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Volleyball Game Review

Volleyball Game Review

Adrian Maddox, Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Volleyball welcomed their second home game of the season in the competition gymnasium on the evening of Wednesday, September 20. Both teams were challenged against Eldon High School, while playing with a format of best two out of three. Gaining a win from junior varsity, and a close loss from varsity, ...

Spartans Cruise Over Kewpies

Spartans Cruise Over Kewpies

Caden Elkthunder, Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

With spirit week activities, pep rallies and hype leading up to Battle’s 5th annual homecoming game but this time they faced a familiar rival Hickman. When asking sophomore football fan A.J Pittman on how he feels about the hype around this game, he said “It’s dope how they hype games up and...

Junior Olympics

Madalynn Owens, Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Randi Overkamp and Arianna Butler, seniors, experienced a unique summer from many of their classmates by competing in the USATF Junior Olympics. Butler and Overkamp compete for the Jets Track and Field Club which is based out of Festus, Missouri. The two athletes would drive the 290 miles round trip ...

Hyacinthia

Hyacinthia

Madalynn Owens, Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

In the early morning on Saturday, August 5, cars began to trickle into the school parking lot for the annual Hyacinthia. Many students came armed with shovels, rakes, and gardening gloves. The students were divided into groups to help clean up and refresh the Battle grounds for the upcoming school year. ...

Football Overview

Football Overview

Josie Nichols, Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year the Battle High School football team is undefeated 8-0. Kicking off the season with a 35-13 victory over Mexico HS, the team has remained undefeated. We’ve played against Wentzville Holt, Rock Bridge, Helias, Hickman, and Truman. Our first experience in overtime took place during our clash wit...

There’s A New Coach In Town

There’s A New Coach In Town

Batkhuleg Battur and Hana Kellenberger

September 28, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized

The end of the 2015/16 boys basketball season concluded a rather disappointing year. Only 4 wins and lots of defeats. But no wins in 2016. However there’s a new coach in town who’s willing to fix that problem. His name is Brian Meny. Coach Meny is excited and happy to be here at Battle, and he’s...

Cross Country First Meet

Cross Country First Meet

Marc Chauvin, Journalist

August 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

All State Awards

Natalie Tiffany, Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

In the realm of football there is one team to rule them all, and that’s all-state. Few of high school football players possess the skills required, making an all-state player as rare as winning the lottery. This year Battle has a talented draw, with not one but four players making the cut. ...

Diving Ahead

Morgan Evanoff, Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Battle High School’s girls swim team consists of 19 girls dedicated to the sport they love. These waterlogged ladies spend most of their mornings underwater, in the gym, or on the track. Their self discipline and rigorous routines help make them the fastest fish around. They are up brig...

Say Hello to Mr. Ellison

Say Hello to Mr. Ellison

Batkhuleg Battur, Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports

Atiyyah Ellison is the funniest and most animated staff member at Battle. Go give him a high five or just spark up a conversation, and you will be on your way to a new friendship. He's a former NFL lineman, an he played from teams like the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, Jacksonville Jaguars,...

Sports Video Games Review 2015-2016

Sports Video Games Review 2015-2016

Batkhuleg Battur, Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

The 2015-16 stock of sports video games has been dropping hot, new content for fans to play like they're actually on the field or the court. The graphics are intriguing and eye catching; when you play the games it always feel like you never want to give up your controller to the next person.  ...

Battle Sprint Relay Teams take on the CHARGE

Battle Sprint Relay Teams take on the CHARGE

Batkhuleg Battur, Pro Sports Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

If there’s one team that is most feared on the track, that is Battles 4x100 and 4x200 relay. The first meet of the season Hickman and Rock Bridge wasn’t ready to face their fate when they saw Roger White a tall, lean machine who runs a 4.50 40 yard dash. Omar Hayes, a former Spartan soccer play...

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