The Grizzly Growl

Lainee Miller

Lainee Miller, Sports Editor

Alyssa Pace

Alyssa Pace

February 24, 2020

Alyssa Pace is a junior who technically does not go to Copper Hills. She decided to enroll in an online school because she wants to be eligible to wrestle. She is the first girl to ever wrestle on the...

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Igniting Hope for Grizzlies on the Edge

Igniting Hope for Grizzlies on the Edge

December 31, 2019

Hope Squad is an organization that is based on helping students who are struggling with suicide and mental health, and Copper Hills is one of the schools that has this source for its students.    This...

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Unbreakable

Unbreakable

Despite Suffering a Season-Ending Injury, Azurette Co-Captain and 3-Year Senior Shaela Crespin is Determined to Help Carry Her Team Back To the Top
December 31, 2019

The Copper Hills Azurettes have started off their 2019-2020 campaign with a very devastating setback. One of their Captains, Shaela Crespin, broke her collarbone right before the season was about to begin....

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New Coach Sparked Hope for the Win

Boys Basketball Game Against Hilcrest
December 2, 2019

On November 26th, boys basketball played their first game of the season against Hillcrest High. It would be the first win of the season and the first win for their new head coach John Watkins.  The...

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Winter Sports Calendar

November 25, 2019

Boys Basketball  November 26th Hillcrest @ Hillcrest December 6th Layton @ CHHS  December 9th Timpanogos @ Timpanogos  December 11th West Jordan @ WJ December 13th Farmington @ CHHS  December...

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Once a Grizzly Always a Grizzly

Once a Grizzly Always a Grizzly

November 24, 2019

Dez McBee has had many homes that have shaped her into the person she is today. A home she once left but has come back to is Copper Hills. She empathizes with students and their misfortunes, knowing how...

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Is Marching Band a Sport? – Two Head-to-Head Opinion Pieces

November 18, 2019

Marching band can be a hard thing to do, but it is not a sport. When people think of common sports, the few that pop into their heads are football, baseball, soccer, etc., but marching band hardly ever...

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Homecoming Football Game

Homecoming Football Game

November 18, 2019

On Friday, September 13th, Copper Hills football suffered a devastating lost against Juan Diego Soaring Eagles. The final score being 31-0 losing their winning streak and making them 4-1.    Copper...

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Lost Streak But Not Lost Hope

September 25, 2019

On Friday, September 13th, Copper Hills football suffered a devastating loss against Juan Diego, Soaring Eagles. The final score being 31-0 losing their winning streak and making them 4-1.    Copper...

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Ray of Light: Sophomore Phenom Brings Hope for Future of Girl’s Soccer

September 25, 2019

Many of us have given little league soccer a shot but eventually gravitated to other sports. Sophomore, Varsity player Abbi Ray stuck to soccer and it has paid off for Copper Hills girls’ soccer team.   Ray...

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Porter Hodge signing his contract for the Chicago Cubs

West Jordan to MLB

September 25, 2019

When we were kids, we dreamt of ending up in the big leagues in sports; but as we got older dreams began to fade and reality started to settle in. Porter Hodge, from West Jordan, made his baseball dreams...

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Walking Away From Sports

Walking Away From Sports

May 24, 2019

Graduation is just around the corner and that means the end of school, but school isn’t the only thing that ends. Many athletes end their career in high school and as they walk across the stage to get...

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Softball vs. Westlake

May 18, 2019

On May 16th, Copper Hills softball played against West lake on their journey towards state. Softball 6A state is the second to last week in May, and the softball girls are trying to go in undefeated to...

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Softball’s Comeback

March 30, 2019

On Thursday, March 28, the Copper Hills High Softball team played a home game against the Maple Mountain team.The Grizzlies started off with a strong first inning shutting them down and coming in and getting...

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Girls from around the state gather for a state tournament and our own Alyssa Pace took first in 106.

Wrestling Isn’t Just for Men

March 1, 2019

Girls from around the state gather for a state tournament and our own Alyssa Pace took first in 106.

There are many different diets within the walls of Copper Hills, but not all are as good as they seem.

Sports Diets: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

March 1, 2019

Through the season, many athletes worry about what they eat. Trying to stay strong, while not gaining too much weight, can be a challenge. Stepping onto a scale can be a scary thing for many people,...

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Copper Hills softball 2017 team. (Kaci Bobo#16)

Done With Sports

February 2, 2019

Copper Hills softball 2017 team. (Kaci Bobo#16)

Theres hope for the friend-zoned.

[Photo] How to Get Out of the Friend Zone

February 2, 2019

There's hope for the friend-zoned.

Lockouts and Snow Days and Fires! Oh My!

February 13, 2019

Copper Hills has had a crazy few months with a lockout, snow day, and now a fire. On February 12, 2019, Copper Hills had a fire, but most thought it was a drill.  Everyone casually walked out of the building...

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Not making the team could hurt an athletes confidence in his or her ability.

Falling Short at Tryouts

February 2, 2019

It took a lot of pain, sweat, and tears to to be where she is. Year after year, her dance skills have gone to the next level, only falling short when it came to tryouts. Aspen Kesler is a sophomore...

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Drill Sweeps Region

January 28, 2019

The five teams from around region 3 all met at Herriman high.  Put their heart and soul into the dances while everyone watched and critiqued their every move. After many hours of dancing the girls sit...

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Volleyball Recap

Volleyball Recap

December 17, 2018

In the 2018 season, the girl’s volleyball team made it to the semi-finals, and took 3rd at state right behind Pleasant Grove (2nd) and Lone Peak (1st). Their final game was against Bingham High School,...

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Peace on Earth: A Kurt Bestor Christmas

December 15, 2018

Kurt Bestor has been coming to Utah to perform for the past 31 years with his magical piano skills. This year’s concert was special because of the title, “Peace on Earth”. He hardly titles his shows...

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Wrestling Against Bingham

December 3, 2018

Imagine, the roar of the student section begins to grow as the wrestlers run out of the locker room. As they stretch and get ready, they look over at their opponent. They walk up, shake hands, and get...

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Winter Sports

Winter Sports

November 14, 2018

When winter comes around it doesn’t just bring Christmas and hot chocolate, it brings many sports and their excited athletes. Girls and boys basketball, swim, wrestling, drill, indoor track, and many...

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Copper Hills football players line up against Herriman.

Sports Rivals

October 9, 2018

As the boys basketball team walks out of the locker room, they hear the roar of the crowd. As they huddle up, the chants of battling student sections nearly drown out their coach’s voice. The team, the...

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Ethan Worland (Left) is one of the male cheerleaders for Copper Hills.

Male Cheerleaders

October 9, 2018

As another massive crowd is watching a Copper Hills football game underneath the Friday night lights, two male athletes emerge from a cluster of people towards the center of the field. Seniors, Ethan Worland,...

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The field at West Hills Middle is watered nicely, but the holes arent good for safe play.

[Photo] Turf Wars: Girls’ Field Teams Deserve Their Shot Under the Lights

August 25, 2018

The field at West Hills Middle is watered nicely, but the holes aren't good for safe play.

Copper Hills Football Players who will be Senior, Varsity plays this year (left to right)  Payton Durfey, DJ Jackson, Sratton Lockabay, and Tyson Hoggan.

A Season For Change: Football

August 25, 2018

Copper Hills Football Players who will be Senior, Varsity plays this year (left to right) Payton Durfey, DJ Jackson, Sratton Lockabay, and Tyson Hoggan.

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