Skyline journalists head to Lawrence

Wrapping up yet another successful year at State, the journalism class returned from Lawrence last weekend where students competed in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association’s state competition. Continue reading

McKennon waits 18 weeks for varisty

The boys’ basketball team was full of change when the season started. One significant change for the team was accepting a former rival as a teammate.

Sophomore Bryce McKennon transferred to Skyline from Cunningham last fall without moving into the district. KSHSAA rules stated he could not participate in varsity sports for the first 18 weeks of school because of the transfer.

The former Wildcat finally made his debut and saw some varsity minutes on January 7 against Minneola.

“After I read the rules, I figured I couldn’t play unless we moved,” McKennon said. “I was pretty upset about it, but I don’t have any complaints because it is what it is. Eighteen weeks wasn’t that bad.” Continue reading

Virtual academy student stays involved by helping football team

When thinking about Skyline High School football, the first few thoughts probably contain something along the lines of a Friday night at Webster Field cheering on the T-Birds. Of course, like any team, each player has an important role, but there is one member who plays a big role that might not come to mind. The manager. For the past six years, senior Gage Barbour has been on the sidelines doing everything he can to help the coaches and the players.

“The best part is getting to be with all of the boys every day,” Barbour said. “That is what I’m going to miss the most when I graduate.” Continue reading