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Subpar Streaming Services

Subpar Streaming Services
New way to watch high school sports takes the SMSD in a wave of new and expensive problems.
November 4, 2020

This year, the Shawnee Mission School District partnered with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) to bring high school sports fans a reliable way to watch while following Covid-19 guidelines....

The Final Swing

The Final Swing
The Raider girls golf and tennis squads head into the finishing stretch of their season with regional events.
October 16, 2020

Last weekend (Oct. 10-11) the girls tennis team competed at regionals, hoping to qualify for state. Although seniors Mary Novak and Madison Hanna got 5th place at regionals, they won’t be going to state...

Rivalry Week

The SM South football team gears up to play their most hated opponent of the season.
October 2, 2020

This week, the SM South Raiders take on heated rival SM East, this Friday night at 7, in SM North’s stadium. Both schools are going into this game after losing to Olathe schools last Friday, SM East...

Sports Week Two In Review

Sports Week Two In Review
A look around sports at SM South after week two.
October 2, 2020

Soccer- South Soccer played Tuesday night and lost a close one to Olathe West. They were down by one goal and trying to come back, but fell behind after letting in another goal in the closing minutes....

Coming To You Live From SMS

KSMS, SM South's video production program, has begun broadcasting football and soccer live.
October 2, 2020

Friday nights here at South look a bit different than they did last year and every year before. Instead of a full stadium with football players and cheerleaders, filled with the sound of the band playing,...

Netflix, But For High School Sports

Netflix, But For High School Sports
SMSD breaks ground on new streaming service for all sporting events across the district.
September 22, 2020

At 12:56 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, John Johnson, athletic director at Shawnee Mission South, announced that all sporting events held in the main gym, auxiliary gym, or the stadium, would now be livestreamed...

Finishing Off Week One

Finishing Off Week One
The SM South Boy's soccer team finishes their first week of play with two losses.
September 19, 2020

On Tuesday the Raiders played SM East at SMS Stadium and fell short in their first game. Missing two starters, Ravi Bilgen and Gabe Cisneros, because they didn’t meet the required number of practices...

Getting In The Swing Of Things

Hand up high going for the ball, sophomore Mary Donovan serves the ball back over the net to her opponent. Donovan won the match against Shawnee Mission North with the help of her teammate.
Girl's golf and tennis have successful first week after the postponed beginning of the season.
September 18, 2020

With the delayed start of fall sports last week, golf and tennis hit the ground running. Tennis matches took place almost every day this week and the first varsity golf tournament was on Wednesday. The...

South West Showdown

South West Showdown
South set to face district rival SM West in season kickoff this Saturday.
September 15, 2020

Overland Park, KS - The Raiders are set to face district opponent, the SM West Vikings Saturday, September 19. This will be the first game of the season for both teams as South seeks their first victory...

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected
The Kansas City Chiefs look to kick off their season against the Houston Texans today at Arrowhead Stadium.
September 10, 2020

Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Chiefs kickoff their 2020 regular season with a rematch of their divisional round comeback victory against the Houston Texans.  The last time these two teams met,...

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