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Iola High wrestling team kicks off season

By John Geiler, Staff Writer

December 18, 2014

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The Iola High School wrestling team may be small, but these athletes don’t lack confidence. Their season kicked off Dec. 6 at the Caney Invitational, where junior Andrew Garber ended the day in fifth place in the 182-pound...

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

By Klair Vogel

November 10, 2014

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The Iola High School cross country team had a good season this fall. The boys' team placed at almost every meet this year, taking first in Fort Scott, Central Heights and Iola. The boys were seen as strong contenders for...

Endicott takes cross country experience to state

November 3, 2014

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Senior Kohl Endicott, who earned himself a trip to state during his last high school cross country season, placed 62nd out of 106 runners last weekend in Wamego. Endicott finished the 5-kilometer course in 18 minutes, 15 seconds...

Fall sports rolling along

Valaree Burtnett, Editor

September 10, 2014

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The 2014-2015 IHS fall sports are getting started with high hopes. We hope to see many victories this year from our Mustang and Fillies teams. The Football team has been working hard already this year getting their blue and...

Iola runners tearing up the track

May 6, 2014

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Track season hasn’t particularly gotten off on the right foot, or in senior Adam Kauth’s case, the left ankle. Kauth has been struggling with a sprain, causing him to delay competing in three events which are normally vital...

Golf comes out swingin’

May 6, 2014

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Big things are expected from the IHS golf team this season. Coach Doug Kerr said “improving the team’s short game has been on the list of priorities in practice and early rounds.” Due to the recent weather, finding time...

Mustangs on roller-coaster start

May 6, 2014

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The Mustangs opened their baseball season on March 27, facing off against rival Chanute. The squad battled through two games, but fell short both times. Starting off the season 0-2 is never a great thing, but it sure seemed to...

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