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Varsity volleyball wins district championships

Varsity volleyball wins district championships

Emily Dickson and Carly Anderson

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Flying into a giant dog-pile at the conclusion of the third game, the volleyball team was all smiles and happy tears as they won district championships against rival Parkway Central on Oct. 20. “After we won the game it was just pure elation. We take so much pride in that district title and defendin...

Senior Kacie Bergh swings through an unpredictable season

Senior Kacie Bergh swings through an unpredictable season

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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As the only senior on the team, varsity golf player Kacie Bergh utilized her four years of experience to ignite a love for the sport among her teammates. She started playing her freshman year when she was encouraged by her dad to try out. “I knew I wanted to play golf, even though I never had before....

Volleyball coach Susan Dean steps down after 18 years with longhorns

Volleyball coach Susan Dean steps down after 18 years with longhorns

Bridget Noonan

October 11, 2016


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After 31 years of coaching volleyball, 18  instructing the Longhorns, varsity coach Susan Dean has decided to step down for retirement after this season. “It breaks my heart that this is Coach Dean's last season,” setter/ right-side hitter and senior Jamie Poppen said. “I feel so thankful tha...

Girls tennis team prepares for districts

Girls tennis team prepares for districts

Emily Dickson

September 29, 2016


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The girls tennis team beat every team they have played, with the exception of Lafayette, leading them to a 7-1 record. “Our biggest competition was definitely Lafayette. Lafayette’s team is really really loaded and they got a lot of new good freshmen,” junior Rachel Wang said. “It was goo...

Longhorns destroy Normandy 55-0

Longhorns destroy Normandy 55-0

Bridget Noonan

September 15, 2016


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After leading 7-0 in the first quarter, the varsity football game against Normandy got canceled due to thunderstorms in the area on Friday, Sept. 9. “We were playing kind of sloppy, and I think that the day off gave the team a chance to get refocused and get our heads straight for the game, alt...

Boys cross-country speeds up the season with Brooks Memphis Twilight Invitational

Boys cross-country speeds up the season with Brooks Memphis Twilight Invitational

Emily Dickson

September 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With multiple personal course records at the Parkway Quad on Aug. 27, and a varsity score split unrivaled by any team last year, coaches are considering the Parkway West boys cross country team a strong contender for the state title. The team's next stop is Memphis, TN. The boy’s varsity cross c...

Girls Basketball looks to thrive after loss of seniors

Girls Basketball looks to thrive after loss of seniors

Bailey Rathert, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

Suffering the loss of their leading scorer, Lee McMullin, and two other seniors, Jan Gagstetter and Natalie Fries, varsity girls basketball is facing a shift in the team dynamic.

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