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Royals #TakeTheCrown

- Before the royals game on October 5 in the ALDS, the national anthem plays as a set of 10 planes flew over Kauffman stadium. “It was unexpected and very cool,” said junior Stefani Conway.

Marissa Hubbard, Copy Editor

October 14, 2014

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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

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

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

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

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

After they score a point, varsity volleyball players huddle up to celebrate. On Sept. 12, Staley played Raytown High School and won the match.

Isabella Davis, Multi-Media Editor

November 7, 2013

"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,"...

Driven To Dance

Driven To Dance

Adrianna McLean, Reporter

October 14, 2013

Dance is a sport many are driven to do. Dance is hard work, dedication and blisters. But ask a dancer, and they will say all the blood, sweat and tears are worth the experience and character that dance brings. They likely would encourage anyone to try it. “I’ve just always chosen dance over other...

Jordan Robben: Not Just A Stand-Up Guy

Quarterback Jordan Robben takes the ball to the sideline against Raytown on Sept. 6 with a 36-16 win. Robben has been playing for the Falcons for three years, but this is his first season as a Varsity starter.  Last year Robben was the Junior Varsity starting quarterback and the third-string Varsity quarterback.

October 2, 2013

Varsity football quarterback Jordan Robben has some big shoes to fill. For the previous two seasons, Trent Hosick, who is now a student at the University of Missouri, led the football team. Coach Fred Bouchard said he knew Robben was going to start a long time ago. He said Robben just wanted to get...

Varsity Baseball Places Fourth At State

Julianna Harrell, Reporter

May 30, 2013

For the first time in the school’s history, the varsity baseball team made it to state. They won more games than ever before. “I am very excited about our season,” said coach David Wilson. The team won the district championship on May 14, defeating Park Hill High School with a score of 17-6,...

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