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History of Rolla Athletics

Brandon Kirchner, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

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The town of Rolla dates back to 1858 when the state of Missouri recognized Rolla as a town in its borders. Rolla High School came to fruition in 1921 with the foundation of the public school system within the town. With the...

Recent spring sports updates

Blaize Klossner, Webmaster

March 20, 2019

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Girls Soccer: Rolla 0 Springfield Catholic 0 Rolla 0 Northwest 0 Rolla 2 St. Francis Borgia 2 Rolla 1 Republic 2 (PK"S) Baseball: Rolla 3 Rock Bridge 11 Rolla 5 Grain Valley 15 Rolla 2 St. Clair 3 Rolla...

Spring Forward: Focus on Athletes

Erin Pfeifer, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

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PRANAL MADRIA Tennis Rolla is home to all kinds of people. Intellectuals, artists, people of every flavor. Among those people are the athletes. People of great skill, who can succeed in their sports. One of these people ...

Conversation with State Wrestling Champion Nathaniel Pulliam

Brandon Kirchner, Sports Editor

March 13, 2019

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In the past few seasons, the Rolla wrestling program has had quite some success, with multiple wrestlers placing in state competitions, and the whole team competing well in conference and district play. However, since 2007,...

An inside look into upcoming track season

Courtney Kelley, Opinion Editor

March 12, 2019

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On February 25, the spring sports season at Rolla High School began with practices for baseball, women’s soccer, men’s tennis and track and field. With the introduction of new head coach Jon Franks to the track program,...

Teams prepare for upcoming spring sports season

Brandon Kirchner, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019

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With the Spring season right around the corner. Comes the start of Rolla’s spring sport programs. Last season, most of the teams had quite some success, meaning all eyes will be watching how Rolla compares this season. Add...

Winter watch: Athletes of the month

Courtney Kelley, Kate Brand

March 8, 2019

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ZACK FENNELL Wrestling Zack Fennell is a two time state qualifier and current Rolla High School junior wrestling captain. He has been involved in wrestling since the sixth grade and loves the sport and competition that is a part o...

Focus on fall: Athletes of the month

Kate Brand, Courtney Kelley

March 8, 2019

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by Kate Brand CHRIS BENCH Football For senior Chris Bench, football is more than just tackling people to the ground. “Going out there and playing with the people that have been through the same things I have, so you k...

Off season training vital to athletes

Brandon Kirchner, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

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When it comes to building and establishing a dominant sports program, it is critical to have an offseason training program built in. With the recent rise in Rolla; athletic dominance, it could be traced back to an overhaul...

Coach Franks takes lead coaching position for Track

Brandon Kirchner, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

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Last spring, Track Head Coach Don Knapp retired after over three decades of being the coach of the Rolla track team. Coming in to fill the hole left of his departure is three year Head Coach of the Rolla Football, team Coach...

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