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Horse of a Different Color

Horse of a Different Color

Sara Almansouri, Staff

October 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

    There are many extracurricular activities such as lacrosse, ice hockey, rugby, junior Gabby Landuyt does horseback riding. Landuyt has done horseback riding as long as she could remember.    “I got serious about riding five years ago,” said Landuyt.     That’s...

Spirit Traditions

Spirit Traditions

Jack Warner, Staff

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

A school’s spirit and pride are built throughout many years of tradition. As students pack into the stands on a cold Friday night, dress up for spirit themes on Fridays, lead lighthearted Twitter wars online and document the travels of a “spirit stick,” it shows how 10 years of spirit are accumulating...

Running Into The Record Books

Running Into The Record Books

Paxton Donaldson, Staff

May 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

     A 12thplace finish at cross country state this fall didn’t satisfy sophomore Alex Hamre. So, on April 19, she broke the 3200-meter school record at Rockhurst.      Hamre said she had immediately known she had broken the record, because near the end of the race, co...

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,...

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