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First Weeks of Cross Country

Danson Kariuki
September 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Video

Let’s talk about Cross Country! Two weeks ago the falcons had their first meet at Lake Afton. Although no one placed, both boys and girls had great times, and are sure to improve throughout the season. Last week the meet at Trinity High School was canceled due to weather conditions. Next week you...

Fiegel talks about soccer season

Fiegel talks about soccer season

Raul Lopez, Sports Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Soccer Team, Sports

An interview with Heights soccer coach Dylan Fiegel. Q;How did you get prepared for this season? A: I do a lot of training in the Summer with the soccer players so I already have a decent idea of what sort of style of play I want us to be geared towards.  But just getting to know the players and ...

Swimming

February 5, 2016
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319 and not done

319 and not done

February 2, 2016
Filed under Falcon People, Sports

Joe Auer became the winningest boys basketball coach in City League history when Heights defeated Maize in the semi-finals of the Dodge City Tournament of Champions. With his 319th win, Auer passed SE’s Carl Taylor for most wins. The Auer Basketball Era 5 State Championships; 09,10,11,12,15 Runne...

Boys finding ways to win

Boys finding ways to win

February 2, 2016
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After a sluggish performance against Southeast that resulted in the Falcons (12-1) only loss so far this season, the boys have found ways to win a string of close games. Over the last seven game, five of the games’ margins of victory were single digits, including three games where the difference was a sing...

Falcon overrun Aces 41-7

Falcon overrun Aces 41-7

October 7, 2015
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

Rarely on the high school level does a defensive player have as big of night as Aaron Bechtel had against East. Bechtel returned two pass interceptions for touchdowns in the Falcons 41-7 rout of the Blue Aces. After giving up 155  yards in the air  to Carroll’s Jake Allen the previous week, fans wer...

Coach Dylan Fiegel

Coach Dylan Fiegel

Shaianne Lewis, Sports Editor
September 29, 2015
Filed under Falcon People, Soccer Team, Sports

Q: Have you taught at any other schools and, if so,where? A: Center Middle School (Kansas City), Stucky Middle School Q: What are your hobbies? A: Going to concerts, playing soccer, video games - “I am excited for the new Fallout and Battlefront”, movies, and taking my dogs (Hashtag and ...

Falcons out score Dodge to win homecoming 53-48

Falcons out score Dodge to win homecoming 53-48

September 23, 2015
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Football Team, Showcase, Sports

Sometimes the key to winning is scoring–scoring a lot. In a game where both teams defenses struggled, the Falcons and Dodge City Red Demons combined for 101 points. Fortunately, the Falcons got 53 of the points and the Demons managed only 48.   With so much scoring, something as simple as...

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