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  • March 6Spirit bus signups for State basketball will be Tuesday and Wednesday morning in the commons.

  • February 28Powerlifting competes at 4A State Saturday at Basehor-Linwood.

  • February 28Interested in becoming a PHS dance team member? Pick up a flier from the office or Coach Kohrs.

  • February 28Prospective PHS volleyball players should plan on attending a meeting in the PHS commons area during seminar on Monday, March 4.

Lady Pirates finish second, seniors end their careers

Lady Pirates finish second, seniors end their careers

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The Lady Pirates basketball team finished their season with a 23-1 record and with a second place finish at the state tournament. They finished with a 60-41 loss to Bishop Miege. With the end of the season comes the end of the seniors careers. This season the Pirates had three seniors. Ryan Co...

State champions

State champions

Kaleb Brown, Co-web editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

“And now for your Kansas 4A State Tournament champions, the Kansas City Piper Pirates.” On Saturday, March 9, the Piper boys basketball team claimed their first ever state title in program history. The Pirates polished off a near perfect season with a record of 21-4, by cruising past the Orioles...

Lady Pirates dominate in second round of State, advance to championship

Lady Pirates dominate in second round of State, advance to championship

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

On Friday, March 8th the Lady Pirates basketball team took on Nickerson. The winner of the game would advance to the Kansas 4A State Championship. The Pirates managed to come out with an easy win of 72-40. The championship game will be at 4:00 at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center. The girls will be...

The shot heard around Kansas

The shot heard around Kansas

Kaleb Brown, Co-web editor

March 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Trey Bates dribbles down the floor, nine seconds left. Bates passes half court looking for an open teammate. He finds Tyren Shelley standing at the top of the key, Shelley catches the ball, turns and lets it fly. The Pirates battled the number one seed Wichita-Trinity Knights Friday evening in the...

Boys basketball defeats Parsons in first round of State

Boys basketball defeats Parsons in first round of State

Kaleb Brown, Co-web editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The Pirates were off to a slow start to begin the game Wednesday night against Parsons High School. The Pirates were unable to connect early and couldn't finish when it counted. Parsons jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead to open up the game. Senior Brandon Jackson picked up two fouls just minutes int...

Boys and Girls Basketball Head to State

Boys and Girls Basketball Head to State

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Pirate Boys and Girls basketball teams both won their respective sub-state championships and are headed to Salina to compete for the State Championship. All games are located at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center. The boys play their first game against Parsons High School, Wednesday, March 6, at 4...

Bowling places at State

Bowling places at State

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

After leading the pack for the three game series, Abigayle Berner took second place at the 4A Bowling State competition with a 611 series today in Wichita. For the girls team, Abigayle Berner and Brookelyn Lamberd qualified for State by placing in 10th and third respectively at Regionals in Shawnee...

Basketball sets eyes on state championship

Basketball sets eyes on state championship

Lauren Textor, Co print editor-in-chief

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As of Feb. 19, the varsity girl’s basketball team were 16-0, ranked second in the state for 4A schools. This is the team’s first year in the newly-formed Frontier League, but they have already won the league’s conference title, making this their fourth consecutive conference championship. “I ...

NFL Season Wrap Up

NFL Season Wrap Up

February 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

Biggest sporting event of the year flops

Biggest sporting event of the year flops

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The 53rd Super Bowl was the worst Super Bowl ever. It was the lowest scoring game in Super Bowl history. The final score was 13-3 Patriots, and what is normally the biggest event in sports was a lackluster, boring performance by each team. The game provided no excitement all the way through. The score w...

Cheer goes to Nationals

Cheer goes to Nationals

Kaleb Brown, Co-Web Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Featured, From the sidelines, Showcase, Sports

After winning the state competition Nov. 17 in Topeka, the cheer team will be heading to Dallas, Texas to compete in the National Cheerleaders Association High School Nationals Jan. 26 and 27. The team will be competing in the "Game Day" category. They will perform a band chant, a cheer performed...

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