2023

The end of the winter sports season was active for GCHS athletes as our basketball teams competed in the district and regional tournments and the wrestling team achieved success at the state level.  Here's...

GCHS has had several teams send athletes to competition at the state level, including these members of the girls swim team.

A Good Mindset, Hard Work, and Support are Required to Compete at the State Level

Ella Drew Bourget, Staff Reporter March 17, 2023

Athletes that compete at state competitions put in a lot of extra time and effort to prepare for these events. There are many benefits that come with competing but also a lot of added stress and preparation.  As...

Battle of the Boys 2023 Basketball Gallery

Battle of the Boys 2023 Basketball Gallery

Jaedyn Worley, Staff Reporter February 13, 2023

Unable to make it to the Battle of the Birds for boys basketball?  Check out the action in the photo gallery.

Athletes Understand Injury is a Risk of Athletics

Athletes Understand Injury is a Risk of Athletics

Ella Drew Bourget, Staff Reporter February 1, 2023

Injury is something that all athletes have to worry about. Every time an athlete plays a game he/she has the potential to get hurt, even when it is least expected. On January 2nd, 2023, during a National...

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