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A Season to Remember

A Season to Remember

Evan Shibel and Annalie Polen

November 16, 2018

If you spent your Friday nights watching the Raider football team, then you probably noticed a pattern of successful games that lead them to the second round playoff game for the first time in 29 years. They also have won the most games in their program history since 1989. The football team here at South...

South takes home special win on senior night

South takes home special win on senior night

October 19, 2018

South won in large fashion Tuesday night, beating Olathe North 5-0 on senior night. "I’m proud of the boys tonight, I’m proud of every single one of the members of the team because we put on a performance that we feel really good about,” said senior captain Tim Nuñez who had an assist. For seniors...

South narrowly loses to East in overtime

South narrowly loses to East in overtime

Milad Jahani, Reporter

October 4, 2018

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

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...

Boys soccer takes down defending state champs

Boys soccer takes down defending state champs

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 26, 2018

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 Shawnee Mission East

Volleyball loses to Shawnee Mission East

Avery Woods, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2018

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

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 ...

Boys soccer takes another loss

Boys soccer takes another loss

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 7, 2018

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...

Boys soccer takes loss from Shawnee Mission North

Boys soccer takes loss from Shawnee Mission North

Milad Jahani, Reporter

September 4, 2018

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...

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