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#WrestleLikeAGirl: breaking boundaries and winning medals

#WrestleLikeAGirl: breaking boundaries and winning medals

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 1, 2019

This wrestling season, #WrestleLikeAGirl has trended across Missouri. Girls have turned out in record numbers for the sport, more than doubling the number that the Missouri State High School Activities Association predicted would join. Now, their season is coming to a finish, with district tournaments...

Sophomore Emma Carter pins down success

Sophomore Emma Carter pins down success

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 1, 2019

“Being a girl in this boy's sport, there [are] so many things you have to do. People are constantly watching what you’re doing to try and protect themselves; people in this sport are so sexist, it’s insane,” Carter said. “I know you’re thinking, ‘oh, they’re wrestlers, why would they...

Freshman Paige Wehrmeister finds her strength in wrestling

Freshman Paige Wehrmeister finds her strength in wrestling

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 1, 2019

Freshman Paige Wehrmeister had not always seen herself as a strong person—then she started wrestling. Joining sophomore Emma Carter as one of two female wrestlers in Parkway, Wehrmeister has already carved out a reputation for herself: the girl who smiles every time she steps onto the mat. “H...

Debate team prepares for Districts

Debate team prepares for Districts

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

With the post-season approaching, the Speech and Debate team has been preparing for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) and Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) districts, hoping to later qualify for nationals or state. The competitors range from freshman novices ...

Soccer prepares to beat the odds at districts

Soccer prepares to beat the odds at districts

Sophia Ferretti, Convergent Media Writer

October 24, 2016

“I think it’s going to be a struggle, obviously, but I feel like we are going to peak at the right time, and I’m looking forward to playing in the big games and enjoying that experience,” freshman Landon Dupont said.

Girls cross country enters championship season

Girls cross country enters championship season

October 21, 2016

The varsity team will begin their championship season at Districts on Saturday, Oct. 22. If they qualify as one of the top four teams at the meet, they will then attend Sectionals on Oct. 29 to qualify for State. “I feel nervous because we will be facing tougher competition, but at the same time th...

Longhorn football aims to continue making history

Longhorn football aims to continue making history

Matt Blake, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

With the sixth seeded Longhorns upsetting the second seeded North on Friday, Oct. 30 19-14, they go on to the district championship where they will be playing the undefeated Fort Zumwalt South (13-0).

Coming off a win, football looks to break District losing streak

Coming off a win, football looks to break District losing streak

Matt Blake, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015

With the Longhorns winning their final home and regular season game, they take a lot of momentum going into friday’s game, the first round of districts. The Longhorns now 4-5, play Fort Zumwalt South, 6-3 who are coming off a big loss against Vianney, 63-27. “Zumwalt South is down right now after...

Debate deemed to dominate at districts

Debate deemed to dominate at districts

Liza Tarakanova, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

The District competitions for debate are coming up, and debaters are preparing to qualify for nationals, following in the footsteps of those before them.

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