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North Platte High School students shout the

Sophia Walsh and Priscila Mondragõn

October 14, 2020

North Platte High School students and staff gathered on Wednesday for the first pep rally of the year. Originally, the fall sports pep rally was supposed to take place about a month ago, but the postponed event allowed the school to celebrate recent sports successes. COVID-19 regulations forced t...

“Heart broken by a screen” : The struggles of a poet in the modern age

Senior Jahmani Sterling sketching out an idea at the Espresso Shoppe. Sterling first preformed here in 2019 during an open mic night.

Chloe Walchesky, Social Media Editor

September 23, 2020

Typically high school students learn about poetry as a lesson and then never pursue it again. That’s not the case for senior football player and track standout Jahmani Sterling. In his free time, Sterling writes poetry and sketches in a small notebook that he carries in his pocket. “You let...

Bulldogs win first home game

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

Natalie Haines, Correspondent

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 for the upper hand. The Bulldogs claimed the first touchdown, and were answered by a 98-yard r...

The Complete Cheerleading Controversy

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

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 activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another o...

Barbecue and Bulldogs

Barbecue and Bulldogs

The Journalism Staff

October 17, 2018

North Platte names new football coach

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.

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 was a great experience before,” said Rice. Rice was born and raised in Bradshaw, Nebraska on a...

Making memories at Memorial Stadium

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

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 football team got to play against Lincoln Southwest High School at Memorial Stadium. The final s...

Banged Up Bulldogs: Seniors expected to miss majority of season

Banged Up Bulldogs: Seniors expected to miss majority of season

Thomas Hoatson, Layout Editor

September 19, 2017

“I was earnin’ and burnin’, snappin’ necks and cashing checks,” said senior offensive lineman Brandon Grachek. “Then my career was over.” Grachek suffered a distal fibula fracture in his ankle, in other words, a broken ankle. He said he fell while blocking in practice. “My knee twisted...

Wyoming wins with Weaver

Senior Trevon Weaver committed to play football at the University of Wyoming.

Will Stone, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

Senior Trevon Weaver is here for the pie. Along with being a football player committed to the University of Wyoming, he’s got a massive sweet tooth. “My grandma makes an amazing Lemon Meringue.” Weaver rounds out his top five desserts with apple crisp, ice cream, cherry Jello salad, and fried ice...

Former Husker working at NPHS

NPHS Assistant Principal works out after school in the weight room with fellow teachers.

Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016

“My life just took a new direction and I’m pretty happy with the direction it’s taken since then,” said former Husker fullback and current assistant principal of North Platte High, Scott Siegel. He thought he had his whole life figured out in college when things took an unexpected turn, but it was...

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