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Keeli Ward, Writer

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With winter sports coming to an end, spring sports started on Monday, Feb. 29. For it being spring, the weather has been pretty nice. With the weather being nice, teams are actually able to go outside to tryout.

Some of the sports here at South have gotten new coaches including tennis and softball. 

“[We are affected] greatly because they were a big asset to our team,” said junior Sabrina Swartz, who is plays shortstop. “They pulled us through the season and helped us become better players.”

The new coach for softball is Jay Bredwell. 
“I expect everyone to do their best even though we have a new coach because even though there is a new coach, it shouldn’t change how we apply ourselves,” Swartz said.

Dates to look forward to:

The varsity girls soccer first game will be Tuesday, March 22 at 6:15 p.m. against Shawnee Heights at the Bettis Family Sports Complex.

The varsity track and field team’s first invitational will be Friday, March 25 at 3 p.m. at Johnson County Community College.

The varsity girls swim team will compete against Shawnee Mission North  March 26 at 9 a.m.

The varsity softball team’s first game is Tuesday, March 29 at 4:15 p.m. against Olathe Northwest.

The varsity tennis team’s first meet will be March 29 at 3:30 p.m. against Shawnee Mission East.

The varsity baseball team’s first game will be Saturday, March 26 at 12 p.m. at 3 & 2 Stadium against Shawnee Mission East.

The varsity boys golf team’s first tournament is Wednesday, March 30 at 1 p.m. at Deer Creek Gold Course.

 

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