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Elijah Smith

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor

Elijah Smith is a junior at McIntosh High School. This is his first year writing for the trail. Elijah enjoys listening to music, playing video games, and spending time with friends. Along with writing for the trail, Elijah marches trombone in the Spirit of McIntosh Band. He also is an Eagle Scout in Troop 75 in Peachtree City. His interest in journalism comes from his father who is a TV news anchor. After he graduates next year, Elijah wants to go to college and study journalism and communications. Elijah is an avid sports fan. His favorite sport is basketball and his favorite team is the Atlanta Hawks. If Elijah were to be any kitchen appliance, it would be a spatula.

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration to recognize African Americans and their role in U.S. History. This was started by Carter G. Woodson in 1976, and people have used this month to honor...

Unsung African American Heroes: Satchel Paige

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Feb 28, 2021

Everyone knows the story of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in major league baseball. But behind Robinson’s story is thousands of other African American athletes who couldn’t make...

Chiefs Football takes on the Northgate

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Dec 7, 2020

Varsity Lady Chiefs Basketball Sidelined Due To COVID-19 Cases

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Dec 2, 2020

The McIntosh Lady Chiefs varsity basketball team has been sidelined after three players tested positive for COVID-19. The team was on a three game winning streak to start out the season beating Providence...

McIntosh students Libbie Larsen, Kennedi Malone, Tylese Rideout, Lydia Golley, and Harrison Baro pose for a photo with Georgia House of Representative candidates Josh Bonner and Fred Rovner before beginning the State House 72 Roundtable.

MHS Students Organized State House 72 Roundtable

Nakia Harmon, Opinions Editor Nov 3, 2020

McIntosh students Libbie Larsen, Kennedi Malone, Tylese Rideout, Lydia Golley, and Harrison Baro pose for a photo with Georgia House of Representative candidates Josh Bonner and Fred Rovner before beginning...

Varsity Football takes on Fayette County

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Oct 21, 2020

Plans to keep Fall sports spectators safe includes cashless entry, no student section

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Sep 3, 2020

The spread of Covid-19 has affected almost every aspect of everyday life, and sports fans around the world have suffered through a sportsless summer with the postponement of the NBA and MLB. With school...

“Instead of ___, I am ___”: Elijah Smith

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Apr 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this year, instead of travelling to Tennessee and celebrating my grandmother’s life with my family, we had to attempt to get everyone on a zoom call to celebrate as a...

One Shining Moment: Inside March Sadness

One Shining Moment: Inside “March Sadness”

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Mar 18, 2020

It's every young basketball player's dream to play in the NCAA Tournament, and it's every basketball fans favorite time of year. For decades, March Madness has been an important time for college athletes...

COVID-19 Scare Suspends NBA Season

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Mar 13, 2020

Due to the fear of the coronavirus outbreak, the NBA has suspended all games in the 2019-20 season until further notice. The trigger for the suspension was Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert testing positive...

Varsity Soccer takes on Riverdale

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Mar 1, 2020

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Touchdowns in Miami : Super Bowl LIV Preview

Samantha Cornett and Elijah Smith Jan 29, 2020

The weekend of Jan. 19 the National Football League (NFL) held the Conference Championships for this year’s playoffs. The weekend was kicked off when the Tennessee Titans took on the Kansas City Chiefs...

CFP National Championship Preview

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Jan 13, 2020

Monday, Jan. 13, the battle of the Clemson Tigers taking on LSU in the College Football Playoff National Championship. This season marked the 150 anniversary of college football; however, this is only...

McIntosh Competes Against Jonesboro

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Nov 22, 2019

MHS Marching Band member sophomore Adeola Batiste practices for the performance that was rained out.

Marching Band Cancelled Competitions Due to Rain

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Nov 22, 2019

No one can deny that The Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band is one of the key components to the McIntosh football experience. Outside of Friday night games, the band practices as hard as any other sports...

Opinion: Braves are right to end the Tomahawk Chop

Opinion: Braves are right to end the “Tomahawk Chop”

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Nov 8, 2019

About an hour before the pivotal Game 5 of the Braves/Cardinals series, The Atlanta Braves organization announced that they would “reduce the Tomahawk Chop.” The “Tomahawk Chop” is a sports tradition...

Chiefs help out at Kedron Pep Rally

Elijah Smith, Multimedia Editor Sep 4, 2019

  For the past few years, volunteer members of the Spirit of McIntosh band have participated in pep rallies for elementary schools. This year, the Chiefettes joined the marching band in helping...

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