Jenks Soccer: A Year Recap

By: Avery Hudkins They shoot, they score! Through rain or shine, scrapes and bruises, and tiring practices, the Jenks soccer teams have thrived and pushed through a much different season than usual. With all the complications that came with COVID, the department did not let it interfere with their game. Without the hard work that... 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 →

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 →

Four Years and Four Players

By: Elise Siebert All four seniors on the Lady Trojans Volleyball team have individual qualities that help bring the team together. During every match, these players are leaders to the younger teammates, and they all have different ways to encourage and guide each other to victory. Emma Rhodes As the volleyball team captain, Rhodes has... Continue Reading →

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