Purple and Gold News

Last Kewpie Standing

Camille Manary and Ben Cohen

March 12, 2018

On February 3rd, Hickman Booster Club hosted their annual fundraiser for the Hickman Athletics program. This is a banquet gathering that began in 2012. Hickman parents of students that have graduated continue to come back, which allow the Hickman event’s tradition to remain in their lives. It is a...

Home Pool Advantage

Kieran Malloy

January 26, 2018

Every morning, before the sun stretches its morning rays onto Hickman’s rooftop, you can find a group so dedicated to being ready to compete and bettering themselves, regardless of how frigid the water feels. The Hickman Girls swim team is often overlooked, but that does not stop them from annually...

From Day One to DI

From Day One to DI

Kieran Malloy

January 26, 2018

The rule of 10,000 hours states that for someone to be considered extremely skilled or a complete expert of a skill, they must spend, you guessed it, 10,000 hours working on and practicing that technique. In some rare cases there are individuals that are able to achieve this high level of performance...

To the Big Leagues

To the Big Leagues

Kieran Malloy and Savannah Armistead

December 1, 2017

For many high schoolers, the process of choosing a school to attend after high school is a daunting task. For a select few students an additional aspect that needs consideration is deciding which collegiate sports program they will dedicate the next four to five years of their life to. For many it is...

Running to Victory

Running to Victory

Nathan Roberts and Lauren Verbrugge

December 1, 2017

Once again, Hickman has cross country runners making it to the state competition in Jefferson City. Juniors Chandler Gibbens, Isaac Saathoff, and Charlie Werth all made it to state competition this year. It was Charlie’s first time making it to the competition, Isaac’s second year, and Chandler’s...

Pom Poms Don’t Grow on Trees

Emma Moloney, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2017

Last edition, an article was published by the P&G about the alleged lack of district funding received by Hickman cheer. Though the perspectives of many of the Hickman cheerleaders were included, the interviews did not capture the entire story, failing to include comments from Hickman cheer coach...

Hickman Football Recap

Kieran Malloy, Sports Reporter

October 22, 2017

The Hickman Football team concluded its season with a single victory, its third in four years. Looking from the outside it was another unsuccessful season and most other teams in the area were not surprised. But this was not at all the case. “If you look at our record for the season, you would think tha...

Girls’ Tennis Recap

Kieran Malloy, Sports Reporter

October 22, 2017

This year the Hickman tennis team had a very successful season. Under the direction of new head coach Jaime Vargas, the team established a program that helped their large amount of younger players, that were new to the game, thrive and develop, as well as creating an extremely positive team atmosphere that l...

Loud, Painted, and Proud

Kieran Malloy, Sports Reporter

October 5, 2017

On fall Friday nights, in the center of Columbia, a low hum can be heard in the area that surrounds Robert M. LeMone Field. Chants, barbeque smoke, and music fill the air. It is football Friday and the Festivities of Hickman High School are in full swing. The Dawg Pound Order, better known as the D...

Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Maya Doll, Editor

May 30, 2017

  Down in the back of the stadium, behind the track, and usually behind the stands, you can find the hidden world of the throwers. The area is packed with people and the throwing circle is surrounded by an open net which cuts each thrower into little squares, separating them from the crowd. To one sid...

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