“It makes me feel good that I can help others get Thanksgiving food in our community and anywhere people need food."
This year, Murray High students are putting words into action.
Murray’s football team isn’t exactly used to having success on the field, but 2014 was the start of something different.
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.