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First football game this season

Nichole Thomas, Features Editor

September 4, 2018

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...

Boys Varsity soccer falls to Shawnee Mission Northwest

Boys Varsity soccer falls to Shawnee Mission Northwest

Milad Jahani, Reporter

August 29, 2018

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

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...

Freshmen’s Perfect Season

Freshmen's Perfect Season

Brett Conner, Reporter

November 6, 2017

The day is August 15th, 33 freshmen have suited up to create a team to field. We didn’t really understand how difficult the work that Coach Williams would make us do would be. In fact, at the time, we didn’t know our coach. Mr. Williams came to the rescue and decided to coach us. Everyone knows Mr....

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

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

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

Senior Ben Stophel surges to pass a Lawrence High School runner. Stophel placed 12th at the Shawnee Mission Northwest Regional meet.

Hannah Underwood, Writer

October 28, 2016

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

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

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

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...

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