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

Unified Sports competes in first basketball games of season

Unified Sports competes in first basketball games of season

Avery Munns, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2016


Filed under Around WRHS, Feature, Showcase, Sports

The Unified Sports basketball teams opened up their season in a tournament at Sumner Academy in Kansas City on Oct. 16. Washburn Rural’s Unified Sports program includes 66 students that make up four basketball teams. “Unified is a school-based Special Olympics [program] which pairs athletes with d...

Cross country competes in challenging Rim Rock meet

Cross country competes in challenging Rim Rock meet

Avery Munns, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2016


Filed under Cross Country

The boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Rim Rock Farm Classic on Sept. 24. Both the boys and girls ran in the gold division where the girls team placed 26th overall and the boys placed 28th as a team. Sophomore Jaybe Shufelberger was the top finisher for the Washburn Rural girls t...

What are Washburn Rural students doing this fall?

What are Washburn Rural students doing this fall?

Charles Dilliehunt, Writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

At Washburn Rural High School, the fall sports programs have a great student involvement. Football has one hundred players which is below the average involvement in the state which is 112 players. Volleyball has a total of 33 players compared to the state average being 41 girls. Cross country, on the other ...

Volleyball competes in the WRHS Invitational

Volleyball competes in the WRHS Invitational

Sarah Buchanan, Writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under Volleyball

The Washburn Rural volleyball team played in a tournament on Saturday, Sept. 24 where they beat Mill Valley and Kapaun Mount Caramel and lost to Blue Valley Northwest, Blue Valley and Maize. Some teams were more difficult to play than others. Blue Valley Northwest was a tough team to play because of...

Brian Hensyel selected to coach in All-American Game

Brian Hensyel selected to coach in All-American Game

Drew Galloway, Writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, News, Showcase

Washburn Rural soccer coach Brian Hensyel has been selected to coach in an All-American soccer game on Dec. 3. “[Getting selected to coach] is humbling,” Hensyel said. This is the sixth year for the game, which is played in Raleigh, N.C. “I am honored to represent our program,” He...

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