From the creative mind of Desert Star’s own Scott Holman comes a tale of a failed presidential candidate turned baker, Mitt Romney, as he tries to break his election curse, placed upon him by the evil witch, Hillary Clinton.
Our minds are usually filled with images of men and women in jump suits, bars, concrete floors and stern guards at every corner. But here, there are also classrooms and chapels, and volunteers from outside the prison are welcomed almost daily.
Cindy Lou Williams-Mitchell, Principal of South Valley School said, “We have a very good relationship with Karl Malone and they do wonderful things with our kids."
A pair of Corner Canyon High School athletes became the latest Chargers to be recognized for their efforts in sports and the classroom.
Greg Lamb had a decision to make two years ago. Does he stay in familiar territory or move to unproven ground? His choice could lead to second guessing later on. Eventually Lamb chose to help open the new school in his hometown. The decision made him the first individual male athlete to win a state championship for Corner Canyon, and the second overall individual champion.
“I knew there was a good team when I got here and I knew these girls could do it,” Archuleta said. “But, the fact that they actually pulled it off and to go undefeated was simply amazing.”
“John’s probably one of the most talented wrestlers I’ve ever coached,” Juan Diego coach Andrew Sedillo said. “He’s really good in scramble positions, and when it comes time to compete, he’s pretty tough to beat.”
“These girls represented Juan Diego with dignity and strength and exude class, confidence and love for the sport,” Delly said. “I couldn’t be more proud to call them mine and for them to call me coach.”
“Our students read a lot,” St. John Director of Advancement Nevah Stevenson said. “We were just shy of 600,000 minutes. They’re really motivated to read when they know a Jazz player could come to the school and our parents are great supporters of reading and of the program.”
“This is unprecedented. It is the best Juan Diego has ever done at this tournament and we’ll have seven of our policy debaters return next year, so we’re looking at a strong team next year.”