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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 c...

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 player, ...

Battle vs. Hickman Baseball

Battle vs. Hickman Baseball

Ross Terry

April 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At 5:30 tonight, Battle and Hickman will face off for the first time since the Columbia Baseball Tournament last year, which Battle lost 2-4. With an ever growing rivalry, the games are always intense. Local rivals bring their best to every game, trying to earn the better record and bragging rights until...

Amazing Athletes: Kayla Pelt

Roxy Garcia

February 3, 2016


Filed under A&E, Sports, Uncategorized

Swimming is a sport that has been around since man lived near water (in other words forever). Stone Age drawings depicting early swimmers have been discovered in "The Cave of Swimmers" in Greece; and in Japan, swimming was one of the noble skills of the samurai. The modern sport of swimming can tr...

Amazing Athletes: Caleb Bavlnka

Marc Chauvin, Contributer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized

"Why do I do this?" Bavlnka said. This is the only thing that goes through his mind as he runs a five kilometer race, 3.106 miles of the most challenging sport around. Cross Country began in England as a complex sport called "Hare and Hound." Choose a single person to be the "Hare" and all other te...

Behind the Bench: Trainer David Ford

Behind the Bench: Trainer David Ford

Mariah Brisco, Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports

When you're in high school, most people think about the life of sports in regards to the athletes, but no one really thinks about the importance of other people participating behind the bench. David Ford, Battle's resident trainer for the past two years has been our school's Batman! He's the man with...

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