Running trails vary in difficulty, length

Jalyn Griffith, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

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Many cross country courses are different from one another because of steep hills, sharp curves, and their specific paths. The girls’ cross country team loves easier paths that are flat with few hills, so they do not get worn...

Cross country boys combat dynamic Kansas conditions on courses

Sarah Unruh, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017

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Many factors go into the outcome of a cross country race. Probably the most important would be the weather conditions.    Weather is something that coaches and athletic directors cannot control when planning practices and meets; athletes can not know ...

Volleyball team benefits from ‘positive’ coach

Abby Finlayson, Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2017

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Have you ever heard that change is a good thing? This year, the BHS volleyball squad gained a new head coach, Diana Marshall. The volleyball girls have had to alter their ways a bit, with the new coach’s expectations, but they...

Volleyball Spotlight

Jalyn Griffith, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

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Pro players are taking knees

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

October 17, 2017

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Whenever anyone goes to a sports game, it never starts until the “Star Spangled Banner” is played. We’ve all been taught to stand towards the flag with our right hand on our hearts to show respect for our country and the peopl...

Football Spotlight

Alex Rodriguez, Editorial Editor

October 17, 2017

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FB team uses traditions to win

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

October 17, 2017

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Before every home football game, the players always step on their paw while walking up to the field, giving them good luck. Superstitions or rituals like this are common when playing a sport. Junior Jacob Hawkins said the one time he did not step on ...

Faculty member jumps out of perfectly functional plane

Daniel Gifford, Editorial Editor

September 18, 2017

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Many people love going on vacations during the summer, and BHS administrative secretary Misty Marchant is one of those. For her 40th birthday, Ms. Marchant wanted to do something memorable. To accomplish that, Nikki Barrett,...

BHS athletes take first place at national tournament

Branden Alford, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2017

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Two Burlington High School students sacrificed their summer weekends for travelling softball teams. Was it worth it? Abby Finlayson and Grace Hess, both sophomores, chose to join their summer ball team, the Kansas Brown. Based...

Fall sports staff shifts

Jeffrey Stewart, Ad Manager

September 18, 2017

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New people are coaching volleyball and cross-country this year: Diane Marshall and Michael Vander Linden respectively. This is what they are all about. Mr. Vander Linden likes coaching because it gives him the opportunity to...

(G) Track Spotlight

Daniel Gifford, News Editor

May 12, 2017

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Teams need own bus

Olivia Link, Sports Editor

May 12, 2017

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To save money, the baseball and softball teams ride the same bus to away games. They also do this because other buses are needed for track events at the high school and middle school. There are many different opinions on this...

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