Category Archives: Sports

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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The 2022 World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is the most viewed and followed sporting event in the world. It is watched by billions of people in over two hundred countries. The 2022 World Cup has been going on since November 20 and will end on December 18. This year, the tournament is taking place in Qatar, which is why it is happening now

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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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Student Signing Day

Being a student athlete is no easy feat. It often comes with long hours as well as both physical and mental exhaustion. Despite these challenges, many Apex High School student athletes have pushed through and are now seeing the fruit of their labor, committing to college. Most recently, five AHS student athletes have committed to playing their sport at the

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An introduction to Coach Pennisi

Over the past year, a lot has changed here at Apex, including the addition of new coaches like Coach Pennisi.  Originally from Rhode Island, Coach Pennisi enjoys spending time with her family and coaching track and cross country at Apex. She specifically enjoyed coaching her four kids Starrett (soccer), Anya (running), Sebastian (running), and Stefan (running) all through their athletic

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’22 Cross Country Seniors

The 2022 cross country and track seniors haven’t just run the past four years they have overcome obstacles, broken records, balanced being a multi-sport athlete, went from running distance to pole vaulting, run marathons for fun, showed what it meant to be a leader and built long-lasting friendships. The relationships these athletes have made go beyond teammates. They have built

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