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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...

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

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