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Hailey Gray, Erin OConnell, Heather Mowdy, Rileigh Manuel, and Ivery Watts celebrate after earning a point during jamboree game versus Fort Scott.

Pre-season preparation

Story by Addi Foster, Website Editor and Writer December 14, 2023

The Pittsburg High School volleyball team had their first opportunity to play in a jamboree on Aug. 24. This was the first season any school could host a jamboree.  In the past, the volleyball team...

Senior Faith Leonard competes at state. Photo provided by Mary Packard

Swing for the title

Story by Addi Foster, Website Editor and Writer December 11, 2023

After placing fourth at regionals, the girls golf team got the opportunity to compete at the 5A state tournament.  To even qualify for state, the team had to qualify for regionals. At regionals, only...

Senior Jace Harrison plays against Paola on September 29, 2023.

Varsity Football vs. Paola

Story by Trinity Fiechtl, Photographer October 4, 2023


Change of management

Change of management

Story by Heather Mowdy and Chloe Nickelson January 5, 2023

Up until this year, the girls’ tennis coach has changed three years in a row. Marybeth Grimes has taken over as head coach this year.  “I was the boy’s assistant tennis coach for the spring 2022...

Coming back from retirement

Coming back from retirement

Story by Hailey Gray, Writer November 17, 2022

Science Teacher Karen Curran decided to retire in 2021 after 32 years of teaching. However, the school was in need of a position being filled, so Curran stepped up. Science teacher Mary Packard has...

New Perspective

New Perspective

Story by Heather Mowdy, Print Editor November 16, 2022

After the old soccer coach resigned, the program was in need of a new, young perspective.  Riley Beihl is the new soccer coach at PHS. He has been a high school soccer referee for three years now,...

Passing off. Senior Grant Roelfs defends the ball against Labette Grizzlies, Sept. 4, at which the Dragons won, 28-0. I think of my job and how the defense is aligned and where the holes might be.” Roelfs said.

Improving Game

Story by Nolan Turnbull May 2, 2022

   During Friday nights, you can see #21 bursting through holes made by his offensive line then outrunning defenders into the endzone. Senior Grant Roelfs takes the field with the help of his teammates...

Signing off

Signing off

Story by Hannah Gray, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor January 18, 2022

On Jan. 5, Seniors Caiden Barber and Rob Hollis committed to play football at Coffeyville Community College. While both players are leaving Pittsburg together, they expressed their own reasons for pursuing...

Freshman Carsen Nickelson throws the ball to his teammate. On September 14, the Pittsburg Dragons played against the Frontenac Raiders. The dragons succeed to defeat the Raiders 22 to 14.

Like father, like son

Story by Ian Sullivan, Reporter November 15, 2021

For the first time in his 21 year coaching career head football coach Tom Nickelson has had to coach his own son in high school athletics. Freshman Carsen Nickelson plays quarterback and defensive back...

Varsity volleyball team huddles together during a game.

Signing off at Sub-State

Story by Hannah Gray and Akela Hawkins November 15, 2021

Last season, the varsity volleyball team was quarantined and was not able to compete at sub-state. This year, they were able to represent PHS at the sub-state tournament.  Senior Beth Blessent was...

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