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Varsity Volleyball Game

Varsity Volleyball Game

Elizabeth Fernandez, staffer
September 21, 2015
Filed under Sports

Clapping, stomping, and cheering, the fans in the nearly packed gym at George Washington high school on September  2015, roared with excitement as Rachel Whipple, the Smoky Hill server launched the ball into the air, causing it to go onto the other side of the net. The buffs were winning by five points. This...

Varsity Football Wins Against Arvada We

Bryonna Vanden Hout, Staffer
September 13, 2015
Filed under Sports

Saturday Sep. 12, Smoky Hill won 40-37 against Arvada West. Defensive Coach (D-Train) Davis has been coaching since 1997. “I plan on coaching till I have to get rolled off the field, or at least until my youngest son graduates,” Davis said. Davis loves football, and likes the competition of...

Varsity Football Loses to Rock Canyon

Varsity Football Loses to Rock Canyon

Bryonna Vanden Hout, Staffer
September 11, 2015
Filed under Sports

Friday September 4,  Smoky Hill lost 54-20. Coach Trahan has been coaching since 2007 or eight years. Trahan played football all through high school at Thomas Jefferson, he played for CSU Pueblo and imagine the surprise when he had said he played for the Kansas City Chiefs for one year. Trahan h...

Don’t Tackle The Referee!

Don’t Tackle The Referee!

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Editor
September 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

Kyna Fitzpatrick Two high school football players from San Antonio’s John Jay High School were suspended for intentionally tackling a referee at their football game against Marble Falls High School Sep, 14. The first football player was a defensive back and tackled the blind sided referee from behind, ...

First Gymnastics Meet of the Season

First Gymnastics Meet of the Season

Rachel Ellis, Editor-In-Chief
September 3, 2015
Filed under Sports

The first gymnastics meet of the season was held at Overland High School Sep., 3. Because Smoky Hill does not have enough members for our own gymnastics team we share a conjoined team with Overland. ...

Record Broken!

Kaden Reed, Staffer
May 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

Freshman on Varsity

Freshman on Varsity

Issac Rodriguez, Staffer
May 24, 2015
Filed under Sports

Being on Varsity for any sport or team can be an honor for which players deserves recognition. Players will be placed on a certain team based on their level of skill and sometimes with the exception of the grade the student is in (junior or senior). Freshman would have to really prove their worth ...

NBA West Playoffs: Round Two

Kaden Reed, Staffer
May 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

The second round of the NBA playoffs ended Sunday, and the conference finals begin on Tuesday. During the second round, the Houston Rockets played the Los Angeles Clippers in a long series. The series lasted all 7 games and game went down to the last minutes. The Clippers started out three games to...

NBA East Playoffs: Round Two

NBA East Playoffs: Round Two

Kaden Reed, Staffer
May 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

The second round of the NBA playoffs has come to an end and the two teams who advanced will play in the East conference finals on Wednesday. During the second round, the Cleveland Cavaliers played the Chicago bulls in a very fan anticipated match between a strong scoring Cavaliers offense and an big...

Tom Brady Suspension

Kaden Reed, Staffer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Sports

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots defeated the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game 45-7 on January 19. The game was surrounded by controversy due to speculation that the Patriots deflated the ball to give them a competitive advantage. Quarterback Tom Brady has been suspended for four games becau...

800 Meter Colorado High School Record

Kaden Reed, Staffer
May 12, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

Senior Blake Yount competed in a meet at stutler bowl May, 2nd 2015 and broke the high school state record for the 800 meter run. “Stutler is one of my favorite places to compete in,” Yount said. Yount ran the race in 1:51.20. The previous state record was also held by Blake Yount. Yount held t...

The Biggest Sports Day of The Year

The Biggest Sports Day of The Year

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
May 8, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

Saturday, May, 2, was one of the biggest sports days in America. There was the Kentucky Derby at Churchill downs. The WBC/WBA welterweight champion between Floyd Mayweather jr and Pacquiao.The NFL draft, the NBA playoffs, and the Boston Red Sox game. This made May 2, one of the biggest sports da...

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