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Running for State

Elliot Muhlenbruck (23) embraces teammate Evan Hughes (23) after the team found out they made it to state.
Read about the districts race that led Hickman boys' cross country to state.
November 2, 2020

It’s no secret Hickman’s varsity boys cross-country team has had their ups and downs this season. After tough losses at Gans Creek and Kearney, Hickman came prepared to fight for the Class 5 Districts...

The Fate of Recruits

Assistant Cross Country coach Johnson takes times for his athletes at the Kirksville virtual meet September 19th
The untold truth about sports recruitment in the middle of a pandemic.
October 14, 2020

COVID-19 is causing a lot of problems in the world of sports and many athletic events look different due to the global pandemic, including how colleges look and recruit players. Coaches, players, and Hickman...

A New Normal: An Inside Look at Volleyball During COVID-19

Shannon Yockey (12, left) and Adelaide Becking (12, right) practicing before the game.
Senior players share how this season has looked different and what it means to them.
September 22, 2020

Last Tuesday night, September 15th, was senior night for Hickman Volleyball. Hickman’s varsity team beat Hannibal in three sets. Many things have changed in sports due to the COVID-19 guidelines, and...

Friday Night Game Versus Battle Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Friday Night Game Versus Battle Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns
September 17, 2020

The home game scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, September 18th against Battle High School has been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 test and possible exposure in the Battle Football program according...

Put Me In, Coach– Debate

Put Me In, Coach-- Debate
The face of composure
January 16, 2020

The silence in the room is deafening. Faces are plugged in focus with mines turning like mine never could. I sit in the center of Ms. Gerling’s classroom, amongst some of the best debaters in Missouri....

Flashletics

Flashletics
October 8, 2019

Dear Hickman,   Hi Kewpies! This is Marissa Kraus, your P&G sports editor.  As you've probably noticed, this issue is very different from any in the past. With this change, my hope is that...

Not Just A Jock

Not Just A Jock
Ethan Doll's Academic Life Outside of Swim & Dive
October 4, 2019

There are hundreds of athletes here at Hickman and, at face value, it's easy to see them as just an athlete, or only associate them with their sport. However, beneath the helmet, swim cap, or jersey, there's...

Put Me In Coach- Football

Put Me In Coach- Football
October 4, 2019

Two inactive students take Hickman football by storm. Celena Schmolzi / Reporter At Hickman, football often goes unappreciated. It’s easy to look at a team’s record and surmise that they don’t...

What’s the Hardest Thing About Cross Country

What's the Hardest Thing About Cross Country
September 18, 2019

Hickman’s dedicated runners have to make sacrifices for their sport Nora Anderson | Reporter   After asking five athletes what the hardest thing about cross country was, it was clear there...

A Race for the History Books

A Race for the History Books
November 14, 2018

It was a truly historic season for Hickman's cross country team. Each of the guys and girls teams’ seasons were amongst the most successful they’ve ever had, as both teams qualified for state competition....

September 20th Home Softball Victory

September 20th Home Softball Victory
October 7, 2018

On Thursday, September 20th, the Hickman softball team took on the Rock Bridge at home. The Kewpies won with a 14-4 score, a margin of 10 points, continuing Hickman’s winning streak against the Bruins....

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