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Winter State send-off

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

Winter sports trading cards

Check out a few student athletes as their apart of a winter sport.
January 31, 2020

Blue and gold scrimmage

Juniors Darian Diaz and Raymen Riley were pair against each other. Darian was excited to be back on the mats.
The North Platte wrestling team competes against each other
December 4, 2019

Hungry for Success

Two wrestlers tie up at the first practice of the season at North Platte High School on Nov. 18.
A look into the way wrestlers cut weight at NPHS
November 22, 2019

  “I haven’t eaten since Sunday and today is Thursday,” senior wrestler Dylan Nesslein said. Nesselein competitively wrestles on a traveling team and recently had a tournament over the weekend....

Winter Sports Preview

Swimmers and Divers warming up for the very first practice of the season.
NPHS athletes get ready to showcase their talent for the newest winter sports season.
November 22, 2019

NPHS winter athletes are showing coaches their 3-pointers, take-downs, and freestyles as practices kicked off this week. Here’s what you can expect this season. The Dawgs basketball team is looking...

State Showouts

State Showouts
February 25, 2019

Shattering Standards

North Platte's Braiden Ruffin wrestles against Braden Trimble of Millard South in his championship match on February 18, 2017.
March 1, 2017

Braiden Ruffin, champion again. After finishing his junior season with just two losses, the North Platte junior topped the podium at the CenturyLink Center. As one of five NPHS wrestlers at this year’s...

Wrestling: past vs. present

Jayson Scott smiles with pride after winning his match against Scottsbluff.
January 13, 2017

Wrestlers have been known to use extreme measures for weight loss. Twenty years ago, there weren’t any regulations to keep wrestlers from using drastic methods to lose weight. Arttie Parker,North...

7 Sensational studs to watch this winter sports season

November 4, 2016

Junior Braiden Ruffin - Wrestling Last year, Ruffin brought home a State championship to North Platte for the first time since 2012. This season, Ruffin’s goal is to become the first wrestler in school...

Ruff ‘N Rowdy

Sophomore Braiden Ruffin stands atop the podium at the State Wrestling tournament in Omaha, Nebraska on February 20, 2016
March 4, 2016

A few years ago, a seventh grader by the name of Braiden Ruffin stood in head wrestling coach Dale Hall’s office at Adam’s Middle School. In the office is a picture of Hall embracing the 2012, 145-pound...

Coach Hall keeps it 300

Coach Dale Hall monitors one of the matches in the Dawg House.
February 8, 2016

Head wrestling coach Dale Hall is one of North Platte High School’s most beloved and respected coaches and his accomplishments keep piling up. Coach Hall just picked up his 300th Dual win which is a...

Bright lights and Dawg-fights

Sophomore Emilio Ramos and freshman Jake Hendren compete for the pin at the Blue & Gold Scrimmage.
December 4, 2015

Senior David Mata said, “The team may be young, but we’re hungry. We want to win and we want to have fun. The upperclassmen are showing better examples in the wrestling room and out in public. Our...

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