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Stepping up to the mat

Stepping up to the mat

Story by Keith Perkins and Matthew Moore

March 21, 2019


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

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


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Wrestling

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...

Mantooth, Lancaster resign from coaching volleyball

Mantooth, Lancaster resign from coaching volleyball

Story by Joseph Lee, Print editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Minutes before the final game of their season, the volleyball players walked onto the court alongside their teammates to start the match, not knowing that it would be their last game with head coach Megan Mantooth and assistant coach Bridgett Lancaster on the sideline. After coaching at Pittsburg...

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...

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