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Dogs Sweep Tournament For League Championship

By: Isaiah Simpson

On Thursday, December 15, the Northwest Kansas League Junior High Boys’ Basketball Tournament began in Hoxie. Both the A and B teams for Quinter Junior High swept the tournament earning the 2016-17 League Championship. The A-team took on the Dighton Hornets in the opening round, followed by the Hoxie Indians in the semifinals and lastly the Greeley County Jackrabbits in the finals round.      In the first . . .

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Quinter B-Team Takes NWKL Crown

By: Elissa Roberts

The Quinter Junior High B-team boys’ basketball team won the Northwest Kansas League Tournament at Hoxie on Monday, December 19.  The B-team joined the A-team as League Champions.  They defeated Wallace County 38-8 in the first game of the tournament.  They went on to defeat Decatur Community in the semifinal 27-20 and Hoxie in the finals by a score of 19-16. The Bulldogs drew the number one seed and faced . . .

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The Quinter Bulldogs Battle the Dighton Hornets

By: Isaiah Simpson

On Friday, January 6, the Quinter Senior High boys’ basketball team took to the court in a Northwest Kansas League contest against the Dighton Hornets. This was the second time the two teams have played, the first being in the Castle Rock Classic Tournament. :The varsity lost by a score of 37-52, while the junior varsity won 45-26.      In the first quarter of the varsity game, both teams put up a combined . . .

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Lady Bulldogs Compete Against the Hornets

By: Brooke Blackwill

On January 6, the Quinter Lady Bulldogs competed against the Dighton Hornets at home. The Hornets defeated Quinter’s varsity by a score of 52-21. The Bulldog’s junior varsity beat the Hornets by a score of 39-29.      The Bulldogs took the early lead in the first quarter of the varsity game putting eight points on the board while Quinter’s defense allowed the Hornets to score just four. In the . . .

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A Coaches Purpose

By: Kylie Crist

“A coach is someone who tells you what you don’t want to hear, shows you what you don’t want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be.” - - Tom Landry.      Quinter Bulldog coaches are respected and honored, even past many athletes’ high school careers. As a coach, they sacrifice time away from their families to spend countless hours working with kids at . . .

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Holidays through the Second Grade

By: Codi Kentner

With Christmas coming soon, the second grade Students at Quinter Elementary School have started their holiday unit. Christmas time brings many exciting opportunities for the students to learn about different things while having fun. Most students agreed that their favorite part about this time of year is spending time with their family, presents, decorating the tree, and snow. At the beginning of the week, Mrs. Kirsten . . .

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Teachers’ Talents Outside of School

Blake Selensky and Andrea Charles

When the bell rings at the end of the day, most students think that teachers just go home and grade papers or recharge for the next day of school. What most students don’t realize is that teachers do have lives outside of school. Many teachers have hobbies or even second jobs.      Miss Candace Hendrich is busy with school like any other teacher, but finds time to hunt, and help her uncle out with the . . .

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