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Sophomore Anastazia Weir at color guard practice at the beginning of the season, learning a new move without a coach.

Color guard’s coach returns

Color Guard finally receives a coach after being without one for a full season
Natalie Deardoff, Managing Editor March 28, 2021

North Platte High’s Color Guard received their new coach, Shannon Hudson, a few months after a difficult season without one. Hudson was the coach of the team before COVID-19 hit. She was let go...

The Pacer Dance Team preformed their state Pom routine at NPHS winter sports state send-off. They have taken many hours out of their morning and weekends to learn and practice both of their routines.

Winter State send-off

A pep rally was held at NPHS to recognize all of the winter sports and athletes headed to State.
Emmalynn Berry and Jonathan Dekleva February 20, 2020

The North Platte High School marching band made history by winning their first superior in Lincoln in NPHS history, Oct. 19, 2019.

Taking the Podium Historically

NPHS band makes history in Lincoln, NE
Anissa Hoffman, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

On Oct. 19th, 2019 the North Platte High School Marching Band put a new record in the books by getting a superior at the Marching Band Field Competition in Lincoln for the first time ever in NPHS history.  Drum...

The marching band warms up before the football game on Oct. 12. This was some musicians last time marching on Bauer Field.  The kids worked really hard this year together and had a real sense of unity, band director Brett Bradley.

Grand marching band

A senior says goodbye after State marching band
Gracia Lantis, Online Media Editor October 26, 2018

As State marching band of her senior year quickly approached, senior Hannah Armstrong reminisced on the last three years of marching band. Armstrong was hopeful for a superior, which is the best rank...

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’...

Senior Taylor Blagdon leads the marching band at the homecoming half-time show on September 9. He’s focused on directing the song but also on leading the band to a victory at State. “I want us to have fun musically, be challenged, and learn, over focusing on getting a superior [at State],” he said.

A major responsibility

Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief September 16, 2016

“My life’s pretty boring when it comes to anything other than music,” senior Taylor Blagdon, head drum major, said. Blagdon has high hopes to guide the marching band to a superior this season at...

Sydnee Miller practices her routine before her color guard try-out last Wednesday.

Twirling flags and feelings

Color guard
Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief May 6, 2016

When watching marching band next year, you’ll only see one new face amongst the flags. After last Wednesday’s try-outs, 11 members made the team. Color guard is a team that visually represents the...

Sophomore Zane Leibhart marches in time.

Striving for a superior

Phoenix VanCura, Staff Writer November 6, 2015

Everyone knows the feeling of being so close, yet so far away.That’s how North Platte High School’s marching band felt Oct. 24 at this year’s State Marching Competition in Hastings, Nebraska. NPHS...

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