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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

Gymnasts Defeat Gravity and Signing Day

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

Making A Recovery

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

Getting Ready To Rumble

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

Party Like It’s 1983

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. 

Taking Home Gold

Taking Home Gold

Kayla Pospisil, Staff

October 27, 2018

Coming home with a gold medal from the 2018 Special Olympics state competition in Jefferson City, Missouri, made for an exciting end to a season for freshman Casey Dodge. Dodge plays softball on the Blue Northstars Special Olympics team. “Casey is small, but mighty,” said Special Olympics Coordinator...

Mixin’ Up the Match Ups

Mixin’ Up the Match Ups

Hailey Milliken

October 27, 2018

As of fall of the 2018-2019 school year, the Missouri State High School Activities Association reclassified each Suburban Conference, and the school athletics has moved up from the Suburban White Conference to the Suburban Red Conference. “I think this a good move, because it’s certainly provided...

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