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

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 f...

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, mak...

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 ...

Boys Soccer Advances to Post Season

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

October 29, 2018

On the weekend after the WRHS Boys soccer team finished their regular season, they were named as the number one seed going into the Central/South Central bracket for Regional #1. This means they would play the next two games o...

Volleyball Wins Sub-State

Gwen Clark, Writer

October 22, 2018

The girls volleyball team competed at sub-state on Saturday Oct. 20, which was hosted at Washburn Rural. The team beat Wichita North and also won in the championship game against Manhattan. After their success at sub-state, the...

Cross Country Team Competes at Regionals

Lauren Miller, Writer

October 22, 2018

The Washburn Rural Cross Country team attended regionals last Saturday at Warner Park in Manhattan. The boys and girls varsity teams got second and third place, respectively. The JV girls team got first place overall. The top th...

Girls Golf Brings Home Bronze from State

Emily Burris, Print Editor

October 17, 2018

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 tournam...

Girls Tennis Competes Through Postseason

Gwen Clark, Writer

October 15, 2018

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 Tou...

Varsity Football is Victorious over Highland Park

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

October 15, 2018

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 ...

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