The Blue Streak

  • August 24AF JROTC Picnic, WRHS Cafeteria Patio; 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • August 232019-2020 Evaluation Orientation Meeting, WRHS Library; 7:00am - 8:00am
  • August 22Band Parent Council Meeting, WRHS Band Room; 6:00 - 7:00pm
  • August 222019-2020 Club Day, WRHS; All Day
  • August 21WRHS Open House, WRHS Auditorium; 6:30 - 9:00pm

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...

Softball 3/26 & 4/5

Lauren Miller, Writer

April 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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