Behind the win

Head soccer coach David Flynn closely observes his players during a game.

Kaitlyn Minet, News Editor

May 17, 2017

The buzzer sounds. Another win for the Griffins. Most people do not have a clue, but the players know. No matter the sport, coaches work together to help athletes be the best they can be. From improving individual performance to organizing time for team bonding, coaches do it all. A...

Girls 4×400 meter relay breaks school record

The 4x400 meter relay team and two of their coaches laugh while taking pictures.

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief

May 6, 2017

    To most students, four minutes means passing period. But to the varsity girls 4x400 meter relay team, four minutes seven seconds means running a mile. At 9:45 p.m. on May 6 at Belton High School, senior Cayla Adamson, juniors Lily Abdulla and Dinedye Denis and sophomore Ashley J...

Crossing the line

Crossing the line

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief

April 15, 2017

  The track team took sixth place at their varsity meet on April 13 at the District Activities Complex. The meet functions as a fundraiser for the track team. Six other schools, including North Kansas City, Ruskin, Central and Park Hill South attended the meet. The team had several fi...

Catching a cure

Senior Cayla Adamson yells at the teams as she tells them how the tournament brackets will work. Adamson organized the event and is the leader of the Ultimate Frisbee Relay for Life Team.

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief

March 14, 2017

On March 11 an ultimate frisbee tournament was held on the field as a fundraiser for Relay for Life. The tournament raised over $150 for the ultimate frisbee Relay for Life team. Tonka won its first match against Oak Park before losing to St.Joe and then Staley. They finished third overall in the...

6 spring sports to look forward to

Senior Emily Glotfelty practicing her passes on March 7.

Amber Murray, Co-copy editor

March 10, 2016

1. Baseball “I am ready to see the young men back on the field, playing the game I love to coach. I want this season to be special and would love to see as many fans as possible,” Coach Heath Lay said. Students should look forward to enjoying the wonderful spring weather at the outside diamonds...

Young; from Oak Park to Winnetonka

Baylee Gilliland

January 15, 2015

Splashing into swim season, thegirls take on a new head coach and several other obstacles. This year the girls are adapting to a new head coach, and gaining new swimmers while at it. “This is not my first year coaching. I coached for North Kansas City, Oak Park and Staley last year. This will be my...

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