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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...

Hartley’s efforts help to leave lasting legacy

Hartley’s efforts help to leave lasting legacy

Devan Zorn, 10

March 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cal Hartley is a Senior here at Circle High School, who plays a huge role in our basketball team, but most importantly he is an outstanding student. Hartley eats, breathes and sleeps basketball. Ever since he was very young he fell in love with the sport. From the time he picked up a basketball he’...

Learning from the best: How CHS could model their athletics after Prep Schools

Learning from the best: How CHS could model their athletics after Prep Schools

Gavin Carson, 10, Sports Reporter

January 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

If you go to Circle, you know firsthand that athletics have not necessarily been our strong point.  This could be the effect of not dedicating enough time to practicing their specific sport.  Athletes only practice five days a week for up to two hours per day.  During the off-season, teams only prac...

Towanda to title contention: Jordan Phillips plays in NFL’s biggest games

Towanda to title contention: Jordan Phillips plays in NFL’s biggest games

Hayley Koontz, 11, Reporter

January 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

It’s a frigid day in Pittsburgh, PA,  but the football stadium is still packed with people. Although most are bundled up in coats, hats, and mittens, some fans don jerseys, face paint, or costumes to support their team. Thousands of fans’ voices merge into a loud hum as they wait expectantly fo...

Resident basketball expert Devan Zorn recaps the first half of the NBA season

Resident basketball expert Devan Zorn recaps the first half of the NBA season

Devan Zorn, 10, Sports Reporter

January 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

The 2016-17 season has some of the best collection of talent to ever come to the NBA. From the “super team” Golden State Warriors, to the reigning champions Cleveland Cavaliers, to Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook averaging a triple double, to seemingly out of nowhere players DeMar DeRoza...

Protest or Problem: Kaepernick’s protests sparks emotions with Maren Edson

Protest or Problem: Kaepernick’s protests sparks emotions with Maren Edson

Maren Edson, freshman

October 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Voice

On August 26, 2016 the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick has caught the attention of more than just football fans by sitting during the national anthem.  Kaepernick announced that he would be protesting during the because he’s not going to stand and salute a country that oppresses...

Winning Wamego: Cross Country team remains hot with a big win at Wamego

Winning Wamego: Cross Country team remains hot with a big win at Wamego

Abbriel Hadley

October 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

“Being ranked first means that we could win the state meet, but that puts a lot of pressure on us and our coach because we know we have to keep working really hard, even though it's the middle of the season and we're really tired.” Allison Derry, 12, says.

Streak is over as football team tops Winfield

Streak is over as football team tops Winfield

Gavin Carson

October 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a rain delay postponed the matchup of Winfield vs. Circle on Friday September 9th, the T-Birds flew onto the field at Circle High School, carrying the momentum from Friday.  The game was postponed with 8:00 to go in the first quarter, and the game was tied after the T-Birds came off an excitin...

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