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Football’s first hit

Football’s first hit

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief

August 15, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Photo gallery, Sports

The football team showed improvements in their overall skill and communication according to athletes and coaches at Jamboree, where they played in front of a crowd for the first time this year on Aug. 12 at North Kansas City High School’s District Stadium. Besides the Winnetonka Griffins, Jamb...

Senior Night Football

Senior Night Football

Kaitlyn Minet, News Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall, Football, Photo gallery, Sports

The senior night and breast cancer awareness football game on Oct. 14 may have ended with a loss, but it was a win to the team and their fans. The football player seniors were recognized as they walked across the field with their families and all players wore helmets. Breast cancer awareness was ...

JV Opening the Season

Asmaret Fissehaye, Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports

JV Volleyball Team takes another win, with the first set being 25-13 then the last set ending 25-3 against the Raytown South Cardinals on Sept 8. Although the Cardinals put up a good fight, Griffins came back and fought harder. Sophomore JV player Sarah Hughes is confident with the way they played. “We...

Football Jamboree

Football Jamboree

Kaitlyn Minet, News Editor

August 12, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

The North Kansas City Schools played against each other in the Annual Football Jamboree on Aug. 12 at the DAC [District Activities Center]. Although the games were practice and scores were not recorded, Winnetonka’s varsity beat Staley 7-0 and JV tied Oak Park and North Kansas City. The team...

Softball is all about that base

Softball is all about that base

Ciara Arena

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports

This year’s junior varsity softball team won their first game in two years. Winnetonka defeated Raytown South by three points leaving the score 11-8 on Aug. 24. Many of the players on the team are noticing the improvement they have made this season. “We’ve improved score wise and ...

Soccer comes to an end

Soccer comes to an end

Jocelin Egeland and Mallery Zion

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The boys’ soccer team’s season ended last night when they lost the first district game against Kearney. With numerous losses, the season came to an unexpected end. The team did not anticipate the outcome they had for a majority of their games. Losing the soccer seniors this year will create...

Cross Country Districts

Cross Country Districts

Rachel Adamson, Online editor in chief

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall, Photo gallery, Sports

On Saturday, October 24 the cross country team went to the district meet. Overall  in the girls varsity race, junior Emma Evans took third qualifying her for the sectionals cross country meet that will be held on Nov. 1. Sophomore Lilly Abdulla took 60 place, junior Esther Loukawila took 63 ...

Tennis team grows

Tennis team grows

Marley Kennaley

October 26, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls tennis team incorporated new players, creating a larger team altogether throughout the season. Accomplishments have been made such as four freshman freshman players finishing with records ranking them in the top ten for the district. The team this year had a lot of new players, but the team believes they worked hard together to he...

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Angela Sluder

October 15, 2015


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

This year the swim team faced a lot of adversity and setbacks. A struggle the coaches were forced to reckon with was the swimmer to coach ratio. “There’s only five coaches to forty swimmers,” said Coach Hartley. One obstacle swimmers has overcome is hectic scheduling. Varsity swimmers...

Soccer boy’s bond beats out a loss

Soccer boy’s bond beats out a loss

Emily Elliott

October 15, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports

Even with last night's loss for the soccer boys against Belton High School, they continue to have a positive attitude as the season comes to an end. With the tight bond the team carries with each other, they continue to push each other to victory, and the friendship still remains whether a player makes th...

September 11 football game results in injuries

September 11 football game results in injuries

Alyssa Magrone

September 16, 2015


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The Friday night football game on September 11, left two varsity players injured. The players injured were seniors Isaiah Hensley and Gerald Onama. Hensley went down on the field, it was abnormal for him not to get up, so immediate worry filled the crowd and players. He ended up being carr...

Cross Country Nationals Race

Cross Country Nationals Race

Rachel Adamson

September 4, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports

The Cross Country team hit the ground running to Memphis, Tennessee Thursday morning. Seniors Collin Monsees, Emily Glotfelty and Jordyn Eskijian are joining juniors Cayla Adamson and Emma Evans to run in the Memphis, Tennessee Brooks Twilight Cross Country Classic race. Evans is featured in the race, b...

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