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Cassidy Carlisle

Cassidy Carlisle

Grade 9 "At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can."

-Frida Kahlo

All content by Cassidy Carlisle
This is a drawing of what someone envisioned an Edgy to look like, but everyone’s Edgy is different.

“Edgy is a liar”

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
January 3, 2023
The trophies in the PIHS trophy case.

What’s that trophy?

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
November 28, 2022
On Wednesday, October 12 the girls varsity soccer team runs across the field at halftime up 3-0 at halftime against the Caribou Vikings. Olivia Locke ‘25 expresses how beating your rival in front of your hometown crowd is just a different feeling than any other game. “A close second to beating Old Town was beating Caribou,” said Locke. “You don’t understand it until it happens.”

Comeback Season

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
October 24, 2022
Ben Duprey wins a cash prize at Project Graduation around midnight. This was one of many prizes the Project Grad committee organized for the graduates.

Time for a new chapter

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
June 12, 2022
On Monday, May 9 the varsity tennis team hosted Caribou. The doubles team of Jack Hallett 23 and Jack Buck 24 wore mics to give an inside view as to what competing together and against your rival is like.

Tennis team mic’d up

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
May 27, 2022
On April 28, the PIHS boys and girls tennis teams traveled to Madawaska to compete in their first matches. The teams both won 5 and 0. Madawaska is one of the few schools that gets to compete at an indoor court, which means matches there arent at the mercy of bad weather or court conditions.

The struggle is real

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
May 2, 2022
Varsity girls basketball coach Jeff Hudson helps his team wrap up their prelim win over Belfast on February 15, marking the end of a 23 year career on the PIHS home court sidelines.  Hudson believes there will never be a better gym than this one. “My favorite gym to play in is PIHS. It was a great place and we had an incredible record there,” Hudson said. “It created a lot of excitement and a huge home court advantage.”

End of an Era

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
March 27, 2022
On the first day of masks being optional on March 1, students take full advantage of this time by playing basketball in the gym before school without face coverings.

Off with the masks

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
March 2, 2022
Faith Sjoberg 22 gets congratulated by her teammates after scoring her 1,000th career basketball point on February 15 at home against Belfast in the preliminary round. She reached the long awaited benchmark during her very last home game in high school, as they will head to tournament in Bangor on Saturday. “I actually think I was more outwardly emotional than Faith was, because I just immediately started crying,“ teammate Anna Jandreau 23 said. “I was so excited and happy for her because it’s such an unbelievable goal for her to reach.”

Have a little Faith

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
February 17, 2022
On December 14 the varsity hockey team hosted their first home game of the season against Houlton/Hodgdon, winning 5-1. As of right now there has only been one other home game since. Unlike last year, fans are allowed to attend home games, when they happen. “We know the home games are important for our players families, but it is also for the youth hockey program and the community at large. We can’t wait to play in front of our fans,” said head coach Carl Flynn.

Hockey update

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
February 8, 2022
Xavier McAtee 22’ prepares for his senior year tournament during the regular season as the Wildcats defeated the Caribou Vikings on January 5.

Playoffs update

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
January 24, 2022
Jack Hallett 23’ lines up in concentration ready to take one his foul shots. Hallett shot five for five from the free throw line to help lead the team to victory with a 41 to 57 win over the Caribou Vikings on Wednesday, January 5.

Rival game recap

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
January 7, 2022
Presque Isle Wildcats varsity hockey teams lines up to take on the Blackhawks. On December 14, 2021 the Wildcats had their home opener where they hosted the Blackhawks. They Wildcats ended up taking the win 5-1.

Home opener

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
December 21, 2021
Freshmen Kacie Martson and Benjamin Willey color red numbers for timer to go with the ball drop in the freshman hallway on December 8. The freshman theme this year was Christmas in New York.

Return of Deck the Halls

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
December 21, 2021
Senior Courtney Kane launches a shot in the game against Gorham on Friday November 26 in the Wildcats opening competition of the Tip Off Classic. For the first time since the 2019 season, all spectators were welcome back into the gym. What I missed most last year is when you made a basket, there was no one there to cheer you on, said Kane.

Winter sports update

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
December 1, 2021
Before the pandemic, Jack Boone ‘23 poses with his two siblings and his grandparents from Canada. “I’m very excited for this holiday, as my family will be back together,” said Boone. Boone did not get to spend last Thanksgiving with his Canadian family due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s happening

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
November 24, 2021
The first part of the new PIHS dress code effective immediately after a 16-1 vote at the November 17 School Board meeting.

Huge changes

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
November 23, 2021
Presque Isle High School Athletes enjoy taking pictures with Class C state champions, Waynflete. Waynflete had an game exciting victory over Fort Kent on Saturday. “It’s amazing the intensity players have when they are playing for a goal ball,” said Hunter Reed ‘24.

Home turf pride

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
November 11, 2021
Presque Isle High School empty gymnasium awaits the arrival of winter sports. Basketball tryouts begin November 22.

What about…

Cassidy Carlisle, Staff Writer
October 22, 2021
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