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All-State Dominance — Track Rocks Second in State, Capture Region Four Title

All-State Dominance — Track Rocks Second in State, Capture Region Four Title

ECHO Staff, Staff Reporter
July 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Region Four champion Rocks notched the following first-place trophies: 3,200 relay (Jacob Burnam, Glavin Swain, Jacob Travelstead, Alex Cyterski), 800 relay (David Spalding, Ahmad Johnson, Rondale Moore, Alex Wilson), 400 relay (Spalding, Jacob Dingle, Wilson, Moore), and 1,600 relay (Sullivan, Burnam,...

Four Rocks Heading to Soccer Youth Nationals in Frisco, Texas

Four Rocks Heading to Soccer Youth Nationals in Frisco, Texas

ECHO Staff
July 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Trinity junior Brandon McManus and sophomores Simon Fewell, Nolan Durbin and Jeremy Mason were part of the winning team in the 16-and-under Region II stage of the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Rocks play for Javanon 2001 Black, who defeated...

Swinging for the Major League Fences

Swinging for the Major League Fences

Anthony Farias, Staff Reporter
June 29, 2017
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

The eyes of Louisville Bats pitcher Rob Wooten target catcher Rob Brantley, who makes his call. Wooten hurls the ball 60 feet to home plate. Ninety-five miles per hour. The batter tries his luck at making contact. Smack! The ball makes contact with the Louisville Slugger and soars into the sky. 100 feet,...

Pfaadt Name Synonymous with Trinity Baseball

Pfaadt Name Synonymous with Trinity Baseball

Matt Gadd, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

One out in the top of the sixth inning, the count is 1 strike and 2 balls. Brett Pfaadt stares into the pitcher's cold eyes. Brett swings at a low fastball and nails it for his second home run in the game. While running the bases, Brett makes eye contact with grandpa Bob Pfaadt -- and he finally...

Roaming the Back Row, Passionate Roth Continues Honing His Game

Roaming the Back Row, Passionate Roth Continues Honing His Game

Hunter Mulloy, Editor in Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The room is full of sounds. Mothers yelling at the top of their lungs, calling out to their offspring. Boys running down the hard, cold wood of the court. Coaches screaming plays at their tired players, while also making alien hand gestures that represent plays. A snow-colored ball soars across a...

Running with Courage, Guts and Determination

Running with Courage, Guts and Determination

Dominic Repp, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Three core values of Trinity cross country and track are courage, guts and determination. All the runners display these qualities while training hundreds of hours and covering countless miles. Junior Matt Woodall never stops the grind. He’s never been afraid of a challenge and throughout his athletic...

Rugby 7 Adds New Dimension to Sport Growing in Popularity

Rugby 7 Adds New Dimension to Sport Growing in Popularity

Nick Craven and Josh Willis, Staff Reporters
April 18, 2017
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

One step on the pitch, and you will quickly learn rugby is not for the lighthearted. Dating to ancient Roman and Greek times, rugby is a major sport in Australia and over time made its way to the United States -- and Trinity High School. Some think that rugby is a "brutal" sport and football is...

Winning Only Part of the Game for Coach Schroeder

Winning Only Part of the Game for Coach Schroeder

Sam Batcheldor, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

A cold March wind blows upon the green and white jerseys of the lacrosse Rocks as they take the field for afternoon practice. After a few minutes of banter and lighthearted pass and catch between players, a commanding voice proclaims, “Warm-ups! All groups on the goal line.” Immediately, everyone...

For Sears, a True Aim is the Name of the Game

For Sears, a True Aim is the Name of the Game

Robert Davis, Editor in Chief
March 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Clear mind and a steady aim. That describes Trinity junior Kyle Sears just before he lets loose an arrow from his bow. Sears is currently one of the best archers on Trinity’s team, but good scores are not all he brings. Teammate Austin Hirtzel said, “He brings a friendly aspect to practice;...

Why Does the NCAA Refuse to Share with the Real Money Makers?

Sam Rueff, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

Say you see your hero athlete, run up to him or her to get an autograph and then find out they can’t sign anything because of rules. This is a problem going on and increasingly getting worse in college football. The rule for National Collegiate Athletic Association college football programs is ...

Strong Family Legacies Motivate Tennis Rocks

Strong Family Legacies Motivate Tennis Rocks

Connor Rafferty, Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s the middle of March and it is beginning to snow. The tennis Rocks run through drills with a steadied focus. In between, you can hear players laugh and share techniques near the water cooler. Trinity sophomore Brandon Chou quietly sips on his water, looking at the other courts, observing the players. Chou keeps...

Through Stations of the Cross, Spring Sports Athletes ‘Relate in Prayer and Action to Christ’

Through Stations of the Cross, Spring Sports Athletes ‘Relate in Prayer and Action to Christ’

ECHO Staff
March 1, 2017
Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

From Athletics Director Rob Saxton:  "This past Friday afternoon, Steven Tompkins, Trinity’s Director of Sports Ministry, led our Spring Sports Teams in a Stations of the Cross workout inside Trinity's Marshall Stadium.  Over 250 Trinity student-athletes were in attendance, along with their spring sport...

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