The School Newspaper of Hays High School

Boys basketball forces 20 turnovers in loss

Kellen Griffin, Sports Editor
January 31, 2012
Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team forced Salina South into 20 turnovers, but failed to win the game in a 53-42 defeat. After one quarter of play the score was 16-14, in favor of South with the two teams battling back and forth. Hays had just two points in the second quarter to fall behind 27-16 at the half. The... Read more »

City of Bones Book Review

Rachel Moravek, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2012
Filed under Reviews

In the beginning of “City of Bones”—the first of Cassandra Clare’s four books in “The Mortal Instruments” series, main protagonist Clary Fray finds herself fascinated with a startling green-eyed boy with spikey blue hair anxiously waiting in line to enter the all-age Pandemonium Club situated in ... Read more »

Indians place last at TOC

Kellen Griffin, Sports Editor
January 25, 2012
Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team struggled at the Dodge City Tournament of Champions as the team finished last going 0-3. Dodge City was the first opponent it played with a final score of 43-36. The Indians led 29-24 going into the fourth quarter before being outscored 17-7. Junior Derek Bixenman led the... Read more »

Lady Indians wins at home agaisnt Liberal

Kylee Filley, Assistant Sports Editor
January 19, 2012
Filed under Sports

In the first quarter against Liberal, the Indians were leading by nine. By half-time, the Indians had a strong lead of 23 points. Senior Paige Lunsford led in points with 20, and junior Katelyn Schumacher followed with 13. Lunsford also led the team in assists with six. Senior Hanna Pfannenstiel had... Read more »

Early dissmissal Friday due to Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic

Kylee Filley, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2012
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In honor of former wrestling coach Bob Kuhn, the Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic will be taking place Jan. 20 and 21 at the high school. School will be dismissed at 2:30 Friday afternoon so the parking lot will be cleared for the 22 schools that will be attending. “The 24-man bracket will run into the... Read more »

Boys basketball suffers WAC loss at Garden

Kellen Griffin, Sports Editor
January 17, 2012
Filed under Sports

Freshman Brady Werth had six blocks in the Indians 40-30 loss to Garden City. Other than that Werth was relatively quiet, along with the rest of the team, with four points and four rebounds. The team shot 5-of-18 from three-point range and just 12-of-36 from the field. The Indians also managed... Read more »

Shrine Bowl roster released

Anna Shippy, Online Editor
January 17, 2012
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Kansas Shrine Bowl roster was recently released, with two nominations from Hays High. Senior Zach Binder will play for the West and Head football coach Ryan Cornelsen will be an assistant coach. Athletic Director Clint Albers further explained the Shrine Bowl. “The Shrine Bowl is a game... Read more »

Spring play auditions around the corner

Laurissa Marcotte, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2012
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Drama students are buzzing and newspaper teacher Bill Gasper is already nailing boards over his windows to hide from angsty teens with a grudge. This can only mean one thing: Spring play auditions are coming up. “This is my second year trying out for the spring play,” sophomore Samantha Rohleder.... Read more »

Are manicures and pedicures worth it?

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2012
Filed under Feature

One of the most favored past times of teenage girls is going to the salon. There’s nothing like the feeling of a fresh manicure or pedicure. And for that pasty skin? Just go to the tanning booth. But all of those vanity extras really add up. Hays Academy of Hair Design has Spa Manicures for $15 and... Read more »

Bixenman lights up scoreboard, boys lose game

Kellen Griffin, Sports Editor
January 10, 2012
Filed under Sports

Junior Derek Bixenman torched the Great Bend defense for a career high 21 points, but the Indians still suffered a 42-39 loss. The Indians started out with energy as freshman Brady Werth had two blocks early on in the first quarter to get the fans and team pumped up. Hays led early with an 11-2... Read more »

Wrestlers win Southwest Classic

January 10, 2012
Filed under Sports

Ten wrestlers earning top four finishes resulted in a first-place team finish at the Southwest Wrestling Classic on Jan. 6-7 in Liberal. Hays compiled a team total of 183 to outdistance second-place finisher Tascosa with 163. Liberal took third with 120, followed by Ulysses with 119 and Hugoton with... Read more »

Boys drop game at Pratt

Kellen Griffin, Sports Editor
January 5, 2012
Filed under Sports

First-quarter turnovers along with a slow start hindered the boys basketball team as it lost 59-42 against Pratt on Tuesday, Jan. 3. By the time the first-quarter was over the boys trailed 16-2 and had 11 turnovers. At half-time the score was 32-15 as the boys didn’t let the lead get bigger. In... Read more »

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