The 2020 Kansas Scholastic Press Association state competition looked a little different than usual, but WHS journalist still captured some awards. Instead of traveling to the University of Kansas, the writing competitions took place online in mid-April. All students who placed at the regional competition in February were eligible to compete. Three WHS students captured state championships. Eleanor Badeker in Copy Editing, Karlee Feyh in Advertising (her entry is pictured above) and Emma Frey in Editorial writing.
Juniors Eli Mumpower, Derek Wallin and Alex Warner all managed to punch their tickets to the State Tournament after competing in a tough regional at Council Grove.
Taking state is no easy task, but the WHS volleyball team came home from Dodge City with a gold trophy in their hands and smiles on their faces. The 2019 team is the first volleyball team in Wabaunsee history to win state. Some of the players shared their thoughts on the state tournament matches.
WHS journalism achieved five awards at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest Saturday morning, including one state champion. In the write-off contests, students receive a page of quotes and information and must write a story in 90 minutes. Sophomore Kendyl Bolinder placed first in editorial writing. “The prompt we wrote about (a student protest)... 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 →
Jarett Bolinder, Luke Barber, Maddie Alderman, Dillon Spellman and Sean Dugger do a buzzer check before beginning play at the state scholars bowl meet in Inman. The Chargers went 4-1 in pool play and finished 5th overall. Photo by Jan Hutley. Team to graduate 6 seniors The Wabaunsee Scholars Bowl team ended its season with... Continue Reading →
WHS scholars bowl does a buzzer check in the finals round against Northern Heights. The Chargers dropped the match 40-50, finishing second and qualifying to state for the second straight year. WHS finishes second to Northern Heights Wabaunsee scholars bowl finished second at the regional tournament, qualifying to state for the second consecutive year. Seniors... Continue Reading →
WHS ADVANCES TO STATE FINAL WHS volleyball placed second at the 2A State Volleyball Tournament Saturday, ending the season with a 32-12 record. The state tournament began pool play on Friday, with the Chargers as the sixth seed. The team went 2-1 for the day, making them the 2nd seed in their pool and qualifying... Continue Reading →