Tattoos are a great way for people to express themselves. Tatted up members of WHS show off and explain the meaning behind their ink.
The Chargers upset the Smith Center Redmen, ranked #2 by KPreps in 1A, Friday, 40-38. “I’m very proud of the players, they fought hard, battled back and won a tough game,” head coach Jess Rutledge said.
After its first winning season in 24 years, the Charger football team is looking to continue its success. “We remind the boys that last year is behind us,” coach Jess Rutledge said. “We have a very good season in front of us but we have to take advantage of those opportunities in order to continue to build on the momentum we established last year.”
Cade Oliver, a multi-sport standout, officially signed to play football at Washburn University in a ceremony Monday.
Students in Jess Rutledge's government class are running for President! Every year government students create posters and campaign videos like real politicians to simulate a political race. “I started doing this assignment when I first arrived at WHS eight years ago. I was looking for more projects in the senior government class and got the idea from a former professor at Kansas State,” Rutledge said.
Senior government students have proposed changes to the bell schedule, excused absences and improvements to the parking lot and volleyball equipment.
The Charger football season ended Friday evening with a 33-44 loss to Lyndon in regionals. Here is a by-the-numbers story of an incredible season.
The WHS football team had an explosive start to the playoffs Thursday evening, defeating the now 0-8 Northern Heights Wildcats 68-0.
Charger football ended an exceptional regular season last week with a dramatic 45-40 win over Centralia. “It was amazing. I knew that they were really good. When we took a knee to run out the clock it was a phenomenal feeling,” sophomore Zach Frank said.