Volleyball plays for cancer

Just dig it. Girls Volleyball had a tournament last Thursday Sept. 27 at Wichita Heights. The girls went 2-1 at the tournament, beating the Junction City Bluejays and the Wichita Heights Falcons only losing the first match to Maize south.  

Football falls to Northwest

The Buffaloes stormed the field last Friday against the Wichita Northwest ——. Despite their best efforts the Buffs fell short, ending with a score of 61 to 15 for a blowout victory.

Cross Country closes in on postseason

The rock chalk hills and one thousand foot Royal Gorge bridge didn’t come close to phasing the buffaloes cross country team as they are running into the higher level, cutthroat stage of their season. With just over three weeks to go until the state competition, every race is crucial to see where they could land.

Buffs soccer continues to struggle

Previous varsity junior of the boys varsity soccer team, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, quit after the game against Dodge City on Sept. 27 due to personal issues with coaching, additional players followed. After the loss to Dodge at home some of the players left, but the team continued to improve on the field.  

Tennis takes first place in WAC tournament

The girls’ tennis team are closing out their regular season with the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). They’ve had a busy two weeks playing at the Gardner-Edgerton Invite on Sept. 26, Hutchinson Invite on Sept. 27, McPherson Invite on Sept. 29, and WAC on Oct. 1.

Bus stop app allows for better tracking

Today’s technology is continuously improving and a new app has made riding the bus safer and easier. In Garden city, many kids from pre-kindergarten to their senior year in high school will ride the bus to and from school.

Students parade their way into homecoming week

As the new schools year settles in, many students are finding themselves already busy with schoolwork and test. All of this work can lead to stress, so that’s why every year students have the chance to enjoy themselves and unwind at the fall homecoming dance. The dance is held annually and is a chance for many students to have a memorable night and be free.

Too ‘Juul’ For School Electronic cigarettes take over today’s adolescents

Teen tobacco usage was at an all time low, then in steps the Juul. The Juul and other vaping devices are what’s called an electronic cigarette or E-cig, which heat up liquid nicotine instead of the traditional burning of a cigarette. Across America these USB looking devices are filling principals’ confiscation drawers, including that of Rodger Syng, principal of the Arts and Communication academy. 

Sage House Soaps

 Garden City is known for its smell of “money,” according to locals, but now that Main Street is home to SageHouse Soaps, there’s a slight chance the pungent odor may be eliminated. Even though elimination is highly unlikely, at least inside the store is full of wonderful smells such as lavender, honey and vanilla. 

Robotics club takes on new theme

With the first month of school coming to an end, the robotics team is heading off to their first competition in a couple weeks. They will be working for the next six weeks to build and compete October, 20. The competition will be held in Wichita, 31 teams including Garden City High School are registered. Robotics is a class about students being tasked to build a robotic in a certain amount of time. They have to build it about a certain theme and if the students don’t follow that theme they won’t get points and they’ll have to get rid of it.