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October 8, 2019

 PHOTO BY CODY O'BRIEN/THE CANDIDATE

Senior Kelly Truong returns a serve during a match at the Eisenhower Invitational in September.

     The carousel of coaches ends now for the girls tennis team.

     After having three different coaches over the last four years, coach Russell Fluty looks to make a lasting impact with the team.

     He played tennis at the collegiate level, showing his experience as a player....

The Tiger Cheerleading squad performs during Night at the Ike at the end of August. "It's nice to see all the support from the community and get our first practice in before the games," senior Alexis Gruenwald said.

PHOTO BY BROOKE HOLT-FLEETWOOD/THE CANDIDATE

Sophomore Jacob Goldsmith breaks free on a long run during a scrimmage at Night at the Ike. "You get to see if your work has paid off, and if you're really ready for the s...

     

Freshman Logan Libel tries to stay in front of some runners from other schools during a cross country meet last Saturday at Lake Afton. PHOTO/VIDEO BY VINCENT AL-BIREKDAR/THE CANDIDATE

     The cross country varsity boys took fourth out of 15 teams and the varsity girls took fifth out of eight teams, both in 5A, at Lake Afton Saturday.

     “It’s like a test every meet, you look at the results...

     For many people, going to a high school sporting event means cheering on their team and often times yelling at the referee.

     Mike Welty, principal at Clearwater Elementary West and high school referee, sees it from a different perspective.

     Welty describes sports as an extended classroom where athletes go to study, and he is there to help them learn.

     The job of a referee is to ensur...

PHOTO BY BROOKE FLEETWOOD/THE CANDIDATE

The Tiger Cheer Squad brings its best spirit to Mel Hambelton Ford for the 8th Annual Tailgate Party last Tuesday. The Tigerettes dance squad also performed in front of the large crowd, which included many from Tiger Nation. "I like getting to see other cheer and dance teams and what those squads can do," senior Kennedeigh Smith said. 

VIDEO BY AHLYIA AL-BIREKDAR/THE CANDIDATE

       

Photo by Cheyenne Abildgaard

Sophomore Collin Mackey takes a lead off of second base in the bottom of the fifth inning of the first game against Maize South yesterday at the EHS baseball complex. "We have a lot of speed on the base paths," he said.

            The Tigers dropped a doubleheader yesterday at home against the defending 4A state champs Maize South. They lost 19-9 in the first game and the secon...

Photo by Theron Truitt/The Candidate 

Senior Justis Moore breaks off a long run in the first half during the Tigers first round playoff game at Great Bend Friday. The Tigers play Salina South at home Nov. 3.

     The Tigers won their playoff opener against Great Bend 35-28 at the Panther’s stadium Friday thanks to standout performances from senior Justis Moore and the offensive line, head coach Marc Marinelli said....

     

     The boys soccer team destroyed the El Dorado Wildcats 13-0 yesterday at Tiger stadium in the first game of the season for the Tigers due to their overwhelming offensive pressure, the new head coach said.

     “The key was high pressure up top,” Roger Downing said. “We really kept it on them the whole game.”

     It was all Tigers from the opening kick as senior Kwame Parry dribbled through...

January 26, 2017

 Photo by Theron Truitt

Sophomore Sienna Chaney-Carter dribbles the ball down the court while she surveys the defense against Newton in early December.

    One can see glimpses of quality play while watching the girls varsity basketball team, despite the fact the Lady Tigers have not won a single game.

     This leads many to wonder how does the team stay motivated while trying to build for the future?

     “As...

September 29, 2016

 Photo by Noah Merrell

Captain senior Cameron Bradley shows his emotion prior to kickoff of the EHS vs GHS rivalry game Friday at Goddard District Stadium. "We are doing more drills and practicing wrapping up," he said the following week. "We kind of have to develop the attitude of not giving up." 

     How does a team bounce back from a 60-12 loss?

     That is exactly what the Tiger football team and coaching staff ha...

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