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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...

Varsity baseball team participates in annual alumni game

Varsity baseball team participates in annual alumni game

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-chief

March 23, 2019

On March 22, the Varsity Baseball team held their 13th annual Alumni Game. Past team members of all ages geared up to play one more game under the lights as a way to benefit the current team by also serving as a fundraiser event. This year the Varsity team not only held a 50/50 raffle ticket sale, b...

Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Kaete Schmidt, Graphic Manager

March 7, 2019

Typically thinking about the average high school sport, football, basketball or baseball might be some of the options that come to mind. On the contrary, sophomore Cole Lujano has turned his hobby of fishing into a sport. Starting from a young age, Lujano developed a fondness for fishing. What starte...

Knee injury affects life-long player

Knee injury affects life-long player

Natalie Kuhn, Reporter

March 7, 2019

What started as a small pain within the first week of her junior season of soccer has evolved into senior Aspen Olson battling an unknown knee injury for nearly a year. As a result of her undiagnosed knee injury, Olson will be unable to participate in her senior season of soccer. While injuries are n...

Bowling Senior Night

Bowling Senior Night

Legacy Victorio-Coto, Railroader Managing Editor

February 15, 2019

Seniors received the traditional yellow rose from parents and family members on Monday, February 5 at Play-Mor Lanes during their senior night ceremony. Newton bowlers hosted Salina South and Cheney high school. Senior Treyton Rice has bowled all four years and lettered for 3 years. While his mot...

Weighing In

Weighing In

Kaete Schmidt, Newtonian Graphics Manager

December 17, 2018

Contorting their limbs in unnatural positions, using every muscle in their bodies and making moves on their opponent with non-stop adrenaline shows how physically demanding wrestling is during a match. While this sport requires energy and power on the mat, it also takes self-control and willpower, specifically...

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Lorelei Jacobs, Newtonian Reporter

December 17, 2018

Under the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) requirements, the first year a college can make a verbal offer is a player’s freshman year. After receiving his first offer freshman year from Kansas State University (K-State)i, junior point guard Ty Berry has received 11 additional offers...

Schneider begins new role as girls head varsity basketball coach

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

November 21, 2018

Growing up with the game of basketball has always been a part of new varsity head girls basketball coach Justin Schneider. Since the age of five, Schneider has grown to love basketball and turn it into a lifestyle and continuing his athletic career by playing for Bethel College, an NAIA affiliated sch...

Preston takes over as head varsity coach for boys basketball team

Preston takes over as head varsity coach for boys basketball team

Marco Aramburu, Newtonian Reporter

November 16, 2018

As the 2018-19 boys basketball season commences, there have been changes to the coaching staff that mimic years prior. This season math teacher Andy Preston returns as head coach, after he left the program in 2016 to take an assistant coaching position at Mill Valley High School in Kansas City, Kansas. ...

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