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Recruiting during coronavirus

The boys track and field team poses for a picture after winning league in 2019.

Elly Green, Newtonian Reporter

May 1, 2020

With all spring activities and athletics being canceled for their 2020 season, student athletes have lost a lot more than playing time. Juniors who participate in sports such as track and field, golf, baseball and softball have lost opportunities for college recruitment. Junior Aiden Kendall, a thrower...

Virtual tryouts for dance, cheer

Virtual tryouts for dance, cheer

Kati Blaylock, Newtonian Reporter

April 23, 2020

As a result of closed building and the extended stay at home order, the Railiners and cheerleaders are holding virtual tryouts for the upcoming school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to try out for dance, auditionees have to learn a dance composed of pom, hip-hop and jazz and record themselves...

COVID-19 part eight: Spring sports season cancelled

COVID-19 part eight: Spring sports season cancelled

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Newtonian Reporter

April 15, 2020

The ability to participate in sports is one that many students take advantage of, some even participating in sports throughout their entire high school experience. However, this past school year has been a unique one in regards to spring sports. With the recent spread of the COVID-19 virus, all spring...

Spring Sports-Baseball

Junior Griffin Davis pitches while others practice a drill.

Linda Shine, Yearbook staffer

March 12, 2020

On March 2 spring sports started up such as girls soccer, track, baseball, boys tennis and girls swim. This week was baseball's tryout week for the upcoming season. "I'm really excited to start the season because baseball is definitely the best season," junior Ian Akers said. Players were focused...

Senior night game results in KSHAA investigation

Senior Alex Krogmeier dribbles the ball while playing offense against Salina South during his senior night basketball game.

Kati Blaylock and Elly Green

February 27, 2020

From freshmen year, senior night is a night many student athletes look forward to. However, on Feb. 25, the boys basketball team ended their senior night in a frustrating loss to Salina Central. The team started the game strong, leading the Mustangs 10-8 after the first quarter. “I felt good going...

JV/V Wrestling

Freshmen Angel Diaz Garcia, Arnoldo Aguilar, Broady Harper and RIcky Parga help put the mats away after the duals.

Jamilid Romero, Yearbook Staff

January 31, 2020

The Newton wrestling team had a dual against Derby that was held in Ravenscroft gym on Thursday night, Jan. 23. “It was out first time we beat Derby in a long time (8 years), it was good that Rio Gomez won it for us. I was really proud of Ben Reyes because he had a really tough match and came th...

Chiefs go to superbowl

Sophomore Caleb Koontz poses as the Kansas City Chiefs prepare to punt to the Titans.

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Newtonian Reporter

January 23, 2020

The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the world. While many teams have had the opportunity to compete for the biggest prize in football, and even win the prize on more than one occasion, others have not been as successful. For some teams, Super Bowl success has not come in decades....

Treaster brothers win TOC together

Treaster brothers win TOC together

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

January 22, 2020

The 57th year of hosting the Tournament of Champions (TOC) wrestling tournament was held on Friday Jan.17 and Saturday Jan.18. Both senior Grant Treaster and freshman Nick Treaster wrestled in the tournament and made it to the championship. The Treasters were the only two wrestlers from Newton to wrestle...

Senior Night Boys Swim

The boys swim team posing together before their second home meet.

Jamilid Romero, Yearbook Staff

January 21, 2020

The second home meet for the boys swim team was held at Newton High School, on Jan.9th. The newton boys placed 6th out of 10 teams, scoring 123 points. With other teams such as Derby, Hutchinson, Maize South, Valley Center and other high school teams.  “I think it's been going pretty good but I think we have a r...

First girls wrestling season begins

First girls wrestling season begins

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

December 19, 2019

With the winter sports season starting up, wrestlers are able to go to more and more tournaments. There are eight girls that are wrestling this year: freshmen Elia Bergquist, Alexis Ellis, Diana Hatch, Jaymie Murry, Jaye Skinner, Emily Torres, Brylee Budde and junior Maylee Edwards. So far, the girls...

V Basketball Tournament

Waiting on the freethrow line, sophomore Joe Slechta talks to his team mate that is across the line.

Linda Shine, Yearbook staffer

December 17, 2019

On Dec. 13, both girls and boys went to WSU to participate in a tournament with many different school. The pictures shown are pictures of the boys game against Wichita South. Railers lost BLANK. This game was sophomores Joe Slechta and  first varsity tournament. "We missed a lot of shots and we we...

Basketball

Looking around with ball,  junior Elijah Edwards dribbles to find his teammates.

Jamilid Romero, Yearbook Staff

December 17, 2019

The first home games of the season was Dec.6 against Eisenhower held at Ravenscroft and Willis gym. The teams freshmen boys, JV boys, JV girls, Varsity Boy and Varsity Girls all played. "I feel like we did a lot of good things but we do have a lot to improve, the goal is to get better throughout the...

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