Staley News

New Cross Country Course Under Construction

New Cross Country Course Under Construction

Hannah Zank, Reporter

December 20, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

With cross country ending in the fall, Coach Elisha Bears and seniors Casey Flynn and Tyler Collins have been working to build a course to use for practice and meets. “When the idea was first mentioned to the team, Tyler and I stepped up and started helping with the preparations,” said Flynn. Bears...

Preparation for a New Season

Preparation for a New Season

Maddy Benda, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

As a new season of high school sports starts, new goals and aspirations are also rising.  Varsity girls basketball are hungry for a successful season and a district title. “I feel like we have a lot of work to do, but we’re getting better day by day,” said freshman Gracie Neff. Neff...

Running Back Ross Earns Thomas A. Simone Award

Running Back Ross Earns Thomas A. Simone Award

Emilie Kerr, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Feature, News, People Of Staley, Sports

Senior Julian Ross was awarded the 34th Annual Thomas A. Simone award Dec. 6 in the Falcon Fieldhouse. The award is presented every year to the most outstanding high-school football player in the Kansas City Metro area. Some consider this award to be the “Heisman” of the metro area. “Most people don...

Fall Sports Wrap Up

Fall Sports Wrap Up

November 15, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

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Blackout for a Cause

Blackout for a Cause

Haylee Roberts, Reporter

September 11, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

HOW IT BEGAN: In 2010, Allie Altenhofen, class of 2011, felt blessed to be involved in sport that required both physical and mental abilities. She felt strongly about giving back to those who have experienced health problems such as cancer. So she decided to find a way to raise money on a larger scal...

Head Basketball Coach Takes New Position in District

Head Basketball Coach Takes New Position in District

Maddy Benda, Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2016


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Teachers Of Staley

As the school year came to a close head basketball coach James Wheeler decided to take a new position in the North Kansas City School District. Wheeler has been a basketball coach for 12 years, six of which were at Staley.  Next year Wheeler will be supervising the high school alternative education...

Basketball Team Gives Back

Basketball Team Gives Back

Maddy Benda, Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

Over the past couple weeks there has been more meaning behind the Boys Varsity basketball games. Along with winning the team is focused on giving back to the community. To kick off their season the boys took a trip to harvesters, which they do every year.  On December 30, which was their winter break,...

Resilient Through Adversity

Resilient Through Adversity

Bryttany Holovach, Multimedia Editor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

Freshman Alana Vawter has been covered by many news outlets, including KMBC 9 News and “The Northlander”, because of what she’s accomplished in the sports she participates in despite the adversity she has faced. Alana participates in swim, softball and track. Among her accomplishments, Alana was...

Same Talent, New Sport

Same Talent, New Sport

Abbi Atwell, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

When the kicker for the football team, senior Faizol Bouchard tore his ACL and MCL on Sept. 4, students wondered how the team would continue. Bouchard said that he won’t be able to play for the rest of the season. According to Bouchard, senior Connor McCullough suggested that senior Dylan Bedard, a...

Student Swimmer Qualifies for State

Student Swimmer Qualifies for State

Emilie Kerr, Reporter

December 18, 2015


Filed under Sports

Swimming her way into state, sophomore Rachel Janiak is already guaranteed to go to the state swim meet. She was the 1st female swimmer from at Staley who has gotten the qualifying time as of December 1st. There has been three meets, one on Dec. 1 and one on Dec. 8. She earned her bid on the first meet...

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