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Making A Recovery

Making A Recovery

Hailey Milliken

November 15, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Feature, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

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


Filed under Fall Sports, STTV

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


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

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...

Horse of a Different Color

Horse of a Different Color

Sara Almansouri, Staff

October 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

    There are many extracurricular activities such as lacrosse, ice hockey, rugby, junior Gabby Landuyt does horseback riding. Landuyt has done horseback riding as long as she could remember.    “I got serious about riding five years ago,” said Landuyt.     That’s...

Spirit Traditions

Spirit Traditions

Jack Warner, Staff

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

A school’s spirit and pride are built throughout many years of tradition. As students pack into the stands on a cold Friday night, dress up for spirit themes on Fridays, lead lighthearted Twitter wars online and document the travels of a “spirit stick,” it shows how 10 years of spirit are accumulating...

Running Into The Record Books

Running Into The Record Books

Paxton Donaldson, Staff

May 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

     A 12thplace finish at cross country state this fall didn’t satisfy sophomore Alex Hamre. So, on April 19, she broke the 3200-meter school record at Rockhurst.      Hamre said she had immediately known she had broken the record, because near the end of the race, co...

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