The Blue Streak

  • November 12KU Honor Scholar Program, WRHS Auditorium; 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11NHS Blood Drive, WRHS Mat Room; 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 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

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...

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...

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