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Front Row: Keira Thomas, 10; Mia Sollars, 11; Isabella Cascone, 12; Savannah Leiby, 12;
Taylar Thomas, 11; Sarah Tarpley, 10
Back Row: Blair McCammon, 9; Carlie Redd, 10; Kenzie Cornett, 10; Lyla Reeves, 9; Mimi Palmentere, 10; Ella Pauk, 10

Dance Team Places At Competition

Emeralds Place As A Team and As Soloists
Elyse Bredfeldt, Editor-In-Chief, Writer January 25, 2023

     In their first competition of the school year, the Emeralds were the overall winners in Class 4, earned first place in precision jazz, second place in Pom and earned an award for technical...

Getting into position for the freethrow Nov. 15 during the District Jamboree, senior Kayden Fish makes the shot. In the jamboree, the team played six quarters against three teams, and Fish talked about what was important to the game. “Mental toughness,” Fish said. “Thats a huge thing. Basketball is fitness and mental, so its something we’ve got to improve on.”

Boys Basketball Team Sets Sights On State

Team Hopes To Place at State
Joe Smith, Writer, Photographer January 19, 2023

     The varsity boy’s basketball team is coming off a 27-5 overall record and a third-place finish at state. Led by a junior-heavy team last year,  the current seniors are looking to take...

On the court, sisters senior Ava Gates and sophomore Ella Gates dance Sept. 30 at Park Hill High School during individual districts. Varsity won 6-3. “Having my sister be my doubles partner this year has made me become a stronger player,” Gates said.

Girls Tennis Racks Up Wins

Team Beats Park Hill Trojans, Reflects On Season
Fallyn Kowalski, Editor-In-Chief, Writer November 12, 2022

     Varsity girls tennis served up wins, with an overall season record of  21-3 and Sophomore Ella Gates made it to the Individual State Tournament. Assistant coach Samantha Bennett said the...

Girls Golf Sends Two To State

Girls Golf Sends Two To State

Castro Places At State For The Fourth Time
Joe Smith, Reporter November 4, 2022

     After four-time state qualifier senior Jaylee Castro and junior Madison Zubeck competed Oct. 3 in the suburban conference championships, Castro became the back-to-back district champion...

Soccer Beats Liberty 1-0 In Overtime District Win

Soccer Beats Liberty 1-0 In Overtime District Win

Team Faces Liberty North Next Tuesday
McKenna Dubes and Alex Bermudez October 29, 2022


Football Season Ends In Districts

Football Season Ends In Districts

Varsity Falls 40-50 To Park Hill South
McKenna Dubes and Ali Misenhelter October 29, 2022

The 2022 Friday Night Lights have come to an end. Varsity football lost 40-50 Oct. 28 in the first round of district playoffs to Park Hill South.    

Alpha Jalloh

Senior Soccer Athletes Celebrated Before Game

21 Players Honored On Field
Alex Bermudez, Photographer October 19, 2022

  Boys soccer had their senior night Oct.18 against Lee's Summit North and won 2-1. They honored 21 senior athletes.

Senior Cheerleaders Honored Under Friday Night Lights

Senior Cheerleaders Honored Under Friday Night Lights

Athletes Recognized at Halftime
October 18, 2022

During the flag football game against North Kansas City High School Sep. 2, the team huddles in discussion. The flag football team lost 6-13. “It was really nice, just playing with them and getting to know them to the level that we did, Katy Taylor said.

Flag Football Reflects On Pilot Season

Season Ends, Players Share Experiences
Fallyn Kowalski, Editor-In-Chief, Writer September 19, 2022

     The school year kicked off with the fanfare surrounding the school's first-ever flag football team.          Veteran football coach Shane Taylor brought his decades of experience...

Adair Medals In Cross Country Invitational

Adair Medals In Cross Country Invitational

Tim Nixon Invitational Held At Liberty North High School
September 3, 2022

Cross country athletes ran at The Tim Nixon Invitational at Liberty North High School today. Girls took 12th as a team, and boys took 13th as a team. Junior Avery Adair earned a medal at 18th place.        

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