• Lou Blackman

Spring sports teams prepare for new season after last cut short by pandemic shutdown

BASEBALL


The Baseball team is looking to have an exciting season as four of the senior leaders are signed to play in college. With the turf field bringing a huge home field advantage, the Jags look forward to kick off the season on April 1 at Campus. The boys are looking to get back to state after being in a two year drought.


SOFTBALL


The girls are ready to take the diamond again after a year. The Jags have not been to state since 2018 when they won it, but they are more than ready to compete again. National coach of the year Rita Frakes has a few tricks up her sleeve to get the team ready starting March 1 and compete for a league title and have a tough team for the postseason.

GIRLS TRACK


Led by seniors Ally Harris and Mackenzie Scheidel, the girls track team is looking to win some medals again at state. In their last eligi-ble season, the 4x400 team broke a school record with a 4:02.27 and won the first place medal at state. Junior Brittany Harshaw was on that team and is ready to break her own records once again.


BOYS TRACK


There are many athletes that have been unable to showcase their skills for over a year. Junior Brock Stupka is looking to have a big season as he qualified for 100 meter hurdles in his freshman year. In his first year, coach Coppoc has been running speed school after school to get his athletes in shape and trained for the upcoming season.


GIRLS SOCCER


The girls soccer team is ready to take the field as they have a brand new stadium to play in and compete. Seniors Cassandra Moeder and Maddy Reeves, who are signed to play in college, are ready to lead their young team to another league title.


GIRLS SWIMMING


Coach Craig looks forward to mentor the girls team to a league title after having a great boys swimming season. Craig has coached two amazing swimmers in the winter, PJ Damico and Lucas Krueger.


BOYS GOLF


The boys are ready to hit the links again and defend their state titles. For three years straight, they have won the state title. Senior Cooper Ward, who is signed to play at Washburn University next year is ready to lead the team with senior Austin Goodrum, who is signed to play at Dodge City Community College next year.


BOYS TENNIS


With the new school bond, the Jags will be able to use our brand new 14 tennis courts practically in the backyard. This team will be led by senior Daniel Steck, along with Juniors Gavin Reeves, Drew Friesen, and Jun Byun. Sophomore Blake Wilson is ready to start his high school athletic career after winning Pioneer League in his last eligible season in doubles with


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