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CAUTION: chemo bag covers coming

CAUTION: chemo bag covers coming

Allie Wallis, Reporter

March 3, 2014

Greek philosopher Plato said, "necessity is the mother of invention." Freshman Maddi Simmons, who is currently battling bone cancer, had a idea -- chemotherapy bag covers.  These bag covers could be made for kids in the hospital who are also going through chemotherapy. "It's a very scary thing" Simmons...

Spartans Win Class 6A Basketball Regionals Tournament

Spartans Win Class 6A Basketball Regionals Tournament

Diego Galaviz, Sports Editor

March 2, 2014

The Bixby Spartan boys basketball captured the Class 6A basketball regional tournament this weekend. On Friday night, they beat Bartlesville, 55-30 behind D-1 committ Mitchell Solomon's 22 points. Joey Fiser added 15 and RL York had 8 points. That set up a game vs. the Sand Springs Sandites. The Spartans...

Mike Jones Honored as Gallagher Award Recipient

Mike Jones Honored as Gallagher Award Recipient

February 27, 2014

STILLWATER—February 27, 2014 Oklahoma State wrestling coach John Smith has announced that Mike Jones is the recipient of the 2014 Gallagher Award, presented by Oklahoma State wrestling. Jones was a letterwinner for the Cowboys in 1982 and a graduate assistant coach in 1983. The Gallagher Award is ...

Spartan Deli

Spartan Deli

Emily Thornton, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2014

Beginning Monday, March 3, the school cafeteria will be offering an afternoon deli serving six inch sub-sandwiches, fruit, chips, and  limited snacks for sale from 1:30pm-3:30pm. There will be different kinds of sandwiches- roast beef, turkey and ham- and students can add toppings as they like, much...

Scripted and signed

Scripted and signed

Rachel Brooks, Reporter

February 26, 2014

John Casablancas is a founder of modeling management. Many agents help young students learn how to do the following programs: professional modeling, personal image development, TV commercial acting, etc. There are auditions every Wednesday at 7:00pm and every Saturday at 1:00pm. They are located at 6808...

Class 5A State Swimming: Boys 3rd, Girls 7th

Class 5A State Swimming: Boys 3rd, Girls 7th

Diego Galaviz, Sports Editor

February 24, 2014

This weekend, the Bixby Spartan boys and girls swim team competed in the state tournament in Edmond. The boys were looking to win their 3rd straight state championship and 4th in 5 years. A disqualification in a relay, however, ended those hopes. The team would have to settle for third place, finishing...

Class 6A Wrestling Regionals: Host Spartans place 7th

Class 6A Wrestling Regionals: Host Spartans place 7th

Diego Galaviz, Sports Editor

February 24, 2014

This weekend, the Class 6A Regional Tournament took place in Bixby. The Broken Arrow Tigers took home 1st, with the host Spartans finishing 7th. Here are full results: 1. Broken Arrow, 253.5 2. Stillwater, 232 3. Sand Springs, 190 4. Union, 148.5 5. Midwest City, 126.5 6. Muskogee, 110 7. Bixby,...

In the Know

In the Know

Emily Thornton, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2014

Next week is our kickoff SPUD week. SPUD stands for Spartans Performing Unselfish Deeds, and this year's theme is Ohana. All proceeds will benefit the Bixby Outreach Center. Each day of the week there will be a theme for students to dress up as. The number of kids who dress up will be recorded each day,...

Swimming Regionals: Boys Take 1st, Girls 3rd

Swimming Regionals: Boys Take 1st, Girls 3rd

Diego Galaviz, Sports Editor

February 16, 2014

The Bixby Spartan boys swim team placed 1st in the regional tournament this past weekend. They beat out Stillwater by 9 points to take the tournament. The Spartan boys trailed Stillwater by 13 points after seven events, but won the next three events. Ryan Knam, Logan Wagner, Bryan Lee and Ben Deibert...

Will you give your blood?

Will you give your blood?

Shelby Hendrix, Reporter

February 13, 2014

On Thursday, February 13th, FCCLA will host the Bixby Blood Drive. The Blood Drive is a great way to give and to help out others in need. Sign up February 10th-13th in the commons. This winter, the Oklahoma Blood Institute and The American Red Cross had a hard time with blood supply. From the weather...

Signing Day Recap

Signing Day Recap

Diego Galaviz, Sports Editor

February 13, 2014

On Wednesday, February 5th, Spartan athletes signed their National Letter of Intent to their respective colleges. Here is the list: Soccer Morgan Pritchett- Harding University (Searcy, AR) Track Amber Tiger- East Central University (Ada, OK) Nicole Albrittion- Mid America Christian University (...

B.E.E.F. scholarships, grants up for grabs

B.E.E.F. scholarships, grants up for grabs

Dee Harris, Adviser

February 12, 2014

Established in 2001, the Bixby Educational Endowment Foundation (or B.E.E.F) will be awarding over $100,000 to both students and teachers in the form of scholarships and grants for the 2013-2014 school year. Last year, the high school alone received over $25,000 in grant money for teachers, which...

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