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Railiners make TOC appearance after two-year hiatus

Caileane Thurston, Head Reporter January 24, 2023

The Tournament of Champions is a time-honored tradition at Newton High School. NHS has hosted this tournament for 60 years that brings in wrestlers from all over Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. TOC is a...

On Nov 1, 2022 varsity soccer played their last game before state at Fisher Field. This game was won by the Railers allowing the team to go to state.

State Soccer

Eris Rindt, Social Media Manager January 5, 2023

For the first time in 22 years, the boys Newton soccer team reached semi-finals at state. The team faced Maize and won, which got them into the semi-finals andwhich ended with the boys team getting fourth...

Basketball coach adjusts to NHS

Basketball coach adjusts to NHS

Caileane Thurston, Head Reporter January 5, 2023

After the 2021 season ended, Newton High School decided to hire a new boys basketball coach. The school hired former Wichita State basketball player, Demetric Williams for the 2022 season. Williams will...

Students participate in annual Powderpuff and PeachFuzz games

Students participate in annual Powderpuff and PeachFuzz games

Annika Yoder, Online Editor November 9, 2022

Newton High School has a longstanding tradition of boys competing in PeachFuzz and girls playing Powderpuff in a series of grade vs. grade competitions. For Peachfuzz, each grade typically has a roster...

Girls tennis players compete at state

Girls tennis players compete at state

Regan Hirsh, Reporter October 28, 2022

The Kansas state girls tennis tournament took place on Oct. 14-15 at Andover Public Schools Tennis Complex. Natalie Hershberger, Giulia Introini, and Haley Ruth represented Newton High School at the tournament....


The impact of coaches on the lives of NHS athletes

Mia Malcolm, Reporter October 28, 2022

Sports are a very important part of Newton High School’s history. There have been many successful seasons in a variety of sports, and athletes have many important factors that contribute to how they...

NHS girls golf team

NHS girls golfers qualify, compete at state

Eris Rindt, Social Media Manager October 27, 2022

Three senior varsity golf girls qualified for the 2022-23 state competition, out of 87 other players from 12 different teams in the Kansas area. A team or a player can qualify for state each year of their...


Girls tennis team gains new members

Nery Sanchez, Reporter October 27, 2022

The girl’s varsity tennis team has recently gotten some new attention here at Newton High School. The girl's varsity tennis team got a new member that is a foreign exchange student from Italy. Giulia...

Zach Ruth

Students reflect on student section themes

Regan Hirsh, Reporter October 27, 2022

One of the most exciting places to be during football season for Newton High School students is the student section. Every year ‘Do Crew,‘ which is a club for picking student section themes, creates...

NHS Cheer

NHS cheer team increases in size with arrival of freshman class

Caileane Thurston, Head Reporter September 9, 2022

Throughout the years at Newton High School, there has been a rise in students who have decided to try out for the NHS cheer team. Usually, cheer teams do a lot of cuts, but this year is different. As of...

Chloe Harder

Freshmen participate in varsity athletics

Eris Rindt, Social Media Manager September 9, 2022

Fall sports kick-off was Aug. 26, which means new teammates for each sport. Sports such as the Railiners dance team, and cheer team held tryouts in the last week of the 2021-2022 school year. Results for...

Myla Negrete

Newton sports participate in Fall Fest

Natalie Sanchez, Reporter August 30, 2022

As beach balls and pool noodles start to be put away, students start making their transition back into the classroom and on practice fields in preparation for the upcoming athletic season. The annual Fall...

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