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Cross Country wins league

Cross Country wins league

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Reporter

October 28, 2019

On Friday October 18th, both boys and girls Junior Varsity (JV) and Varsity Cross Country runners participated in the 2019 AVCTL Division 1 Championships, commonly known as league. Varsity boys took home first place, JV boys took home second place and Varsity girls took home sixth place. Sophomore Gabriella...

Senior Night Boys Soccer

Senior Night Boys Soccer

Jamilid Romero, Yearbook Staff

October 21, 2019

The boys soccer teams last home game and senior night on Oct 17. At fisher field. Facing Andover Central, JV boys 0-1 and varsity 0-4 both teams losing.  “I felt good it was like my first game official game back, it was kinda sad to because just remembering all the four years I played. It was ju...

Grandmother coaches student in gymnastics

Grandmother coaches student in gymnastics

Matt Olson, Newtonian Reporter

October 17, 2019

Starting at only 18 months old, junior Toria Thaw has been a gymnast virtually her entire life. Just like any athlete, she needed to practice and train to get to where she is now. With the help of her grandmother JoAnne Thaw, who is also the gymnastics coach at the high school, Toria has an advantage...

New girls wrestling team

New girls wrestling team

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

October 11, 2019

Girls wrestling is included in many different atmospheres such as the Olympics, colleges and now in high schools. Girls were never pushed away from wrestling but now there will be more opportunities for girls to compete.  Girls teams will have chances to compete in their own tournaments. While the...

Cross Country

Cross Country

Jamilid Romero, Yearbook Staff

October 8, 2019

The cross country team hosts its first and only home meet of the season on Oct.5 at Centennial Park. “I’ve been doing alright, I improve by trying to run faster every meet and overall placing” junior Jason Catache-Gomez said.  They had five different races for the teams JV girls, JV boys, Varsity boys, Varsit...

Alvarez suffers partial lung collapse

Alvarez suffers partial lung collapse

Ellen Miller Garrett, Online Manager

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 7, at the Titan Classic soccer tournament, business ran as usual. Until it did not. Within the first 10 minutes of the game, senior Luis Alvarez was pulled out. The team as a whole noticed him tugging at his upper left chest and agreed that he should not continue playing. However, what they tho...

Q & A with fall sports captains

Q & A with fall sports captains

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Newtonian Staffer

September 20, 2019

Volleyball Lindsey Antonowich, Junior Do you have anything specific you want to teach all the newcomers? "How to step into their role because we have a lot of young people on our teams...Like a lot of people graduated." What do you think it takes to be a good team captain?  I think it take...

JV/Varsity Soccer

JV/Varsity Soccer

Jamilid Romero, Yearbook Staff

September 18, 2019

On Sept. 18, JV and varsity soccer teams played Valley Center at Fischer Field . JV won 2-0 and varsity lost 2-1.  “I think we had a strong end to the game we just didn't put halves together. I feel that a couple positions were switched  and we lost a little focus in the end of the second hal...

First day of fall sports

First day of fall sports

Jamilid Romero, Yearbook Staff

September 10, 2019

After summer days and the beginning of school, fall sports started practicing on August 19. Soccer practiced at Boyd the first few days, volleyball and gymnastics stayed in the building.  “Practices are good because I get to do drills that I’ve never done before and...

Cheer team gets new assistant coach

Cheer team gets new assistant coach

Elly Green, Newtonian Reporter

September 6, 2019

For over six years, the Newton High School cheerleading team has been coached by one sole figure, Angie Voth. This year they were granted another set of stunting hands, new assistant cheer coach Emily Kuhn.  Kuhn started her cheerleading career on the very floors of Ravenscroft Gym. She cheered three out of...

Football hosts first Railer Night Lights

Football hosts first Railer Night Lights

Elly Green, Reporter

August 22, 2019

Originating from the term “Friday Night Lights,” this year the football teams plan to host Railer Night Lights at Fisher Field on Aug. 23. Players from the second grade to high school level will take the field to scrimmage, get introduced and warm up, providing an atmosphere for community member...

JV Soccer Game at McPherson

JV Soccer Game at McPherson

Legacy Victorio-Coto, Railroader Managing Editor

April 29, 2019

The junior varsity soccer girls played the McPherson Bullpups on Friday April 26 at the McPherson stadium. JV got mercy ruled, a 0-10 loss, with only 3 minutes to spare in the second half. Junior Ingrid Puentes-Solorzano is a captain for JV and plays midfield. Puentes-Solorzano was nervous to face McPhe...

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