The Bulldogger

Cheer captains Haeley Folk and Lauren Ginn perform during their 6:15 a.m. practice with their team on Nov. 11.

Shifting perceptions

Cheer captains want NPHS to see the squad's service and dedication.
Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief November 20, 2020

The sun isn’t up at 5:40 a.m., but seniors Haeley Folk and Lauren Ginn are. Every day, the two North Platte High School cheer captains wake up early to lead their squad. Folk and Ginn are this year’s...

Cheer coach Tamina Hartman helps NPHS cheer squad, early in the morning, with their dance for their next performance.

The Great Cheer Debate

A factual opinion on how Cheer deserves to be a sport
Emmalynn Berry, Staff Writer November 22, 2019

Cheer requires physical work, precision, and skill. Cheerleaders practice two to three times a week until everything is perfect. That sounds like a sport to me. What makes a sport a sport? According...

The North Platte dance team ranks above the Grand Island team in Jazz at state.

Cheer and dance take the spotlight

Alisha Starner , News Editor March 1, 2017

This was the first year the North Platte cheer team was allowed to hire a choreographer. The cheer team hired Alexis Gass, a UCA out of Lincoln to come down for a weekend. Senior Morgan Libsack said she...

Libsack poses with other cheerleaders on their tour of Ellis Island.

I would walk 2.65 miles

Brett Folk, Staff Writer December 2, 2016

“Walking in the Macy’s Day Parade was so exciting, it felt like I was a celebrity. The whole crowd was excited to see us,” said North Platte High School senior Morgan Libsack. This year Libsack walked...

National Geographic photographer Brian Lehmann analyzes photos with senior Syble Heffernan and junior Phoenix VanCura while shooting around various locations in North Platte.

Capturing the moment with Lehmann

Syble Heffernan , Editor in Chief October 7, 2016

You’ve seen them on the field at the football games, on the gym floor during pep rallies, and in the wings of the stage at the PAC during presentations and performances. With their black ‘Press’...

State Cheer

Tiffany Sauls, Feature Editor March 4, 2016

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