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The Boys Soccer Team’s Season Comes to an End

The Boys Soccer Team’s Season Comes to an End

Keeli Ward, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016


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The boys soccer team ended their season by being defeated by Blue Valley West in their second Regionals game yesterday 3-1.The goal in the this game was scored by junior Angel Guzman. Monday, Oct. 24 the team had a victory in their first Regionals game against Olathe South. The goals in this gam...

Cubs and Indians duel in a Historic World Series

Cubs and Indians duel in a Historic World Series

Evan Howell, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


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The Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series in 108 years. That is eight years more than a century if you struggle with math and time comprehension; this is a long, long time for a team to go without a World Series. On the other hand, the Cleveland Indians haven't won it all in 68 years, this is also...

Four Year Drought No More

Four Year Drought No More

Hannah Underwood, Writer

October 28, 2016


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An excellent performance at Regionals last Saturday, Oct. 22 qualified the boys cross country team, in addition to senior Karynn Carroll, for the State Championship Meet. This qualification ends a four year long drought for the boys team. The boys and girls varsity teams competed in the Shawnee Mission...

Tumbling into State

Miah Clark and Maxie Crimm

October 28, 2016


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On Saturday, Oct. 22, the South gymnastics team competed at their State meet, which was hosted by South. Overall the team placed eighth, but with improved scores from team members in individual events. "It was a good way to end the season even though we didn't place as high as we wanted to," senior F...

Raider Football Moves On With Their Season

Raider Football Moves On With Their Season

Mitch Brock, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


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South’s football team is facing more struggles as the season goes on with three seniors  getting kicked off the team and five other players quitting upon the termination of their teammates. With only two seniors left on the team, and still a 0-6 record, leadership will have to make its way up from...

Watermelon Scrimmage Unites Football Program

Watermelon Scrimmage Unites Football Program

September 13, 2016


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For the past two weeks, the football team has been working diligently to improve. On August 25th, the team had a chance to show how their hard work has been paying off. The football team gathered for a friendly scrimmage dubbed the "watermelon scrimmage" to assess the team and have some fun. &nbs...

Freshman football looks to continue winning record

Freshman football looks to continue  winning record

Angel Guzman, Heritage Reporter

October 22, 2015


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Today against Shawnee Mission West, the freshman football team hopes to keep their winning record. The game begins at 4:15 at Shawnee Mission West. The Raiders have momentum going after beating beat Lawrence High 78-0, Sep. 30. During this game the team broke the record for the most downs and po...

SMS Gymnastics

SMS Gymnastics

Savannah Morgan, Photographer

October 1, 2015


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Football Game Against SME

Football Game Against SME

Keeli Ward, Reporter

September 15, 2015


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Friday Sept. 11 the Raider football team fell 49-0 to the SME Lancers. The whole game the football team was working together in order to defeat SME. Even after a hard fought battle the Raiders still couldn't defeat East. Even with a major loss our football team kept their heads up and put in all of their...

Preview of the Raiders First Home Game

Preview of the Raiders First Home Game

Keeli Ward, Writer

September 11, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

The first home game of the 2015-2016  season for the SMS football team is on Sept. 11 at 7 p. After losing to Shawnee Mission North's football team on Sept. 4, the football team is hoping to come back with a major win over Shawnee Mission East. All of the players and staff are putting in major effort...

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