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Cross Country at Pittsburg

Cross Country at Pittsburg

Story by Natalie Ruiz, Photographer

October 29, 2020

On Oct. 3 Pittsburg cross country hosted a home meet. The boys team placed second with Eismael Hernandez (9) in second place with a time of 17.02. Jacqueline Hall (9) led the girls with a time of 23.09.

A new Friday night

A new Friday night

October 27, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Marching Dragons have faced multiple challenges this year. From being split into three different class periods to ensure social distancing and having

Preparing for the takedown: wrestlers train for season

Preparing for the takedown: wrestlers train for season

Story by Seth Loudermilk, Reporter

October 27, 2020

 The new Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) considerations have precautions that can be taken relating to practices, tournaments, matches, travel, and more. “[KSHSAA Recommendations] There’s about five pages of them, and they are all things to consider,” athletic d...

JV Football vs. Labette County

JV Football vs. Labette County

October 26, 2020

The JV football team played against Labette County in Altamont on Sept. 7th. They won with a score of 42-0.

Varsity Soccer vs. Chanute – Oct. 13, 2020

Photo by Delmi Noches

October 20, 2020

Varsity Soccer team played at Chanute on Oct. 13, 2020. The score was 1-1.

Freshmen Football vs. Chanute

Freshmen Football vs. Chanute

October 19, 2020

The freshmen football team lost against Chanute at a home football game on Sept. 14th. The score was 12-0.

Crossing over: Elkamil reclassifies to attend prep school

Senior Gavyn Elkamil rises up over a defender for a jumpshot.

Story by Jacob Mathew, Reporter

April 8, 2020

Senior Gavyn Elkamil has been playing basketball for as long as he could walk. “It’s always been my goal to play basketball professionally but I know it’s not easy,” Elkamil said. To further his professional basketball career, Elkamil made the decision in late October to officially reclassif...

District partners with Mammoth Sports Construction

The partnership with Mammoth Turf and Pittsburg Community Schools was approved by the USD 250 Board of Education on Monday, January 27, 2020.

Story by Ian Sullivan, Reporter

April 7, 2020

On Jan. 27, the USD 250 Board of Education approved a $399,999 plan for the replacement of the turf on Hutchinson Field. The district is partnering with Mammoth Sports Construction to install the new product, which is called FieldTurf CORE. According to, CORE is “the first multi-layer dua...

Powerlifters compete in 5A state meet

Powerlifters compete in 5A state meet

Story by Sarah Alcantar, assistant online co-editor

March 3, 2020

Saturday, February 29th was the 2020 Kansas 5A State Powerlifting Meet hosted at Pittsburg High School. Here are the following results: In the 114-pound division, Jason Campbell placed first all-around with an overall lift total of 720 pounds and Camron Jefferson placed third with a total of 440 po...

Powerlifters prepare to host state meet on Feb. 29

Senior Jason Campbell completes a power clean. His PR for power clean is 225 lbs.

Story by Braden Benson

February 26, 2020

The powerlifters have placed in the top three every tournament this season,  including a second place finish at Basehor Linwood with 12 athletes. For senior Jason Campbell, weeks before the tournament, certain training was utilized to be successful.  [I was] only lifting once a day, t...

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