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This.

Emma Banks, Managing Editor of the Demon Pitchfork Magazine

February 22

Filed under Feature, Showcase

  This.   What comes to mind when you read that word? Is it the Nial Horan song, “This Town?” Is it the NBC TV show “This Is Us?” For those on the Smoke Rings yearbook staff, they think of the projec...

Duncan Boy Scout troop ventures to Canada

Baylee Elam, Lifestyle Editor

September 21

Filed under Feature

Some dream to survive off of the land with limited supplies and the surrounding wildlife to keep them company. Well, a group of Boy Scouts did just that, for a week anyway. Boy Scout troop 4417 ventured to the Canadian wilderness in July...

The most marvelous

Dustin McDevitt, Reporter

May 16

Filed under Feature

Ahhh … Marvel comics vs. DC comics, an age-old debate over which comic producer is better. I say it is Marvel, by a longshot. The original company was founded in 1939 under the name “Timely Publications” by a pulp magaz...

Alterna-tainment

Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

May 16

Filed under Feature

When most hear the term “superhero,” the picture of might, justice and, in most circumstances, America, come to mind. This picture of what a superhero should represent has been established by the likes of Superman and Capt...

Throw to the big time

Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

April 19

Filed under Feature, Sports

Spending hours every day training to improve his throw, sophomore Connor Roddy is hoping to make it to the top in discus and shot put, which are throwing events in track and field. Roddy has won many titles in each of these e...

Athlete steps up to the plate

Audrey Goodson, Reporter

April 19

Filed under Feature, Sports

Sophomore Tyler Polk is a multi-sport student athlete who verbally committed to Oklahoma State University (OSU) last fall to play baseball. Polk began his baseball journey at age 3 for a youth league in Duncan. He played for Du...

Compare and contrast

Emma Banks, News Editor

April 19

Filed under Feature

There are a multitude of problems with the current education system in the United States, and in 2015 according to the Tulsa World newspaper, Oklahoma was 48th in the ranking of education quality in the nation. For the 2016 fi...

All business

Dustin McDevitt, Reporter

April 19

Filed under Feature

Being an accountant for a company is difficult enough, but being one for a month when only in high school and doing it for a grade, elevates that to the level above the next. That is exactly what the high school accounting classes are d...

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