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Girls Tennis 2017

Girls Tennis 2017

March 15, 2018


Filed under Photography, Sports, Tennis

Soccer 2017

Soccer 2017

March 15, 2018


Filed under Photography, Soccer, Sports

Girls Golf 2017

Girls Golf 2017

March 15, 2018


Filed under Golf, Photography, Sports

Wrestling a new challenge

Wrestling a new challenge

Story by Kali Poenitske and Matthew Moore

February 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

After he removes his prosthetic leg, sophomore Coby Fryar inches onto the wrestling mat. “I go up to the [registration] table, and I take my leg off right there,” Coby said. “Then, I'll crawl onto the mat and put my left foot up and my right knee down and go from there.” Coby was born ...

Courtside with Crotts

Story by Matthew Moore, reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

As the next game approaches, head girls basketball coach Kris Crotts walks the team through offensive plays. Crotts has been coaching for a decade at surrounding schools in Kansas, but this is his first year with the Dragons. Crotts was an assistant boys basketball coach for two years in Oswego before...

Committing to the future

Committing to the future

Story by Cassidy Bayliss, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

REESE WILLIS Senior Reese Willis signed to Missouri Southern State University’s (MSSU) track program to throw discus and shotput. “I liked the campus, and I really liked the coach and the team,” Willis said. “As soon as I got [done with a visit] I realized that I wanted to go there....

Strong swing

Strong swing

Story by Maddy Robison, Online Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Golf, Sports

On Oct.16, the girls golf team competed 5A at state in Emporia and placed third. “A golf team has not qualified for a state competition since 1974 at Pittsburg High School,” golf coach Mary Packard said. “We beat all third and second place teams and two of the first-place teams. No girls golf...

Hard Hitting

Hard Hitting

October 13, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Pittsburg High School’s football team has used its early season success to propel itself to a number five ranking in class 5A, according to maxpreps.com. The Dragons (4-1) have utilized the quarterback-receiver connection between senior Chase Curtis and junior Dylan White, where five out of seven...

From first base to first place

From first base to first place

Story by Haleigh Mynatt, reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

Traveling coast to coast, junior Aubree Beitzinger spends 11 months out of the year on softball. Beitzinger attended week-long tournaments in Illinois, Indiana, Chicago, Florida, Georgia, Colorado, and California. “This summer was really good for my softball career,” Beitzinger said. “I got...

Dreamers On The Field

Dreamers On The Field

Story by Gina Mathew and Ximena Ibarra

October 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Spotlight

At a glimpse, the soccer team at PHS is like any other. The minute the dismissal bell rings, players gather at the soccer field to practice assists, kicks, blocks and headers. But the diversity of players is what makes them unique, incorporating students from different genders, ethnicities, schools...

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