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What it’s like to be a traveling volleyball player

Bianca Richerson, Staffer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Sports

Volleyball has always been a passion to me, it’s something that I love to do most. I have been playing volleyball for 8 years now. I play for Smoky Hill High School and I play at a traveling club team when I’m off of the season for Smoky. I have been traveling for volleyball for a couple of year...

Smoky Hill Introduces New Football Coach

Smoky Hill Introduces New Football Coach

Jair Thompson, Editor-in-chief

March 7, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Wednesday, March 7, Smoky Hill introduced the new head football coach to the team. Former Mullen head coach Tom Thenell will be leading the Buffaloes next season. Thenell is a Colorado native who attended Mullen High School and graduated in 1980. Thenell’s football resume is extensive. Thenell started off as...

Feeling the Pressure

Feeling the Pressure

Jair Thompson, Co Editor & Chief

March 2, 2018


Filed under NEXT, Sports

In almost every high school there is a team or an athlete who stands out from the rest. This year Smoky Hill’s boys basketball team went 16-7 during the regular season, and are 2-0 so far in the state playoffs putting them into the elite 8.  The team came into the season ranked number one in the state,...

Spring Sports Registration Information

Spring Sports Registration Information

Lola Howard, Staffer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Attention all athletes, Spring registration for sports has closed today, Feb. 26. The athletics office will not accept any applicants, however if you weren’t able to fill out registration and put in your physical by Friday, Feb. 23, late check-in will begin Tuesday, Feb. 27. Sports that fall in...

Hillside Pride

Dylan McKee, staffer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The students at Smoky Hill have always been supporters and fans for their schools teams, but with a top 10 ranked basketball team the energy at games is through the roof! On Wednesday Jan. 31, Smoky Hill’s basketball team had a road game at Cherokee Trail. With a 30 min. drive you could definitely...

Fire In The Hole

Jaden Gale, Staffer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Clubs, News, Showcase, Sports

Smoky Hill is bringing back Girls Golf. This coming Tues. Feb. 13, there will be a pre-season organizational meeting for ALL students interested in competitive golf in room I-13 at 2:45.   “Anyone who would like to be apart of the girls golf team can be apart of the girls golf team, we a...

Smoky Hill’s Birth of Broadcasting

Dylan McKee, Staffer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

  If you regularly go to Smoky Hill basketball games, you might have noticed something new. In the back left corner of the west gym, there are student behind a table broadcasting the game. During the Smoky Hill Overland basketball game on February 3rd, Seniors Jair Thompson and Loren Perry were doing...

The Bumps and Bruises of Cheerleading

Dylan McKee, Staffer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

With stunning backflips and pretty smiles a cheerleading team may not appear to be a tough crew but after looking into what it takes, your opinion might change. Without an offseason the cheerleaders are working hard day in and day out.   “Training to become a cheerleader requires a lot of conditioni...

Climbing to the top

Climbing to the top

Tori Griffey, Staffer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

  Everyone has a different high school experience but for one student it is very different for the rest. Traveling the country and winning competitions  all across the world, Jordan Fishman climbs through challenges.   Over the past few months Fishman has won many awards. He just w...

Smoky Hill Basketball Preview

Jaden Gale, Staffer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The 9-5 Smoky Hill Buffaloes basketball team host the 8-5 Eaglecrest Raptors tomorrow night, January 18 at 7:30 pm. Smoky Hill has been on a two game winning streak where coming into tomorrow players say, “ keeping the momentum” is a big part of winning this game.   “we can’t drop another one,” said Head...

Smoky Hill vs Overland Recap

Jair Thompson, editor and chief

January 16, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The Smoky Hill boys basketball team took a tough loss to Overland high school January 11th in a wild fashion. With 13 seconds left in the game Buffaloes point guard Quinten Rock had the ball in his hands. The game was tied 72-72 and Rock was poised to take the last shot. With about 11 seconds left in t...

Is Physical Education Really Needed?

Is Physical Education Really Needed?

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Academics, Sports, Student Life

  You just enjoyed your Winter Break to the fullest and stayed in your bed,  barely getting up till it was time to go back to school. Though you can't enjoy the feeling of being lazy due to you dreaded P.E class that will punish your muscles with pain. for your laziness.   In Smok...

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