Third annual Community Pep Rally takes place, attendees share thoughts

Natalie Kuhn, Reporter

August 29, 2018


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Fall sports kick off with a Community Pep Rally to display our teams and involve the community in school athletics. Students, parents, and other community members enjoyed free hot dogs, along with performances by the Railiners, cheer team, band, and drumline. Freshman Joel Franz Q- What do you think ...

Fall Fest brings together players, community, performers

Ellen Garrett, Marco Aramburu, Addie Lindenmeyer, and Benton Dreasher

August 27, 2018


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Like any annual event, Fall Fest is a mixture of tradition, preparation and nerves. It brings forth different thoughts and feelings for its participants and supporters, which can vary from year to year. This year’s activities began with a volleyball scrimmage in Willis Gym. “[Fall Fest] helps b...

Football team kicks off season with midnight practice

Football team kicks off season with midnight practice

Marco Aramburu, Newtonian Reporter

August 14, 2018


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Under the Kansas State High School Activity Association (KSHSAA) regulations for 2018, fall sports teams were not legally allowed to begin practices until Aug. 13. The football team wasted no time and therefore the second annual midnight practice went underway, finishing at 2 a.m. on Monday. The decisi...

JV Softball

JV Softball

Molly Stahl, Guest J1 Photographer

April 20, 2018


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JV Softball takes on Salina Central Mustangs on April 10, 2018.

Boys Tennis

Boys Tennis

Medora LaRose, Guest J1 Photographer

April 20, 2018


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Varsity tennis hosts on April 5 at Newton High School.

Girls soccer falls to Andover Trojans in home opener

Ben Crump, Online Sports Manager

April 3, 2018


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The Railer girls soccer team was looking to continue rolling from a third place finish in the McPherson tournament last week, looking for a win against the Andover Trojans in their home opener at Fischer Field. The cold temperature was only made worse by strong crosswinds, making offense difficult...

4 X 100 relay team looks to repeat success

Meya Green, Newtonian Reporter

March 16, 2018


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The girls track team has gotten a necessary amount of attention for their success in recent years and now that the track season is coming up, there are high hopes and standards for these talented women. “We hope to be well-rounded, we have been known the past few years for our sprinters and our...

Newton girls basketball team fall to Salina Central, ends season on bittersweet note

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

March 4, 2018


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The Mustangs played a tight game in the first quarter, but the basketball team met them point for point. Junior DesiRay Kernal would be a big part of that, scoring six of the Railers eight 1st quarter points to give them the 8-7 edge. The game would take a a major turn mid-way through the 2nd quarter...

Girls basketball defeat Salina South in first round of sub-state

Ben Crump, Online Sports Manager

February 28, 2018


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The varsity girls basketball team hosted their opening round of sub-state against a familiar opponent, Salina South on Feb. 28 in Ravenscroft Gym. The Railers had already beat the Cougars twice coming into the night and looked to continue their strong end to the season. The Railers took lead and the ball often fro...

Pauls coaches golf for first time without child on team

Kaete Schmidt, Newtonian Asst. Arts & Culture Editor

February 28, 2018


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For the first time in seven years, head golf coach Joanie Pauls will not be coaching one of her children. Pauls began coaching girls golf in 2004 and later went on to begin coaching boys golf as well in 2010. Her first year coaching boys, Pauls was the JV coach while her oldest son, Lane, played varsity....

Railer basketball split with Salina Central on senior night

Ben Crump, Online Sports Manager

February 24, 2018


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After two tough games, the Railer basketball teams had to come right back to host a tough Salina Central Mustangs team on senior night on Friday, Feb. 23. All of this comes with sub-state basketball looming in less then a week, but the girls team came out firing. The girls varsity team started five seniors ...

Girls basketball survives, boys stumble against Maize

Ben Crump, Online Sports Manager

February 23, 2018


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The boys and girls basketball teams had to wait to get a shot at beating the Maize Eagles after the game had been rescheduled twice due to bad weather. They got their chance Thursday night on Feb. 22. The girls entered the game with a similar record to Maize and the score reflected it. Maize’s s...

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