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Brick by brick

Brick by brick

Autumn Dewalt, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports

This year on the 2018 Winnetonka football team, positivity rains upon each player, promoting teamwork and a new mindset. A quote, introduced by the new football coaches, has motivated the teams to change. Among the few additions this year, such as new coaches and new players, their motto “Brick by Brick” ...

From sidelines to starters

From sidelines to starters

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief

October 5, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports

Until this year, senior Hayden Weatherman always sat on the sidelines during football games, cheering on the team with the rest of the student body. Now, Weatherman is a starting varsity kicker for the football team. At Jamboree on Aug. 11, starting varsity kicker senior Justin Hansen suffered a Grade...

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...

Tackling goals off the field

Tackling goals off the field

Brianna Hartleb, Social Media Editor, Business Manager, Staff Writer, Photographer

October 1, 2014


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports

Through a little hard work and determination the football team will continue their dreams. Football coach Sterling Edwards strives to help athletes achieve their goals of continuing to play football. “My favorite part about coaching is helping kids chase their dreams,” Edwards said. For so...

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