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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...

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...

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