With a new basketball season, a new coach running the squad and the Cottonwood Colts itching to get back onto the court, it’s no wonder that both the coach and his team are happy things are underway.
The Special Weapons and Tactics team specializes in dangerous operations such as high-risk search warrants, hostage situations or dealing with a suspect who might be armed.
Despite many of the deficits the Colts face, they still manage to find ways to win, being masters of defense and playing with a chip on their shoulder. This is a fact that makes head coach Janae Hirschi proud of her players and everything they accomplish on and off the court.
Max Adams, a Murray High School senior, recently earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT college entrance examination.
“I am overwhelmed,” Harris said. “This turnout is a tribute to the fire department and the sense of family that made everyone show up today.”
More than 200 club members, ages 3 to 18, shared in the fun that included jump rope relays, double-Dutch competitions, heart rate checks and healthy snacks.
“I looked at lots of ideas and thought a map of the United States painted on the playground would help kids learn the states,” Caden said.
The help poured out Oct. 11 as friends organized a fun run and silent auction to help the Ross family pay for medical bills. Not only did hundreds of neighbors run and walk in support of Carson, but Viewmont students and teachers, as well as others from area schools, turned out.
The upcoming holiday season may give many of us time to reflect on the importance of our families.
As we begin to turn off the grill outside and tuck ourselves in for the winter, I look forward to hunkering in with my favorite comfort foods. Have you broken out the slow-cooker yet?