The Booster Redux

Pitching with pride

Coach Bobby Stackhouse at Athletes' signings.

Story by Darius Tinsley, Reporter

April 6, 2018

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. ...

Serving for a bigger season

Sophomore Dakota Caudle returns a serve during his singles match against Chanute.

Story by Maddy Robison, Online Editor

April 6, 2018

Standing on the court, racquet in hand, senior James Richey waits for his teammates to join him for practice. The boys tennis team has 34 players this year, which is increased from the 22 members in the 2017 season. “It’s a big program this year but I’m glad to have all of them,” head coach...

Football 2017

Football 2017

March 15, 2018

Girls Tennis 2017

Girls Tennis 2017

March 15, 2018

Soccer 2017

Soccer 2017

March 15, 2018

Girls Golf 2017

Girls Golf 2017

March 15, 2018

Wrestling a new challenge

Wrestling a new challenge

Story by Kali Poenitske and Matthew Moore

February 5, 2018

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

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

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

Listed from left to right: Junior Lauren Valenzuela, freshman Samantha Maceli, freshman Hannah Holloman, senior Jamie VanWyck and coach Mary Packard

Story by Maddy Robison, Online Editor

November 7, 2017

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...

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