• September 22The Student Section is back for football! Please follow all Student Section rules!
  • May 23Congratulations to the Men's Golf Team who came in second it the state championship!
  • May 23Congratulations to the Men's and Women's Track Teams who took second place in the state championship!
  • May 23Congratulations to the Men's Volleyball Team who won the 5A State Championship against Green Valley.
  • May 23Congratulations to the Baseball Team for winning the 4A State Championship vs. Legacy
  • May 23Congratulations to Hannah Jones who took the 5A state Championship for the girls 500 freestyle at swimming state!
  • February 23Congratulations to senior Trent Smith who is a state champion in wrestling!
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The Lariat

The Student News Site of Shadow Ridge High School

The Lariat

The Student News Site of Shadow Ridge High School

The Lariat

2022-2023 Staff

Violet Flanagan
Co-Editor in Chief

Violet Flanagan

Violet is a Senior at Shadow Ridge High School. She’s been writing for The Lariat for three years and this year she is excited to be the Co-Editor in Chief! In her free time she enjoys eating, sleeping, and listening to music. She wouldn’t be anywhere without her friends and family, and can’t wait to graduate and see what the future holds.

Mikayla Maluyo
Co-Editor in Chief

Mikayla Maluyo

Mikayla is a senior at Shadow Ridge High School. As Co-Editor, she hopes to encourage more people to write and keep up the spirit for The Lariat. She loves exploring new genres of music and reading books. Journaling has always been one of her hobbies and through The Lariat, she truly aspires to let her ideas flow.

Sam Robinson
Entertainment Editor

Sam Robinson

Sam is a junior at Shadow Ridge. This is Sam's second year in journalism, but her first as the Entertainment Editor. She's very happy to be a part of the Lariat and she is excited to write stories for the community to read. She loves writing and can't wait to write about world events and entertainment.  ...

Spencer Corbett
Athletics Editor

Spencer Corbett

Spencer is a junior at Shadow Ridge High School. In his free time he likes to play golf, spend time with his friends, and play video games. Spencer has been a sports fan his entire life and has taken a liking to Los Angeles sports teams like the Dodgers and the Lakers. Spencer also spends a lot of his time watching movies, his favorite movie being The Empire Strikes Back.  This year Spencer is deter...

Lena Harris
Journalist

Lena Harris

Lena Harris is a sophomore at Shadow Ridge High School. In her free time she loves to write, read, hangout with her friends, workout, swim, and listen to all kinds of music. Although she won't admit it she spends most of her time on TikTok or Twitter. She's very excited and can't wait for her second year of Track and Field this upcoming spring.  Lena is a first year journalist and is super excited...

Talor Gitman
Journalist

Talor Gitman

Talor is a sophomore at Shadow Ridge High School. She enjoys watching movies, dancing, spending time with friends, and has been in Las Vegas for about three years. Being from San Diego, Talor also loves going to the beach with friends and family. Some of her favorite movies consist of comedies such as Grown Ups, Just go With it, or The Goonies. This year, Talor strives to write good articles, and...

Julia Willhite
Journalist

Julia Willhite

Julia Willhite is a sophomore at Shadow Ridge. She loves watching TV, sleeping, and doing homework. Her favorite TV show is Dawson's Creek. On the weekends, she moonlights as a fast food worker, serving chicken sandwiches and waffle fries to the lovely patrons of Chick-Fil-A. Her favorite color is yellow and her favorite smell is lemon. Her favorite chore to do around the house is vacuuming because ...

Trevor Page
Journalist

Trevor Page

Trevor is a sophomore at Shadow Ridge High School.  During his free time he likes to participate in Key Club, hang out with friends, and watch TV shows like The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries.  While he is at Key Club, he likes to volunteer and help anyone who seems to need it.  After graduating high school, he would like to attend the University of Reno.  He looks forward to writing about ...

Karissa Murdoch
Journalist

Karissa Murdoch

Karissa is a sophomore at Shadow Ridge High School. In her free time she can be found playing hockey, baking delicious snacks, spending way too much time watching TikTok with her dog Apollo, hanging out with friends, watching too much juicy reality TV, or enjoying her job at the Las Vegas Ice Center.  Karissa is a first year journalist and is super excited to broaden her horizons, write about the...

Karon Wilborn
Cartoonist

Karon Wilborn

Karon is a junior at Shadow Ridge High School. They are a veteran in school newspapers, having written for Glenn Curtiss Middle School, but this is their first time drawing for Shadow Ridge and The Lariat. Karon loves two things in life the most! Obsessing over a movie character for two weeks straight and being with their friends.  They really want to draw amazing art for The Lariat that can be turned...

Mustang Mack
Hype Mustang

Mustang Mack

Mustang Mack has been a part of The Lariat since the school opened in 2003. Mack is a vital member of the journalism program because he is responsible for "hyping" up the crowd, "sending positive vibes," and informing the journalists about anything happening at The Ridge.  Mack is invaluable to this program and he spends the majority of his free time making the school a better place for all students.

Mrs. Tania Mason
Contributing Photographer

Mrs. Tania Mason

Mrs. Tania Mason is the Shadow Ridge High School Publications teacher and adviser. Not only is Mrs. Mason in charge of publications, but she is also the one who can be credited with taking all of the amazing photographs of Shadow Ridge events. She has willingly allowed The Lariat to feature her extraordinary photographs throughout the newspaper website. Mrs. Mason's photos can be seen most prominently...

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