Archive for 'Spring Sports'

Sports: Spring sports teams finish seasons at regional and state competitions

Sports: Spring sports teams finish seasons at regional and state competitions

Spring sports teams finish seasons at regional and state competitions… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/nec4mCzcoyc?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by senior Olivia Lee, yearbook photography editor, and Haley Smith, staff business manager [...]

Sports: Spring sports prepares for new season

Sports: Spring sports prepares for new season

The Rock Creek baseball, softball and track teams hope to carry over last year’s successes to this year. All three of the teams had strong showings at their state competitions last season, including a state championship [...]

Sports: Two more seniors sign with colleges to continue athletic careers

Sports: Two more seniors sign with colleges to continue athletic careers

In January, two seniors from the Rock Creek family, Amber Nowakowski and Caleb Rogge, made the decision to further their athletic careers at two different colleges: Avila University and Cowley County Community College. On Jan. 27, [...]

Sports: Rock Creek softball team recognized for academics

Sports: Rock Creek softball team recognized for academics

The swing of the bat, the scratch of pencil on paper and the yawns that escape after an important test or game. Being a student athlete is not an easy task. Last year, the Rock Creek [...]

Sports: Senior baseball player signs with University of Dubuque

Sports: Senior baseball player signs with University of Dubuque

As then-junior Justin Reiss stepped onto the mound, he had one thing on his mind: to win. In the 2015 baseball state championship game, Reiss pitched six shutout innings and did not allow a single runner [...]

Sports: Spring sports teams prepare for post-season play

Sports: Spring sports teams prepare for post-season play

Spring sports teams prepare for post-season play… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOnr6ogLL14&feature=youtu.be. Video news package by freshmen Natalie Lindsey and Haley Smith, staff members Photo by Megan Thompson, yearbook photography editor [...]

Sports: Spring brings changes to baseball, softball, track teams

Sports: Spring brings changes to baseball, softball, track teams

The upcoming spring sports seasons for Rock Creek athletes will involve some big changes. The baseball team has a new coach, the softball team has a new field and the track teams have a large number [...]

Opinions: Spring Break practices beneficial for teams

Opinions: Spring Break practices beneficial for teams

Most kids during spring break will stay at home and play videos games all day, but not our baseball team. The baseball team practiced almost every day of break and ran a camp for younger kids [...]

News: Baseball coach, special education teacher leaves Rock Creek

News: Baseball coach, special education teacher leaves Rock Creek

With Chad Herren leaving Rock Creek both as a special education teacher and a head baseball coach to take a position as the Washburn University pitching coach, the administrators at Rock Creek had a lot to [...]

Sports: Volunteers help to build new softball field at Rock Creek campus

Sports: Volunteers help to build new softball field at Rock Creek campus

Volunteers help to build new softball field at Rock Creek campus … To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym8R9oKc_vg&feature=youtu.be Video news package by sophomore Brynn Hammett, Yearbook Design Editor, and sophomore Jayden Weers, Yearbook Copy Editor Photo by Taralynn Gresham, [...]

Sports: Rock Creek baseball team sets high goals for season

Sports: Rock Creek baseball team sets high goals for season

The Rock Creek Mustang baseball team ended last season with a loss to Concordia in regionals, but this year hopes to return to state… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwerAYCvYHs. Video package by Alex Feldkamp, Yearbook [...]

Sports: Rock Creek track anticipates qualifying many for state

Sports: Rock Creek track anticipates qualifying many for state

The 2014 track team has had multiple meets this season…  To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PW_6snifep4.. Video package by Colin Cook, Editorial Assistant; Alexis McCormick, Yearbook Copy Editor; and Abbie Plummer, Yearbook Photo Editor [...]

Sports:  Rock Creek softball in mid-season with young team

Sports: Rock Creek softball in mid-season with young team

The Rock Creek softball team begins its journey to return to state… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zT3rghYgKD0. Video package by Dakota Glassford, Newspaper Photo Editor; Kaeleen Laird, Yearbook Editor-in-Chief; and Justin Ward, Yearbook Design Editor [...]

Sports:  Season begins for experience-filled track team

Sports: Season begins for experience-filled track team

Track season practices began on March 10  for all those who went out this season. While many of the athletes who participated last year are returning, there are new coaches helping out with some events, including [...]

Sports:  Softball begins season with youthful team

Sports: Softball begins season with youthful team

Spring is here at last, and one activity that comes with it is softball. Practice for the girls started on Monday, March 3, and the first game for the varsity was March 28 against Mission Valley. [...]

Sports:  Baseball seeks strong start, postseason success

Sports: Baseball seeks strong start, postseason success

The Rock Creek baseball team began practicing for the upcoming season on March 3. Head coach Chad Herren has high hopes for the season, with many varsity players returning. Those returning starters include seniors Jesse Correll, [...]

Sports:  Rock Creek junior commits to Bethel

Sports: Rock Creek junior commits to Bethel

Dec. 16, 2013, was a day junior Kayla Boltz will never forget. That day, she made the decision to play college softball at Bethel College in Newton, Kan. This was a surprise to Boltz, as she [...]

Opinions: Baseball, softball field plans are still undecided

Opinions: Baseball, softball field plans are still undecided

Rock Creek Junior/Senior High School has been considering putting in a new baseball and softball complex for the teams to practice and compete on, but there has been a lot of controversy over whether or not [...]

Sports:  Spring sports in middle of season

Sports: Spring sports in middle of season

The spring sports season is upon Rock Creek, with the baseball team coming off a league championship and a trip to the state tournament last season and the softball team finishing second in state last year. Head [...]