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Turner and Robinson earn first in three events at state

Turner and Robinson earn first in three events at state

Story by Matthew Moore, Managing editor

June 12, 2019

This year at the Kansas State Track and field meet, two juniors earned first in three events. Faith Turner triple jumped 38’10” and long jumped 19’2.5”. Turner worked mainly with her jump coach, Rob Cummings. “[Faith] is so coachable and can make adjustments on the fly,” Cummings...

Gallery: National Archery Qualifiers

Gallery: National Archery Qualifiers

Story by Francisco Castaneda, Photographer

June 12, 2019

Featured below are the Archery National Qualifiers, which include Freshmen Emily Schneider and Beth Blessent, junior Nic Bastion and senior Ben Blessent.  

Aiming for Nationals

Aiming for Nationals

Story by Matthew Moore, Managing editor

June 12, 2019

A phrase heard repeatedly by four students while preparing to compete on a national scale was “Aim small, miss small.” The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) held its National tournament this year in Louisville May 9-11. Freshmen Emily Schneider and Beth Blessent, junior Nic B...

Trifecta of broken records

Trifecta of broken records

Story by Natalie Talent and Emma Lawson

May 17, 2019

Student-athletes, Joel Kafka, Laken Robinson, and Faith Turner breaks records during their 2019 Varsity track season. Watch this video to learn more about them and what they do. 

Taking aim, changing targets

Taking aim, changing targets

Story by Matthew Moore, Managing editor

April 4, 2019

Sophomore Kyle Wescott draws his string back and releases it. The string snaps forward and his arrow flies towards his target. For Wescott, “target” holds multiple meanings. Wescott has been hunting since he was three and is comfortable with a bow. “Bow hunting to me means that I can pr...

Stepping up to the mat

Stepping up to the mat

Story by Keith Perkins and Matthew Moore

March 21, 2019

This year, freshmen and sophomore wrestlers have had to step up. Of the 21 wrestlers competing this year, 16 of them are underclassmen. “We’re asking a lot out of our underclassmen to go compete in varsity against guys that are seniors and juniors and have been wrestling their whole lives,” ...

Ahead of the game

Ahead of the game

Story by Lane Phifer, Reporter

March 20, 2019

From the age of four, sophomore Madden Petty has spent a majority of her life playing basketball. Over the years, she has received multiple awards, including an all-state honorable mention. This year, she has more to add to her list. In December of 2018, the Sports in Kansas organization placed Ma...

Ahead of the game

Ahead of the game

Story by Ian Sullivan, reporter

March 20, 2019

Javon Grant is the lone sophomore returning for the varsity basketball team.   Grant, who has played basketball since he was 4-years-old, credits his style to players like former NBA star Allen Iverson. Grant is currently the only sophomore starter on the varsity team and he also played a considerable amo...

Sophomore wrestler places fourth at state tournament

Sophomore wrestler places fourth at state tournament

Story by Vincent Norman, Reporter

March 1, 2019

On Feb. 9, sophomore wrestler Rebeccah Jones competed at the McPherson Girls State Wrestling Championship and won fourth place in her weight class of 106 pounds. 80 schools competed in McPherson, Kansas and with Jones representing it, Pittsburg High School placed 52nd. “Her points alone were pr...

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