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Addie Duling and Brayden Steven

October 16, 2017

The Bishop Carroll girls that qualified for 2017 state tennis include freshman, Paige Stranghoner for singles; juniors, Lauren Steven and Brayden Steven for doubles; and junior, Brittany Steven for singles. There are six total spots on the varsity team and four of the six players qualified. State began...

Football at Heights

Captain Riggs Robben taking the field earlier this season

Lakin Shelton, Social Media Editor

October 16, 2017

The boys of fall manage to pull out another win against a big opponent, Wichita Heights. Bishop Carroll won 35-14, knocked off undefeated Heights, and clinched a share of the City League title. Zach Roth, Braden Howell, and Desmond Smith put points on the board with multiple touchdowns for both Roth...

Varsity Boys Soccer – Senior Night

Kate Martin

October 13, 2017

BC Flyer had the opportunity to talk to some of the senior varsity soccer players after their senior night game. We asked them if they expected their 2-0 win over South High school, and senior Skyler Stuckey replied, “Yes we expected to win. But we knew that they were going to give us a tough and...

This Week in Sports: Yankees Shock the Indians, Eldridge Goes D1, The End of an Era

Yankee Shortstop Didi Gregorius celebrating a home run

Dillon Malone, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

For many of you, you do not like the Yankees. Many of you call them insufferable. Well, I have some bad news for you: WE'RE BACK, BABY! Being down two games to none in a best of five game series against the 102-win Cleveland Indians, the Yankees did something that had only been done nine times before...

Gameday Preview: Tough Road Test at Heights

Braden Howell will take the field one last time today.

Dillon Malone, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

As the weather gets cooler, the football games are also getting more important. This week is the Heights Falcons, who are flying high after last week's comeback victory at Kapaun. Heights has one of the most electrifying offenses in the state thanks to its dual threat quarterback K'Vonte Baker. Their...

Inside the Huddle with Joe Rohleder

Inside the Huddle with Joe Rohleder

Joseph Rohleder, Sports Writer/Photographer

October 11, 2017

Week 7: Heights Falcons  From now on every game matters. This week we are at Heights. Last season’s game was a dog fight that came down to the wire. This season is going to be another battle. We’re going to have to be more disciplined than any game before. In practice we have been doing lots...

Cross country teams proving contenders for City League

Junior Eric Nganga races in the cross country meet at El Dorado on Saturday.

Raeley Goebel, Editor

October 10, 2017

Both the girls and boys cross country teams had a great showing at the El Dorado meet on Saturday. The varsity and JV girls teams had an impressive showing, both taking first place in the meet. The varsity boys team took third, and the JV and C-team boys also won. Coach Cory Swords, the boys coach, said, “...

This Week in Sports: MLB Playoffs and the Eagles Continue to Roll

The Yankees lining up before the first game of the ALDS

Dillon Malone, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

Another exciting week of sports has come and gone and with it, the MLB Playoffs have arrived! In local news, Carroll sports continue pushing towards the postseason. MLB Playoffs One of my favorite things about October is the combination of crisp, cool air, energetic fans, and baseball. This combination...

Gameday Preview: The Bird Gang Comes Home

Isaiah Carter tackling South's quarterback last season.

Dillon Malone, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

Sometimes teams lose tough games; last week, Carroll was one of those teams. Taking on South, the Eagles look to bounce back in their homecoming game. One thing the Eagles look to improve upon is limiting turnovers, as a couple costly fumbles killed scoring drives late in the game. Look for South's quarterback...

Inside the Huddle with Joe Rohleder

Inside the Huddle with Joe Rohleder

Joseph Rohleder, Sports Writer/Photographer

October 3, 2017

Week 6: South Titans Sometimes you must lose the small battles in order to win the war. We lost the battle to Derby last week, but it has shown us how much we need to improve if we want to win the 5A state title. Our recent practices have not been great and the game against Derby showed that. Coach...

This Week in Sports: A High School Athlete’s Take on the Anthem Protests

This Week in Sports: A High School Athlete's Take on the Anthem Protests

Dillon Malone, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017

In the past week, Donald Trump asked for NFL Owners to release any players who protest during the National Anthem. As a result, all of the NFL teams displayed some form of unity either before or after the Anthem, with most teams locking arms and kneeling. One exception to this is Army Veteran Alejandro...

Gameday Preview: Big One Against the Panthers

Expect to see a JOLLY crowd tonight with the Christmas theme.

Dillon Malone, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017

These are the games that the players sign up for. After consecutive weeks of blowouts, Carroll goes down South to play the Derby Panthers, a perennial contender for the 6A state title. After losing at home last year, the Eagles look to return the favor and shock Derby's home fans. Despite a blow-out...

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