The Spearhead

Amazing Athletes: Caleb Bavlnka

Marc Chauvin, Reporter

February 1, 2016

"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, Yearbook Editor

April 29, 2015

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...

Spring Sports in Review

Clara Baldwin, Staff Member

April 29, 2015

Battle sports continue to amaze the community during the spring season. From baseball to girls' soccer, boys' tennis, golf, as well as track and field, Battle athletes are improving every day to build a memorable reputation and history for the school. Girls' soccer is off to a fiery start this spring....

Dancing the Night Away: Spartan Sparklers

Dancing the Night Away: Spartan Sparklers

Stacy Christmas, Staff Member

April 29, 2015

On April 10, 2015 the Spartan Sparklers held their 2nd annual Spring Show for the end of the 2014-2015 dance season. There was one dance that had a great message about bullying called Stand Up-Speak Out. The dance number started with Haley Hatton walking across stage with her books. She kept trying to ...

With a Leap and a Twirl: Battle Dance Team

With a Leap and a Twirl: Battle Dance Team

Madalynn Owens, Yearbook Editor

April 6, 2015

Hip hop music echoed throughout the commons. The gentle thuds of the girls gracefully landing their leaps were masked by the pounding music. In the front row, Andie Nolla, freshman, decked out in leggings and fuzzy socks, gleefully finished her routine in an impressive drop down into the splits while...

Athlete Profile: Gabriella Starks

Karen Long, Freelance Writer

April 6, 2015

Shoot! Score! It's a goaaaaal from Gabriella Starks! Gabriella, a junior at Battle High School, scored the first JV goal of Battle history during Girls Soccer in the spring of 2014. Growing up, Starks watching soccer all the time because of her Italian side of her family. Starks enjoyed watching soccer...

Battle Football’s Game 1 of the Elite Eight

Bethani Thompson, Staff Member

November 12, 2014

Battle High School football will host Zumwalt North Friday, November 14, at 7 PM. After coming off of their high due to the win at the district championship the previous Friday, the boys will play hard to win in order to make it to the state Championship. Tickets will be on sale Wednesday and Thursday...

A Better Battlefront

A Better Battlefront

Drue Horton, Yearbook Editor

October 16, 2014

Battle's student section, known as "The Battle Front" has done a complete 180 in the name of pride and spirit. Football player Ian Gruen stated that "last year, we would look up and see everyone on their phones, not even paying attention," which didn't help motivate the players at all, but this year,...

Reaching Higher: Lady Spartan Tennis

Reaching Higher: Lady Spartan Tennis

Clara Baldwin, Staff Member

October 1, 2014

Battle High's girls tennis team pulled out a 9-0 win against Liberty High School Tuesday. The team has clearly made some improvements from last year when their only victory as a team was against Rolla. Thus far in the season, they've managed to win against Troy, Fulton, Timberland, and Helias. W...

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