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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...

North Platte High School students shout the yes! cheer during the fall sports pep rally at Memorial Stadium on Oct. 14.

School spirit and success

Fall sports pep rally
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...

Bergeron finishes his serve, during the dual against McCook, on September, 24

Acing the competition

Joe Stone, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

Spending over 150 hours on the tennis courts in just three months may seem crazy, but for senior Greg Bergeron that’s completely normal.  “My dad and I were out there on the courts for 2-3...

Zanguitu in the ready position for a return during practice at Cody Park.

Argentinian smashing it at NPHS

Foreign exchange student making an impact
Beckett Allen, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

Spending a year away from your family 6,000 miles away is something most students wouldn't do, but senior Juan Zanguitu is up for the challenge. Zanguitu, a native of Treinta de Agosto, Argentina,...

Dawgs at State

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief October 26, 2018

  One school, four State qualifying sports teams. This year, North Platte High got the chance to send softball, tennis, cross country and girls golf to the Nebraska State competition. On...

Senior Avery Munson hitting a return at the McCook dual on September 18th.

Serving up a storm

A varsity tennis player and his dedication to his sport
Anam Vaziri, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2018

For senior Avery Munson, tennis is not just a sport; it’s a lifestyle. Since the age of 9, Munson has been taking tennis lessons two to three times a week, participating in tournaments around the state,...

New coach, who dis?

New coach, who dis?

Girl tennis team gets an old face as a new coach
Avery Munson, Layout Editor March 23, 2018

This year, the Lady Dawgs tennis team will be adjusting to a new head coach, Dale Hall. While North Platte High School athletes will be practicing hard and getting used to new coaches, there is high hopes...

Jordynn Simpson returns a volley during tennis practice.

Overcoming Obstacles

Soha Vaziri, Advertisement Editor April 7, 2017

For some, the idea of playing sports with a physical disability is a feat that seems near impossible; for senior Jordynn Simpson the impossible is a reality. A three-sport athlete and college volleyball...

Senior Trevon Weaver stands alone on the sideline during the fourth quarter of the Bulldogs 59-12 victory against Omaha Bryan.

Onto the next one: fall sports recap

Will Stone, Sports Editor November 4, 2016

The tears flowed freely, guys were sobbing. This marked the end of Bulldog football for 28 gentleman. A season with highs and lows ended with a bang against the Omaha Bryan Bears on senior night. A 3rd-and-17...

Joe Roessler preparing for a forehand shot.

No excuses, just produces

Princess Saguban, News Editor October 7, 2016

Senior Joe Roessler, started playing tennis his sophomore year. “I didn’t have any friends when I started playing, and I wanted to stay active,”  Roessler said. Along with learning a new sport,...

Senior Derrick Burge zeroes in on an incoming ball, preparing for a good hit

On the Burge of greatness

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief September 16, 2016

Name: Derrick Burge Grade: Senior Age: 18 Height: 6’3” Hair Color: Blonde Relationship Status: Single Biggest Challenge: My serves and staying in the game mentally. Sometimes it’s easy to...

North Platte Ladys tennis qualifiers at Koch Tennis Center on Thursday, May 19.

A little short on the court

Thomas Hoatson, Layout Editor May 19, 2016

Senior Taylor Kramer and junior Jordynn Simpson defeated Millard South 6-2, 6-3 in the first round at the state tennis competition in Omaha on Thursday. Going into the day Simpson said, "The most important...

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