The Blue Streak

  • April 20V Track & Field @ KU Relays, University of Kansas Rock Chalk Park; 8:00 am,

  • April 19School IN Session - Snow Make-up Day

  • April 18District Bandfest Concert, Activity Center; 7:00 - 8:00 pm

  • April 18JV/V Girls' Soccer vs. Mill Valley HS, WRHS McElroy Field; 4:30 - 8:00 pm

  • April 18Blue Print Judging, Library; 3:00 - 9:00 pm

Softball 3/26 & 4/5

Lauren Miller, Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Softball

The Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity softball teams played on March 26 and April 5, respectively. The JV Girls took the win against Emporia and Topeka High. The final scores for these games were 5-3 and 17-2. This was an impressive win for the JV Girls and an impactful way to start off the softball se...

Boys are State Bound

Emily Burris, Online Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

For the first time since 2011, the Jr. Blues Boys Basketball team is headed to Wichita for the 6A State Tournament. Finishing Sub-State with a 20-1 record the boys will be the top seed in the tournament. To put this into perspective, one of the 12 varsity players has competed in a high school state tourname...

Senior Carly Bachelor Receives McDonald All American Recognition

March 1, 2019


Filed under Around WRHS, Feature, Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

This year has been a memorable one so far for everyone involved in a sport or activity. This holds especially true for the boys and girls basketball teams. This season has been one to remember with both teams going undefeated for several months and being eligible for the sub-state tournament coming up ...

Wrestling Team Competes at State

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

On Feb. 22-23, the wrestling team traveled to Wichita to compete at the State tournament. The team qualified 13 wrestlers, and were led by seniors Dalton Sparling, Jake Brunton, Preston Williams, and Caden Cress, who all competed in their last ever wrestling meets. Following last year’s runner-up finish, th...

Intramural Basketball Wraps Up Season

Intramural Basketball Wraps Up Season

Emily Burris, Online Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The intramural basketball season came to a close Feb. 21 with the postseason tournament and all-star game. Goonsquad, Processing, Zookeepers, Prestige Worldwide, Pop Tarts, Vanilla Gorillas, 8 Band$, and The Zebra’s made it to the tournament. The Goonsquad and Pop Tarts competed for the championship. When ...

Wrestling Team Finds Success at 6A Regionals

Wrestling Team Finds Success at 6A Regionals

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The 6A Regional KSHSAA tournament was on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16. The wrestling team made the trip down to Garden City to compete against 17 other teams with hopes to qualify all 14 wrestlers for the state tournament the following weekend on Feb. 22 and 23. After two hard fought days of wrestling, 13 ...

Bowling 1/18

Lauren Miller, Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Bowling, Sports, Winter Sports

The Washburn Rural High School Bowling Teams went to Olathe Lanes East on  Jan. 18. The Varsity Boys came away with a total score of 2517 pins with 2073 pins for the JV Boys. The Varsity Girls ended with 2266 pins and the JV Girls came out with a score of 1626 pins. All WRHS teams took first...

Girls Basketball 1/14-18

Major Copeland, Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

This past week has been quite an eventful one for the Washburn Rural High School Girls Basketball team.  They played a total of three games, two on the road against Seaman and Shawnee Mission North and there final game against the Junction City Blue Jays. The Lady Blues managed to maintain their spo...

Boys Basketball Mid-Season Tournament

Emily Burris, Online Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Taking a break from regular season play the boys basketball team competed in the Basehor-Linwood Invitational. On Jan. 15 the blues began with Holton High School and looking at the score most would not think that the team got much out of playing the wildcats. The blues were victorious 61-22. Although...

Wrestling Jan 11-12

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

After a successful weekend at Shawnee Mission South, the wrestling team traveled down to Newton, Kan. to compete in was is thought to be a more challenging tournament than Kansas 6A State; the Newton Tournament of Champions. This tournament is two days long with 26 teams from Kan., Okla., and Mo. compe...

Boys Basketball v Topeka West

Emily Burris, Online Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Jr. Blues traveled to Topeka West High School to face off against the Chargers hoping to continue their winning streak. The Chargers put up a strong fight, making this the closest game this team has seen this season. The Blues ended the half as well as the third quarter only one point above the C...

Girls Basketball v Topeka West

Major Copeland, Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

On Jan. 11 the Washburn Rural High School Lady Blues basketball team continued their undefeated record beating Topeka West Chargers, 54-22. The team started the game off with a bang. Hitting eight of 12 shots in the opening and finishing the first quarter with a 21-0 lead. Junior Kasey Hamilton cappe...

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