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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...

Track 4-13

Danson Kariuki, Videographer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Video

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...

Baseball 4-13

RJay McCoy

April 18, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Video

The Heights Baseball Team has kicked off their season on a for sure high note going 6-0 overall and 4-0 in city league play. The Falcons opened up the season taking a trip to garden city Kansas and sweeping the buffaloes by scores of 6-4 and 7-5. Heights came home for Opening Day capping off the whole...

Girls Basketball Final

Danson Kariuki

April 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Video

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


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Swimming, Video

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


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Video

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


Filed under Bowling, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Video

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...

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