The Challenger

Unified Basketball

Unified Basketball

Sage Johnson, Staff

January 13, 2020

Nearly everyone attends the varsity basketball games every Tuesday and Friday night. The games are full of friends, food, and some intense games of basketball. Starting this month, there will be added fun and inclusion to basketball season with the Unified sports league kicking off at Des Moines Public...

What does it take to be a student athlete?

What does it take to be a student athlete?

Amber Hagler, Photo Editor in Chief

October 22, 2019

Student athletes are faced with a lot. Practice and games five days a week, jobs, extracurriculars, and schoolwork. But, what does it take to be one and to be successful at it? Student athletes are always students first. That requires significant time management, commitment, and dedication on their behalf....

World Series Predictions

World Series Predictions

Cynthia Renes, Sports Editor in Chief

October 15, 2019

As baseball season comes to a close, the race to the World Series Championship begins. Many baseball fans enjoy attempting to predict the winner of the World Series each year,  just as much as a basketball fan enjoys filling out the March Madness Bracket. Much like any other baseball fan, I enjoy...

Slow Feet Don’t Eat

Slow Feet Don't Eat

Asante Gordon, Staff

October 9, 2019

Cross County isn’t about the race. Its mostly about what you do to get ready for the race. Cross country is a team sport that requires lots of individual efforts. “I’ve been training during the summer, a lot of weight lifting and getting a lot of mileage in,” junior Mohamed Temsah said. Cross...

Lost Homecoming

Lost Homecoming

Cynthia Renes, Sports Editor in Chief

October 9, 2019

Football games are always a big part of Friday night's but Friday's game was even bigger than usual. It was the homecoming game. Friday's game was against the Sioux City East Raiders and ended with a score of 20-51.  Which brings their record to 1-4. The game started out strong with the Huskies...

A disappointing start for the Huskies

The Huskies take the field against Indianola High School, led by Senior, Romelo Spivey (55) MC Photography Photo

Alexander Ramirez, Staff

September 25, 2019

September 6th, 2019. Week two. Indianola High School at Hoover High School. After a disappointing game last week against Roosevelt High School, the Huskies hoped to bounce back with the crowd’s energy pushing them toward a hopeful victory. “The student section has great chemistry, so we...

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