Daniel Davila kicks a field goal for Hutchinson Community College during an October game against Dodge City at Gowans Stadium

Blue Dragon athletic trainer finds a spot

By Bailey Pennycuff / Co-Sports Editor Imagine being an athletic trainer – wrapping ankles, treating sore muscles, countless other duties. Then, imagine going out to football practice and practicing right alongside those same people you just treated. That is just a glance at what freshman kicker Daniel Davila does on…

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Hutch shakes off a disappointing loss to Garden City

By Bailey Pennycuff / Co-Sports Editor After the heartbreaking 20-19 loss to the Garden City Broncbusters, the Hutchinson Community College football team recovered immensely against Iowa Central on Saturday. The Blue Dragons scored 56 points and left the Tritons scoreless. “Saturday was probably my proudest moment I’ve had with these…

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Freshman Myracle Lettries (2) sets the ball as sophomore Eboni Sapien (4) and freshman Jenna Thorne (1) back her up. The HutchCC volleyball team would go on to defeat Butler in four sets in the Region 6 Tournament

Volleyball advances in Region 6 Tournament: Sports Roundup

By Bailey Pennycuff / Co-Sports Editor The Region 6 Tournament was successful for the fourth-seeded Hutchinson Community College volleyball team on Tuesday. The Blue Dragons faced Butler, yet again, and they battled for four sets. Although Hutch won three of the four sets, they trailed the Grizzlies in each set…

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Dragons soccer season ends: sports roundup

By Bailey Pennycuff / Co-Sports Editor The Hutchinson Community College women’s soccer team faced long-time rival Butler for the first round of the Region 6 Tournament on Saturday. The Grizzlies punched first – it was a hard hit for the Blue Dragons. The Grizzlies scored two goals within the first…

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Espejo leads Blue Dragons past Grizzlies

By Bailey Pennycuff / Co-Sports Editor The Hutchinson Community College volleyball team took Butler Community College by storm Wednesday at the Sports Arena.  Previously, when the Blue Dragons faced the Grizzlies in El Dorado, they won in three sets. In return however, the Dragons beat them in three sets. Freshman…

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Sports roundup: Sylvester Kibarar takes second at Emporia

By Adam Kolb / Co-Sports Editor By Bailey Pennycuff / Co-Sports Editor For the first time in his Hutchinson Community College men’s cross country career, sophomore Sylvestre Kibarar finished as the Blue Dragons’ top runner in a race. Kibarar and fellow sophomore Andrew Kibet finished 2-3 to pace the No.…

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Defensive leader: Blue Dragon Kirmari Gainous not only a reliable defensive player, but he knows how to make his teammates laugh

By Bailey Pennycuff / Co-Sports Editor In football, a strong mentality is just as important as strong physicality. Oftentimes, it is rare to have a variety of talented players who are also equipped with intense leadership qualities. Sophomore defensive lineman Kirmari Gainous is one of those players on the HutchCC…

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