The Precedent

Junior Ava Jorgensen hits a handstand directly on top of the bar in her uneven bar routine. Jorgensen has been a level 10 since 2018 which is the highest level of the Developmental, previously known as Junior Olympic, Program.

Gymnast builds promising future in college career

Sabrina Digne and Derek Fernandez September 20, 2021

Over summer, junior Ava Jorgensen verbally committed to Brigham Young University on a full-ride athletic scholarship. Jorgensen has been a gymnast for 12 years, and despite all the struggles she has faced...

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor December 18, 2017

The Precedent: How can students benefit from being on a school team, rather than a club team? Athletics Director Jennifer Burks: The benefits to being on a school team is it is tied with the education...

The AIA council voted 39-5 to approve legal year-round practices beginning next year. Some coaches, players and parents worry that the new rule could end multi-sport athletes.

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

Lauren Fountain and Sawyer Del Fosse March 11, 2017

In perhaps the most surprising conclusion to a divisive conversation, the AIA council voted 39-5 to approve unrestricted year-round practices for all sports, except for a no-pads or helmets regulation...

PHS athletes defy stereotypes in academics

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter February 29, 2016

Snap judgements and stereotypes can oftentimes be common in a high school setting, especially with student athletes. Athletes, through their drive for competition, must balance their practices, training,...

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