Double Threat Quarterbacks

Double Threat Quarterbacks

By: Natalie Eaton The bright Friday night lights, the student section screaming, and the community gathering  together to watch Jenks football play has begun once again. With the old players graduated, and new rookies filling in, everyone is excited to see the new players out on the field, especially in the quarterback position.  After coming [...]

Lady Trojans Lacrosse

Lady Trojans Lacrosse

By: Natalie Eaton Jenks Ladies Lacrosse’s season has officially come to an end, after an impressive and record-breaking season. With all of the craziness thrown at sports this year, through COVID, contact tracings, and ice storms, the Lady Trojans managed to pull off a fantastic season filled with win streaks, very little deficits, and a [...]

Student-Athletes Persevering Through Quarantine

Student-Athletes Persevering Through Quarantine

By: Natalie Eaton This school year certainly has been different, especially for student-athletes here at Jenks. With abrupt distance learning switches, cancellations, and contact tracing, it has been challenging for many athletes to remain positive.  Last March, when COVID hit, sports were abruptly canceled and seasons were devastatingly cut short, leaving athletes wondering if they [...]

A Second Shot: Carson Cooper’s Story

A Second Shot: Carson Cooper’s Story

By Avery Hudkins Could you imagine stepping onto a basketball court with the fluorescent lights beating down on you after being precisely moments away from death over just a month ago? Incredible right? That’s exactly what Carson Cooper, a senior at Jenks high school, did this basketball season.  Diagnosed with Minimal Change as a freshman, [...]

Jake Peck: Capturing the Spirit of Jenks Football

Jake Peck: Capturing the Spirit of Jenks Football

By: Natalie Eaton It is safe to say that Jenks had an incredible football season this year. With the pandemic affecting many sports, Jenks Football pulled through and won a state championship title. But, the season would not have been as special as it was without Jake Peck, a videographer and senior at Jenks High [...]

COVID Can’t Stop This Disc Jockey: Jenks Disc Golfer, Thomas Ortiz

COVID Can’t Stop This Disc Jockey: Jenks Disc Golfer, Thomas Ortiz

By: Ben Brown Due to the distancing requirements of COVID-19, many people aren’t able to work out their competitive muscles playing pick up basketball at a park, playing football with their friends, or engaging in club sports. For some people, this means they simply lost the will to push themselves in a competitive setting, but [...]