Lady Trojans Lacrosse

By: Natalie Eaton Jenks Ladies Lacrosse’s season has officially come to an end, after an impressive and record-breaking season. With all of the craziness thrown at sports this year, through COVID, contact tracings, and ice storms, the Lady Trojans managed to pull off a fantastic season filled with win streaks, very little deficits, and a... Continue Reading →

The Road to Playing in College

By: Natalie Eaton High school athletes always say they are “committing to a college,” but what does that exactly mean? Committing to a college sport means so much more than playing for a team that is giving you a scholarship. You are joining a team, a family, and a group of people who aspire to... Continue Reading →

Student-Athletes Persevering Through Quarantine

By: Natalie Eaton This school year certainly has been different, especially for student-athletes here at Jenks. With abrupt distance learning switches, cancellations, and contact tracing, it has been challenging for many athletes to remain positive.  Last March, when COVID hit, sports were abruptly canceled and seasons were devastatingly cut short, leaving athletes wondering if they... Continue Reading →

A Second Shot: Carson Cooper’s Story

By Avery Hudkins Could you imagine stepping onto a basketball court with the fluorescent lights beating down on you after being precisely moments away from death over just a month ago? Incredible right? That’s exactly what Carson Cooper, a senior at Jenks high school, did this basketball season.  Diagnosed with Minimal Change as a freshman,... Continue Reading →

The Men Behind the Helmets

By Izzy Pankey Football season is officially finished, but for the boys who spent their fall playing their hearts out on the field, it’s their new beginning in highschool. What does the quarterback do when he can't play football? How does the linemen plan to spend his time when he’s not winning the state championship?... Continue Reading →

Sports in the Time of a Pandemic

By Avery hudkins Imagine you’re preparing for your high school sports season and you are suddenly told the rest of your season is cancelled. Every opportunity a high school athlete is given in 2020 is not granted fully due to the widespread disease of Covid.  Many football players, cross country runners, and volleyball players all... Continue Reading →

Pressures of Covid on Sports teams

By: Avery Hudkins  Imagine hearing the big cheers and yells during a sports game. This year they will be cut in half and muffled through masks. The Jenks soccer team along with other sports teams will be facing some pressures and struggles this upcoming year due to the pandemic. They are doing everything in their... Continue Reading →

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