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Spring Sports- Track

Spring Sports- Track

Macayla Enman

May 20, 2017


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Freshman Ashton Bishop said she runs long distance in track because it makes her feel good. Many aspects motivate Bishop to run. Bishops older brother and her late cross country coach, Larry Criddle, helped motivate her to run long distance. “When I run I think about my time that I need to get...

Hole in One

May 20, 2017


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Senior Isa Loya has been around golf most of her life. Loya said that she started playing golf because of her dad, who used to take her along on golfing trips or to the driving range. Some of her best memories while golfing have been with her dad. “My favorite golf memory has been playing in a...

Tennis

Tennis

Lainey Dent

May 8, 2017


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Miranda Carrete is the only freshman on the tennis team. Carrete said she loves being the only freshman and the environment of tennis. “I love being able to represent my grade for this sport that I have come to love,” Carrete said. Carrete has only played tennis recreationally. She said she...

Faith on the Field

Moorea Long

May 8, 2017


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Monday nights at the stadium are special to juniors Colton Gleghorn, Winston Davis and Jake Miller. They said they created the student-lead organization, Faith on the Field, after God connected with them. Gleghorn said a video he watched with his mom he called “Faith on the Field.” sparked Gleghorn...

Swing Away

Swing Away

Cali Seck

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Caden Bressler, freshman, said he is especially excited to be playing varsity baseball as a freshman, along with other freshman Evan Peuser, Michael Daggett, and Javen Church. “The best part about baseball is when someone does something good and your team gets loud and goes crazy for the play or...

A Time For Change

A Time For Change

Paige Fleming

May 2, 2017


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Troy Collier’s career as a softball coach has come to an end. In June, Collier will become assistant principal at Lakemary and will no longer teach art at Paola Middle School. “I am very excited about my new job, but nervous at the same time. I have been blessed to have been able to teach for...

Cross Country Profiles

Cross Country Profiles

Jenna Collier, Claire Cox, and Gracyn Shulista

November 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Matt Wilson is a senior at who runs cross country, and his teammates will tell you that he is very devoted and passionate about his running. All his teammates consider him as one of their coaches because he is so supportive and pushes them when no one else will.

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Maddie Slyter Soccer Profile

Maddie Slyter Soccer Profile

Erik Brakner

November 9, 2016


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“As soon as I step on the field, I feel like I am on another world. I focus on just winning the game,” said Slyter, a sophomore. Slyter is the type of person that plays hard and tries with all her might to play a good and fun game, Slyter would like to say. After about 16 year of playing soccer,...

Volleyball Profiles

Volleyball Profiles

November 1, 2016


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Inside the gym of Paola high school Chandler Karr, a varsity volleyball player, shows leadership towards the team. In the new gym, Karr helps her team work towards state.

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Football Profiles

Football Profiles

October 26, 2016


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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Mckenzie Gagnebin

October 18, 2016


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They walk out onto the field, perfectly in sync. Costumes shimmer under the bright lights as they move into their beginning positions. Silence, then the music starts and their performance begins. For the dancers at Paola High School halftime isn’t just a break from the game to go grab something...

Foreign Exchange: Tod Smets

Foreign Exchange: Tod Smets

Bre Allen and Joey DuVal

October 18, 2016


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As German foreign exchange student, junior, Tom Smets entered Paola Kansas he said Paola was beautiful and new to him . “I wanted to learn the American culture, to learn daily life in high school and see how everything in America works,” Smet said. Smets is from the town of Coburg, Germany....

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