Spring sports recap (postseason)

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

May 30, 2018

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*The Panthers’ softball team (20-3) faced defending champs Olathe Northwest (17-6) in the quarterfinals for the second year in a row and lost 6-4. *In the baseball quarterfinals against Olathe Northwest (15-8), the Panthe...

Spring sports recap (May 14-19)

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

May 22, 2018

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Postseason officially kicked off this week. *Softball regionals were May 15 as the Panthers hosted three other teams: Topeka, Campus and Junction City. Derby beat Junction City 10-0 before facing Topeka. The Panthers beat ...

Keil proves successful in more than swim

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

May 15, 2018

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If you haven’t read at least one of the multiple stories of Megan Keil that flood your timeline, then it’s your lucky day. Keil is a veteran Panther swimmer, but by April of her senior year, the spotlight was all on her...

Spring sports recap (May 7-12)

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

May 15, 2018

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This week was packed full of senior nights. *Softball played its last home game of the regular season against Salina Central on Tuesday honoring five seniors: Olivia DePew, Kiya McManus, Addison Parks, Brooke Prunier and Olivia S...

Spring sports recap (April 30-May 5)

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

May 8, 2018

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Softball had a very busy week, and now all spring sports head into their last two weeks of the regular season. *Softball made up a postponed game at Campus on Monday, then had home games against Great Bend on Tuesday and Frida...

Q&A with Olivia DePew

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook Sportswriter

May 4, 2018

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Olivia DePew is one of five seniors on the softball team looking to get back to state for the eighth year in a row before heading to Butler Community College. Q: How long have you been playing softball? A: I’ve been pl...

Spring sports update (April 30)

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

April 30, 2018

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It was a successful week for team competition as April is coming to a end. *Softball faced Hutchinson on Friday and got the sweep 19-2 an 18-0. *Baseball faced Hutchinson on Friday, winning the first game 7-5 and dominating the...

Bowman excelling in tennis, baseball all at once

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

April 27, 2018

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Jarrett Bowman is the guy who walks the hallways with neon outfits and a smile. He also walks the mound and across the court in the spring, which is nothing new to him. “I started T-ball when I was three or four, and t...

Spring sports update (April 23)

Kaitlyn Sanders, Yearbook sportswriter

April 23, 2018

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Week 4 of spring sports was busy, with the weather getting closer to actually being spring-like. *Softball lost its first two games of the year to Maize on April 17 -- 5-1, 8-2. But in Newton on Friday the girls dominate...

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