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  • Jack Carter: An Amazing Athlete
  • 60 years later
  • South Mountain alumnus talks about pursuing your passion
  • How do you prepare for a disaster?
  • Jack Carter: An Amazing Athlete

    Jack Carter: An Amazing Athlete

    Makayla Lambert, Reporter

    February 17, 2018

    Many high school teams have a star player. Back in the 1958, South Mountain High School’s state champion track team had Jack Carter, who joined the track team simply because he  liked to run. “My freshman year, I just tried out for it and it worked out for me. I wasn’t a very big boy. They...

    Richard Thompson remembers Jack Carter. "We had one guy that was very outstanding, and his name was Jack Carter. He won the 100, the 200, and the 400."

    Courtesy to South Mountain High School Yearbook

  • 60 years later

    60 years later

    Staff Story, Reporters

    February 9, 2018

    The South Mountain High School that we know today was another world in the 1950s. Bobby Heard and Richard Thompson attended South back then and were on the track team. “I started running in grammar school,” Heard said. “I didn’t run at all until I beat my wife. She was the fastest.” ...

    Former South Mountain High School student-athletes Richard Thompson (left) and Bobby Heard, who attended in the mid 1950s, stand by the Roeser Road mural next to the old Rebel mascot. In 1985, South Mountain replaced the controversial Rebel with a Jaguar.

    Photo by Makayla Lambert

  • South Mountain alumnus talks about pursuing your passion

    South Mountain alumnus talks about pursuing your passion

    Makayla Lambert, Marissa De Santiago, and Tabatha Ramirez

    November 29, 2017

    Efrain Robles is a former South Mountain student who was in Jaguar News and came back to inspire students to never give up on their ambitions. Robles is currently on assignment as a video journalist for CBS News, where he’s constantly going places. Robles has traveled to many places, including Alask...

    South Mountain High School graduate Efrain Robles got his start as a CBS video journalist in Jaguar News.

    Photo By Mia Robles

  • How do you prepare for a disaster?

    How do you prepare for a disaster?

    Elizabeth Ochoa, Reporter

    November 13, 2017

     Imagine yourself having to evacuate because of a tornado, looking for shelter during a wildfire, or flood proofing your home because a hurricane is coming your way. Depending on where you live these disasters can impact your environment and your life.  According to the Arizona Emergency Inform...

    The streets in Naples,Florida are left flooded after Hurricane Irma.

    Photo Courtesy Beth Perez

Jack Carter: An Amazing Athlete
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