Author Archives: Calvin Sonntag

Indoor Track and Field

The Apex High School Indoor Track and Field team just competed against rival highschools Cary and Friendship along with a few other teams. The team had a successful meet thanks to Coach Cooper. With years of experience as a track and field athlete himself, Coach Cooper knows what it takes to prepare athletes for competition. When I asked one of

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Apex Wrestling

Apex High School’s wrestling team is off to a strong start this season, with a 5-3 record and a lineup of talented wrestlers led by seniors Logan Walker, Aiden Oh, Grant Goodman, John Marrinaccio, and Hudson Thomas, and junior Ben Bartelt. The team has faced some of the best wrestlers in the state and has proven that they can compete

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Apex Swim and Dive

The Apex Swim and Dive season has just begun. The first swim meet was on 22nd of November. Even though Apex did not win the meet, the team had a blast cheering each other on while we were competing. Mason Smith, a captain of the team, had tons to say about the meet. “I was overall just super pumped that

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Maintaining Test Integrity

The entire country just took the PSAT, a practice standardized for the SAT. Anyone familiar with standardized tests remembers the all too familiar phrase: “Do not share or talk about the test with teachers or other students.” However, all over the internet, particularly on the social media site, TikTok, students are openly sharing detailed information about the PSAT. The TikToks

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Apex Student Parking

Student parking at Apex High is getting out of hand. In the first few weeks alone, there have already been a handful of students involved in accidents. I interviewed Mr. Zies on the rules and procedures students need to be following at all times. Whenever entering and exiting the parking deck, students should “follow the arrows” and, “take it slow

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Coach Mo

By: Calvin Sonntag and Matthew Shelby Around two weeks ago our beloved cougar head coach, Britt Morton stepped down. He has done a lot of work to develop our football program to what is today. He has made great connections with his players and his fellow coaches. Coach Morton wasn’t just the leader of his football team, he was a

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Apex Winter Sports

Swim and Dive The Apex Swim and Dive season has started. The team’s first swim meet was on the 23rd of November against Panther Creek, Green Hope, and Rolesville. The team performed well coming in second place to Green Hope. We interviewed Marisa White, a top female swimmer, about the team. She is super excited about the season and has

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