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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
“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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
OvernightMostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest.
TuesdayPatchy rain, snow, and freezing drizzle before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and 4pm. Patchy freezing fog before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
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