On March 17, Governor Kelly made the decision to close all Kansas school facilities for the remainder of the year, ending the 2020 track season before it ever began. Track had high hopes for this season, with several returning state qualifiers and medalists, and upperclassmen who “set the tone for what was expected,” according to head coach Roger Alderman.
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.
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 →
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 →
Two WHS students are preparing for the high school track season with the NEK Track Club. Senior Bailey Coon and junior Bryce Tharman participate in the Northeast Kansas (NEK) Track Club program. The NEK club was created to teach youth the necessary skills and develop them over time with an indoor and outdoor competition season.... Continue Reading →