Numerous Chargers earned postseason honors for spring sports. Highlights include a state championship in the triple jump for freshman Lauren Schutter, only the second individual girls title in school history.
Trevor Keller looks to continue the success of the WHS girls basketball team. Keller was approved by the board last Monday. He will replace Shanna Perine as the head girls basketball coach and will also fill the school psychologist position. Keller attended Kansas State University where he dual majored and received degrees in psychology and kinesiology. After he graduated from Kansas State, he attended Emporia State University and received his masters degree, along with an education specialist degree in school psychology.
The Charger baseball season ended Monday night after a tough 11-8 loss to Mission Valley in the regional semi-final. Chargers played Lebo-Waverly first round of regionals at Wabaunsee. Winning 4-3, the team advanced on to the semi-final game against Mission Valley.
Tuesday May 14 marked the end of the season for the Charger softball team. After beating the Rossville Dawgs 10-9 in the first round of regionals, the Chargers took a hard loss against the Oskaloosa Bears, 7-10, in the semi-final round. “It didn’t seem like we were as fired up as we were last year, it was kind of a weird year,” head coach Brian Henry said.
Brian Henry is resigning from all teaching and coaching positions. Henry recently accepted a job offer from Rural Vista in White City. He informed the softball team of his decision after losing in the semi-final round of regionals Tuesday night. He will serve as the White City athletic director, head football coach, assistant basketball coach and assistant track coach for the high school. He will also be teaching a business class. Henry coached softball for 18 seasons. His achievements included two state championships (2007, 2018) in five appearances. His overall record was 186-212. Henry is the only coach in WHS history with multiple state championships in a team sport.
Senior Bailey Coon throws discus at Wichita earlier this season. Coon set a school record in discus Friday at Riley County. Senior Bailey Coon broke her own school record in the discus Friday at Riley County. Coon bested her previous throw of 105’3” with a throw of 111, and minutes later extended her record with... Continue Reading →
WHS football players scrimmage at the beginning of the 2018 season. KSHSAA revised scrimmage rules to allow limited competition with other teams beginning next season. Girls wrestling becomes 23rd varsity sport in Kansas Last week, KSHSAA added it first new sport in 15 years. Kansas State High School Activities Association held a meeting to discuss... Continue Reading →
As each team begins its season, players and coaches anxiously await to find out regional or sub-state assignments. It seems every year the reactions to assignments are either very excited or very disappointed. As of now, high schools smaller than class 4A are split up into regionals and sub-state by the location of the school.... Continue Reading →
Baseball will host regionals this year, which will take place May 13 and 15. Also participating in the tournament are Burlingame, Mission Valley, Lebo/Waverly, Lyndon, Northern Heights, Olpe/Hartford, and Rossville. “This is the first time that 2-1A has had regionals with more than 5 or 6 teams. With 8 teams, there is no pitching advantage... Continue Reading →