On The Spot : Allegra Machado

Allegra and Shrek
Allegra and Shrek

By Sage Acteson and Jacob Shay

Staff Writers

Current: What was your favorite part about senior carnival?
Machado:
When you guys snapped my kids back at the bungee run.

Current: Can you go into further detail about that?
Machado:
Yes, I can even show you a video.

Current: Did you stop by all the booths?
Machado:
We did the little kids gym, the cupcake walk, trike riding, and the bungee run in the big gym.

Current: Which booths would you say were the most kid friendly?
Machado:
The whole little kids gym.

Current: Was there any booths that stood out more than the others?
Machado:
Anyone who dressed up for the little kids: the Star Wars Plinko was cool, Harry Potter Ring Toss was cool, and the 70s cakewalk was great. Bungee run was good, but it wasn’t really for little kids.

(power shift)

Machado: I think the senior class needs to buy a jump house, and they need to bring back the dunk tank, and have teachers volunteer to be in it.

Current: Would you volunteer to do the dunk tank?
Machado: Yeah, I would do it. With the baseball throw, I would dress up.

Machado: I told Mrs. Whyte I would, but she said maintenance said we couldn’t do it for some reason.

(Interview put back into the hands of the Current)

Current: So, if we got a dunk tank you would dress up and be willing to go in it?
Machado:
For a good cause, not for a Saturday night thing.

Current: What would be a good cause?
Machado:
Like for a sports team.

Current: So if the baseball team came up to you and asked you to go in the dunk tank you would?
Machado:
Yeah, so I think you should get a bunch of teachers to volunteer for that, teachers, coaches, and parents.

(Machado takes control of the interview once again)

Machado: The school has a dunk tank.

Current: Interesting… I didn’t know that. What else do you think we could use that for?

Machado: We need to do it for a good cause like for Pep Club to travel to Southeast, Lund is the pep club president isn’t he?

Current: He’s the adviser.

Machado: Think about this guys, dunk tank is good money and you could have someone donate an old busted up car and they park it in the lot back there, and they have like bowling balls and bats and you could pay $10 and go smash the car.

Current: I like that idea, but it might attract an interesting crowd. Would you ever go out there and beat up a car?

Machado: Yeah, I think we should do it. What about Kiss the Fish? Were you here when we did that?

Current: No, but would you ever kiss the fish?

Machado: I did, I had to kiss the fish. So did Mr. Middag

Current: Would you do it again?
Machado:
Yeah, I would do it again

Machado: Did you know your teacher Mr. Lund had a book signing last weekend at Fish for Trish?

Current: I didn’t know he did. I would have gone if I had known; did you go?

Machado: I did not go but I wish I would’ve.

Machado: Did you know that Lund is a CrossFit animal? Put that in your bank of knowledge.

Current: (no response)

Machado: …

Current: …

(Machado goes into parent mode)

Machado: Where are you applying to school? Have you applied yet?

Current: No, we have not applied. We can’t make up our minds about which schools to apply to, and we’re still thinking about it.

Machado: Oh yeah that’s a great idea, you should keep sitting around just thinking about it…

Wrestling tops East, Chugiak; sets sights to Colony tournament

By Rudy Pankow
Staff Writer

Fresh off wins over East Anchorage (54-30) and Chugiak (45-35) the Kayhi wrestling team will now focus on the task at hand. Tonight the Kings will begin a two-day tournament at Colony. Defending state champions sophomore Max Collins and senior Nate Fousel said that they are up to the challenge.
“The level of competition is a lot higher and I tend to wrestle better when the competition is higher and express my full potential,” said Fousel.
Collins agreed, “I’ve been practicing really hard and I feel like we will do great.”

Volleyball heads to Regions

Staff Reports

A trip to the state tournament is on the line as the Kayhi Kings volleyball team (16-10) heads to Regions in Juneau this weekend.
The Lady Kings enter the tournament second seed. They play Thunder Mountain tonight at 4pm.
Last season the Lady Kings entered as the top-seed but fell in a heart-breaker to Juneau in the championship match.

Seven qualify for State swim and dive

By Mo Bullock
Staff Writer

The Kayhi boys came in second with 104.50 points and the girls came in fourth with 53 points at Regions last weekend. Senior Kiera O’Brien came in first in both the 50 freestyle and 500 freestyle and came in second in the 200 yard relay along with senior Bernadette Franulovich,  junior Angie Gomez and senior Shaelynn Painter.
Seniors Chance Rhein, Brennen Schulz, sophomore Gabe Bowlen, and freshmen Maury Meiresonne came first in the 400 yard freestyle relay. Schulz finished first in the 100 freestyle and Bowlen came in third. Rhein finished second for the 100 yard backstroke. Bowlen came in second in the 50 yard freestyle.

Wrestling takes first at home

By Rudy Pankow
Staff Writer

The Kayhi wrestling team took first at the Bill Wiess tournament with 216 points. Ten Kayhi wrestlers entered the 98, 106, 113, and 120 pounds weight classes. Nate Fousel (195 pounds) took first as well as freshman Matthew Rodriguez (98), freshman Brayden Linne (106), Vince Tenebro (113), Sean Tavares (120) and Max Collins (138).
“It may have been a record for us in terms of the most points,” Coach Collins said. “Overall they wrestled great.”

Haunted mansion

By Haley Hanna
Managing Editor

The Coast Guard is hosting a haunted house tonight from 6-10 p.m at the U.S Coast Guard base and the band The Seven Year Cold will be playing at the Crow’s nest. Students from the National Honors Society and the student body have volunteered to help with the haunted house. The cost is $5 per person and all proceeds will be going to a local six year old girl who is battling CRMO or Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis. The money raised will go to getting a service dog which can cost around $15,000. 

Wrestling at home

By Rudy Pankow
Staff Writer

The mats are being rolled out at home Oct. 30-31 for the Bill Weiss Wrestling tournament. Teams from Southeast are coming to compete in the tournament. Last year Kayhi scored a total of 231.5 point to win the Bill Weiss tournament.
“Last year we won, but I don’t want to be so confident this year,” said Coach Collins. “But I am expecting to win.”
The wrestling team isn’t the only team showcasing talent at the Bill Weiss. The Kayhi Dance team is performing as well.
The Bill Weiss tournament is in honor of Bill Weiss who was a reporter for the Ketchikan Daily News on Kayhi sports.

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