Singing (and sweeping) towards success

By Caitlin Ham and Abigail Starr

“I love all of these people. I did this with my best friends and now we have so many memories from it,” senior Trevor Rimmer

While Chamber Choir singers rehearse for hours to learn the language of music and make director and mentor Nathan Rudolph proud, Rudolph himself suits up in not only his director hat, but dons a mop and screwdriver as well. Continue reading Singing (and sweeping) towards success

Golden Regiment thrives in Tulsa

By Samara Bhatti and Samantha Johnson

“I want each student to walk off that field knowing that they worked hard every practice and gave a performance of a lifetime,” -assistant director Lisa Evans

The Golden Regiment crescendo-ed into competition season by placing second at Union High School this past weekend. Scoring just five tenths behind their opponent L.D. Bell and tying in two categories, their efforts were greatly rewarded. Continue reading Golden Regiment thrives in Tulsa

Preparation key for girls cross country

by Kristian Frisbey

“Our chemistry is better than ever. We are a strong team with a lot of depth and are ready to take on districts,” junior Reese Howard

Heading into the postseason, the girls cross country team has laid out a plan of preparation to fully maximize their performance during their district meet at Pioneer Ridge Middle School this Saturday. Continue reading Preparation key for girls cross country

Post season focus for boys cross country

by Kristian Frisbey

“We want to win districts and sectionals. Once we get to state, we just want to get after it. We will do our best and see what happens,” senior Victor Mugeche

With the regular season meets behind them, the boys cross country team has turned their attention to the district, sectional and state meets to close out the season. Continue reading Post season focus for boys cross country

Major update on new Wildcat dance group

By Jayla Sample

“I wanted to do something that helps people get out of their comfort zone, to try something new and fresh that the school never had before,” Yazmine Clay on why she got involved with the team

BSHS students teamed together to create a new and improved majorette dance club. Sponsored by counselor Erica Millay, the club held tryouts for students interested in learning different dances, meeting new people, and committing their time to after school practice on October 2nd-October 6th. Continue reading Major update on new Wildcat dance group

Girls golf sends three to state; team season ends

By Brett Tieman

“I’ve been golfing since I was eight years old, and I’ve done a lot of summer golf leagues and lots of tournaments with my dad over the years. I’m very committed and passionate about golf. I love it and I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of it,” Varsity Golfer junior Sierra Heuston

The girls golf team’ season ended Monday, October 2 after they finished tied for third place and failed to qualify for state while competing in their sectional tournament at the National Golf Club in Parkville, Missouri. However, three girls qualified for state as individuals.

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Annual Dig for A Cure game dubbed huge success

By Brett Tieman

“I think our rivalry is special but this event reminds us that even though we’re two different high schools we’re still a part of the same community and district,” BSS Head Volleyball Coach Dave MacLean

On Monday, October 2nd,  BSHS and BSS volleyball teams played in their 11th annual Dig for A Cure match. Beyond being just a competition, the event raised money for the KC Cares for Kids Foundation by selling t-shirts and holding auctions Continue reading Annual Dig for A Cure game dubbed huge success

Girls cross country focused on post season

by Kristian Frisbey

“There is just a lot of excitement and enthusiasm for the sport. We have a lot of new freshmen who are always so ready to hop on new experiences and just go for it,” senior Elaina Hubner explains.

Already off to a strong start, the girls cross country team looks to earn their spot on the state podium as the season comes closing in. Continue reading Girls cross country focused on post season

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