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Boys Basketball Making History

On the court, senior Byron Alexander dribbles the past a defender from Park Hill South High School Jan. 15. The players agree that a big part of their success is due to the good relationships they have with each other. “I just feel like we have really good chemistry on and off the court and it definitely helps us when we play against tougher opponents.” said Alexander.

Cassie Ford

April 6, 2020

The boys varsity basketball team had their most successful season yet by going the furthest in school history. “We became the first Staley team to win the William Jewell Tournament and C.W. Stessmen Tournament, as well as being the first Staley team to win conference and districts,” said senior...

On the Road

On the Road

Jack Warner

January 28, 2020

The girl’s tennis team began their journey through Minnesota, Missouri and South Dakota, on Aug. 29. This was the first road trip for the girls tennis team. The five days were full of not just tennis, but team building as well. “It was a lot of fun for the girls to get that bonding experience...

Athletes on Twitter

Athletes on Twitter

Sara Almansouri

May 21, 2019

Posting about colleges sending you invites to come tour their college is a lot. Multiple people post about their achievements. Bragging means excessively proud and boastful talk about one's achievements or possessions according to the Webster Dictionary. “I think we live in a society where self-promotion...

Kickin’ It with Santa and The Soccer Teams

Makenzie Hooton

February 13, 2019

Children from the ages of 4 to 12 had the opportunity to kick soccer balls at Santa and play various soccer games on Dec. 14thin the Fieldhouse. The event was put on by the boys and girls soccer teams. They helped teach the kids the games and participated in them themselves. It was the first time the s...

You Just Got Served

Hailey Milliken, Staff

February 4, 2019

Basketball: Nia Daniels, 11 Before the game, junior Nia Daniels prefers to keep it light. “I’m really weird, and I try not to eat before the game, like three hours ahead or so. I don’t want to eat too much and not perform well during the game,” said Daniels. When she is in t...

Gymnasts Defeat Gravity and Signing Day

Highly ranked gymnasts’ seniors Victor Perez and Evan Manivong sign their letters of intent on Nov. 14 in the Performing Arts Center. Manivong signed to the University of Illinois and Perez signed to the University of Minnesota. “I was happy that it was finally signing day. I had been waiting for that moment for a while,” said Manivong. Photo by Lexi Valdez

Alexa Schulte, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2018

Two highly ranked gymnasts signed their letter of intent Nov. 14, seniors Evan Manivong and Victor Perez. Manivong signed with the University of Illinois and Perez signed with the University of Minnesota, both Division One schools.   “I was super excited and proud of myself that all my hard...

Making A Recovery

After being released from the hospital, senior Loa Grace returns to school for the first time. After the concussion, Grace was very sensitive to light and sound, so he wasn't allowed to use his phone or laptop.

Hailey Milliken

November 15, 2018

Football games under Friday night lights are usually a unifying and celebrated activity for students and athletes alike. But at an away game on Oct. 12 against Park Hill High School, quarterback and senior Loa Grace faced a tackle that left him unconscious, and he was taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital...

Getting Ready To Rumble

Sophomore Madison Schmude and Remi Asta, sophomore, partner up before practice to start warming up on November 8th. They start by hand wrestling and working other wrestling moves on the mat. The season started on October 29th. “What happens in the wrestling stays in the wrestling room,” says Schmude.

Kayla Pospisil, Staff

November 9, 2018

The wrestling team is working to form a separate girls’ team this upcoming season. So far, there are a handful of girls who are interested in joining the team, and although there is a smaller number than expected, it could be enough to form a team. It is too early to know officially due to unset rules...

Party Like It’s 1983

After winning third place as a team at cross country state Nov. 3, runners juniors Murphy Corum, Nathan Nguyen, senior Preston Wheeler, juniors Luke Winkler, Jack Warner, Collin Riggins, sophomores Dawson Walker and Drew Sallman stand while wearing their new medals. This was the first time since 1983 that a North Kansas City School District school made it to the podium at state.

Alexa Schulte, StaleyNews Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2018

The boys cross-country team placed third at the Class 4 State competition this past weekend. The last time a team in the North Kansas City School District made it to the winners’ podium was 1983. “I was really excited, because I know we have had guys that did well individually, and that’s always...

Weekly Sports Wrap Up 10-26 to 11-01

Elle Wilknson

November 5, 2018

Elle Wilkinson put together the weekly sports wrap up for all the teams that have competed. 

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