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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.

Girls Basketball Story 3-3

Danson Kariuki

March 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. Wednesday the girls went to Emporia and played the...

Heights Wins State Swimming Championship

Heights Wins State Swimming Championship

Andrew Brace, Reporter

March 1, 2017


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TOPEKA, FEB 18 - Height's won the 5-1A state swimming championship finishing with 242 points, finishing 61 points ahead 2nd place Maize. Individual Results: 400 Yard Freestyle Relay [Ethan Conrady, Kamren Hall, Noah Thompson, Aidan Gantenbein] Final time 3:17.94 100 Yard Breaststroke [8th - N...

Wrestling Story 2-17

Trasaul Jones

February 23, 2017


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The wrestling team just finished city league wrestling at north where they finished 7th overall. There were 5 guys who placed including Dejuan scott in 1st at 182lbs, Muhammed Terrell in 2nd 106lbs, Anthonie White at 113lbs and Aevodric Gilkey at 138lbs in 3rd and Torrian Jenkins at 152lbs in 4th. Th...

Bowling Story 2-17

RJay McCoy

February 23, 2017


Filed under Bowling, Sports, Video

The Heights Bowling team is winding down there season. The boys were led by Caleb Limes, Nate Sevier and Korey Bice being undefeated in city league play this season and also earning the top seed in the city league. The girls were led by Melanie Darrow and Xoi McElfresh going 4-4 in City League play and...

Boys Swimming 2-17

Brylen Gilmere

February 23, 2017


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The swim team has had a pretty good season this year. Some top swimmers for the Falcons are Senior Dylan Jensen, Ethan Conrady, Junior Connor Buller, and sophomores Aiden Gantenbein and Carson Hager. Thursday, February 9th, Heights hosted the City League Meet. East won its 9th City League title, with He...

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