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Boys Basketball Places Third At State

Team Beats Chaminade Red Devils
March 19, 2022

After a strong run this season, boys basketball made it to the final four. They won against the Chaminade Red Devils 67-46 placing third in the Show-Me Showdown State tournament March 18. Check out highlights...

Boys Basketball Falls In Final 4

Team To Play For Third Place
March 18, 2022
Check out the wrap up and highlights from the first day of the Class 6 boys basketball final four. The team plays today for third place.

Boys Basketball Headed To Final Four

Varsity Beats Blue Springs High School 54-41
March 13, 2022

"I BELIEVE THAT WE HAVE WON!" Check out highlights and celebration from last night's big win.    

Title In Sight: The Hunt For State Part 2

March 12, 2022

The second part of “The Hunt for State” series covers the Staley Falcons in the divisional round of Missouri Class 6 State playoffs. Staley faces adversity in finding identity as a team but continues...

Head coach Elisha Bears Dec. 9

Wrestlers Place At State

Hatfield Earns 4th; Reynolds, Gleason Earn 3rd
Grace Winkler, Reporter February 25, 2022

       Wrestlers competed in the 2022 MSHSAA state wrestling championship at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., over the weekend of Feb. 17-19. The girls team placed...

In the locker room, senior forward Emmanuel Byrd reflects on a grueling win while listening to a post-game speech from coach Christopher Neff Jan. 14. Varsity continued their state championship run against the formidable Park Hill South team with a 43-39 victory. “It’s not what happens to you,” Byrd said. “It’s how you respond.”

The Hunt For State: Climbing Back

Marc Taduran, Mason Baugh, and Brady Stark February 25, 2022

The first of a multiple part documentary over the boys varsity basketball team. This first part covers this season and the two years prior, where the team fell just short of the final championship.  

Boys Basketball Dominant Throughout Season

Varsity Won 51st Annual C.W. Stessman Invitational
Alex Carroll, Reporter February 16, 2022

     Ranked No. 1 in the Suburban Red division according to 810 Varsity, the boys basketball team was 20-3 as of Feb. 11.      Varsity beat Liberty High School 51-35 to...

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...

In the Falcon Fieldhouse during the wrestling duel against Kearney High School, junior Jack Stoffel goes for a pin on his opponent in Dec. 9. Duels provide an  environment with different lighting and setup as compared to a normal meet. “It’s really awesome,” Stoffel said. “Especially when we’re at home, it has a big team aspect. We are all cheering each other on and it’s really energetic and fun.”

Athletes Grow Up In Wrestling Program

Coaches Follow Wrestlers Years In Advance
Elyse Bredfeldt, Reporter, Copy Editor December 17, 2021

     The boys wrestling program is more strategic than people may think. Wrestlers often start the sport early in elementary school and continue through high school, often because of the...

Sydney Becker

Top-Tier Athletes Work To Be Recruited

Two Percent Of Athletes End Up With Offers
Lauren Dyke, Reporter December 17, 2021

     Each year, student athletes dream about getting scholarships to play at the collegiate level, but the numbers actually recruited are lower than some might think. About 8 million student...

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