The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

The Pirateer

The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

The Pirateer

The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

The Pirateer

Track and Field to compete in Sectionals

Track and Field to compete in Sectionals

Jillian Surla, editor-in-chief April 24, 2024

After months of hard work and training, the Fairhope High School track team will showcase its talents in the 2024 Track and Field Sectionals, hosted by McGill-Toolen Catholic High School, set to take place...

Doubles defeat… Seniors Skylar Spinks and Paige Evans compete in doubles against Mary Montgomery players Halle Stringfellow and Makalya Powell. Spinks served the ball and ended the match with a score of 6-0, 6-1.

Varsity Tennis wins section tournament

Riley Wootten, reporter April 22, 2024

Sectionals to State by Riley Wootten, reporter Boys and girls tennis won the sectional tournament April 15-16 and advanced to state April 22-23 with a boys’ final score of 61 and girls’ final score...

Clearing all obstacles... Senior Dixon Davis clears the second hurdle with precision, quickly sprinting towards the next. With each strong step, he kept his soon-to-be victory in mind.

Fairhope dominates Baldwin County Track and Field Championship

Jillian Surla, editor-in-chief April 22, 2024

Sprinting towards success by Jillian Surla, editor-in-chief FAIRHOPE, Ala.---At 1 p.m. on April 13, Fairhope athletes left an incredible mark at the Baldwin County Track & Field Championship held...

Hoping for the best… Sophomore Mary Marshall Roberts gears up to take her shot on goal. Unfortunately, the ball went slightly over the crossbar.

Varsity Girls Soccer lose must-win game

Madeline Piazza, reporter April 18, 2024

Tough Loss by Madeline Piazza, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala.--girls soccer played their final game versus McGill-Toolen on April 16. The game ended with a score of 1-0. The players had to say their goodbye;...

Scoring big… Senior Aidan Hagan celebrates her goal with her teammates. She scored her second goal putting the Pirates up 2-0.

Varsity Girls Soccer wins senior night

Madeline Piazza, reporter April 9, 2024

End Of An Era  by Madeline Piazza FAIRHOPE, Ala.-- FHS girls soccer played their senior night versus Cottage Hill on April 8. The game ended with a score of 7-0. Not only did they bring home the victory,...

Awards all around…Senior cheerleaders take the opportunity for their final group picture.

Fairhope Cheer celebrates past season

Riley Wootten, reporter March 6, 2024

FAIRHOPE, Ala.- FHS Cheer hosted its annual cheer banquet and awards ceremony on March 5, at Celebration Church. This event honors each cheerleader and rewards them for their hard work every season.  Cheerleading...

Lined up… Archers line up to shoot at targets. The team practiced every Wednesday morning.

Archery team places first in regional tournament

Gioia Calzetta, reporter March 5, 2024

by Gioia Calzetta, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala. -- The archery team traveled to Pike County on Wednesday, February 28, to compete in the regional tournament. The team, coached by middle school teacher Angela...

Still smiling… Even after a loss Ann Haven Sherrell, Ann Clark Smurda, Peyton Davis, Sadie Sparks and Mary Marshall Roberts support their teammates. The Lady Pirates congratulated Oak Mountain and ended their night with a team huddle.

Varsity girls soccer plays season opener

Riley Wootten, reporter February 6, 2024

Pirate Pride by Riley Wootten, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala.- FHS Girls Varsity Soccer played its season opener versus Oak Mountain on February 1. Oak Mountain won with a score of 1-0. During the last two...

Lining up… Fairhope Archers prepare to shoot from the 10 meter line. The 
supervisor blew the whistle, and archers walked to collect scores.

Fairhope Hosts First Home Competition

Haley Gunther, reporter January 11, 2024

by Haley Gunther, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala. -- Fairhope Archery hosted a three-day tournament in the middle school gymnasium January 4-6 where 20 schools participated with 225 archers. “I always...

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