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October Demon Spotlight

October Demon Spotlight

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
November 16, 2023
WDA athlete of the year. BHS senior Bayla Weigel was titled west region cross country senior athlete of the year. BHS senior Parker Hintz and BHS cross country coaches, Janelle Olson and Scott Reichenberger, were also named WDA senior athlete and coaches of the year. “Its just pretty cool that youre honored with that, and people view you as one of those leaders,” Weigel said.

Speed Demons

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
November 16, 2023
Coaching and navigating. BHS wrestling is very successful, with state champion titles each year. Because of this success, many students who do not live in the BHS boundary have submitterd transfer requests in order to be a part of this success. “We want southside feeder schools to be part of our program,” assistant principal and boys wrestling co-head coach Mark Lardy said. “I want to build the program.”

Transfers affecting sport programs

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
October 3, 2023
Senior pose. Senior Katelyn Rath’s high school career is coming to a close. She credits her success to her coaches. “Our Demon throwing coaches are not just there to tell us what we do wrong or good,” Rath said. “They are some of the most supportive coaches you’ll see at BHS.”

New records

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant Editor
May 24, 2023
A snowy spring. This years snowfall has continued into the beginning of Bismarck spring sports. “It is so cold.” student-athlete Jillian Quale says.


Alannah Kemmis, Writer
April 27, 2023
National title. The Capital Ice Chips have medaled at the last eight national competitions. This year, they scored high above all other teams and took first place. “It was really great to finally get that championship and be up there amongst all of these really huge large programs in the United States,” Capital Ice Chip coach Becky Gallion said.

Lucky number 13

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant editor
March 27, 2023
In the classroom. BHS teacher and coach Brad Leingang can be found in his classroom teaching or on the field coaching. He combined both passions he has to create a website with track and field history from BHS. “I love learning about history,” BHS teacher and coach Brad Leingang said. “and I knew I always wanted to coach.”

Preserving Demon history

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant editor
March 6, 2023
Where legends are made. The BHS wrestling room holds the most energetic and booming atmosphere in the school. This is the room that formed the BHS wrestlers into what they are today. “We make day to day, week to week improvements, so we continue to see improvement out of our guys,” BHS Dean of Students and head coach Mark Lardy said.

BHS wrestling dynasty

Carson Braun, Writer
January 10, 2023
Bismarck High Schools freshman/sophomore girls basketball team.
This years 2022-23 season provides a team that plays both freshmen and sophomore teams depending on what teams from other competing schools have to offer. Many sophomores were moved up to JV or varsity, therefore, making their sophomore team consist of many more freshmen than sophomores. “Last year we didnt have an absolute true freshman team, and its been like that the last few years,” head basketball coach Bill Schettler says.

Commit or quit

Alannah Kemmis, Writer
January 4, 2023
Weight room. The BHS weight room hosts athletes from all sports into an area in prep for upcoming seasons. “Weight training is vital for our athletes across the board in the off-season,” head coach Mark Gibson said.

Wanted: multi-sport athletes

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant Editor
December 20, 2022
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