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Nixa boys volleyball plays against Parkview junior varsity at Kickapoos league night

Boys Volleyball Officially Approved for 2023-24 School Year

Emma Dixon, Contributing Writer May 17, 2023

   Boys volleyball has begun to make an appearance in the area. As of May 11, boys volleyball has officially become a MSHSAA sport.   Boys volleyball head coach Annie Zimmerman has been given...

Girls Get Goals

Girls Get Goals

Grace Dillard, Staff Writer May 9, 2023

Girls soccer is back in session, and the team is doing what they can to prepare for the season ahead. Senior Lydia Olson has been playing soccer since she was in first grade, Olson wants to improve on...

Outdoor Exercise

Outdoor Exercise

Kyleigh Nielsen, Reporter May 9, 2023

    The outdoors is a great place to exercise, providing entertainment and enjoyment. Phil Wickwar, a health teacher, said he starts each day by walking.      “I walk basically to burn some...

Boys volleyball likely for 2023-24 school year

Boys volleyball likely for 2023-24 school year

Hailey Deluca-Bolin, Reporter May 9, 2023

   A boys volleyball team could become a reality during the 2023-24 school year.     Coach Annie Zimmerman, head volleyball coach and gym teacher, learned more about boy's volleyball and spoke...

Although rewarding, 
skating has plenty of 
challenges at all levels of ability, Collin Scott said.

Roll With It

Kaitlyn Witts, Design Editor April 20, 2023

Even after failed attempts to fund a skate park in Nixa, there is a local community of skateboarders who continue to pursue their passion, through pandemic, through injury and through frustration. Junior...

Head coach Brock Blansit advises his team during a time out.

Ascent to the Top

Arabella Cosgrove, News Editor March 8, 2023

It may be the athletes who score, but behind every win is a talented coaching staff. This year, Brock Blansit is the head coach of the Nixa boys basketball team, and his leadership has carried the team...

Garrett Davidson speaks to the crowd before signing to MidAmerica Nazarene University

The Start of Something New

Hailey Deluca-Bolin, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

 As senior athletes end their last year of high school, the college bound student athletes pick and commit to their chosen college. The students officially commit at what the Nixa High School hosts as...

Going the Extra Mile

Joanna Petinaris, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

  As spring is approaching, so is the upcoming track season. Athletes are ready to showcase their skills during this upcoming season. Whether it be running or throwing events, athletes will compete...

Kael Combs holds the ball, looking for a teammate or a shot to open.

Boys basketball is undefeated

Olivia Hartman , Reporter March 1, 2023

   While basketballs bounce, shoes squeak and crowds cheer, players on the court stay focused on getting a win. Nixa’s boys basketball team had an undefeated regular season and is preparing to go...

United on the Court

United on the Court

Lydia Cheek, Reporter March 1, 2023

   The crowd roared during the annual Nixa Invitational Tournament (NIT) hosted by Nixa. Teams from Kansas City and Arkansas came up to compete in a pool bracket. Eight teams went head to head in the...

Welcome to the Fast Lane

Emma Jelinek, Advertising Director December 20, 2022

   Shoes slide, balls roll into pins, people cheer, teams celebrate. These are all aspects of Nixa’s bowling team. The team is full of young kids from all around Nixa, and although they aren’t directly...

Tabletop Touchdown

Tabletop Touchdown

Eli Dean, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2022

At 11 years old, Paul Bartels thought on Christmas Day 1985 that he was getting a train set. Fast forward to Christmas 2022, and Bartels plans to be busy scheming on how to take down his sons at the same...

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