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  • Hamilton retires after 30 years

    Hamilton retires after 30 years

    Luis Chavez, Staff Reporter

    March 21, 2017

    After 30 years, Dennis Hamilton, head boys basketball coach is retiring. In the summer of 1987, Hamilton was hired to be the head coach for the Red Demons Boys Basketball team and teacher for physical education. He had previously coached in Oklahoma and later returned to Dodge City where he attended...

    Hamilton encourages his basketball players during the 2016 TOC.

    Staff Reports

  • Demons decide future; sign to college

    Demons decide future; sign to college

    Staff Reports, DCHS Dodger

    March 21, 2017

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  • DC3 Hosts Don’t Text #JustDrive Poster Contest

    DC3 Hosts Don’t Text #JustDrive Poster Contest

    Margarita Morales, Special to the Dodger

    March 9, 2017

    Community Colleges across the state of Kansas are getting involved in the Don’t Text #JustDrive campaign to promote driver safety. Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer is leading the charge to create a statewide initiative to reduce the amount of automobile accidents in Kansas caused by texting and driving. As...

  • Students raise awareness on teen nutrition

    Students raise awareness on teen nutrition

    Lourdes Tovar, Special to the Dodger

    March 9, 2017

    Nutrition is not only important, but it is also the foundation of life especially during the teenage years. Many teens are usually skipping out on important nutrients needed due to being busy with school or sports. It's common for them to skip meals like breakfast or lunch and over eat on too much...

  • Students receive Pell Grant from KU

    Students receive Pell Grant from KU

    Staff Reports, DCHS Dodger

    March 7, 2017

    Six students were awarded the Pell Advantage Grand from Kansas University. The Pell Advantage cover tuition and campus fees for 15 credit hours per semester for four years. This takes place through a combination of federal, state, and institutional aid sources. This totals to approximately $10,900 ...

    The six students gather to receive their award during a KU presentation.

Teacher receives master award

Teacher receives master award

Yohali Cortez, Staff Reporter

Dodge City's very own Jennifer Hendrix, physics teacher, was named a Kansas Master Teacher. Hendrix is the 28th DCHS teacher to receive this prestigious award. Hendrix has established her own way for...

March 7

Students win competition

Students win competition

February 23

Amber, 12, and Canyon Laskowsky, 10,  are the first winners in Dodge City to win the Youth Entrepreneurship...

Update: Day Without Immigrants protest

Update: Day Without Immigrants protest

February 17

On Feb. 16, about 2,400 students, district wide, were absent. The majority of these absences were in...

Teachers march for self and student rights

Teachers march for self and student rights

February 3

After the election, various people, all around the country took to voice their opinion on recent poli...

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Garcia signs to wrestle in college

Garcia signs to wrestle in college

Edwin Velez, Staff Reporter

Tylor Garcia, 12,  signed today where he will wrestle at Cloud Country Community College in Concordia, KS. He signed alongside Lars Lueders, head wrestling coach. Earlier...

March 7

Four sign to play college soccer

Four sign to play college soccer

Staff Reports, DCHS Dodger

With girls soccer right around the corner, four seniors have already set their eyes on the future. Melissa Del Real, Pamela Rosales, Rebecca Martinez, and Liliana Vazquez...

February 6

  • Holcomb wins TOC after 30 years January 21
  • Dodge loses all three at TOC; places eighth January 21
  • Demons lose to Golden Eagles January 20

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Guide To The Dead Day 4

Yolanda Hernandez

Day 4: Welcome back to Guide To The Dead, yesterday I informed you of a few of the background stories to The Walking Dead characters. Today will be a continuation of yesterday. Lori...

December 2

Pawsome Dogs Day 4

Nancy Soto, Digital Media Staff

Welcome back, yesterday I talked about a heartbreaking dog story and now today I will be talking to you about the minds of dogs.   Every wonder if your dog can dream or just wonder if y...

December 2

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The School Newspaper of Dodge City High School
The School Newspaper of Dodge City High School