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Track 4-13

Danson Kariuki, Videographer

April 18, 2017


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Heights had their first official Track meet at the SE invite. Overall the boys placed 5th and the girls placed 9th. Individually boys that did well were Jaden Powell who placed 2nd overall in the 200m dash, Adrian Roberts placing 1st in the 110m Hurdles and 2nd in triple jump, K’vonte Baker placing...

Girls Basketball Final

Danson Kariuki

April 6, 2017


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The girls basketball team placed 3rd in the city league. The leading scorer for the team was junior Trinity Conley, which is sure to achieve honors at the end of the year. Senior Tania Lowe was the second leading scorer, averaging 11 points per game. In the final game of the season the girls went to...

Boys Swimming Final

Brylen Gilmere

March 29, 2017


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The boys swim team ended the season like they wanted to, and that was winning a state championship. The team put up 242 points. Maize and Lenexa-St. James Academy were running for second with 181 points each. This was the teams 2nd state title in the last 3 years. Heights took 1st in the 200 medley rel...

Track 3-17

Danson Kariuki

March 27, 2017


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The new season for track and field has officially started. This year, is the last year of the Track and Field head coach; Steve Crosley. Coach Crosley has been the head coach for 30 years, and has had a fantastic career. Let’s see what the amazing coach has to say about his experience at heights, and...

Bowling Final

Coach Kelly

March 27, 2017


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The Heights Bowling season has ended, they just finished State on March 2nd. There were only two girls who qualified for State, Desirae Corey and Melanie Darrow. The Boys team however qualified all there players and they placed third overall in State. Members included, Korey Bice, Mack Protheroe, Nate Sevie...

Boys Basketball Final

Jacob Fryman, Author/Producer

March 27, 2017


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The Boys basketball team has had a great season finishing at 19-6. They took the trip up to Topeka for the state tournament and there first opponent was Pittsburg. Pittsburg was 20-2 coming in at the 2 seed and Heights, the number 6th seed came out and did what many people believe was a huge upset.  ...

Spring Sports Intro 2017

Kevon Lane

March 7, 2017


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Spring sports started this week which means there are six different sports getting ready for competition this spring. Boys Tennis is led by Coach Paul Biays in his twelfth year as the head coach. Kerry Dunn is one of their best players which finished second place in city league, first place in regionals,...

Bowling Story 3-3

RJay McCoy

March 6, 2017


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The Heights Bowling team fresh off of regionals are pushing through postseason play. The Boys coming off a third place finish at regionals earning a spot in the State Tournament. Those who advanced to State for the Boys are Korey Bice, Mark Protheroe, Caleb Limes, Nate Sevier, Chris Marcum and Ryan George....

Wresting story 3-3

Haven Theseas

March 6, 2017


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The wrestling team competed in regionals two weeks ago at Goddard and only two wrestlers qualified for state tournament at Hartman Arena this past weekend. Cortez Orange at 160 lbs qualified 8th at regionals and had a disappointing finish at state losing both matches.  Dejuan Scott at 182 lbs qu...

Boys Basketball 3-3

Jacob Fryman

March 6, 2017


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The Boys basketball team have just wrapped up city league and secured second place right behind Kapaun. They finished with 13-4 in the city league and 16-4 overall. Here is Devin Davis on his experience in this year’s city league play and coach Auers expects as the team heads into the post season.

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