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Maddie Karmun-Lanza

Maddie Karmun-Lanza, Photojournalist

Maddie Karmun-Lanza is a junior at Walnut Grove High School. This is her first year on a newspaper team. Maddie is also a part of the Executive Student Council. Outside of school, she enjoys going to sporting and school events and hanging out with her friends and family.

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With the intention of bringing joy and comforting patients, the student council plans to donate stuffed animals to the Cooks Children’s Medical Center by hosting the Teddy Bear Toss, and collecting donations throughout the week.  The Toss will be held on Feb. 6 during halftime of the varsity boys home game that begins at 7:15 p.m.

Student council to host Teddy Bear Toss

Caitlyn Ketzle and Maddie Karmun-Lanza February 6, 2024

To bring joy and comfort to patients, the student council plans to donate stuffed animals to the Children’s Medical Center Plano by hosting the Teddy Bear Toss and collecting weekly donations.  The...

Foot up, No. 3 junior Addy Luna kicks the ball back towards her team and their goal. Luna plays a defense position on the field. The Walnut Grove varsity girls soccer next game is at home on Jan. 23 against Liberty.

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Foot up, No. 3 junior Addy Luna kicks the ball back towards her team and their goal. Luna plays a defense position on the field. The Walnut Grove varsity girls soccer next game is at home on Jan. 23 against...

Leg out, No. 24 junior Presley Nielsen kicks the ball from going out of bounds and back towards the team. Nielsen plays on the team with her twin sister, No.21 junior Tatum Nielsen, who plays a midfield position.

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Leg out, No. 24 junior Presley Nielsen kicks the ball from going out of bounds and back towards the team. Nielsen plays on the team with her twin sister, No.21 junior Tatum Nielsen, who plays a midfield...

Head turned, No. 15 sophomore Hannah Boelscher looks to her teammates before passing the ball. The Walnut Grove varsity girls soccer played Lovejoy on Jan. 6 and tied 2-2.

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Head turned, No. 15 sophomore Hannah Boelscher looks to her teammates before passing the ball. The Walnut Grove varsity girls soccer played Lovejoy on Jan. 6 and tied 2-2.

Running towards the ball, No. 24 junior Presley Nielsen attempts to pass to a teammate. Nielsen plays a defense position on the field. The Walnut Grove varsity girls soccer is ranked No. 14 in Division 1 rankings.

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Running towards the ball, No. 24 junior Presley Nielsen attempts to pass to a teammate. Nielsen plays a defense position on the field. The Walnut Grove varsity girls soccer is ranked No. 14 in Division...

Sports for Dummies ep. 1: Football

Caitlyn Ketzle and Maddie Karmun-Lanza October 27, 2023

Hosts: Caitlyn Ketzle and Maddie Lanza Guests: John Hutson and Blake Miller Producers: Caitlyn Ketzle and Maddie Lanza Summary: John and Blake give non-football players insight into the technicalities...

Both hand in the air, sophomore Danielle Whitmire preapres to set the ball to her fellow teammate. Whitmire is a setter and plays right side of the court.“I like to set because it gives me a sense of leadership on the court,” Whitmire said. “I get to run plays and run the offense.”

Varsity volleyball player sets new school record

Maddie Karmun-Lanza and Myla Ray October 11, 2023

Arms in the air, sophomore Danielle Whitmire prepares to set the ball to her teammates.  Whitmire has played volleyball for the past six years. She is a part of the Walnut Grove Varsity Volleyball...

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