The benchwarmers

The benchwarmers

Sophia Chingren, News Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Whether you’ve watched the movie “The Benchwarmers” and laughed your way through it, or you’ve actually been in Clark and Richie’s shoes, we’ve all heard the expression “benchwarmer” before. But what’s it like to be someone who doesn’t get playing time, and what’s the coach thinking...

Big changes, bigger improvements

Big changes, bigger improvements

Avery Munson, Layout Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

This fall the North Platte Bulldogs got a new cross country coach with a familiar face. Head coach, and former Bulldog, Jake Hasenauer has come back to his roots to lead this team in a new direction. The past 2 years he has been the assistant coach at Gering High School. “That passion for the bulld...

Swingin’ sophomore starter

Swingin’ sophomore starter

Ainsley Nichols, Managing Editor

September 28, 2018


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Sophomore Abby Orr is a silent threat. A varsity starter since she began playing high school softball last year, Orr has managed to prove her skill time and time again. Since the beginning of softball season this year, she’s not only hit several home runs for the Lady Dawgs, but has also managed to ...

Athlete Superstitions

Nathenial Crow, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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What do these athletes believe will help them do better?   Sophomore Tom Moss "The cross country has an apple that has a bell in it that they shake and it is called the happy apple." Coach Todd Rice "Always eating the same thing and if I was wearing something that was lucky I would...

Serving up a storm

Serving up a storm

Anam Vaziri, People Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

For senior Avery Munson, tennis is not just a sport; it’s a lifestyle. Since the age of 9, Munson has been taking tennis lessons two to three times a week, participating in tournaments around the state, going to camps all around the Midwest, and never failing to put in everything he’s got. Flash forwa...

Recruiting tips and tricks

Recruiting tips and tricks

Avery Munson, Layout Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every year, thousands of high school athletes are selected to take their athletic ability to the next level. There are many steps to take to get to a place of being recruited. Here are some tips to get you to the same spot. 1. Create a list of schools you would like to attend. Start with a wide r...

Leaving on Hiatt-us

Leaving on Hiatt-us

Clay Stone, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


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Teacher, Coach, Leader, Friend. No matter where you are in North Platte, you’ve associate one of these titles with Josh Hiatt. Ever since Hiatt was a kid he has lived, worked, and breathed NP, he also has taught more than a few lessons. From his desk in the 2300 pod, to his drills in both football...

Awesome Occupation

Awesome Occupation

Morgan Fischer, Social Media Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Coaches. They’re out on the track, pool deck, field, and occasionally in the classroom. Whether you realize it or not, coaches are with you every step of the the way, pushing you to reach your highest potential. These remarkable people are incredibly influential in making athletes, the athletic departme...

Lady Dawgs dominate Districts

Lady Dawgs dominate Districts

Gracia Lantis and Clay Stone

May 4, 2018


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Fremont Tigers girls soccer (5-11) had no answer for the North Platte Bulldog soccer team (12-3) on Monday, April 30. The Lady Dawgs put on an absolute beatdown in their 8-0 win over the tigers, with goals contributed by 6 different players. The girls kept that momentum rolling into their next game versu...

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