SM South News

It’s Never Too Late

It's Never Too Late

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

May 17, 2019

How long have you been dancing? I have been dancing for 5 or 6 years. What made you start dancing? There is a church by our house and my cousins were doing this dance thing and they had classes you could take so my mom signed my sister and I up for it for just one semester in the fall, an...

State Qualified Swimmers

State Qualified Swimmers

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

April 10, 2019

  The Shawnee Mission South girls swim team placed second overall at the tri-meet on Tuesday, April 2. The Lady Raiders swam against Olathe Northwest and Shawnee Mission West.   The Raiders earned 137.5 points losing to Olathe Northwest by only 10.5 points. Putting their record a...

Auburn Made History

Auburn Made History

Megan Smith, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

In true March Madness fashion, the 5-seed Auburn upset the 1-seed UNC with a 97-80 finish in Kansas City Mar. 29. The Tigers will be in the Elite Eight for the first time in over 30 years, and the Tar Heels will not be advancing past the Sweet Sixteen for the second year in a row, after losing to Te...

Track and Field

Junior Yasmeen Byers runs relays at the first track meet this season. She finishes in second place.

Reese Woods, Photographer

March 29, 2019

Boys basketball secures another win

Boys basketball secures another win

Evan Shibel, Reporter

December 12, 2018

The boys Raider basketball team continued their hot streak with a second straight win on the road at Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday. They dominated the game winning 68-54. Senior forward Skyler Rhoads led the way with 24 points. This was a performance that dictates what Skyler told me preseason s...

Boys basketball starts season with a win

Boys basketball starts season with a win

Evan Shibel, Writer

December 9, 2018

The boys basketball team started off their season with an incredible win 49-45 over Blue Valley West. The season tip off game was the epitome of what you want in high school basketball. It had two student sections packed full cheering their hearts out for their team. It had two teams playing for the f...

A Season to Remember

Raiders watch the game from the sidelines of the field. The football team finished their season with eight wins and three losses.

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

The Raiders celebrate during their game. The Varsity boys defeated the Olathe North Eagles 4-2 on Monday, Oct. 22.

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...

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