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This Week in Rocket Varsity Sports:
Cross Country Football Soccer Volleyball
August 30th
@Clearwater Invitational
4:30 pm
August 31st
vs Clearwater
7:00 pm
August 24th
vs Coffeyville
7:00 pm
August 28th
@Collegiate with Buhler
5:00 pm

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Working For Three
by Grant Scheer
The Rocket Volleyball team is looking to make it three state titles in a row. Despite having to face some adversity by losing a very good senior class, their goals will not change. The Rockets have four returning starters that know what it takes to reach the top. “We’ll have a good team this year but some of us will need to step up to fill the missing roles from last year”, said Senior Gracie VanDriel. The team also took on a change to the coaching staff by adding a new Head Coach, Cherith Mock. Their first game is on August 28th against Collegiate and Buhler with Collegiate hosting. The Lady Rockets will be working hard as they attempt to defend their Back-to-Back State Championships!
On The Rise
by Grant Scheer
After a season ending shootout last year, the Rocket soccer team is determined to have a much better outcome to this coming season. “Expecting to have a good team with seven returning starters, with the majority of them being sophomores”, said Coach Treat. The team has put in countless hard working hours in the off-season to prepare themselves for the field. With Coach Treats’ history of success and the player’s will to succeed, the future is very bright for this young team. To start off the season, they will take on Coffeyville at home on August on 24th.
Rocket Revolution
by Grant Scheer
The Rocket Football Team has taken on major changes since last season, including a new Head Coach, Lee Weber. Coach Weber also added four new coaches to the staff that are experienced and talented. “The coaches have bought in to us and the team has bought in to the coaches”, says Senior Konner Barron. The Rockets fall short in numbers with their underclassmen but make up for it with their upperclassmen. On the field, however, they are stacked with several returning lettermen on both sides of the ball. “Offensively, we will need to be efficient, play at a deliberate pace, control the ball and pace of the game to be successful”, says Head Coach Lee Weber. In the trenches, they will be at a size disadvantage but they will not shy away from the challenge. Their first matchup is against Clearwater at home on August 31st. The ceiling is the limit with this hungry team as they aim for their most successful season in several years.
Ready To Compete
by Brandon Barger
We are still looking for runners at this point. We should have a better season than last year. Our first-year runners from last year have experience now and should contribute more this season. We also have a remarkable amount of younger runners that are eager to contribute at the varsity level right away. Our first meet is one week away and we are just now trying to get some of them in shape and their endurance levels up. Our training will be guided to excel in the three big races, league, regionals, and state. We had some runners that really worked hard this summer and it is paying off as there are not that many injuries at the beginning of the season and they are stronger runners. The team will travel to Clearwater on August 30th for their first meet of the season.