Saturday, December 19, 2009
Football, girls cross country and field hockey marched down Springfield Avenue Saturday for rally at city hall.
The City of Summit honored three winning high school athletic teams Saturday morning with a parade through downtown Summit and a rally at city hall. Mayor Jordan Glatt, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nathan Parker, Athletic Director Mike Sandor, and High School Principal Paul Sears honored three varsity teams that posted top seasons: state sectional champions girls field hockey, county champions girls cross country and the North 2, Group II state champion football team.
Friday, December 18, 2009
Coach Eugene Maxwell says team of several returning seniors has great chemistry.
Coach Eugene Maxwell is preparing the Summit boys basketball team for an improvement on their 13-11 record last season. With several returning seniors and a stronger bond between players, it looks as if the Hilltoppers will be a formidable opponent this upcoming season. "I thought we had a really good year last year," Maxwell said. "We lost some seniors, but I think what this team is going to have is great chemistry." The camaraderie the boys in maroon need to succeed is already here: seniors Dwaine Dabney, David Newton, and Matt Wholey are captains, and the rest of the team looks to up to them. "We're looking for great leadership from them," Maxwell stated. "They have already taken that responsibility. We're playing in a more difficult …
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Brick pavers on sale to support three phase project.
A group of parents are raising money through the sale of brick pavers to hopefully purchase a new storage shed, new concession stand with space for Hilltopper merchandise and new bathrooms at Tatlock Athletic Center. "It seems to me like every couple of years they have to purchase the same equipment," said Tim Deutsch, a fire fighter and 7th grade football coach. "We thought of a way to raise money to do storage." Two different size bricks will be sold for The Walk of Pride which will lead visitors from the parking lot down Metro Homes Field because when it rains, Deutsch said, it can be slippery. The field, Deutsch said, is both used by the Department of Community Programs and the Summit Public Schools. "It's going to help all the kids," …