With 139 students enrolled, Wabaunsee has been classified as a 2A school again this year. The Kansas State High School Activities Association, or KSHSAA, has updated the classifications of high schools in Kansas which will go into effect for all 2019-20 activities. With little change from previous years, athletic director Jeron Weisshaar said most sports will be minimally affected by this year’s classifications.
After e-cigarette use became a widespread issue last year, which seemed to catch administrators, teachers and parents off guard, WHS worked to combat it by educating students about risks and clarifying the tobacco policy in the student handbook to include e-cigarettes. Possessing any type of electronic cigarette device is illegal on school grounds. The policy for use or possession of any tobacco or simulated tobacco (E-cigarette) product, as stated in the WHS handbook, for the first offense is one to three days of out-of-school suspension, contingent upon situation.
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.
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 →
The Chargers basketball team is #ALLIN for the state tournament. The Chargers enter state as the top seed at 20-3 and face 9-12 Heritage Christian 3 p.m. Thursday at Gross Memorial Stadium in Hays. The team entered sub-state as the number one seed and was able to dominate the teams and bring home the sub-state... Continue Reading →