Railers shutdown Goddard in Varsity, JV

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

September 22, 2017


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The Newton soccer team were looking to continue their winning streak at home against the Goddard Lions. The Railers came to play, winning both JV and varsity games 9-0 and 7-0, respectively. Sophomore Xander Valdivia got the scoring started for the day for JV. The game would include a Goddard goal and...

Railer Volleyball rolls Campus, Salina South

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

September 15, 2017


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The Railer girls continue their strong play at home with two wins over Salina South and Campus. The varsity team had a back and forth contest in both sets before pulling away in both sets, winning sets 1 and 2, 25-14 and 25-12, respectively. JV Volleyball was just as strong against the Cougars....

Mick looks to break fathers record at 15:54

Meya Green, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


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Distance running has been a tradition for the boys of the Mick family since Richard Mick started running in high school. In 1987, Richard set the fastest time for the 5K (3.1 miles), running the distance in 15:54. Richard has been his son, senior Garrett Mick’s, motivation for attempting to beat the...

Brown begins as new athletic trainer

Brown begins as new athletic trainer

Ben Crump, Online Sports Manager

September 8, 2017


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Whenever an athlete gets an injury, a quality trainer can go a long way towards a quick recovery. This year Elizabeth Brown will replace Randy Tolle as the head athletic trainer. Brown most recently was the trainer at Kansas Wesleyan University and Salina South High School. Brown was a multi-sport...

Football kicks off season with midnight practice

Faye Smith, Newtonian News Editor/Sports Features Editor

August 18, 2017


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With fall sports on the horizon, many teams are anxious to kick off their seasons and gain as much practice time as possible. The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) regulations detail that fall sports practices cannot technically begin until Aug. 14. For most schools, teams...

Girls Soccer State Quarterfinal Match

Girls Soccer State Quarterfinal Match

Gracie Hammond, Railroader Photo Editor

May 24, 2017


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The varsity soccer team played Maize High School for the state quarterfinal match at Fischer Field on May 23 at 6:00 p.m. Varsity fell to Maize 0-3, ending the season 15-3. Click on the link below to view photos from Gracie Hammond's online album. Girls Soccer 5/23/2017  ...

Moore recieves football scholarship from Air Force Academy

Moore recieves football scholarship from Air Force Academy

Faye Smith, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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Receiving scholarships is an accomplishment for anyone, academically or athletically. Division one athletic programs are some of the hardest programs to be accepted into and having two students from the same high school attend a division one, collegiate program together is a rare occasion. On May...

Snyder signs to cheer

Erica Beebe, Co-Entertainment Editor

May 5, 2017


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Senior Antonio Snyder will be taking a leap of faith this fall by joining the McPherson college cheer squad without prior competitive experience. “Ever since I started cheering over the summer I decided that cheer was the sport I was interested in most,” Snyder said. Each summer Snyder cheers...

Akers to begin collegiate career in new sport

Lauren Mitchell, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2017


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Many may know senior Megan Akers from the roles she has played in Newton athletics, as a vocal leader on the volleyball court, an aggressive basketball forward, and the anchor of the defensive line for the girls’ soccer team. While Akers has participated in volleyball, basketball and soccer since she...

State tennis to conflict with commencement ceremony

Payton Fenwick, Opinion Editor

May 5, 2017


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The boys tennis team is headed to state on the same day that seniors take a step into the real world. Seniors participating on the team this year must rush from the state tournament in Topeka back to Fischer Field for graduation. “I try not to really worry about anything other than tennis when...

Pauls coaches youngest child in his last golf season

Macy Rice, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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Next year will be the first season in eight years that golf coach Joanie Pauls will not be coaching one of her children. “I have been coaching Tanner since his freshman year (2014), but before that I coached his sister Lexi (2010-2013) and brother Lane (2011-2013),” Joanie said. Tanner plans...

Spring sports

April 27, 2017


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Spring sport athletes share their goals for the season.

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