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Number one girls' double team competes at NPHS invitational. Seniors Brianna Plaster and Samantha Bowers prepare to start their first match of the day.

NPHS girls’ tennis hosts first home meet of the season

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

The girls’ tennis team participated in their first home matches on Mar. 19. This match is the first players have competed since the abrupt halt before last year’s season, due to the Covid-19...


 Aerial view of the 43 production pods that sit just behind the hatcheries main building at the North Platte Fish Hatchery.

Reeling in conservation

North Platte produces fewer roe this year, due to the pandemic.
Chloe Walchesky, Social Media Editor December 8, 2020

If you've caught a fish between Kimball and Omaha, there's a strong chance that fish was born and raised in North Platte. “Walleye is the fish I catch the most in North Platte,” senior Kasch Morrison...

Anezca Bannink playing guitar and singing in a band called Fusion. Anezca and her band played in cafes and school functions or any local events that popped up. Photo courtesy of Anezca Bannink

An African in America

Abbe McCoy, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Moving your entire life from one country to another would be life changing. Junior Anezca Bannink moved from Pretoria, South Africa to the United States of America in 2018.  Pretoria is one of the...

Senior Aaron Franz and Junior Evan Caudy (middle) begin their final race of the season at the boys’ Class A state competition on Oct. 23 in Kearney. Throughout the season, runners worried that the season could be cancelled at any time. “There were a lot of uncertainties this year with COVID, “ said coach Jake Hasenauer. “We just didn't know what was gonna happen.'' Caption credits to Alex Cook.

All North Platte sports advance to postseason

2020 fall sports recap
Beckett Allen, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

  Girls’ Golf   According to Wikipedia, the chances of an average golfer getting a hole-in-one are about one in 12,500. On the biggest stage of high school golf, sophomore Kaylee...

The Bulldog's Varsity Football team runs onto the field to kick off the game.

Bulldogs win first home game

North Platte High goes head to head with the Fremont Tigers during the first home game of the year.
Natalie Haines , Staff Writer September 5, 2020

  The North Platte Bulldogs faced off with the Fremont Tigers on Friday. It was a battle of wits, a battle of muscle, and a battle to remember. The whole night, the Tigers and the Bulldogs fought...

Cheerleaders encourage the football team during their annual homecoming game. The game took place on September 13th. Football player Zayden Guenin said,

The Complete Cheerleading Controversy

An opinion on why cheer is definitely not a sport
Joe Stone, Staff Writer November 22, 2019

Making exciting posters and encouraging actual sports doesn’t boost the idea that cheerleading is a sport and I firmly believe it is not one. Lexico Dictionary defines the word sport as “an...

Senior Michael Richey works on his computer. “I plan to continue writing,” Richey said, “but I don’t think I’ll get another chance to produce another play for a while.”

The Shakespeare of NPHS: Senior writing a play to be produced this summer

Jon Brouillette, Layout, Business Editor April 26, 2019

It’s not the most unusual thing to hear about a play production in North Platte; what is unusual however, is to hear about a North Platte High School student writing a drama to be produced this summer...

Teachers of the Month

Christmas Edition
Maria Garcia December 20, 2018

Health Sciences Teacher Jason Drake What is your favorite Christmas gift? "A BB gun." What did you ask Santa for this year? "Peace on Earth and goodwill towards men." What advice would you give to...

Coach Rice talking with the football players planning on playing for him next August. Rice expressed his passion for football and leadership with the boys.

North Platte names new football coach

Sophia Chingren, News Editor February 16, 2018

A welcome back is a necessary for North Platte High’s “new” head football coach, Rice used to be coach for NPHS back in 2009, and he’s decided to make a come back. “I’m glad I’m back, it...

September Bulldogs of the Month

September Bulldogs of the Month

Ainsley Nichols, Managing Editor October 12, 2017

Hallie Malsbury What is the dumbest way you’ve ever been injured? I went too hard in a slapping cheer at HOBY and ended up with bruises on my thighs. How do you feel about pineapple on pizza?...

The Bulldogs come into the stadium ready for kick-off.

Making memories at Memorial Stadium

Quincey Epley, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2017

“Every kid grows up and they want to either go to Memorial Stadium or play in it, and we’ve gotten the chance to do both,” said senior Caden Comer. On September 30, the North Platte High School...

December’s Teacher of the Month

Savanna States, Staff Writer December 2, 2016

Josh Bruck What do you want for Christmas? A hippopotamus, I like the song. Favorite Christmas and why? When my little girls started to figure out what Christmas is about and looking forward to presents...

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