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Boys Basketball 2-17

Jacob Fryman

February 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Video

The Boys basketball team has had an incredible season so far. The boys have been impressive this season with only 4 losses and sitting second in city league right behind Kapaun. They are 13-4 and looking to increase the number of wins they have tonight by going up against South @ South. At their last...

Girl’s Basketball Story 2-17

Danson Kariuki

February 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Video

So far this season the girls have had an average season with a record of 10-7 and they are 4th in the city league. Last week the falcons had a great matchup against the NW Grizzlies.  For most of the game the Grizzlies had the lead until the fourth quarter. In that game Whitlee Teague had 21 points ...

Heights beats North 76-44

Anthony Cuevas

February 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Falcons took a big win against North. At halftime the Falcons were up with the score being 50-21.The end results was Heights beating North with a score of 76-44. The Heights Falcons are now on a four game winning streak....

The Falcons beat the Grizzlies with a score of 63-49

Anthony Cuevas

February 10, 2017


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

The Heights Falcons pulled off a win against the NorthWest Grizzlies with a score of 63-49. After the first quarter the Falcons were up by nine points with a score of 19-10. At halftime the Falcons were up 32-20. At the end of the third quarter the Falcons were still winning with a score of 46-40. ...

Another nail-biter game

Another nail-biter game

Anthony Cuevas

February 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

     The Heights Falcons were in another nail-biter against Bishop Carroll and they came out on top with a score of  58-56. The Falcons were down at halftime with a score of 24-26.      They came together as a team and won the game. The winning streak has started again. They are now on a ...

Girls BB defeat KMC 58-54

Chariah Adger

January 25, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Heights Girls Basketball team defeated KMC 58-54. Varsity 6-4. Heights Girls Basketball team is back on top of things. With a win over KMC. Freshman varsity player Taylor Jameson said “It was a pretty good feeling, knowing that not only my Coach but my team trusted me as a freshman to help withhol...

Heights varsity boys basketball team defeated by the Aces

Anthony Cuevas

January 25, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

On January 10th the Falcons lost to the East Blue Aces in a 54-53 nail-biter. The Falcons were on a six game winning streak. The loss snapped a 6-game winning streak. Sophomore Trenton Driskill said "I think we missed a lot of opportunities on the transition and that's why we lost".  ...

Pommies to debut new routine

Pommies to debut new routine

Britney Gowan, Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Heights Pommies will be performing to ‘Bounce Back’ by Big Sean next Tuesday when the boys varsity team plays Kapaun.The routine is choreographed by captain Madison Jensen. New dances are made up for each game. Every dance is usually choreographed by our three captains, Madison Jensen, Sydnee...

Wrestling BC

Wrestling BC

January 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Wrestling Team

106: Brady Pacha (BC) over Ellias Powell (WH) 113: Matthew Gottschalk (BC) over Anthonie White (WH) 120: Colton Ensz (BC) over Dylan Dutton (WH) 126: Malichi  George (WH) over Jaleb Gann (BC) 132: Carlos Davis (BC) over Andrew Thornton (WH) 138: Conner Murphy (BC) over Rashawn  Mayes...

Heights wrestlers defeat Southeast

January 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Wrestling Team

Wichita Heights High School - 37.00 Wichita Southeast 34.00 106: Muhammed Terrell (WH) over Ronald McKnight (WSE) (Fall 0:17) 113: Anthonie White (WH) over Eric Rodrequiz (WSE) (Fall 3:32) 120: Jose Andrade (WISO) over Dylan Dutton (WH) (Fall 1:34) 126: Kaylon Kirkwood (WISO) over Malichi...

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