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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...

The Rivalry Continues: East vs South in Basketball

The Rivalry Continues: East vs South in Basketball

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports, Winter Sports

On Friday, Feb. 24, the rivalry between East and South was reignited with basketball games at East. Boys JV, girls JV, boys varsity and girls varsity all competed. East won all of the games except for the last one – the boys varsity game. The girls varsity game was close, but it was not to be....

“Just Keep Swimming” and Diving

“Just Keep Swimming” and Diving

Mark Holland, News Editor

February 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boys swimming and diving team have had a busy season this year. With practices, meets and lots of other competitions, they've had many opportunities to support their school. Recently, they got a chance to compete in the Sunflower League Championship. "I'm really excited for [the results of] the ...

Fall Signing: Karynn Carroll to Run for UCM

Fall Signing: Karynn Carroll to Run for UCM

Hannah Underwood, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports

Senior Karynn Carroll has signed to the University of Central Missouri to run cross country and track as of Nov. 10. At her signing ceremony, cross country head coach J.J. Wannamaker and cross country assistant coach DJ Hilding were present. Athletic director John Johnson also was present to say a few...

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Scores, Sports

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...

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