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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...

The Beginning of a Great Wrestling Season

Joaquin Carrillo

December 15, 2016


Filed under Video, Wrestling Team

Hey guys, Its Joaquin here and today we are going to talk about wrestling. The boys wrestling team has had 2 matches since the season has started. Some star wrestlers of this season is Aevodric Gilkey, Dewan Scott, and Cortez Orange Here is an interview Coach Sacquitne talking about how great this...

Boys Basketball After Three Games.

Jacob Fryman

December 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Video

I’m Jacob Fryman for Falcon Media and Lets Talk Boys Basketball. The Boys Basketball Team Have Already Had Played Three Tough Games. They have Played Kapaun, Which was a close game but lost 61-66 Then took on Bishop Carroll and won 72-56 and looked like a different team in this game. Overall the team...

Boy’s Swimming season begins

Brylen Gilmere

December 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Video

Hey this is Brylen, and let’s talk boy’s swimming. The swim team is off to a great start. Last Thursday, the boys had a swim meet at heights against North and Bishop Carroll. The boys took 1st in the meet. Last week, I spoke with the swim coach Dale Heckman. Let’s hear what he has to say. The n...

Start of Girl’s Basketball Season

Danson Kariuki

December 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Video

Hey, this is Danson let’s talk about girls basketball. This year Heights isn’t off to the greatest start as they are 1-2 losing to Kapaun and Bishop Carroll. Coach Palmer, the head coach has been the assistant coach for the past 7 years, and is now taking the position of head coach. Last Friday the...

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