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Boys Golf: Conference Champs

Boys Golf: Conference Champs

Isabella Davis, Reporter

April 23, 2013


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The boys had to prepare for their conference tournament with winter weather approaching. They finished conference just before the weather hit. The Boys Golf teams competed in the Suburban Conference Golf Tournament on Monday April 22, 2013. The JV team finished first in their division and all five...

Finding A Balance

Abigail Atwell, Reporter

April 17, 2013


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Keeping an even head when trying to cope with stress from a busy daily schedule can be difficult. Many high-school coaches know not only what it means to be stressed, but also what it means to not let the stress show in other areas of their lives. Taking time to relax for only one day out of a month...

Girls Soccer Starts Record Season

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

April 12, 2013


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The soccer team is starting off the season with only one loss against Kearney and a player breaking a school record. The team is working well together to learn and improve during practices, according to soccer coach Johnny Chain. “They’re learning each day as we go,” said Chain. “The main...

Baseball Slides Into Season

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

April 12, 2013


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The boy’s baseball team started of the season with chilly weather and snowy fields, causing them to postpone some games. The team has played in the Metro and Raytown tournament winning one game in the Metro tournament and two in the Raytown tournament. “The team has improved a lot considering...

Emeralds Step Up at State

Hailey Ladner, Reporter

March 6, 2013


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The Emeralds once again earned a trip to the state competition on Feb. 23 at St. Louis, Missouri. “Part of it is practice, and a lot of it is the mindset before we compete,” said senior Becca Henton. At regional competition Jan. 22, the Emeralds claimed first place in pom and second in dance. “It...

Snow Prevents Cheerleaders From Going to Nationals

Kaya Rausch-Santee, Reporter

March 6, 2013


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A cheerleaders dream; being named a national champion. Staley Varsity and Junior Varsity cheerleaders were so close to having a chance to make their dream a reality, until the bad news struck. The 2013 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) School Open National Championship is what the athletes had...

Girls Soccer Season Approaches

Hailey Ladner, Reporter

March 6, 2013


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With a new conference and a new attitude, the girl’s soccer team is ready for their upcoming season. “I’m really excited. We have a fun bunch of girls this year,” said junior Bailey Becvar. “We have a lot a good underclassmen that are ready to step up to the plate and play their positions.” If...

Girls Swim Beats Records at State

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

March 6, 2013


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Swimmers Break School Records At State By Marissa Hubbard          Ending this season, the girls swim team had five swimmers make it to state and set seven new school records, 6 individual and one relay. The girls had two practices a day, one before school and one after school at the Gladston...

Wrestling Places Third at State

Hailey Ladner, Reporter

March 6, 2013


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Over Presidents Day weekend, the wrestling team finished third at the State Championships held at the Mizzou Arena. “It was an amazing experience,” said junior Bailey Sutko. “Best experience I ever had.” At the state championship the team had seven medalists, along with three finalists....

Baseball is Training Hard

Julianna Harrell, Reporter

January 23, 2013


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The baseball boys are beginning their training for the upcoming season. Since the season starts in a month and a half, until then they are conditioning. “We are trying to prepare for the season,” said senior Zach Stonecipher. Every Monday through Thursday the boys have after school workouts....

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