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Girls Tennis Season In Review 2017

Trasaul Jones

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

Coach Biays and the girl’s tennis team had a bumpy year going 4-4 in the league defeating only south, west, east, and north. They placed 4th at a Hutchinson tournament with only a 2nd place finish in the doubles by Tierra Johnson and Aubrey Stephenson. At the GWAL tournament they places 5th with the s...

Football Season In Review 2017

Trasaul Jones

November 15, 2017


Filed under Football Team, Sports, Video

The football team had a great year with a devastating final loss to maze. The year stared rough with 2 losses then a 4 game winning streak and even 3 records broken by K’Vonte Baker during the game against dodge city. The boys defeated newton to move on to the next round in the playoffs and losing...

Boys Soccer Season In Review 2017

Chris Cox

November 15, 2017


Filed under Soccer Team, Sports, Video

The Heights boys soccer team finished 3-14 on the season, they were the 15th seed going into regionals and got knocked out by the 2 seed Bishop Carroll. They had two boys acknowledged for 2nd Team All City which were Anthony Cuevas Offense and Matthew Shumaker Defense, some Honorable Mentions were Damion ...

XC Season In Review 2017

Chris Cox

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

Hey I’m Chris Cox, the Heights cross country team coached by Mr. McMillin had a great season.  The boys finished 6th in Newton regional's, Individually Nathan Mier and Patrick Matson were our two highest placers, Nathan placed 7th and Patrick placed 14th in regional's. Some other placers were Leo Enke...

Winter Sports Preview 2017-2018

Brylen Gilmere, Creator

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Swimming, Video, Wrestling Team

Last year the girls basketball team had a record of 10-5 in the city league, with an overall record of 12-8. Returning players for the falcons are Whitlee Teague, Imari Grayson, and Taylor Jamison. This year Heights is going to carry a young roster and look for another great season. The boys’ basketball...

Heights Football Enters Playoff Run

Heights Football Enters Playoff Run

Megan Buck

November 1, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Football Team, News, Sports, Uncategorized

The Heights football team finished their regular season with a 5-3 record.  The last couple of weeks they played against Kapaun Mt. Carmel winning 34-24, lost to Bishop Carroll 35-14 and finished the regular season winning against South 48-12. Going into the first week of playoffs, the team played the...

Football Season Off and Running

Brylen Gilmere

October 6, 2017


Filed under Football Team, News, Streaming

Heights football started off the season 0-2, losing to Olathe North and Wichita Northwest the first two weeks of the season.  But the last three weeks the Falcons have turned it around winning all three games by an average of 58 points per game, beating Dodge City 65-0, Wichita Southeast 40-14 and...

Falcons down Great Bend in Titan Classic 3-2

Falcons down Great Bend in Titan Classic 3-2

September 5, 2017


Filed under Slideshows, Soccer Team, Sports

The Falcons downed Great Bend 3-2 in the first round of the Titan Soccer Classic. The Falcons struck first with a goal from Damian Corral. Great Bend responded to tie the game. In the second period, Damion Robert punched in two goals to put Heights up 3-1. Great Bend added another goal, but couldn't...

Track 5-5

Danson Kariuki

May 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

One week ago the falcons went to east for the east relays. Overall the boys took 1st in the meet and the girls took 8th. Boys that placed in the meet include Ontario Russel placing 3rd overall in the 100m dash, Adrian Roberts placing 1st and Joseph Porter placing 2nd in the 110m Hurdles, Cortez Orange 1st ...

Baseball 5-5

RJay McCoy

May 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Video

Hello its RJay McCoy the baseball team has past the mid point in the season and look forward without looking back the falcons up until this point are 14-2 overall and 12-2 in city league play. Also adding that the falcons are first in regional standings with 10-4 Salina Central three games back. The...

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