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Junior varsity works to get noticed

By Jessica Oakley, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

When a newspaper reader thinks of basketball, or any sports coverage, for that matter, he or she tends to expect talk about a school’s high school varsity teams. However, junior varsity teams are also working hard behind the...

Junior Varsity Mustangs Season is Going Full Speed

Jessica Oakley

February 9, 2015

Filed under Sports

It is early into the year, but IHS Mustangs’ season is in full motion. When you think of basketball, or any other story, you tend to think of varsity. However, the junior varsity team has also been doing well. Their overall...

Iola High wrestling team kicks off season

By John Geiler, Staff Writer

December 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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...