Kasey Nickel, a sophomore at the University of Texas at Arlington where she competes in adaptive track, is now just one step away from qualifying for the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic games, defying the odds and inspiring others with her message along the way.
After losing her junior track season due to COVID-19, Smoky Valley’s Belle Peters, the reigning 3A pole vault champion, is focused not only on bringing home another title, but breaking the class record of 13′7″ in the event.
After two years, it’s finally high school track season in Kansas and one of the best high jumpers in the country is Sterling’s Tyus Wilson. The Nebraska commit will look to repeat as a three-time state champion this season.
Andale/Garden Plain softball was a favorite to win the class 4A title last year before COVID-19 canceled the season. This year, the Indians will look to continue their quest for another state title behind senior leadership from Division I commit Kyla Eck.
This season, with two Division I prospects in the starting five and star junior guard Zyanna Walker, who has more than 20 Division I offers, returning from a torn ACL in January, the Falcons are hungry for redemption.
Trinity’s Austin Broadie is one of the best attackers in Kansas. She entered her senior season with 1,067 kills. The outside hitter has her mindset on finishing her high school career with a trip to the 3A state tournament.