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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 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...

Hard work passes bills

Hard work passes bills

Story by Braden Benson and Jerrick Meadows November 15, 2021

Seniors in Brian Latham’s American Government class wrote bills to simulate the legislative process. Students’ bills addressed education, social issues, national security and defense. The students...

Blackhawk Helicopter getting ready to take off to bring Pittsburg High School staff for a ride around Pittsburg.

Rising above textbooks

Story by Hannah Gray, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor November 15, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, teachers could be found flying above the city of Pittsburg on a Blackhawk helicopter. Blackhawks from Forbes Field in Topeka made their way to Pittsburg to give civilians a trip on...

Spanish teacher Angela Pallarés works with health teacher Jose Speer to improve his Spanish writing.

Learning on the job

Story by Francisco Castaneda and Nolan Turnbull November 15, 2021

After the bell rings to signal the end of study hall, health teacher Jose Speer walks down to room 220 where Spanish teacher Angela Pallarés teaches AP Spanish. He walks in, takes his seat, and prepares...

Illustration of writer Hannah Gray that depicts her struggle with anxiety.

Battling with Perfection

Story by Hannah Gray, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor November 15, 2021

I have a bully.  It started in middle school. She would follow me around, taunt me and tell me I wasn’t good enough. In her mind, I never did anything right. I was simply ordinary. She pointed...

Searching for a place to call home

Searching for a place to call home

Story by Jerrick Meadows November 15, 2021

Due to the current over-inflation in the housing market, graduating students are going to have a difficult time finding residence after high school.  According to the top Real Estate Agent in Crawford...

Wrestling with a new job

Story by Ian Sullivan November 15, 2021

As the 2021-2022 school year began at Pittsburg High School, LC Davis decided he wanted a new challenge. Formerly the in-school suspension supervisor, Davis has since accepted the job as the Communities...

Junior Molly Garzone bunts the ball during a game against Riverton.

Juniors on deck

Story by Braden Benson May 31, 2021

The 2021 girls softball team is absent of seniors, but not absent of leadership. With a young team, the junior class is forced to step up and fill the seniors’ role. “We’ve been playing softball...

Junior Beth Blessent beside her mom, wearing matching t-shirts they had made to support Terri through her cancer journey.

Fighting back

Story by Hannah Gray, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor May 31, 2021

Sitting on her bed, junior Beth Blessent listens to a podcast for her world history class. She’s taking notes, when she hears her mom, Terri Blessent come in the front door. She calls to her from the...

Stepping back and standing in

Story by Seth Loudermilk, Reporter, Photographer November 7, 2020

New head coaches have been appointed for volleyball, basketball and softball this year. Science teacher Karen Curran is the new head coach for softball, Pittsburg Community Middle School Physical Education...

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