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  • February 28The registration deadline for the April 4th ACT is today, Friday, Feb. 28
  • February 3Piper Educational Foundation is hosting a trivia night as a fundraiser to support Piper Schools. This will be held Feb. 29 7:00 pm
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State Is Right Up Their Alley: Bowling competes at State

State Is Right Up Their Alley: Bowling competes at State

Miles Lockridge, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

The Pirate bowling team took to the lanes one last time to compete in the KSHAA State Tournament in Wichita. “When you start doing bad, it’s hard to keep going with a good attitude. Especially early on a Saturday morning,” Warrell said. The state roster includes Braden Spak, Kyron Fergus, John W...

First Ever State Champions: Lake, Ferguson take home state titles

First Ever State Champions: Lake, Ferguson take home state titles

Rene Evans, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

This season, the Piper Wrestling team accomplished history with two first place finishes at state. Juniors Sara Lake and Anthony Ferguson both took first place in their classes. “It means a lot to finally have state champions, but as a team it all started last year,” said junior LaJames White. “W...

The Last Hurrah: KSHSAA State Basketball Tournament cancelled after first-round due to increased spread of COVID-19

The Last Hurrah: KSHSAA State Basketball Tournament cancelled after first-round due to increased spread of COVID-19

Zoey Pudenz, staff writer

March 13, 2020

Following the Pirates’ basketball team's first-round win against Buhler 71-52, the 2020 KSHSAA State Tournament has been canceled due to the outbreak of COVID-19.  The Pirates’ are the defending state champions and went into the first round with a determined mindset. “My mindset coming into the game wa...

Back in Action: the Lady Pirates kick off the state tournament with a 63-48 victory

Back in Action: the Lady Pirates kick off the state tournament with a 63-48 victory

Miles Lockridge, staff writer

March 12, 2020

The reigning substate champions are back in action at the state tournament in Salina, Kansas. The Lady Pirates kicked off their state championship run with a win against Baldwin, with a final score of 63-48. The Lady Pirates have been anticipating this moment all season long.  “We were ready to ...

XFL looks to create new brand of football

XFL looks to create new brand of football

Miles Lockridge, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

The XFL is a brand new football league erupting while the fire of the NFL season cools during the off-season. The XFL is not a continuation of the league of that name that ran in 2001. This new league aims to stay true to the heart of the game of football. According to the official XFL website, this...

Boys Bowling looks to strike at State

Boys Bowling looks to strike at State

Rene Evans, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

The boys bowling team is headed to state once again following a second-place finish at regionals. Seniors Brendyn Bard and Logan Vogel, juniors Braden Spak, Kyron Fergus and John Webb and sophomore Mason Miller will all be competing in Wichita on March 6. “Everyone had a strong performance at regionals,...

Wrestlers look towards State Championship

Wrestlers look towards State Championship

Rene Evans, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The Pirate wrestling team is looking to complete another season with a strong finish at state. Last year, the Pirates had six individuals qualify for state, which was the most in Piper History. Junior Branden Martin has been wrestling varsity since freshman year and has had a big impact on the team over...

Powerlifters shatter records and look towards State

Powerlifters shatter records and look towards State

Zoey Pudenz, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The powerlifting team came into the season strong with a 4th place overall win at state last season for both the men and women’s teams.  An average powerlifting tournament takes place throughout the entire day and lifters lift against those in the same weight class. Lifters acquire three attempts...

Kansas City Chiefs bring the Lombardi Trophy back to Kansas City

Kansas City Chiefs bring the Lombardi Trophy back to Kansas City

Blake Beashore, Web Editor

February 7, 2020

The Chiefs had come back from 24-0, they came back from 17-7, and in the Super Bowl, the biggest event in all of sports, they found themselves down 20-10 with 8:53 left in the game. It had been a rough start for Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. Mahomes had thrown two interceptions and it seemed that...

Cheerleaders should be lifting weights for safety matters

Cheerleaders should be lifting weights for safety matters

Morgan Haworth, Print Editor

January 26, 2020

Cheerleaders put a lot of strain on their bodies. Between lifting people into the air, tumbling and being sharp with every movement, they are strong. There are always dangers when cheerleading, but lifting weights could potentially help with injuries and make a team stronger. Powerlifting coach, Kevin...

Boys and Girls face tough competition while hosting 810 Varsity Basketball Showcase

Boys and Girls face tough competition while hosting 810 Varsity Basketball Showcase

Rene Evans, Staff writer

January 9, 2020

Piper High School hosted the 810 Varsity Sports basketball showcase on Jan. 4. The showcase had multiple boys and girls games involving some of the top teams in the state. The showcase tipped off with Pittsburg v.s. Schlagle, in which Pittsburg came out on top 82-70. Following this game, Lawrence...

Cheer team brings home third place from state

Cheer team brings home third place from state

Audrey Menzies, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

With lots of anticipation and preparation, the Piper cheer team stepped on the mat for their first event at KSHSAA cheer state. The anticipation for this year was high considering the team’s past win at state. Coach Morgan Kolenda was excited about the potential of her new team and the opportunity to...

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