The Blue Streak

  • January 19Topeka Sizzlers Basketball, Activity Center; 7 - 10 pm

  • January 19V Boys Basketball @ Basehor-Linwood Mid-Season Tournament

  • January 19Dancin' Blues @ Miss Kansas Dance Competition, Olathe South; 9 am

  • January 18V Boys Basketball @ Basehor-Linwood Mid-Season Tournament; 4:30 pm

  • January 18Girls Basketball v Junction City, Activity Center; 4:30 - 10 pm

Girls Tennis Team Hits the Court to Prepare for Season

Brittney Wilson, Ads Manager

August 24, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis

The girls’ tennis team has been hitting the courts in preparation for the their first matches on September 6th. Varsity girls Tennis coach Kevin Hedberg is entering the season with several goals in mind for the team. “Our first goal is to figure out who the best girls are and try and get in a situ...

Soccer Team Utilizes Goals to have a Successful Season

Lauren Miller, Writer

August 24, 2018

Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports

The high school soccer season is fast approaching and the Washburn Rural Junior Blues are gearing up. With last year’s varsity team attaining a 9-0 record in the Centennial league, this year’s group hopes to repeat that success. The JV team also has plans to continue their undefeated streak.   ...

Golf Season is in Full Swing

Emily Hoopes, Writer

August 24, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf

The girls’ golf team is approaching their season for this school year and many are hopeful for what's to come. Now on her second year with the team, Erica Culberson reflects on what this year's team has to face as the season begins. “The golf team has already changed drastically, we lost seven ...

Volleyball Sets up for the Season

Gwendolyn Clark, Writer

August 24, 2018

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Jr. Blues volleyball team recently started their season, and they are excited for what is to come. Each player has many personal and team goals they hope to accomplish by the end of the season. Senior Sydney Houser enters this year with plans to achieve some of her own goals. “My personal g...

Football Team Gets Ready or the Upcoming Season

Danielle Pancoast, Editor

August 24, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The WRHS Varsity football team kicks off their season on Aug. 31 with an away game against Emporia. As always, every new season brings setbacks with losing many seniors who have been with the program throughout their four years of high school. This year’s team however is not only bringing up a whole...

Cross Country Team Prepares For Season

Bri Wilson, Writer

August 24, 2018

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Fall sports are in full swing as the school season begins. Washburn Rural cross country is preparing for their first meet on September 1. Junior Jordan Tremblay has been running with the team since his freshman year and is excited to see what this year has to offer. “I’m most excited for getti...

Senior breaks pole vault record

Senior breaks pole vault record

Emily Burris, Online Editor

April 18, 2018

Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Student Life, Track/Field

Senior Zac Chandler who has been a member of the soccer and track and field team for all of his four years in high school. Chandler started to do pole vault his sophomore year. On March 31 a 24 year old pole vault record was broken Chandler. Chandler jumped 15,1 in order to break the record. As Chandle...

Wrestling Dual vs Blue Valley SW on Jan 4

Wrestling Dual vs Blue Valley SW on Jan 4

Danielle Pancoast, Co-Editor

January 8, 2018

Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team wasted no time picking up where they left off before break. On Jan. 4, the Blue Valley Southwest wrestling team traveled down to Washburn for the biggest dual of the year. With Blue Valley Southwest ranked third in 5A State and Washburn ranked second in 6A, tough competition was expected. These...

School Spirit

School Spirit

Emily Burris, Online Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Washburn Rural student section is a staple for most sporting events at the high school. The student body at WRHS has filled the bleachers on Friday nights for many years now. Not only is going to a sporting event a way to hang out with all of your closest friends every week, but it is a way to show...

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