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Student Wrestler Aims for State Championships

Lane Burch, Reporter

December 18, 2015


Filed under Sports

Senior Seth Otis, has wrestled for coach Gary Mayabb all four years of high school. As a freshman, Otis qualified for the MSHSAA Wrestling State Tournament at 106 pounds. He won one match and wrestled two other close matches that resulted in losses. During his sophomore year, Otis wrestled varsity...

Tapp Leads with Belief in Team

Bryttany Holovach, Multimedia Editor

October 30, 2015


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The victory achieved by the softball team was accomplished by “sacrifice and loss of ego,” according to head coach Jairus Tapp. Tapp has coached softball for eight years, since Staley has opened. He said his job as a coach is to better the team. “I’m just a coach,” said Tapp. “...

Student Athletes Outside of Staley

Student Athletes Outside of Staley

Hannah Crites, Reporter

February 9, 2015


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

Junior Hannah Palmeter said she has been swimming since the age of six and has made an effort to take her passion to its full potential by competing on a club team. “Being on a club team takes up a lot of my time and requires a big commitment, so I had to choose that over being on a high school team,”...

Swim and Dive Team Members Qualify for State

Abbi Atwell, Editor-in-Cheif

November 19, 2014


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Several members of the swim and dive team have qualified for state. Senior Daniel Maynard qualified for state in the 200m free style and the 100m breast stroke at a dual meet against Platte County High School and Park Hill South. Maynard also qualified for the 100 freestyle at a meet against St. Joe...

Royals #TakeTheCrown

Royals #TakeTheCrown

Marissa Hubbard, Copy Editor

October 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Score

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A Special Kind of Love: Students, Coaches Benefit From Participating In Special Olympics

A Special Kind of Love: Students, Coaches Benefit From Participating In Special Olympics

Abbi Atwell, Managing Editor

February 18, 2014


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The Special Olympics creates an opportunity for coaches to help students who have special needs make connections, have fun and get some exercise. Participating in the Special Olympics also teaches the students new skills and allows them to have new experiences. Coaches involved in the Special Olympics...

Overcoming Adversity: Swimmers Win State After Losing Coach

Jacob Phillips, Reporter

December 20, 2013


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Despite facing major adversity, the boys swim and dive team had a successful season, which ended with a state champion team. Coach Bob Barth resigned, leaving the coaching of the program to assistant coach Ian Johnson. “Our assistant coach stepped up and has done a great job,” said senior Nathaniel...

Welcomed With Open Arms

Paige Hawkins, Reporter

December 18, 2013


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Sophomore, Victoria Norris, has become the first female wrestler in the programs history. She has been wrestling for four years now and has a passions and love for the sport. At the age of 12 her brother introduced her to wrestling. “My brother got me into it, and at first I didn’t like it or...

A Devastating Twist

A Devastating Twist

Dallas Beaulieu, Fashion Editor

November 21, 2013


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With the swim team well into the season, the last thing they wanted was for their plans to change. Other than being a teacher and swim coach, Robert Barth was a role model to many students. Many people have been expressing their feelings about the situation, including junior Daniel Maynard who said...

Volleyball Conference Champs

Volleyball Conference Champs

Isabella Davis, Multi-Media Editor

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

"It was really good winning conference especially since we were undefeated at the time," said sophomore Sarah Wyland. Varsity volleyball had a winning season this year. They were 27-7-2, which means they had 27 wins, 7 losses, and 2 ties. "The girls only lost 3 sets in conference play this year,"...

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