The Blue Streak

  • October 19V Football vs Seaman (Senior Night), WRHS Turf Field; 7 pm

  • October 18No School

  • October 18Open Parent/Teacher Conferences, 12 - 3 pm

  • October 17Student-Led Parent/Teacher Conferences, 5:20 - 8 pm

  • October 17Open Parent/Teacher Conferences, 4 - 5:20 pm

Girls Golf Brings Home Bronze from State

Emily Burris, Print Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Sports

The girls golf team headed to Salina on Oct. 16 to compete in the KSHSAA state tournament. The team competed at Salina Municipal Golf Course. On Oct. 8 the team won regional and had four top 10 finishes. The state tournament was originally scheduled to start on Oct. 15 but due to weather it had to ...

Girls Tennis Competes Through Postseason

Gwen Clark, Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Sports

The Washburn Rural High School girls tennis season is coming to an end, but they are still preparing for the Regionals Tournament, which will begin on Friday Oct. 5. Freshman Shelby Smutzler finished her season at the JV League Tournament, which occurred on Oct. 3. She accomplished most of her goals this year...

Varsity Football is Victorious over Highland Park

Danielle Pancost, Print Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

On Oct. 11, the football team added another win to their record, beating Highland Park High School 55-0 at Hummer Sports Park. The Blues came out strong, scoring a quick touchdown in the first quarter, and continued scoring, leading 49-0 at half. Touchdowns were scored by both offensive and defensive players. ...

Boys Soccer Defeats Chargers

Boys Soccer Defeats Chargers

Emily Burris, Online Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

On Oct. 4 the boys soccer team defeated the Topeka West Chargers 10-1. Easton Weber scored two goals. The rest of the goals were scored by Wilder Widman, Finn Arnold, Jake Campbell, Porter Schafersman, Aryamann Zutshi, Kevin Monge, Jaydn Hickel, and Ethan Hensyel. Jake Campbell led the team with four...

Varsity Football Falls to Topeka High

Danielle Pancost, Print Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

On Friday Oct. 5, the football team traveled to Hummer Sports Park to compete against Topeka High School. They played hard and took the lead early on, but fell short in the end, losing 63-38. The Blues came out strong with running back Jaylen Carter scoring on the first possession of the game. They s...

Cross Country Team Competes in City Meet

Major Copeland, Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

On Oct. 21, the Cross Country team is traveling to the Shawnee North Community Center for their annual all city meet hosted by Seaman high school. This meet brings runners from all over Topeka to run to race in these events. The event starts at 9 am and will last until about 11 am. The city meet...

Junior Blues are Victorious Against Topeka West

Junior Blues are Victorious Against Topeka West

Lauren Miller, Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Washburn Rural Junior Blues defeated the Topeka West Chargers on Sept. 28 with a final score of 47-19. The Junior Blues, achieving a  4-1 record overall , came out of the first half with a lead of 21-3. Washburn Rural held onto this lead for the rest of the game. The Chargers, scoring a 23-ya...

Volleyball Team Sees Success on Senior Night

Emily Burris, Online Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

On Oct. 2 the varsity volleyball team hosted a quad with Emporia High School, Highland Park High School, and Manhattan High School. Being one of their few home games, this night doubled as the volleyball team’s senior night. Using teamwork, communication, and passion the lady blues went 3-0 for the n...

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