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Students Sign for School

Students Sign for School

Elena Muniz, Staffer
February 4, 2015
Filed under Academics, Sports

Today, Feb. 4, Smoky Hill students signed their National Letter of Intent. Senior Byrnell Yount signed her letter for the University of Northern Iowa for track and soccer. Yount said she had been playing since she was around four years old. “I had no idea where I wanted to go,” Yount said. “But...

“Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge”

“Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge”

Issac Rodriguez, Staffer
February 2, 2015
Filed under Sports

18 teams and six players per team come ready to win the dodge-ball tournament for the glory and free winter formal tickets. The dodge-ball tournament was held in the West gym that quickly became a battle ground between the teams. Dodge-balls flew through the air hitting players and spectators on the...

Super Bowl XLIX

Stephanie Braun, Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

At this year’s Super Bowl the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots will be competing for the title as this year's winner! Junior Marilyn Chacon is rooting for the Seahawks “I think they're going to win because they have a strong defense that could stop Tom Brady.” Chacon said. Junior...

College Football Championship

College Football Championship

Kade Reed, Staffer
January 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

The College football championship is on Monday, January 12th, at 6:30 on ESPN. Ohio State who defeated Alabama 42-35 in the Sugar Bowl will play Oregon who defeated Florida State 59-20 in the Rose Bowl. These teams will play in the first ever college football playoff which has been requested by fa...

Open Gym

Open Gym

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
May 19, 2014
Filed under Sports

  On Mondays and Tuesdays, volleyball does open gym in the East gym from four to six. The open gym continues through the end of the year and into the summer as participants signs up for it. The open gyms are for anybody who wants to join vollyball or for any returning volleyball players. This...

Players Feel Practice After Season Should Be Optional

Loralee Bandy, Staffer
April 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Some sports at Smoky Hill continue to have practices after the game season ends. Players feel that continued practice is a good thing, but would be better if it was optional. Girls’ Lacrosse is one of the teams that don’t have practice after their last game. “There should be practices after the...

Color Guard and Smoky Hill

Jazmin Duren, Staffer
March 24, 2014
Filed under Sports

Out of all the activities at Smoky Hill, Color Guard is a unique activity enjoyed by many within it. Routines include; stretching so muscles can be loosened up to prevent any injuries, which is followed by warm-ups which can consist of dancing and flag spinning. The rest of practice includes dancing...

Fun with Lacrosse

Fun with Lacrosse

Jazmin Duren, Staffer
March 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

Boys Varsity Lacrosse, coached by Preston Davis, has their first game on Mar. 7. The game will be held at Regis Jesuit High School at 7:30 p.m. The team practices every day from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. At practice, the team does lots of stick work with passing to help the team become more ambidextrous, me...

Girls Basketball lose

Stephanie Braun, Staffer
February 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

Wednesday 7, our girls basketball team lost  their game against Arapahoe High School with a score of 36-63. Brynell Yount scoring the last basket of the game, and Janay Henderson scoring the most of the night. During halftime it was announced that the unified basketball team had made state. “I th...

The Signing

Ariana Muniz, Staffer
February 5, 2014
Filed under Sports

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, seniors Frank Thomas, Chloe Andrie, Nikki Sparacio, and Trent Clay all became one step closer to entering college. Each student signed to a school to play a specific sport. The process was not easy for any of them, but they were are glad to be going to their schools. Thomas ...

Boys Basketball

Lucille Flick, Staffer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Sports

Being 1-1 in the season, the boys basketball team is excited to play their next game at Mullen High School this Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10-11am. "We're going to dominate," sophomore Hanock Mirtus said. "Our team is going to smash on Saturday." The coaches for Boys Basketball have seen real impr...

Poms Got Spirit

Poms Got Spirit

Lucia Chung, Staffer
December 6, 2013
Filed under Sports

Dancing their way through obstacles, the Smoky Hill JV Poms team supports school activities by combining dance skills and pep. “The difference between Poms and Cheerleading is that we are a dance team instead of gymnastics,” sophomore Ninaad Nariani, the captain of the JV Poms team, said. Right no...

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