April 2022

Crusaders shut out Andale in nightcap baseball game

The Varsity Crusaders split at Andale this evening, losing the first game 4-5 and ending the night with an 11-0 shut out with senior Rylan Biles at the mound.  The Crusaders are now 5-9 on the season.


GAME #1           1  2  3  4  5  6  7   R   H   E

WELLINGTON  0  2  0  0  0  2  0   4    8    1

ANDALE           2  0  0  1  1  0  1   5   14   0



Rylan Biles 4AB

Varsity golfers finish one stroke out of 1st place at Hesston

Coach Ginter reports that the varsity golf team had a great day today at Hesston Golf Course.  Senior Deitrek Gill finished first overall, scoring a one-under-par 70.  Of Deitrek's win, Ginter said, "On his last hole of the day, Gill carded a walk-off eagle to best his opponent from Maize South by one stroke securing the victory."  This is Gill's second 1st place finish on the season.  Senior Laken Smith shot a personal best 74 to secure 4th place, individually.  Senior Brett Wyckoff tied his PR of 78 to finish 10th.  Freshman Owen Farley also PRed with an 82 for 20th place.  Rounding out t

Lynnes and the Vikings on a roll

Swimmer Jensen Lynnes and the Winfield Vikings kept the good times rolling at their Campus meet yesterday! For the fifth time this season, the team won the meet! Jensen placed 6th in her 50 Free and 7th in the 100 Back. Her 200 Free relay team placed 1st and the 400 Free relay team placed 2nd! Next up for Jensen is League on May 14 at Andover and then on to the State Swim Meet at Lenexa!  Lynnes will be wearing her Crusader cap at League and State!  Wishing our sole Swim Team member all the best - GO JENSEN!


CTE Showcase returns to WHS!

Wellington High School hosted the 10th "annual" Career & Technical Education (CTE) Showcase tonight after a two-year COVID-19 hiatus.  It was great to see it back in its glory, full of a plethora of displays of classwork and proud students to talk about it!  Student interns were present to speak about their experiences in the work force, gallery boards and tables were full of student artwork, the agriculture/horticulture classes had many plants for sale in the greenhouse, culinary students served canapés and other hors d'oeuvres, graphic arts and web design work were posted, and other s

Varsity Golf results from Cherry Oaks

The Varsity Boys Golf Team headed to Cherry Oaks Golf Course in Cheney on Monday to participate in the Collegiate Invitational.  Coach Ginter reports that the team shot a season low team score of 314, which put them one stroke out of 2nd place.  

Three Crusader seniors placed in the top 20 individual scores: Deitrek Gill (3rd), Brett Wyckoff (10th), and Caden Lawrence (20th).  Gill shot two under par for a 70, Wyckoff finished with a season low of 78, and Lawrence tied for 20th with an 82.  They were followed by senior Laken Smith with an 84 and freshmen Owen Farley with an 89.

Crusader Tennis - Action-packed Monday and Tuesday!

Varsity Tennis traveled back-to-back days to Circle and El Dorado for invitationals yesterday and today.  Individuals results for El Dorado are below, and more results from yesterday follow!



#1 Singles - Jax Cornejo 3-0 1st

#2 Singles - Hunter Worley 2-1 2nd

#1 Doubles - Justin Norris/Carson Rademacher 2-1 2nd

#2 Doubles - Jack Wright/Deitrek Gill 2-1 2nd


TEAM RESULTS - Wellington takes FIRST!



2022 Prom Roundup

WHS held the 2022 Junior-Senior Prom this last Saturday and the students crowned a new Lord and Lady of Prom!  Congratulations to Lord Dustyn Schettler and lady Melody Rinehart!  The evening included all the pre-Covid usual fair, and we had several WHS Yearbook staff members on-hand to capture every moment!

Thank you, thank you to Kendall Janzen, Stella Rife, and Payton Bright of WHS Crusader Yearbook for taking the time to photograph the event!  Check out the 1000s of photos from the night below!