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Runners high has XC team on cloud nine

Runners high has XC team on cloud nine

Corbin Tandy, 10, Noel Hawkins, 10

August 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The definition of “runner’s high” is a feeling of euphoria that is experienced by some individuals engaged in strenuous running and that is held to be associated with the release of endorphins by the brain. This is one of the main reasons senior Avery Stuever enjoys running so much. “Runner'...

Football team ready for new era

Football team ready for new era

Maren Edson,10, and Londyn Bardin, 11

August 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A new beginning, a clean slate, that is exactly what Circles football team is getting. New coach Logan Coltheir brings new ideas to the program. He is the new Advanced weights teacher and head football coach. Coach Coltheir has quite the football background, he has been playing since 3rd grade, pl...

Rackets ready; tennis players start their season

Rackets ready; tennis players start their season

Hayley Koontz, 12

August 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

A girl shifts her weight from one foot to another on the court, looking over the net expectantly. Her opponent calls the score, “love-15”, and serves. The tennis ball soars over the net and the girl springs to reach the ball as it bounces. She returns it, and the opponent’s swing at the ball sends i...

Lady T-Birds set to kill the competition in 2017

Lady T-Birds set to kill the competition in 2017

Abbriel Hadley, Tory Lanterman, Brinlee Ysidro

August 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the 2017 Circle High volleyball season, there are many things to looking forward to. After an excellent season last year, this upcoming season will be even more of an excitement. With there being a whole new mix of varsity players, the team is already looking take the next step towards a title. The pl...

Track athletes prepare for regionals

Track athletes prepare for regionals

Sydnie Stewart, 10

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

High School Regional Track is coming up Thursday May 19. Athletes are busy preparing for the competition in different ways, and they all have different goals. Christian Clark, a junior at Circle High, is in the 4x400, 200, and 400 meter runs. He made it to state last year and is hoping to do the ...

Competitive cheer: Sport or hobby?

Competitive cheer: Sport or hobby?

Noel Hawkins, 9

May 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Sports, Top Story, Voice

A sport is defined as an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. With this in mind, is competitive cheerleading a sport? I believe so. Competitive cheerleading has over 100,000 athletes involved that continue to be to...

Rain, rain go away, let the baseball team play today!

Rain, rain go away, let the baseball team play today!

Londyn Bardin, 10, and Gavin Carson, 10.

April 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Circle baseball players are just itching to play a real game. The team's first game was scheduled for March 27, but after a thunderstorm, the fields were on the edge of being too wet. The Rose Hill grounds crew unfortunately left the sprinklers on during the varsity field, which caused the varsity...

Football players weigh in on new coach

Football players weigh in on new coach

Claudia Chaparro, 11, and Dylan Brown, 12

April 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

A fresh start for the football team after three years of the same coach. Many have their opinions about the new head coach Logan Clothier and what he will bring to the football to team and the improvements he will make. Some don't like change but a fresh start can be good. Senior players who are movi...

Learning from LaVar Ball

Learning from LaVar Ball

Devan Zorn, 10

April 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In sports there’s always that one parent in the stand that yells throughout the whole game, and devotes all of their energy into their children’s sports. Recently LaVar ball, a retired professional football player and college basketball player, is the father of three young men who are well on their...

Circle names new football coach

Circle names new football coach

March 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Circle High School will begin a new chapter in its football history, as Logan Clothier has accepted the position of head football coach for the Thunderbirds. Clothier was officially hired at Monday night’s USD 375 Board of Education meeting. Clothier, a 2016 graduate of Emporia State University,...

One tough Motter

One tough Motter

Hayley Koontz, 11

March 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

El Dorado senior wrestler Dacota Motter pins his opponent during the 170 pound championship match of the 4A state tournament in Salina. Motter points his fingers up to the sky, acknowledges the crowd, takes off his headgear, and embraces his opponent. He hurries off the mat and jumps into the arms of ...

Look ahead: Baseball/Softball season previews

Gavin Carson and Londyn Bardin, 10

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2016 spring sports season was big for both Baseball and Softball.  Softball finished with a 15-6 record, setting a record for most wins in a season. While baseball went 4-17, improving from the 0-21 output in 2015.   This upcoming year brings big expectations for both sides. JV Baseball coac...

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