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The History of Sonic the Hedgehog

Tyler April 11, 2022

In the early 1990’s, Sega was at war with Nintendo to see who could outsell the other. One thing Sega lacked was a mascot that could go toe-to-toe with Nintendo’s Mario. They wanted something that...

The History of Saint Patricks Day

The History of Saint Patrick’s Day

Tyler March 10, 2022

Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration of Irish culture that takes place on March 17th. While some might associate the holiday with parties and drinking, in Ireland it’s been observed as a religious...

FILE- In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Groundhog Club handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Punxsutawney Phil’s handlers are set to announce at sunrise Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, what kind of weather they say the rodent is predicting for the rest of winter. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

The Origins of Groundhog Day

Tyler February 9, 2022

Groundhog Day is a holiday that features a furry little rodent that determines if winter stays or goes. So how did it begin?   Groundhog Day has its roots in the ancient Christian tradition of Candlemas....

Why Pets are Great for Your Health

Why Pets are Great for Your Health

Tyler January 11, 2022

There are a ton of health benefits to owning a pet. They can help lower stress and blood pressure and can also improve socialization, promote immunity/ allergy prevention, and improve overall happiness.  Interactions...

Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Germany

Tyler December 6, 2021

Many countries celebrate Christmas differently than we do here in the states. Germany is one of them. The advent calendar is a huge deal for children in Germany. Every day for four weeks before Christmas, a...

Springvilles Final Game is a Close One

Springville’s Final Game is a Close One

Tyler November 2, 2021

The Tigers played their final game of the season last week against the Moody Blue Devils. The first drive for Springville came up empty, but the defense stepped up in a huge way, forcing a fumble at Moody’s...

Michael Jordan is Better than LeBron James

Joshua October 13, 2021

Michael Jordan and LeBron James are the best basketball players ever, but which one is truly is the greatest of all time? Here's why I think Jordan is better: To start, Jordan has more awards than Lebron....

Football: Springville Upset by Cherokee County

Football: Springville Upset by Cherokee County

Tyler September 7, 2021

Last Friday, Springville faced off with Cherokee County at home. After a rough opening quarter, Cherokee was in the lead 14- 7. Early in the second quarter, Springville's defense got their first stop in...

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