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Female athletes Shi Ross, Daphine Samayoa and Natalie Talent are members of the first all-girls soccer team. PHS is also adding girls wrestling.

Girls soccer, wrestling create new teams

Story by Keith Perkins, Reporter October 16, 2019

On July 11, the USD 250 Board of Education voted to approve the addition of a girls' soccer team. For the 2019-2020 year, the athletic department will be establishing separate boys and girls wrestling...

PHS adds new sport: girls soccer team

PHS adds new sport: girls soccer team

Story by Antonio Ortiz, Reporter September 27, 2019

For the first time, PHS will have a girls’ soccer team, because over the summer, girls soccer was approved by the USD 250 Board of Education to the PHS activities program. After a rising concern from...

Junior Faith Turner and Laken Robinson both placed first in three different event at the state competition.

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...

Gallery: National Archery Qualifiers

Gallery: National Archery Qualifiers

Story by Francisco Castaneda, Photographer, Videographer 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.   [ngg src="galleries" ids="37"...

Featured above are National Qualifiers Freshmen Emily Schneider and freshman Beth Blessent, junior Nic Bastion and senior Ben Blessent.

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...

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...

Junior Devin McAfee slices the ball back to his opponent. McAfee has been playing tennis since he was young, and this is his third time competing at the State Tennis Tournament.

McAfee qualifies for State Tennis Tournament for third year in a row

Story by Ximena Ibarra , Reporter May 15, 2018

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...

Senior McKenzie Wilks throws her hands in the air with joy after she crosses the finish line at the Girard Relays.

Running to reach goals

Story by Maddy Robison , Social Media Manager/Reporter May 7, 2018

Sitting on the bus, senior McKenzie Wilks prepares herself for the upcoming track meet. Wilks is leading the state in the mile with 4:58 and the 800 meter with 4:17. She is also second in the state...

From left to right: seniors Alex Kafka, Chase Curtis, Jhalani Long and Tye Cicero.

The dogs are out

Story by Nicole Konopelko , Managing Editor May 4, 2018

It’s the middle of a basketball quarter and senior Drew Roelfs, the guard, has the ball. Though he just got it, he can already sense the location of the player he’s about to pass it to.   He throws...

Hitting the target

Hitting the target

Story by Darius Tinsley , Reporter May 3, 2018

An archer since freshman year, senior Tatum vonWinklepleck developed and improved in her shooting skills and was recently awarded a scholarship. “I’ve been shooting competitively since archery...

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