State Speech

The following students qualified for state speech held at Kearney High School in Kearney, NE on Friday, March 17th.

Mia Skinner – Persuasive
Taden Tobiasson – Humorous Prose
Abby Nelson & Brooke Winter – Duet Acting

Students will compete in 3 preliminary rounds with the top 6 getting to compete head to head in a finals round. If a student breaks into finals, they will receive a state medal!

District Speech Results

Congratulations to the Hawk Speech team for their strong showing at District Speech in Big Springs at South Platte High School on Monday, March 6th!

Lilly Dorshorst – 6th place extemporaneous speaking
Abigail Russell – 4th place informative speaking
Mia Skinner – 2nd place persuasive speaking-state qualifier
Taden Tobiasson – 2nd place humorous prose-state qualifier
Abby Nelson & Brooke Winter – 2nd place duet acting-state qualifier.

Mia, Taden, Abby and Brooke will continue their season at State Speech held at Kearney high on Friday, March 17th.

The Hawk Speech team is coached by Raime Varvel & Tina Skinner.

District Speech

Best of luck to the Hay Springs speech team as they compete at district speech today, Monday, March 6th, in Big Springs. Students held a public performance on Sunday, March 5th. Thank you to all that attended!

PANCO Speech Results

Congratulations to the following Hawk Speech Team members who placed at the PANCO speech meet:

Mia Skinner: 2nd – Persuasive / 3rd – Informative
Abigail Russell: 2nd Informative
Taden Tobiasson:  6th Humorous Prose
Lilly Dorshorst: 5th Extemporaneous Speaking
Brooke Winter & Abby Nelson: 1st Duet Acting

Duet Acting

Congratulations to Abigail Nelson and Brooke Winter who placed 6th in duet acting at the Gordon-Rushville speech meet held on Saturday, February 11th. The Hawk speech team will compete in Hemingford at the PANCO speech meet on Saturday, February 18th.

District Speech Results

Congratulations to the Hay Springs Speech Team who competed at district speech on Friday, March 4th at Crawford High Cchool.

Finalists were:
5th place – Abigail Russell in persuasive

6th place – Abigail Nelson in informative

5th place – Sam Hindman and Kaden Langford in duet acting

5th place – Sam Hindman, Kaden Langford, Gabriel Varvel & Jett Rasmussen in oral interpretation of drama (OID)

State qualifiers are
3rd place – Logan DeCoste, Ashley Tobiasson, Taden Tobiasson, Abigail Russell, & Emily Nelson in oral interpretation of drama (OID)

2nd place – Logan DeCoste in poetry

These students will continue their season at state speech held at Kearney high on Friday, March 18th.

Speech Results

The Hay Springs Speech Team had a huge weekend! We competed in Hemingford at 2 meets-the Small Schools meet and the PANCO speech meet. The meets ran at the same time, with the PANCO meet wrapping up with the preliminary rounds. Hay Springs tied with the Sioux County speech team for the PANCO speech champion. However, Hay Springs ended up winning the Small School meet! The following are the results for the day. First listed are the PANCO meet results, followed by the Small Schools meet results.

PANCO meet results (preliminary rounds only):
1st Place
Logan DeCoste – 1st Place Poetry
Sam Hindman, Gabe Varvel, Jett Rasmussen, Kaden Langford – 1st Place OID
Ava McKillip & Taden Tobiasson – 1st Place Duet
Abigail Russell – 1st Place Persuasive
Abigail Russell – 1st Place Serious

2nd Place
Jett Rasmussen – 2nd Place Humorous Prose
Ashley Tobiasson, Logan DeCoste, Emily Nelson, Abigail Russell, Taden Tobiasson – 2nd Place OID
Ashley Tobiasson – 2nd Place Poetry
Kaden Langford & Sam Hindman – 2nd Place Duet Acting
Abby Nelson – 3rd Place Informative

3rd Place
Colter Meeks – 3rd Place Extemporaneous Speaking

Small School results (includes finals):
1st Place
Jett Rasmussen – 1st Place Humorous Prose
Abigail Russell – 1st Place Persuasive
Logan DeCoste – 1st Place Poetry
Ashley Tobiasson, Logan DeCoste, Emily Nelson, Abigail Russell, Taden Tobiasson – 1st Place OID

2nd Place
Sam Hindman, Gabe Varvel, Jett Rasmussen, Kaden Langford – 2nd Place OID
Ashley Tobiasson – 2nd Place Poetry
Ava McKillp & Taden Tobiasson – 2nd Place Duet Acting

4th Place
Kaden Langford & Sam Hindman – 4th Place Duet Acting
Abigail Nelson – 4th Place Informative

5th Place
Abigail Russell – 5th Place Serious Prose
Colter Meeks – 5th Place Extemporaneous Speaking

6th Place
Abigail Nelson & Lilly Dorshorst – 6th Place Duet Acting

These students have worked hard and are eager to head to District Speech on Friday, March 4th in Crawford. We will be having a public performance on Thursday, March 3rd from 5:30-8pm with Breakfast (or supper) served.

Gering Speech Meet

Congratulations to the two Oral Interpretations of Drama (OID) teams who placed in the championship finals in Gering on Saturday, February 12th:

3rd place – Sam Hindman, Kaden Langford, Jett Rasmussen & Gabriel Varvel
6th place – Logan DeCoste, Emily Nelson, Abigail Russell, Ashley Tobiasson & Taden Tobiasson

Congratulations to the following students who placed in the Merit Finals(those who would of broke into championship finals next):

1st place – Humorous Prose – Jett Rasmussen
3rd place – Duet Acting – Ava McKillip & Taden Tobiasson

Hay springs as a team placed 7th out of 14 teams.

They will travel to Hemingford for PANCO speech on Saturday, February 19th and then to districts in Crawford on Friday, March 4th.