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You’re My ‘Bro-Model’

You’re My ‘Bro-Model’

Alexa Schulte, Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

     Growing up in a family of six, brothers Carson and Mason Gates played on the same high-school tennis team for the first time this season. In previous years, Carson played high-school tennis with his older brother Ethan Gates, who graduated in 2017.       “I enjoy being on...

A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

Jack Warner, Staff

December 20, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

            The 2017-2018 wrestling season is underway with a new head coach. The original head coach Gary Mayabb retired last school year, and former assistant coach Elisha Bears took over the position for the recent state champs.            ...

Dribbling into the Season

Dribbling into the Season

Paxton Donaldson, Staff

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Women's Sports

For the first time since 2008, varsity girls’ basketball started the season off 5-1 with a plan to make it a successful basketball season. A successful season, according to assistant coach, David Fowler, is being competitive throughout the season and ending with a district title. “I think we have...

#RingSzn

#RingSzn

Leidy Venegas, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Sports, Sports

It’s ring season. Team captains seniors John Raybourn, Zach Elam, Rod Criss and Tyler Miller led the football team to an undefeated season of 14-0, ending it with a Class 5 state championship title, capturing one last win in Columbia, Mo., Nov. 25. In the very last 57 seconds of the state game, ...

High ‘Lite” of The Week

High ‘Lite” of The Week

Dawson Parks, Staff

October 11, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, News, Sports, Teachers Of Staley, Top Stories, Top Stories

Award winning varsity football head coach Philip Lite won the K.C. Chiefs coach of the week award.  Lite won the award after leading his team to 22-15 win against the undefeated Fort Osage high school. This made Staley the No. 2 class 5 team in the state. “Personally, this is more of a team...

Young Tennis Player Takes Top Spot

Alexa Schulte, Staff

September 15, 2017


Filed under People Of Staley, Sports, Uncategorized, Women's Sports

     The No. 1 varsity girls’ tennis player is freshman Claire Thimgan. In her first tournament, Claire took first place in the Lee’s Summit North Tournament, playing against Lee’s Summit North in the Championship for A singles. While this was her first tournament win for Staley,...

Fall Sports Team’s Traditions

Fall Sports Team’s Traditions

Jack Warner, Staff

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

     Fall sports are in full swing, and so is the team bonding. Each group has different traditions that help them create a family-like bond.      Before the Friday night lights, there is a lot of time with the team. The football team has a pregame meal after school where...

Wrestling State Champions

Wrestling State Champions

Haylee Roberts

March 11, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

For the first time in school history, the wrestling team won the state championship. The team competed in the MSHSAA State Tournament on the weekend of Feb. 16 in Columbia, Mo. The group began preparing to come back after the 2016 state tournament, and they were determined to do better and keep pushing...

Lane to State

Lane to State

Haylee Roberts

February 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

As the girls swim season comes to an end, more and more swimmers are getting their state cuts and dropping time. Stoaktown is a combined swim team of Staley, Oak Park and North Kansas City high schools. They are all from different schools in the same district but practice and attend meets together...

Journey to the Top

Journey to the Top

Haylee Roberts

February 1, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

The varsity wrestling team is ranked second in the state and 17th in the nation. “It’s a pretty big deal because you have teams like Neosho and other teams that have won six straight titles, and Smithville that has also won a couple straight titles. It is nice that this happened through all classes,”...

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