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Sports Column: Multi-sport Athlete Trend Grows

Sports Column: Multi-sport Athlete Trend Grows

Caden Scheibel, Student of Journalism

May 19, 2019

Ever since the early 1920s when sports became popular in America, high school’s have been adding sports to their extracurricular activities for students all over the world. Out of the 15.1 million high school students in America, 55.5 percent play some sort of sport; however, 57 percent of the athl...

Turf War Continues

Turf War Continues

Caden Scheibel, Student of Journalism

April 15, 2019

Rocket Stadium, home of the Neenah Rockets, turf experiences damage over time because of the natural grass deterioration and wear and tear. Since its birth in the 1960s, artificial turf football fields have been taking place of grass all over the country -- except in Neenah. The Rockets are one...

Neenah Makes History with 27th State Appearance

Amanda Argall, Student of Journalism

April 14, 2019

The Neenah Boys’ Basketball team capped off its season on March 15 with a trip to the WIAA state tournament held at the Kohl Center in Madison. “In the beginning of the year we were counted out and projected to finish near the bottom of the conference. Then throughout the season as we won gam...

Boys’ Track Team Sprints Full Steam into Record-Setting Season

Boys’ Track Team Sprints Full Steam into Record-Setting Season

Trevor Oneacre, Student of Journalism

April 7, 2019

The Neenah Boys’ Track Team starts the season off strong by breaking records at the first few meets of the 2019 season. Recently, the 4x800m team of senior Griffin Congdon, sophomores Zach Ziegert and Trenton Bauer, and senior Matt Meinke dropped a time 8:17.68 beating the old record by under fiv...

Mindset of 3-Sport Athlete Guides His Success

Mindset of 3-Sport Athlete Guides His Success

Trevor Oneacre, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019

Unable to hear his surroundings, Anthony Van Sambeek, 17, gets in a mindset to win. Hoping to break his record, he races off the block into the water. Within the blink of an eye, his race is over with no time to think. Appearing at the sectional meet is impressive, but it's more impressive with backgr...

Time Away Gives Neenah Athlete Time to Learn

Time Away Gives Neenah Athlete Time to Learn

Kaitlyn Nelson, Student of Journalism

February 22, 2019

Through injury and time away, volleyball has taught Addie Barnes many lifelong lessons about leadership, relationships, patience and dedication. With her unbelievable talent, she makes varsity as a freshman and has been on the court ever since. That’s why the ultimate learning curve for her was...

Sports Review: Fiserv Forum Making Waves with New Arena

Sports Review:  Fiserv Forum Making Waves with New Arena

Jarrett Cayo, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2018

For each NBA team, there has to be an arena for them to play. The debates of who has the best arena are always up for discussion, but the Milwaukee Bucks might have put that debate to rest. As noted in Forbes, Fiserv Forum officially opened with a concert from The Killers on Sept. 4. The Milwaukee Bucks opened their regular season up against the Indiana Pacers in the F...

Neenah Diver Wins Three Consecutive State Championships

Neenah Diver Wins Three Consecutive State Championships

Ashlyn Jacobs, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Winning three consecutive state championships in diving takes talent and consistency -- both of which Neenah junior Av Osero displayed her freshman, sophomore and junior diving seasons. “Once I won, it felt like a whole bunch of weight was off my shoulders,” Osero said. At the WIAA state c...

Column: Special Olympics Basketball Pummels Staff in Annual Matchup

Column: Special Olympics Basketball Pummels Staff in Annual Matchup

Frank Slavinsky, Sports Columnist

November 17, 2018

This past Thursday night, Neenah’s Special Olympics Basketball Team narrowly edged out the Staff Team with a score of 41-39 at the Phase 2 C game. Each year, the Special Olympics squad takes on a team made up of NHS teachers and staff in an exhibition game commonly known as Phase 2. This is not...

Seven Wrestlers Honored on the New Quote Wall

Seven Wrestlers Honored on the New Quote Wall

Jarrett Cayo, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018

Neenah Wrestling Booster Club made a bold decision in the summer of 2018 by ordering portraits for seven specific wrestlers and hanging them up by the wrestling room. The eye-catching wrestling portraits are displayed by the lifting room -- outside the cafeteria. During the summer the coaches went ...

Boys’ Cross Country Brings Home State Title

Boys’ Cross Country Brings Home State Title

Jami Fofana, Student of Journalism

November 12, 2018

The Neenah boys' cross country team captured the first state championship title in 17 years on Oct. 27 at The Ridges Golf Course. Pride beams throughout the city as news of the win spreads locally as well as 6,000 miles away where Head Coach John Morgen serves in the army. “It is still sinking ...

Lifting to the Top: NHS Senior at International Powerlifting Championship

Lifting to the Top: NHS Senior at International Powerlifting Championship

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018

Danielle Eaglin, senior, achieved second place at the International Powerlifting Federations World Championship held in South Africa on Sept. 7.   Eaglin completed all nine of her lifts, tying two personal bests in squat and deadlift, as well as dominating her previous scores in bench press and meet...

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