The Bulldogger

Senior Jonathan Brouillette performs at the home meet at the Recreation Center on January 28.

Not making waves

North Platte's top diver is ranked first heading into State
Natalie Deardoff, Managing Editor February 26, 2021

Imagine doing a double front flip off a slippery diving board in front of tough judges and an audience into the clear blue water of a pool three feet below. Imagine never making a splash. Senior...

Senior Kris Kautz gets recognition at swim and dive senior night.

Strides for success

Kris Kautz prepares for his first track season
Priscila Mondragõn, Managing Editor February 1, 2021

Senior Kris Kautz decides to give up playing soccer to get money for college. For the past three years, Kautz has participated in multiple sports. “I played soccer, football, and I participated in...

Junior Jonathan Brouillette practices his dives for State. The competition is taking place on Feb. 27. This is Brouillettes third year competing at State, after a sixth place finish last year.

NPHS heads to State swim and dive competition

Mia Dugan, Staff Writer February 26, 2020

North Platte High School swimmers and divers will be competing at the State tournament in Lincoln, Neb. at the Devaney Center this weekend. Junior Jonathan Brouillette is currently ranked number two in...

Swimmers and Divers warming up for the very first practice of the season. I think that with all of the people coming in this year, we need to make these people good, said junior swimmer Meleah Friedrich.

Winter Sports Preview

NPHS athletes get ready to showcase their talent for the newest winter sports season.
Anissa Hoffman, Staff Writer November 22, 2019

NPHS winter athletes are showing coaches their 3-pointers, take-downs, and freestyles as practices kicked off this week. Here’s what you can expect this season. The Dawgs basketball team is looking...

Senior Abbie Hedgecock drives down the court in the girl’s first scrimmage versus Gothenburg. “We have a really good chemistry. We can play with each other, criticize each other, but also really help each other out,” she said.

Winter Wind-Up

Clay Stone, Managing Editor November 30, 2018

Senior Abbie Hedgecock drives down the court in the girl’s first scrimmage versus Gothenburg. “We have a really good chemistry. We can play with each other, criticize each other, but also really help...

Recognized Nationwide

Two NPHS teachers recognized nationally
Anam Vaziri, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2018

Last month, journalism adviser Lori Larson was awarded with the Journalism Education Association Rising Star Award, an award that recognizes their commitment to both scholastic journalism and advising....

Out this higher education

Out this higher education

Thomas Hoatson, Layout Editor May 11, 2018

From August 13, 2015 to May 13, 2018, it's been 1004 days since I started high school. From running around all of Cody Park and feeling like I was going to throw up on the first day of tennis practice...

Student grabs a new basketball and prepares to shoot a basket.

Inclusive setting at NPHS

Students with multiple and severe disabilities are attending regular education gym classes.
Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief December 15, 2017

The North Platte Public School District has already moved into a total inclusive setting at all schools, except for NPHS. Several weeks ago, though, the high school began taking their first steps towards...

Senior Zane Leibhart will leave his permanent mark after breaking the school record in the 100-yard breaststroke at the McCook Swim and Dive Invitational on Dec. 8.

NP swims away with first

Leibhart drowns school record
Beckett Allen, Staff Writer December 15, 2017

Senior swimmer Zane Leibhart broke the NPHS 100 yard breaststroke record at only the second swim meet for North Platte High School, with an exceptional time of 1:04.23 at the McCook Invitational on Dec....

Senior Katy Hanson signaling to her teammate to where the ball should land.

The Winning Jamboree

Princess Saguban, News Editor August 29, 2017

Last night, North Platte High hosted the Nebraska hall of Fame Jamboree volleyball game game. The lady bulldogs went 3-2 with the Gothenburg Swedes. The players cut their loses close with a score of...

Senior Quentone Larson. practicing his dives for an upcoming competition.

Dive into the action

Princess Saguban, News Editor December 2, 2016

Swim and dive season has just begun. Divers are elegantly gliding through the air and swimmers tearing up the water. A new season brings its challenges as usual, but this year a bigger change will take...

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