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While battling it out on the ice, senior Brooke Flanigan plays a game for the Lady Jr. Lancers U19 team. Flanigan has to focus on many different aspects of the game as a left-wing. “The most challenging part of hockey is that there is so much going on and how fast it is moving,” Flanigan said. “You have to think about where the puck is, who is open, who you have to cover, where the open person is and what to do when you have the puck and what to do when you dont have the puck.”

Breaking the ice

Brenna Batchelder, Arts & Entertainment Editor, Cartoonist
November 11, 2021
The varsity volleyball team holds up a banner for senior Bridget Smith. During the first game of the Millard North invite, Smith reached the milestone of 1,000 assists throughout her time as a Wildcat. “All achievements should be recognized,” head coach Joe Wessel said. “We love giving our athletes their time to shine. We post many blurbs, photos and videos on our Twitter and Facebook pages because our student-athletes put in the work and we want them to be recognized.”

Playing her part

Dana Summers, News Director
October 6, 2020
Senior Nolan Hoff throws a strike at his latest bowling tournament. This was the third strike in a row bowled by Hoff. “Nolan bowls on patterns that professionals bowl on,” coach Jimmy Chavez said. “Those patterns are incredibly difficult because they have small margin for error, so you have to be more precise and know how to play your angles. This has significantly improved his technique.”

A striking talent

Dana Summers, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2020
Flying past the competitors to take the lead sophomore Emily Gilbert races to the finish line in hopes of placing first. After making it through a 750-meter swim Gilbert hops on her bike and takes the lead in her final race of the summer in Iowa. ”You have to be really careful and pay close attention to where you’re going,” Gilbert said, “If you wipe out it could also affect the people behind you and seriously injure them.”

In it for the long run

Kaden Roth, Staff Reporter
September 4, 2019
Horrible Harry Returns

Horrible Harry Returns

Tenley Wright, Staff Writer
February 13, 2019
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