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During senior night at the home varsity football game Aug. 26 at the District Activities Center, senior defensive lineman Tyler Shanks comforts his family as they celebrate his last year and mourn the loss of his father. Shanks’ father passed away during his freshman year, and that has been one of his major motivators as an athlete since.

Faith And Family

Football Player Works To Overcome Grief After Loss Of Father
Sade Winter June 10, 2023

“Losing him is just like losing my best friend, like losing my rock because he was there, he had my back through everything, and he pushed me through everything,” senior Tyler Shanks said about his...

During the Sept. 29 game against Grandview High School, coach Johnny Chain watches the field. Varsity won 2-1.

Coaching Through Change

Despite Changing World, Chain Always Drawn Back To Coaching
Victoria Brady June 10, 2023

     Entering his fifteenth year of coaching with the North Kansas City School District, head soccer coach Johnny Chain focuses on finding happiness and purpose in life.       Although...

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Senior Football Players Reflect

Jackson Phelps and Mason Baugh December 10, 2022

STTV's Mason Baugh and Jackson Phelps talk to the Class of 2023 football seniors.       

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...

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.        

First Falcon Flag Football Game Makes History

First Falcon Flag Football Game Makes History

Team Falls In Season's Only Game
September 3, 2022

The crowd was pumped, and so were the players as the Falcon Flag Football team played in their only game of the season this evening. In the away game against North Kansas City High School, the flag football...

Senior Night Held At First Home Game

Senior Night Held At First Home Game

Players Honored On Field
August 29, 2022

Before the first home game Aug. 26, the varsity football team held Senior Night to honor their graduating players.     

The football team competed in the annual North Kansas City School District Jamboree Friday, Aug. 19 at home. They battled against Oak Park, North Kansas City and Winnetonka High School teams, going head to head in a scrimmage event to sharpen their skills before their first game next Friday.

Football Battles It Out With District Schools

Jamboree Prepares Athletes For Season
Mason Baugh August 20, 2022
The football team competed in the annual North Kansas City School District Jamboree Friday, Aug. 19 at home. They battled against Oak Park, North Kansas City and Winnetonka High School teams, going head to head in a scrimmage event to sharpen their skills before their first game next Friday. Photos by Mason Baugh
File Photo: Ruby Henson in the 2020-2021 soccer season in the 1-2 loss against Park Hill High School in the district game May 20.

Soccer Running Tests Show More Than Endurance

Coaches Say Tests Prove Players' Commitment To Team
Alessandra Calderon, Reporter February 3, 2022

     Running tests have been a requirement for varsity boys and girls soccer since the school opened. Even star players won't make varsity if they don't pass two running tests out of the...

Loss Of Softball Starting Player Meant Big Changes

Loss Of Softball Starting Player Meant Big Changes

JV Player Steps Up To Fill Senior's Cleats
Sydney Klusman, Reporter December 17, 2021

    When a starting varsity player is injured, it can mean big changes in the original plan for a team’s season, and other players get bumped into a starting spot. That’s what happened with...

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