Nixa Journalism

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...

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...

The House that Sponsors Built

Eli Dean, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2022

With a new video board and gray turf, every Nixa Eagles football game has had a little bit more excitement.   “All the money for the video board was raised through our sponsorships, Mercy...

A Nightmare on the Mat

Olivia Hartman and Hailey Deluca-Bolin, Staff Writers December 9, 2022

Question: How did you start wrestling? Answer: My dad used to train at a gym fighting and jujitsu, and that's kinda what got me into wrestling because they started a club there. Q. How long have you...

Club cheer ramps up

Makaela Wentworth, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

At Nixa High School and Gold Medal Gyms, the cheer coaches and athletes are ready for the new active season, which takes place in late fall and early winter.  Gold Medal Gyms cheer coach Lindsey Bocklage...

Ramone Green (senior) celebrating after a touchdown.

Ready 2 Rumble

Kyleigh Nielsen, Junior Design Editor October 13, 2022

 After breaking his collarbone and missing the remainder of the 2021 football season, senior running back Ramone Green has returned to the field.      Green started out the year with a win on...

Fishing Team Competes this Spring

David Swyhart, Contributing Writer April 28, 2022

   The start of spring brings the start of the Fishing season in Missouri. And with that, comes the Nixa Fishing team. The fishing team competes in tournaments with other high school teams. And Freshman,...

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