The SPUD

  • Graduation is Sunday, May 12 in Bulldog Stadium at 2pm.
  • Juniors who are taking dual credit classes next year, please return your registration to Ms. Garwood before you leave Wednesday.
  • Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

2016-2017 Staff

Gage Buddemeyer

Hi, I'm Gage. I am a cartoonist and a staff writer for the SPUD. You can normally find me reading comics, drawing, or walking around with music blaring in my headphones. Anyway, enjoy our paper :)

Oryanna Trout

Hey guys! My name is Oryanna Trout, but I prefer to be called Ory. I’m the sixteen year old daughter of Michael and Daneen Trout. I have two older sisters and being the youngest in my family isn’t as bad as they say. I am...

Tilie Vaughn

Hello, my name is Tilie Vaughn. I am a sophomore at Alliance High school. This is my first year in Journalism so my stories won’t be amazing from the start, but I hope to improve as I learn. I am not originally from Alliance. I was bo...

Luxie West

Hello everybody! I am Luxie West, and I am currently a sophomore here at AHS. I am the youngest child of Ron and Dawn West. I am the youngest of four, my two brothers, Ryan and Clint, and my half sister, Sherri. All three are ...

Aubrie Lawrence

Hi! I’m Aubrie Lawrence. This is my third year writing for the SPUD. I am a Senior here at AHS, and I am the Editor-in-Chief for the SPUD. I am the oldest daughter of Heath and Shannon Lawrence and the sister of Riley Lawrenc...

Peyton Stoike

My name is Peyton Stoike.  I’m a senior at AHS. I’ve played for the high school softball team since my freshman year. I’m a very good student, and I also try my hardest in everything I do. I am a fourth year staff writer...

Sharia Williamson

Hey! My name is Sharia Williamson. I am a seventeen year old student here at Alliance High School, and the senior editor, for the SPUD. After I graduate high school, I plan to attend the University of Lincoln Nebraska for m...

Safyre Yearling

Hey Spud buds! My name is Safyre Yearling! I am the 17 year old daughter of the late Amanda Preiss and Lance, and my amazing mother figure, Mandy. I am the oldest of three blood siblings: Jordyn, Izaiha, and Kyson; however, I h...

Autumn Hoff

Hi! My name is Autumn Hoff. I am a senior, here at AHS. This will be my third, and final year writing for the SPUD. I am the Co-Editor-in-Chief with Safyre Yearling. This year I will be writing for “The Senior Side”, as w...

McKenna Romick

Hi, my name is McKenna Romick I am now going into my fourth year of high school and my third year being a writer for The SPUD. The spring of my sophomore year, I qualified for state journalism in the category of  featured spo...

Sophi Sanchez

Hi! My name is Sophi Sanchez and I am a senior here at Alliance High. I'm a third year writer for the Spud. My sophomore year, I placed fifth in the state competition for entertainment writing. I moved to Alliance about 12 years...

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