GCHS gets ‘WAC’y

GCHS gets 'WAC'y

May 22, 2014 • Austin Greathouse, Editor in Chief  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Every year, each and every sport at GCHS is pitted against their physically closest competitors of the same general school size. The idea of a conference is to build a sense of community among the schools and athletes who see each other the most. Garden City is among four other school in the Western... Read more »

Donald Sterling shown the door

May 22, 2014 • Justin Sabata  
Filed under Opinion, Sports

The NBA Playoffs are an organized chaos of game-winning shots and dramatic struggles. However, a new issue has arose in this year’s edition: racism. The NBA has the largest percentage of African-Americans out of the four major sports leagues (NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB). Which leads to the question; Why the... Read more »

Swimming for silver

May 22, 2014 • Austin Greathouse, Editor in Chief  
Filed under Sports

While the girls swimming team may not have accomplished their goal of winning the WAC title this year at their meet last Thursday, May 15, they did however do well enough to send seven girls to state this week. The team finished in second place with 368 team points, while their greatest rival, Great... Read more »

Tennis ends with tough break at state

May 22, 2014 • Claire Schmidt  
Filed under Sports

As the qualifying players of the Garden City High School Tennis Team took the court  at the State Tournament in Wichita they knew it was going to be the toughest competition they’d seen all year. It proved to be just that as all four players were unable to win a match and were therefore forced an... Read more »

Buffs fall, then rise in Emporia Spartan Classic

May 22, 2014 • Justin Sabata  
Filed under Sports

As the baseball season reaches its unfortunate conclusion, the Buffaloes traveled east to Emporia to compete in the annual Emporia Spartan Classic. The first game, however, left a bad taste in the mouth of Garden City. Facing the Buffs were the Andover Central Jaguars. Through the first three innings,... Read more »

Softball falls short of WAC title

Softball falls short of WAC title

May 22, 2014 • Thomas Keller  
Filed under Breaking News, Feature, Sports, Top Stories

The Softballers played their last WAC game at home Tuesday, May 14, a doubleheader versus the Hay’s Indians with the championship on the line.  In order to tie with Great Bend for first in the conference, the Lady Buffs needed to win both games. The Lady Buffs hopes for splitting first with the Great... Read more »

Golf wins last tournament-takes third in WAC

May 22, 2014 • Peter Keller  
Filed under Sports

On Tuesday May 13, the boys golf team barely scraped first in a tournament at Willow Tree, Liberal’s public golf course. The only individual placers were upcoming freshmen Taylor Larsen who shot a 73, and Logan Durst who shot a 77. The team shot a 319 for first place. Hays was a close second with a... Read more »

Track readies for run at state

Track readies for run at state

May 6, 2014  
Filed under Sports

Allison Doll SUGAR BEET The track team continued their hot streak on Friday the 23rd day the Buhler Invitational. The boys track team tied for second with Wichita Southeast. While the girls defended their undefeated season and got first out scoring the runner up by 57 points. The girls 4×800 relay... Read more »

Fuller experiences football in France

April 18, 2014 • Montana Fuller, Writer  
Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports

By Montana Fuller SUGAR BEET    Playing football in Paris, France, representing my country, was an experience of a lifetime. Overall it was a nine-day round trip that included stops at some of the most renowned historical sites in the world. I experienced the French culture while being an ambassador... Read more »

Football season comes to an end

December 11, 2013 • Paloma Roman, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

It a cold and upsetting night during November 22. The buffs traveled to face the Derby Panthers in what would seem as a long and dreadful game. The Buffs were playing for a place in the state championship game. The Buffs ended their season that night with a 55-17 loss. Although the Buffs fell short from... Read more »

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