The Student News Site of Hickman High School

Purple and Gold News

The Student News Site of Hickman High School

Purple and Gold News

The Student News Site of Hickman High School

Purple and Gold News

Flashletics

Flashletics

Hannah Phillippe, Online lead December 2, 2022

Boys swim and dive  Coach Taylor Birsa says, “I am proud of the boys working hard, supporting each other, and overcoming injury when one popped up. They each have shown improvement not just physically,...

Fall Football Focus

Fall Football Focus

Diego Romero-Perez, Reporter November 21, 2022

The fall is the only time of year when you can not only see a change in everything around you, you feel it. The air gets crisper, the leaves become more colorful, the days get shorter and everyone gets...

Flashletics: October

Flashletics: October

Hannah Phillippe October 19, 2022

Volleyball  Hickman’s varsity volleyball has won fourteen games so far this season. Coach Gunn stated, “Our players have shown tremendous grit in the face of pressure several times this season...

Flashletics: February

Flashletics: February

Kennedy Lucas, Reporter February 18, 2022

Girls Basketball: Girls Basketball has been working hard this season. Their record is 16-4 so far. Coach Morgan Scott talked about their turn-around from last season saying, “What a difference a year...

Elliot Muhlenbruck (23) embraces teammate Evan Hughes (23) after the team found out they made it to state.

Running for State

Kelli Fletcher, Reporter 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...

Assistant Cross Country coach Johnson takes times for his athletes at the Kirksville virtual meet September 19th

The Fate of Recruits

Faith Cummings and Elliot Muhlenbruck 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...

Shannon Yockey (12, left) and Adelaide Becking (12, right) practicing before the game.

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

Kelli Fletcher, Reporter 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...

Put Me In, Coach-- Debate

Put Me In, Coach– Debate

Celena Schmolzi, Reporter 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....

Whats 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

Diego Branda 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

Marissa Kraus 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....

Sports Outside of Hickman

Mikayla Miller and Maddie Stephenson March 12, 2018

Sports have always been a good way to get to know your peers, getting involved in sports outside of school is a gateway to potential friendships all around town. Mikayla Miller of the P&G, participates...

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