CBC Wrestling Sets School Record

Kevin Anthony, Turret staff writer

The CBC wrestling team sent six wrestlers to the state tournament on February 19-21. The six wrestlers were freshmen Malik Johnson and Cevion Severado; sophomore Dj Shannon; and seniors Charles McNeal, Jake Lennox and Jordan Davis.

“The biggest challenges for the six qualifiers will be for them to relax and perform under the pressure,” said Coach Streb prior to the tournament.

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CBC’s Annual Commitment to Saving Lives

Sam Skaggs, Turret staff writer

On January 22 CBC held its annual CBC National Honor Society/ Mercy Hospital blood drive. This is a competition with St. Joseph’s Academy to collect the most units of blood.  There was no cost to donate and the students received free food and a t-shirt for participating in the drive.  CBC collected 87 pints of blood.  CBC has held blood drives for the last 20 years. If students missed this opportunity, they can contact the Red Cross or go to their website at http://www.redcross.org/blood​.

Signing Day for Cadets: Class of 2015

Tom Hartbeck, Turret staff writer

In the life of a CBC Cadet February 4, 2010 was a very important date. On that day the now seniors received their freshman acceptance letters. Four years later to the day, 24 young men inked there national letters of intent. Schools included Division I football programs, Northern Illinois, Kansas, the Air Force and Army. Six students signed for baseball and football, five for soccer, four for lacrosse, two for track and one dual athlete.

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CBC Student Makes App: Flappy Cadet

Sam Skaggs, Turret staff writer

CBC sophomore Sam Daiber recently created an app called Flappy Cadet.  A Flappy Bird spoof; this game portrays the Cadet Head trying to bounce through the air and avoid hitting his noggin’ on pipes, the likes of which impede upon his path through the air.  Daiber made the app with a Mac computer and a coding program. After 200 hours of work, over a three month period, he had created the school spirit-fueled app.

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CBC Hockey: The Climb to the Top Continues

Jack Eagan, Turret staff writer

The CBC Icemen continue to steamroll through teams as they move towards their goal of a state championship. The first games of the playoffs were a breeze; with the Ice Cadets beating Duchesne High School 4-1 then taking on the promising Kirkwood High School team and taking them down in a close 3-2 win. In the last round of round-robin play, the Icemen took Westminster Christian Academy without a hitch, winning 9-1.

As the Icemen made their way nto the quarterfinals, it was said that the next two games would not be so easy. The Cadets took on the challenging Lancers from Lafayette High School. The Icemen came out firing and kept the intensity going. This style of play gave the Icemen a resounding 11-1 win. The next time the two teams met the outcome was about the same. The Icemen of course dominated again and finished with a 5-1 win. Now they go on to the semi-finals on February 19 and 21 against Fort Zumwalt West High School, who is making their first appearance in the challenge cup semi-finals. The Icemen are focused on one thing: winning the Challenge Cup.