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Seal of excellence

Seal of excellence

Story by Katie Painter, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Sophomore Emily McGown walked off the courts with her doubles partner after a hard fought victory and recieved some exciting news. At a home tennis tournament on September 20, head coach John Seal reached the 700th win of his coaching career. “It was pretty great because it was one of our ...

Homecoming Coronation and Football Game

Homecoming Coronation and Football Game

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Last Friday, seniors Brett Wiemers and Ximena Ibarra were crowned homecoming king and queen at the Dragons' football game against the Fort Scott Tigers. The Dragons won the game 17-14 and are currently undefeated at home.

PHS Dragons vs. Chanute Varsity Soccer Recap

PHS Dragons vs. Chanute Varsity Soccer Recap

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Video, Videos

A recap of last Tuesday night's varsity soccer game against Chanute.

McAfee qualifies for State Tennis Tournament for third year in a row

McAfee qualifies for State Tennis Tournament for third year in a row

Story by Ximena Ibarra, Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Over the past nine years of junior Devin McAfee’s tennis career, he has improved as a player and competed in three tennis state tournaments. John Seal, PHS tennis coach, has been training McAfee since he was young. “I’ve taught Devin to play since he [was younger than] eight years old,” said...

Siblings on the course

Siblings on the course

Story by Susana Canales, Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Golf, Sports

As the golf game teed off, sophomore Steve Maceli heard his sister freshman Sam Maceli trying to distract him from swinging. They have been playing together since they were young and still have a sibling rivalry. “Sometimes, I get competitive,” Sam said. “It’s hard for me to practice with...

Running to reach goals

Running to reach goals

Story by Maddy Robison, Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Sitting on the bus, senior McKenzie Wilks prepares herself for the upcoming track meet. Wilks is leading the state in the mile with 4:58 and the 800 meter with 4:17. She is also second in the state in the two mile and fourth in the 400 meter. “[I would like to] win at least three more state championships...

The dogs are out

The dogs are out

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Managing Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Sports

It’s the middle of a basketball quarter and senior Drew Roelfs, the guard, has the ball. Though he just got it, he can already sense the location of the player he’s about to pass it to.   He throws it to his best friend, senior Chase Curtis. Curtis shoots the ball straight into the basket, ...

Hitting the target

Hitting the target

Story by Darius Tinsley, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Archery, Feature, Sports

An archer since freshman year, senior Tatum vonWinklepleck developed and improved in her shooting skills and was recently awarded a scholarship. “I’ve been shooting competitively since archery started my freshman year. I couldn't shoot above a 200,” vonWinklepleck said. “But I'm glad I continued...

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Story by Maddie Baden, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

From purple and white PHS, to blue and gold PHS, junior Collin Duncan completed his first season swimming in high school co-oping with Parsons High School. Collin has been swimming competitively for 12 years. He transferred this year to Pittsburg to pursue the opportunity to swim at a high-school l...

Pitching with pride

Pitching with pride

Story by Darius Tinsley, Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

With his eyes fixed on the postseason, first year Coach Bobby Stackhouse intends to improve PHS softball at every position in order to become a competitive team within SEK. “I want to put them in every situation they could possibly see in order to prepare them properly for games,” Stackhouse said. ...

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