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New Boy’s Soccer Head Coach at South

New Boy's Soccer Head Coach at South

Evan Shibel, Assistant Editor-In-Chief & Sports Editor

May 13, 2020

As the Shawnee Mission South boys soccer team looks to usher in a new era of the program after former coach Matt Gordon stepped down near the end of last season, the squad will be led by new head coach and science teacher Aaron Dean. There is a very mixed sense amongst some of the returning Varsity p...

Turning the Page

Turning the Page

December 19, 2019

Last year's basketball team was 2 minutes away from competing in a state championship. They were the number 4 team in the state and had multiple players on All-State and Sunflower league teams. This was one of the best teams Coach McFall had ever had. A six senior veteran team with weapons all over the ...

New Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center

New aquatic center opens. First meets have already been held at new facility.

Katie Hiebl, Sarah Ohlde, Features Editor, and Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Shawnee Mission School District and Johnson County Parks and Recreation District teamed together to Create the new Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center. The new aquatic center features a 50 meter competition pool, 25 yard training pool and diving well, along with room for 1500 spectators, a conces...

Homecoming Let Down

Homecoming Let Down

Miles McKenna, Writer

October 7, 2019

The game that gets personal On October 4, 2019 there will be a football game played at the Shawnee Mission South High School Football Stadium. This isn't just any other football game, this is the Shawnee Mission East Vs. Shawnee Mission South Homecoming football game. What is expected to be t...

Friday Night Let-Down

Friday Night Let-Down

Elias Henderson, Writer

September 18, 2019

Friday night the 0-1 Shawnee Mission West Vikings played the 1-0 Shawnee Mission South Raiders at the SMSD Athletic Stadium at Shawnee Mission South. Our raiders were coming off a dominant win against Shawnee Mission North and looked poised for a second win, but the Vikings proved tough opponents. The...

First Football Game

First Football Game

Evan Shibel and Haley Carter

September 10, 2019

The Shawnee Mission South Raiders opened up their season with a 35-7 victory over the Shawnee Mission North Indians on Friday, September 6th. The Raiders offense looked solid with a two quarterback rotation and the stronger than ever run pass option offense. A breakout star for the Raiders was new stude...

Pickle-Up to the Court

Pickle-Up to the Court

Haley Carter, Photographer

August 29, 2019

Tied game neck in neck. Paddle gripped tightly in his right fist junior Chase Horner drops the ball and smashes it to the other side of the court. Horner’s doubles teammate junior Hayden Spratlin waits for the opposing team to hit the white pickleball back. Horner and Spratlin started the pickleball c...

When One Door Closes, Another Opens

When One Door Closes, Another Opens

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

May 22, 2019

What made you start diving? So, I was a gymnast before, (diving) and I got hurt pretty bad when I was in my freshman year of high school. My best friend was on the swim team, and so the day I got released from my back brace and could do activities again, she was like come join the dive team. ...

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