The Blue Streak

  • March 3Renaissance Lunch, Auditorium Commons Noon-1:15
  • March 3Varsity Girl's Basketball Sub-State, WRHS 7 pm
  • March 3Vocal Concert/Choral, Auditorium, Men's @ 6-7:30 pm Women's 7:30-9 pm
  • March 2BOE Meeting, Shuler Education Center 6:30 pm
  • March 2Winter Bands Concert, Auditorium 7-8:30 pm

Dancers Continue Improvement Through Virtual Platforms

Emma Schroeder, Writer

April 12, 2020

The spring sports schedule may be cancelled, but not all physical exercise for high schoolers is unaccessible. Just like many academic classes are taking advantage of online video chat platforms, many extracurricular activities are doing the same. Specifically, many dance studios in Topeka are taking ex...

State Wrestling Tournament

Emma Schroeder, Writer

March 5, 2020

The Washburn Rural High School athletics department was focused in Salina this past weekend, as both the boys and girls wrestling teams competed in the KSHSAA state wrestling tournament. Before the team’s departure, head wrestling coach Damon Parker was determined to have successful results this we...

League Bowling Results

Gwen Clark, Writer

February 24, 2020

Varsity League Girls: 1st place overall Hannah Casto: 3rd Kendall Marsh: 7th Kaitlyn Doyal: 8th Janae Peoples: 12th Mikki Fender: 13th Amaya Buchanan: 25th Boys: 3rd place overall Dayten Smoot: 3rd Chase Clausing: 9th Sam Shonka: 17th Gavin McComas: 18th Cale Marsh: 22nd Josh Hammons: 30th ...

Wresting Teams Compete in Centennial League Championships

Wresting Teams Compete in Centennial League Championships

Hope Oswald, Writer

February 19, 2020

Both the boys and girls wrestling teams at Washburn Rural High School have returned with historic wins from their most recent competitions. The boys team competed in the Centennial League Championships on Saturday, Feb. 8. Washburn Rural won the school’s first-ever Centennial title. 12 out of the 14...

Fall Sports Review 2019

Jordyn Seamans, Writer/Photographer/Page Designer

November 13, 2019

The fall sports season has come to an end and Washburn Rural ended strong. In cross country, the boys won Washburn Rural’s first class 6A team championship. Selected by city coaches, six of Washburn Rural’s boys were placed on the All City team. These boys on the team include seniors Wyatt Allen, Ry...

Boys Cross Country State Championship

Rachel Woodbury and Alivia Cook

November 7, 2019

The Washburn Rural Boys Cross Country Team won the 6A State Championship at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence. This is the first time the team has placed first at the state meet. Junior Arrik White has participated in cross country for three years.  “I started to cry because I realized all of our hard work fina...

Girls Golf Competes at State

Hope Oswald, Writer

November 7, 2019

After coming back as champions from the Centennial League and Regionals, the Washburn Rural High School Girls Golf team finished in fourth place at the state championship.  The team has now won Centennial League for their tenth year, making a decade-long winning streak. Additionally, four members ...

Volleyball Competes at State Championship

Lauren Miller, Writer

November 6, 2019

The Washburn Rural High School women’s volleyball team took second place overall in their 6A State championship match against Blue Valley High School.  The championship matches took place on Saturday, Nov. 2. The team lost by a narrow margin against the Tigers with scores of 26-24, 25-21. Despit...

Softball 4/24

Lauren Miller, Writer

April 26, 2019

The Washburn Rural High School Varsity Girls Softball team played games on April 24. Washburn Rural competed against Topeka High. The Varsity Girls managed to pull out two wins with a score of 4-0 for the first game and 4-2 for the second game. The team plays again on April 26 against Manhatta...

Girls Soccer 4/18

Major Copeland, Writer

April 23, 2019

This past week the Washburn Rural High School soccer team narrowly defeated Mill Valley in overtime. This game was one of the tougher ones, since neither team scored the entire game, until overtime. Carly Bachelor was the one to secure the win for the Jr. Blues, scoring one goal with an assist f...

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