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Track heats up this spring

Gaia Scandella, Reporter April 30, 2021

Track season started March 1. It is a sport divided into several events -- distance, sprints, throws, jumps and relays --  and that's why many people are part of the team. This year Nixa High School...

Girls tennis team looks back

Maddie Morgan, Contributing Writer April 27, 2021

    The girl’s tennis team is fun for anyone experienced or even new to the sport. They have a JV and Varsity team, and both have a variety of skill levels. The Girls Tennis team had a very successful...

On Target

On Target

Archery is coming to NHS next year, and brings the promise of competition between area schools
Carlie Peters, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Archery is coming to Nixa High School as an elective credit next year. Though the class is an elective credit, the curriculum will be similar to physical education. The class is replacing JROTC’s rifle...

The Nixa High School fishing team members spend countless hours at the lake.

Fishing for a win

Nixa fishing team strives for greatness after losing season during COVID-19
Katelynn Gibson, Managing Editor April 21, 2021

A Nixa fishing member casts his reel into the lake water, making sure that the water is the right temperature. Waiting patiently for a fish to bite, they relax with friends. Suddenly, there is a tug on...

Spinning and Winning

Spinning and Winning

Kaitlyn Witts, Reporter April 16, 2021

As the school year comes to a close for students at Nixa High School, so does the Winterguard season.     John Sullivan is the director of the two-color guard teams at NHS and other teams statewide.    "I...

Spectators watch as junior Harmony Rust takes down her opponent in a wrestling match.

Back to the Mat

Girls wrestling is set for a new and successful season
Katelynn Gibson, Managing Editor March 1, 2021

The Nixa girls wrestling team has been hitting the mat and working consistently to continue winning duals and championships. They plan on raising the bar in comparison to last season — where the team...

Rock and Bowl

Rock and Bowl

Katelynn Gibson, Managing Editor December 18, 2020

     A bowler steps up to the lane and takes a deep breath. They start slow, then speed up as they  walk forward. They swing their arm and release the ball at the right angle for it to curve....

Fall Sports Roundup

Fall Sports Roundup

Eli Dean, News & Sports Editor December 18, 2020

When the new school year started, athletes wondered what exactly sports would look like. The COVID-19 pandemic shut down the spring sports season, and with case numbers only increasing in many parts of...

As kickoff happens, the cheerleaders start the game off by spiriting and pumping up the crowd.

Cheer for the Win

Team moves on despite losing their 2020 competitive season due to COVID-19
Nadia May, Design Editor December 14, 2020

Friday night football games and evening basketball games would seem incomplete without the Nixa High School cheer team doing what they do best: Setting the game scene with cheers to motivate the team for...

Eil Dean plays E.Sports.


Nixa gets an esports team
Sailor Powley, Reporter December 4, 2020

Attention all gamers, Nixa High School now has an esports team. Esports is the term used for competitive multiplayer video games, and after many challenges, Nixa High School is getting a team. The idea...

The Nixa Girls Golf team.

In Full Swing

Eli Dean, Sports Editor October 15, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit back in March, all spring sports were canceled before they even started, as school went virtual for the rest of the year. Now that school is back in session, girls golf is...

Battling  Safety

Battling Safety

Katelynn Gibson, Managing Editor October 12, 2020

STORY BY: KATELYNN GIBSON managing Editor Sports were not immune to the new precautions and mask-wearing ordinances were put into place this year to curb the spread of COVID-19. Athletic Director Brandon...

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