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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


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

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....

Raider alum Mike Morin’s handwritten interview

Raider alum Mike Morin’s handwritten interview

Brett Conner, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports

I asked former Raider and current Royal Mike Morin these questions: What are the changes like from high school to college and then from the minors to the majors? How does it feel to be back in Kansas City after 8 years away? And how does it feel to put on that Royals jersey? Did you ever imagin...

Q&A with Sarah Wilkerson

Miah Clark, Copy Editor, Editorial Cartoonist

April 24, 2017


Filed under Q&A, Sports, Spring Sports

  Pole in hand, junior Sarah Wilkerson has leaped over the competition as a varsity pole vaulter for South’s track and field team for three years now. We asked Wilkerson a few questions about her event and how she’s become so successful in it. When did you begin pole vaulting? W: My...

Q&A with Hannah Dennington

Q&A with Hannah Dennington

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Online Carousel, Q&A, Sports, Spring Sports

Hannah Dennington was the only original freshman on the varsity girls soccer team this year. She talks about team dynamics and when she started playing. AW: What’s it like being the only freshman on varsity? HD: This is the second person that’s asked me this. It was exciting but scary, because everyone had been o...

2017 Baseball Rosters

Tess Conley, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Raider Baseball Rosters - 2017   Varsity Matthew Arnold - 12 Isaac Soares - 12 Tanner Giannola - 12 Matthew Peck - 12 Jed Aldrich - 11 Trey Bebee - 11 Jack Housholder - 11 Griffin Larsen - 11 Jake Jarrell - 11 Gabriel Lopez - 11 Adam Zahnd - 11 Evan Hick...

South Bowling Strikes at State

South Bowling Strikes at State

Mara Baine, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Winter Sports

Strike, Spare, Split! South’s bowling team went to State this past weekend. While at State they competed against teams and individuals from all different schools around Kansas. This year, State took place at North Rock Lanes in Wichita. The boys teams overall qualified for State this year, while only...

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