BHS_Wildcat Games_GroupBy Lily Donaldson, Special to THE VIEW 38002; Photos courtesy of Cathy Roberts

When Bolton junior Gavin Bishop learned that Bolton High School special education students could not participate in a local Special Olympics event, Bishop took to social media. “Something needs to be done about this situation,” Bishop posted.

Bishop knew how important the field day was for the students in the Special Needs classroom where he had been volunteering since the fall semester.  His experience with special needs individuals at Bolton and Camp Barnabas in Missouri also lead him to start a chapter of the national peer group Best Buddies at the high school.


38002-area High School athletes competed this week at the TSSAA State Track & Field Championships in Murfreesboro. Arlington and Bolton girls each brought home a state title, with AHS’s Celine Rone winning the 800 Meter Run and Dionna Warner winning the High Jump for BHS. Senior Wildcat standout Jamara Washington finished second in the Girls Pentathlon, one of four events in which she competed.

Women – D-1 AAA – Team Rankings

8th Bolton (30 pts)

20th  Arlington (10 pts)

 Girls 800 Meter Run

1st  Celine Rone (12 Arlington) 2:16.35

Girls High Jump D-1 AAA

1st Dionna Warner (11 Bolton) 5-02.00 (1.57m)

Girls Outdoor Pentathlon

2nd Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 3024 pts (2nd  100 Meter Hurdles, 15.07 sec; 2nd  High Jump, 1.47m; 5th  Shot Put, 7.98m; 2nd  Long Jump,5.20m; 5th 800 Meter Dash, 2:38.38 min)

Girls Triple Jump

4th  Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 36-08.00   1.2    11.17m

Girls 300 Meter Hurdles

5th  Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 46.61

Girls Long Jump

6th  Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 17-01.25   2.1     5.21m

Girls Pole vault

10th  Hannah Leatherwood (12 Arlington) 8-00.00 (2.43m); 11th Laurel Hansen (11 Arlington) 8-00.00 (2.43m); 15th  Madison Roberts (10 Bolton)  7-00.00


Men – D-1 AAA – Team Rankings – 19 Events Scored

41st    Bolton  4 pts

Boys High Jump

5th Latarius Lloyd (12 Bolton)  6-06.00 (1.98m)

Boys Discus Throw

10th Lawrence Guyot (12 Bolton)  130-02 (39.67m)

Boys Pole Vault

13th  Brody Myers (11 Bolton)10-00.00 (3.04m)

Boys 1600 Meter Run

13th  Sena Murray (10 Arlington) 4:37.27



Lucky StiffUPDATED: Due to snow days last week, the Lucky Stiff will run through Wednesday, March 11.

The Bolton StageLight Theatre is proud to present Ahrens and Flaherty’s Lucky Stiff. Harry Witherspoon, a mild-mannered shoe salesman, inherits six million dollars from his recently deceased Uncle Tony. Harry may obtain the money under one condition: he must escort his dead uncle to Monte Carlo for a week-long vacation. Otherwise, according to the will, the six million dollars will be donated to the Universal Dog Home of Brooklyn. Throughout the course of the trip, Harry finds himself constantly trying to protect his potential inheritance from other characters who are after the money as well.


Photo Courtesy of The Bolton Paw Print

Photo Courtesy of The Bolton Paw Print

By Lily Donaldson, The Bolton Paw Print

December is revered by most as ‘the giving season,’ but other than the materialistic presents shared between family members, not a lot of giving is going on. The traditional practice of helping those less fortunate is being replaced with extravagant red and green wrapping paper.


2014 Arlington Trappers.  (Photo courtesy of Arlington Trappers.)

2014 Arlington Trappers. Members (in alphabetical order): Justin Black, Grant Boyd, Jacob Brockwell, Thomas Burton, Michael Calise, Kyle Carpenter, Nicolas Carter, Ryan Correll, Mason Cowing, Bailey Cummings, Eric Donahue, Arron Fleet, Reagan Foster, Olivia-Ann Goodman, Robert Gorman, Cody Grantham, Wesley Gray, Matthew Hammett, Davis Hein, Andrew Johnson, Joseph King, Shannon McNeely, Michael Mitchell, Joshua Parisotto, Natalie Richmond, Zachary Runyon, Amilya Schultz, Christian Smith, Danny Storey, Russell Wainwright, Dalton Wing, Jacob Young, Parker Zimmerman Photo courtesy of Arlington Trappers.

After tens of thousands of shots, it all came down to just five targets separating the first and second place high school trap shooting programs in the country. Well, five targets and a little more than eight miles.


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