Football Spotlight

Jacob Dugar, Editorial Editor

November 5, 2019

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Lineman are essential

Jacob Dugar, Editorial Editor

November 5, 2019

The big, muscular lineman holds his block as the lean, fast quarterback speeds past him with the ball.    When one thinks about linemen or backers, these are often the body types that come to mind.    Linemen are often ...

Players take on tough job

Zach Garner, News

October 16, 2019

Football season has begun and the craziness of the fall has taken off. What position is the hardest to take pictures of? It is the linemen. How important is their job and is it the most common position?    One of the first issues brought ...

Season moments stand out

Zach Garner, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018

This football season has come to a close, and there have been many highlights that will surely be remembered.    One of the biggest is they used a whole new front line in their first game against Council Grove, and crushed thei...

Rain affects players’ game

Emmy Furman, News Editor

October 18, 2018

With a Kansas fall comes rain, and with rain comes muddy football fields. Football players at BHS have different opinions on playing in the rain, but does it affect how they play?    When asked about moisture and players, Coach John Petrie says, “I...

Women, football do not mix well

Kiana Wight, News Editor

December 4, 2017

I was watching TV with my dad last weekend, and of course it was yet another football game.    Granted, I am a football cheerleader, but I do it more for getting the crowd excited than actually watching the game. I do love t...

NFL shouldn’t tolerate domestic abuse

Courtney Goetz, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

You are at AT&T stadium in Arlington, Texas. You are about to watch an intense match-up between the Cowboys and the Giants. The excitement is unbearable, but what’s that sound you hear? Ahh, it’s the swish of the NFL’...

Football Spotlight

Braden Alford, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017

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Seniors set good example for underclassmen

Daniel Gifford, Editorial Editor

November 3, 2017

  By far, football is one of the most popular activities in the country, with its fame carrying over into Burlington. Being a team sport involving many positions and an abundance of plays, it requires much leadership from the coaches and teammates. M...

Pro players are taking knees

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

October 17, 2017

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

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 ...

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