Sports

Grand Island Senior High’s wrestling team

By Xzandra Hoard Coaches are planning for the winter sports season to start soon. Grand Island Senior High’s Coach Jeff Evans, who coaches for the female wrestling team, is bringing a positive attitude as winter is right around the corner.  Evans is coaching Grand Island Senior High’s first wrestling team that is an all-girls wrestling…

Boxing in Nebraska

By Jase Jones The boxing scene in Grand Island is alive and well. There are several clubs in town where fighters go to train for fitness and competition. One local gym, Double R Boxing, has several up-and-coming fighters training and competing in local bouts.

Seniors look back, share memories of GISH

Trevor Andrews, reporter             Approximately 550 seniors are counting down the days before they officially become alumni of Grand Island Senior High School.             The class of 2022 is the first to have gone through four years of the academy style of learning along with seeing portions of their high school career cut short because…

Cheer team has new coach

Gardner wants to promote integrity, community values By Blanca Hernandez, Reporter  Tristen Gardner is the new coach for Senior High’s cheer team. She is employed at Senior High as the Family Consumer Sciences teacher and recently got married. Her husband, Hayden, is a custom carpenter.  Gardner said she first became interested in cheerleading when she…

GISH siblings making a splash this season

By Ayla Strong, Reporter             High school offers many opportunities for siblings to compete together mostly in the fine arts but for Senior High swimmers Luke and Hannah Dankert they are able to practice and compete in the same sport.             The boys and girls swim teams have been seeing a lot of success lately…

New wrestling team to feature girls

By Emilia Rojo, Reporter For the first time there is a wrestling team just for girls at Senior High. The team is coached by Jeff Evans. Evans said he is looking forward to more girls joining the team because this is the first year for the new program. “This experience will be a great opportunity…

Girls golf team lacked numbers but not talent

By Jackie Ruiz, Editor         Ask anyone that has ever played the game of golf and they are likely to tell you – and online sources agree – that golf is 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical.     According to two Senior High golfers, the game is more difficult than people think.     Student golfers Ayla Strong…

Freshman makes presence known during season

By Ayla Strong, Reporter          Tia Traudt, a freshman volleyball player, made her name known with her skills and her kills. At 14, Traudt’s talent was apparent this season as she was the only freshman put on the GISH varsity volleyball team.           Traudt said she began playing volleyball in first grade and started playing…