The Blue Streak

  • May 4Girls Swim Team Wins City

  • May 4Boys and Girls Track Team Wins City

  • April 22Unified Soccer Tournament at Home from 1-5

  • April 20Girls Soccer at Home Starting at 4:30

  • April 20Softball Double Header at Home Starting at 4

Senior breaks pole vault record

Senior breaks pole vault record

Emily Burris, Online Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Student Life, Track/Field

Senior Zac Chandler who has been a member of the soccer and track and field team for all of his four years in high school. Chandler started to do pole vault his sophomore year. On March 31 a 24 year old pole vault record was broken Chandler. Chandler jumped 15,1 in order to break the record. As Chandle...

Boys Basketball vs Seaman Feb 2

Boys Basketball vs Seaman Feb 2

February 16, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Photos

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Wrestling Dual vs Blue Valley SW on Jan 4

Wrestling Dual vs Blue Valley SW on Jan 4

Danielle Pancoast, Co-Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team wasted no time picking up where they left off before break. On Jan. 4, the Blue Valley Southwest wrestling team traveled down to Washburn for the biggest dual of the year. With Blue Valley Southwest ranked third in 5A State and Washburn ranked second in 6A, tough competition was expected. These...

School Spirit

School Spirit

Emily Burris, Online Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Washburn Rural student section is a staple for most sporting events at the high school. The student body at WRHS has filled the bleachers on Friday nights for many years now. Not only is going to a sporting event a way to hang out with all of your closest friends every week, but it is a way to show...

Let’s Help

Let’s Help

Danielle Pancoast, Co-Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

On Sep. 26, the volleyball team hosted their annual “Let’s Help” game. The team gets together every year a few days before the game and goes door to door to collect cans for the organization of Let’s Help. They also collect cans at this game and multiple high school in the area do the same thing....

Tennis court addition

Tennis court addition

Megan Spangler, Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Girls Tennis, News, Sports

As Washburn Rural High School grows into their 100th year, the school’s tennis courts grow old. A two week renovation took place to repair and replace the worn down courts. Last spring, the adhesive that used to hold the top layer to the asphalt began to tear away. As this began, the wind eventually...

Photo Gallery: Homecoming Sep 15

Photo Gallery: Homecoming Sep 15

Alex Woods, Photographer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Photos

Volleyball team prepares for season

Emily Burris and Emily Pawley, Online Editor and Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Head coach Kevin Bordewick is excited for this season along with all the players. Some are looking forward to getting together and working better this year. Sophomore Macy DeLeye says she is looking forward to this season. “I hope to improve from last year and come together more as a team and work...

Football team begins their season

Major Copeland, Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Football season is about to kick off and the team is more than ready for the challenges this season will bring. One of the starters is Keaton Jones.  This is Jones’ third year of playing and second year starting for Washburn Rural. “I’ve been playing for a while,” Jones said, “it’s like havi...

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