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Badger Basketball Squad Shooting for Improvement

Badger Basketball Squad Shooting for Improvement

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The 2017-2018 boys basketball team is looking to improve after a 4-17 record last season. This year's team consists of five seniors, Victor Roso, Thad Phillips, Ryder Jackson, Trent Cox and returning varsity starter Calder Ludvigson. In addition to the seniors, juniors Ty Tweten and Kolton Lynn will...

Experienced Lady Badgers Looking to Take Next Step

Experienced Lady Badgers Looking to Take Next Step

Raija Buley, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Cascade Lady Badgers had a solid season last year, but now its time for the 2017-2018 season to begin. Last year, the girls finished 16-8 and took third place in the District 10c Tournament.  For the first time since 2015, the Lady Badgers advanced to the Northern C Divisional Tournament, but...

November Junior High Student of the Month: Harlie Jackson

November Junior High Student of the Month: Harlie Jackson

Cassy LaFromboise, Staff Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student of the Month, Uncategorized

Seventh-grade student Harlie Marie Jackson, daughter of Shane and Nichole Jackson, has been named the Junior High Student of the Month for November. Harlie's English teacher, Ashley Tait, nominated Harlie because she "has a positive attitude and a great work ethic." Harlie is quite the sports...

November High School Student of the Month: Trent Cox

November High School Student of the Month: Trent Cox

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student of the Month, Uncategorized

Trent Cox, a senior here at Cascade, has been selected as the November student of the month. He is the son of Jody and Caroline Cox and has two older brothers, Ethan and Bryce. Before coming to school at Cascade in the sixth grade, Trent attended Deep Creek Elementary School. Now at Cascade, he dedicates...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Torrey Jones

K-6 Badger of the Week: Torrey Jones

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cascade third-grader Torrey Jones is this week's K-6 Badger of the Week! Torrey is the nine-year-old daughter of Kelly and Shane Wilson. Her father works as a fishing guide in Craig, and her mom makes lunches for the guides. She has five siblings, one of whom, Bailee, is a freshman here at Cascade...

7-12 Badger of The Week: Calder Ludvigson

7-12 Badger of The Week: Calder Ludvigson

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This week's 7-12 Badger of The Week is senior Calder Ludvigson. Calder is the fourth of five children born to Kandra and Shane Ludvigson of Ulm.  He was born on January 12, 2000 and will celebrate his 18th birthday shortly after the New Year.  Calder's four siblings are Chessa (23), Clancey (21),...

Cascade FFA Hosts Open House to Recognize Member’s Achievements

Cascade FFA Hosts Open House to Recognize Member’s Achievements

Cassy LaFromboise, Staff Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Thursday, November 30, the Cascade FFA Chapter hosted an Open House night to recognize its members for their awards won at John Deere Ag Expo and National Convention. There was a whole buffet of desserts, chips and burgers and hot dogs grilled by adviser Eric Tilleman. There were 73 guests and...

7-12 Cascade Badger of the Week: Brodi Niebaum

7-12 Cascade Badger of the Week: Brodi Niebaum

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Eighth-grader Brodi Niebaum is this week's 7-12 Cascade Badger of the Week. Brodi is 13 years old and celebrates her birthday on July 15. She is the daughter of Joshua and Jennifer Niebaum. Brodi has a multitude of brothers. She has one full brother by the name of Gaeg Niebaum, two stepbrothers,...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Kodi Barnes

K-6 Badger of the Week: Kodi Barnes

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cascade sixth grader Kodi Barnes is this week's elementary Badger of the Week! Kodi is 11 years old and has been raised by parents Justin and Katie. Her mom Katie works at First Liberty Bank, and her father is the superintendent of Cascade School. Kodi has twin younger brothers, Jared and Jason, both...

Badger Wrestlers Look to Repeat as Champs

Badger Wrestlers Look to Repeat as Champs

Cassy LaFromboise, Staff Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Although the 2017 Badger wrestlers have already begun practice, the season will officially kick off at the Badger Invitational on Friday, December 1st at 10 AM. Jason Lorang has returned to coach the Badger men once again this season. The Badgers have also welcomed in a new assistant coach, Mr. James...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Ethan Johnson

K-6 Badger of the Week: Ethan Johnson

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This week's K-6 Badger of the Week is kindergarten student Ethan Johnson. Ethan is 5 years old, and his parents' names are Steven and Jessica.  Ethan has three brothers: Zion (16), Kingston (7), and Tucker (1). Ethan's favorite school subject is reading, and, besides that, he loves recess. When...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Shelbie Jackson

7-12 Badger of the Week: Shelbie Jackson

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cascade sophomore Shelbie Jackson is this week's 7-12 Badger of the Week! She is currently 15 years old and has been raised by parents Nichole and Shane Jackson.  Her mother works at Headhunters, a company in Craig that works in the fishing industry. Her father Shane works in construction. Shelbie...

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