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South Narrowly Loses to East In Overtime

South Narrowly Loses to East In Overtime

Milad Jahani, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

Tuesday night South lost to longtime rivals Shawnee Mission East in a very close game. The boys team can’t seem to catch a break this season, and Tuesday was no different as they tried to keep up with East until the last minute. The game took a bad turn when coach Matt Gordon received a yellow...

South girls tennis loses to Blue Valley Northwest

South girls tennis loses to Blue Valley Northwest

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Shawnee Mission South girls tennis team lost Monday night's tennis match against Blue Valley Northwest. South played well but lost 11-7. "They were really good, I feel like all the Blue Valley schools are really good, but it was a good match it was 6-8 so we were really close." Sophomore Olivia...

South Takes Down Defending State Champs

South Takes Down Defending State Champs

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 26, 2018


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South took their first win of the season versus against what were the 7-0 Olathe East Hawks. South, who was ranked at the bottom of the Sunflower League at 0-7, miraculously pulled out a win, scoring two goals in the last 15 minutes of the game against Olathe East. "I mean it feels amazing, especial...

Volleyball Loses to East 3-1

Volleyball Loses to East 3-1

Avery Woods, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports, Uncategorized

Tuesday night's game ended with a loss for the Lady Raiders Varsity volleyball team to Shawnee Mission East. The game started with a loss in the first match, then a win in the second and losses for the third and fourth. Varsity volleyball player and senior Abigail George thought that the loss in the...

Girls JV Tennis Team Loses to Blue Valley West

Girls JV Tennis Team Loses to Blue Valley West

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

September 24, 2018


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Monday night's tennis games against Blue Valley West ended up in a loss for South, but the team thought they really played well together. "My partner and I communicated really well together during the match,"  senior Olivia Sutton said. South's new teammates enjoyed their time playing. "I love ...

South Soccer Takes Another Loss

South Soccer Takes Another Loss

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

South suffered another disappointing loss Thursday night versus Lawrence Free State. The players persevered through rain and lighting all night long in an attempt to bring home the first win of the season. As soon as the game started, fans either whipped their umbrellas out or stampeded to the press...

South Soccer Takes Loss From North

South Soccer Takes  Loss From North

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Scores, Sports

Thursday’s game against Shawnee Mission North was close with North scoring the game winning goal with only 15 seconds left in the game on a miraculous 20 yard shot. This is South’s second close loss this season, and it’s definitely gotten to some of the players' heads. With five minutes lef...

First Football Game this Season

Nichole Thomas, Features Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

As students flood the stadium covered in American Pride, the football teams warm up on the field. Once the game begins the bands on either side play loud with pride for their teams. The action starts in the beginning of the third quarter when the Raiders score their first touchdown, bringing the score...

Boy’s Soccer Falls to Northwest 2-1

Boy’s Soccer Falls to Northwest 2-1

Milad Jahani, Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Scores, Sports

Friday’s game was full of drama and suspense as the Shawnee Mission South men’s soccer team kicked off their season against Northwest and lost 1-2 in a last minute nail-biter. Northwest came out strong and scored the first goal of the game in the 35th minute. However, Jeffrey Marquez, a senior forward,...

Alumni Return for Men’s Soccer Game

Alumni Return for Men’s Soccer Game

Milad Jahani, Reporter

August 22, 2018


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The battle between age and beauty reached its peak at the South soccer alumni game. The current varsity soccer players and former South alums faced off in an intense match that led to a 4-4 draw on Friday. It was all for fun and games according to Assistant Coach Tim Wiseman. “You know I think it started out pretty go...

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