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From sidelines to starters

Senior Hayden Weathermen talks to his coach after attempting a field goal kick in the first ever varsity football home game held at Tonka on Sept. 29.
Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief October 5, 2017

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’s first hit

Sophomore Dre'Maine Fanning from Tonka faces off against number 28 from Northtown as he tries to avoid being blocked while running with the ball.
Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief August 15, 2017

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....

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...

Pep in student’s step

Senior Benjamin Giebler runs to grab the chair first with senior Ethan Beumer right behind him.
Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief April 25, 2017

With less than 12 school days left for seniors the spring pep assembly, held on April 21 in the main gym, not only bolstered school spirit but also recognized the achievements students have made during...

Swimming for a win

Swimming for a win
Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief February 9, 2017

Sophomore Sierra Smith swims the 100 freestyle on Jan. 24 at the junior varsity girls swim team’s final meet before JV conference on Jan 26. The JV team placed third in their division at conference. “I’m...

Swimming for a win

Sophomore Makayla Cambiano chants in the team huddle before prelims on Friday Feb. 3.
Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief February 5, 2017

    On Feb. 4 the girls’ varsity swim team took fourth place at conference hosted at the Gladstone Community Center. According to senior Suzanna Zimmerman, conference is the most...

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