A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

White Station Scroll

A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

White Station Scroll

James Jin (10) looks at the rim after shooting a three pointer. In addition to playing basketball, he takes six AP classes and leads an engineering club.

The balancing act of academics and athletics

Addis Shiberou, Writer May 16, 2024

Sleepless nights, late assignments and an endless schedule of practices and games: such is the ugly life of a student athlete. Before students tried out for their respective sports teams, a meeting was...

Braxton Gray (12) takes down his opponent in a preseason wrestling meet at Arlington High School. Wrestlers are required to make the weight class they are wrestling at; if not, they are disqualified.

The health benefits and repercussions of fasting

Alex Le, Sports Team Leader May 15, 2024

Fasting, an age-old practice, is voluntarily abstaining from food and beverages for a predetermined period. From unlocking physical rejuvenation and mental clarity to navigating the balance of nutritional...

 Kendrick Thompson (12) plays strong against Cordova. They played the Wolves last season.

Boys’ Soccer Begins Its Kickoff

Celeste Cruz, Writer May 15, 2024

As warm spring steadily approaches, the White Station Boys’ Soccer Team begin their season of soccer, full of hopeful kickoffs.  After the pandemic, Mason Rowland became head and only coach for the...

The soccer team dribbles the ball to the opposing team’s side, putting them on defense. Many players play club soccer to compete and stay in shape during the off season.

School and club soccer

Addis Shiberou, Writer May 15, 2024

For players on both club and school teams, soccer has not simply been an extracurricular, but rather a lifestyle since childhood. Club players work with their teammates and coaches for years on end, practicing...

Ci’Anna Gales (12) throws the shot put during a meet at Houston High School. She currently holds White Station’s record for the discus.

Track AND Field: Taylor and Gales Break Records

Celeste Cruz, Writer April 30, 2024

Before the crowd pours in, grunts and shouts can be heard in the far corner of a field. Throwers with immense athletic ability, impossible jumps of different heights and lengths, with no one to watch them....

Torrin Thornton (12) at bat against SBA. Thornton combines his physicality from football and the technical skills from baseball to improve his game.

Thornton and Thomas lead baseball team with confidence

Alex Le, Sports Team Leader April 23, 2024

Four years, practicing every day during the season and the offseason, dedicating countless hours in and out of practice, putting in extra work pushing weights and conditioning, all in the name...

 From left to right, Breanna Whirley (12), Karina Hernandez (12) and Bella Gatti (12) pose for a picture after their game against Whitehaven on April 4 2024. The Spartans won 19-4 that day.

Three Spartans remain standing on the field

Grace Amgalan, Sport's Team Leader April 18, 2024

Spartans Bella Gatti (12), Karinah Hernandez (12) and Breanna Whirley (12) are remarkable athletes who have dedicated themselves to the game of softball for the past six years. Through countless hours...

 Jim Kurts, wrestling coach, and Kayleigh Angona (10) go over tactics one last time before she steps onto the mat for her last round on December 22, 2023. On this day, she won against four wrestlers from Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville and Millington that day.

A star is born on the wrestling mat

Grace Amgalan, Sport's Team Leader March 22, 2024

Kayleigh Angona (10), who has been wrestling for just three months, won regionals for the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division I and is the first female wrestler from White...

 Angel Jackson (11) poses after a gymnastics meet. She is a level eight gymnast and has been playing gymnastics since she was eleven years old.

Jackson’s gymnastics journey

Celeste Cruz, Writer March 22, 2024

Chalk fills the air as people flip off beams, bars, vaults and on the floor. Each person spends hours and hours of intense training in order to become the best gymnast they can be. One of these people...

Baltimore Ravens player Lamar Jackson passes the ball. Although it is his sixth year in the NFL (National Football League) without a Super Bowl ring, he won the MVP award this year.

Playoff picture of the 2023-24 NFL season

Addis Shiberou, Writer March 22, 2024

Fourteen teams, two division champions and one Super Bowl winner. The National Football League (NFL)  season has ended, culminating in the most skilled teams and players at the highest level of professional...

Kameron Kearney (11) speaks with Coach Kevaughn Griffith at the Houston track meet. This is his third year running track and cross country.

Kearney twins race to success

Addis Shiberou, Writer March 22, 2024

With winter sport seasons coming to a close, spring sport teams emerge working harder than ever. The indoor track and field season has been in full blast since December, and with the outdoor season approaching...

Former Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban joined the team as head coach in 2007. Since then, he has led his team to 274 wins and seven national championships.

The retirement of legendary Nick Saban

Chitkala Alli, Managing Editor March 22, 2024

In the realm of college football, there are very few names that command the same level of respect, admiration, and awe as Nick Saban. After an illustrious career spanning multiple decades, Saban, the legendary...

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