On Tuesday, October 18th the Lady chargers had their last regular season game. They played at home against Jackson Heights Cobras (J-Heights) and Immaculata Raiders (Imac). The junior varsity team for the Lady Chargers won against J-Heights in three sets and won against Imac in two sets. The varsity Lady Chargers had some struggles in their first game against the Imac Raiders and lost in two sets, but came back strong for the match against J-Heights to win the match in two sets. Both the junior varsity and varsity played well.
On Saturday, October 22nd the Lady Chargers traveled to Sabetha to participate in sub-state solleyball. The Lady Chargers entered sub-state ranked 4th. The Chargers were in the same bracket as Marysville, Rock Creek, and Nemaha Central. The first game was played against Marysville. The Lady Chargers played a tough game, but lost in three sets. We are proud of our Lady Chargers and their volleyball season.
By: Tatum Lockwood
Scholars Bowl has begun the 2016 season. Varsity and junior varsity traveled to JCN on October 20, and junior varsity traveled to Sabetha on October 24. Students at both meets answered questions in the categories of social studies, language arts, math, science, fine arts, miscellaneous, and year in review. The categories are extremely broad in nature. Math questions can ask students to use algebra, geometry, trigonometry, or calculus. Science questions can focus on biology, chemistry, physical science, and human anatomy. Language arts can focus on sentence structure, authors, poetry, novels, and grammar. Fine arts include dance, musicals, operas, music terms, various art forms, and art terms. Both teams have a wide knowledge base that continues to grow as the teams study and work together to improve weekly.
Varsity team members include seniors Gavin Chriss, Melissa King, and Rylee Rodvelt, juniors Eduardo Gallardo and Brianna Davis, and sophomore Kennedy Richardson. The junior varsity team members are sophomores Haden Cooper and Isaiah Cortes, and freshmen Kyle Hammersmith, Tatum Lockwood, Nevaeh Mitchell, Grete Olson, and Alex Stirton.
The varsity team travels to Nemaha Central on October 31 for a 4 p.m. meet. Horton High School will host our tournament on November 3 starting at 4 p.m. Please come out and support our scholars bowl team as they demonstrate their academic knowledge in a plethora of categories.
By: Angela Bush, Coach
Student-Athlete of the Month (September)
Each month, Horton High School, will select a student-athlete of the month. These students selected show effort and excellence in the classroom and the field of play, dedication to the team, leadership, integrity, and the ability to serve as a role model for current and future Horton High School student-athletes.
Male Student-Athlete of the Month: Conner Dean
Conner excels in the classroom as well as leads the football team in rushing with 549 yards, as well as touchdowns (6). This is good for a 110 yard average at 8.3 yards a carry. Conner is also 2nd on the team in tackles (30) and tackles for a loss (5).
Female Student-Athlete of the Month: Daspin Bruning
Daspin excels in the classroom as well as leads the volleyball team with 163 kills, 22 aces, 75 digs, and 38 solo blocks. She has helped guide the Lady Chargers to a .500 record in league play.
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