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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...

Making A Splash For State

Making A Splash For State

Swim And Dive Brings Contenders To State
Landyn Goldberg November 10, 2021

             Following winning performances at districts, 12 swimmers and divers will head to St. Louis Nov. 11 and compete in St. Charles, Mo.,...

After the boys 5k,  teammates senior Arvin Mahusay, Easton Allwood, Braydon Cowan and junior Tate Chambers hug senior Andrew Atkins.

Cross Country Runners Place At State

Season Comes To End With Atkins Earning All-State
Charlie Warner, Managing Editor November 5, 2021

     After a big state sendoff at school Thursday, cross country runners senior Andrew Atkins, Kai White and sophomore Avery Adair ran at the MSHSAA Cross Country Championships Class 5 meet...

(Left to right): senior Kai White, senior Evan Sarnell, senior Easton Allwood, senior Andrew Atkins, and junior Tate Chambers sprint out at the start of the boys varsity 5k.

Runners Soaring To State

3 Cross Country Runners Qualify For State At District Meet
Charlie Warner, Managing Editor October 30, 2021

     The cross country season entered the postseason after Conference Oct. 16. Today, the cross country team ran Class 5 Districts at Lee’s Summit North High School, bringing the season...

Swinging Clubs, Setting Records

Swinging Clubs, Setting Records

Golfer Places Highest at State in School History
Charlie Warner, Managing Editor October 22, 2021

     Varsity golfer junior Jaylee Castro competed and earned an All-State title in the Class 4 Girls State Golf Tournament Oct. 18 and 19 in Springfield, Mo.       “It...

Softball Ends Season As Conference Champs

Softball Ends Season As Conference Champs

Close Game Ends Season
Cassie Ford, Editor in Chief October 15, 2021

Varsity softball had a winning season and ended as Conference champions with an 18-6 record. They advanced to districts as the No. 1 seed, beating North Kansas City High School 16-1 Oct. 12 at Creek...

Sophomore Ken’Veon Stone lays on the ground as sophomore Tyler Kerkhoff (#79), senior Anderson Hendershot (#27) and senior Emonta Hicks (#10) rush over to celebrate.

Football Team Victorious In Battle

Varsity Beats Northmen 35-28 In Back-And-Forth Battle
Landyn Goldberg October 11, 2021

     In a back-and-forth battle at Oak Park High School Oct. 8, varsity came out victorious 35-28. The win snapped a four-game losing streak. The team was led by junior quarterback Cole...

The empty football field at the District Activities Center on the evening of Sept. 16.

‘Heartbreaking’ Football Game Cancellation Disappoints

Team Coming Back Friday For Homecoming Game
Elyse Bredfeldt, Reporter September 21, 2021

       The decision to cancel the varsity football game against Liberty North High School on Friday, Sept. 17, was met with disappointment.        The...

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 wasnt allowed to use his phone or laptop. Its been a learning experience that I should be more grateful for things that I take for granted, said Grace.

Making A Recovery

Quarterback Recovering From Concussion
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...

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