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Four Year Drought No More

Four Year Drought No More

Hannah Underwood, Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

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


Filed under Fall Sports, News, Online Carousel, Sports

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

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...

Royal’s Pushing for a Wild-Card Spot

Royal’s Pushing for a Wild-Card Spot

Evan Howell

September 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The 2016 MLB season has been nothing less than a wild ride for the Kansas  City Royals. There has been some classic Royal's magic throughout the season but still the young team continues to be the underdog. A position they're used to by now. The first half of the season was the most inconsistent stretch...

Watermelon Scrimmage Unites Football Program

Watermelon Scrimmage Unites Football Program

September 13, 2016


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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...

New Shoes, Who Dis?

New Shoes, Who Dis?

Danielle Reichart, Heritage Reporter

April 22, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports

   To run a good race, comfortable, lightweight shoes that fit properly and had good traction were ideal. It was all about the running shoes. Popular brands of running shoes were Nike, Asics, New Balance and Adidas which could all be purchased at a local sports store.   Senior Gretchen Fiebig...

Field gets ready for the season

Field gets ready for the season

Danielle Mitchell, Heritage reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports, Spring Sports

 From javelin throwers to shot put and discus, the field season kicked off to a productive start.   “There’s a lot of freshman and 10 new people throwing the javelin this year so that’s really exciting,” sophomore Dottie Powell said.   Each year there were routines that were k...

Players Hold on to Baseball Superstitions

Players Hold on to Baseball Superstitions

Maddy Westcott, Heritage Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports, Spring Sports

Relaxing in the passenger seat munching on some Popeye’s just purchased by his dad was the way freshman Kennedy Rater has been arriving at his baseball games since fifth  grade. "It just gives me more energy and tastes good," Rater said. Baseball players were known for possibly being the most...

Girls Soccer Pumped up for Season

Girls Soccer Pumped up for Season

Michaela Regalado, Heritage Reporter

April 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Running onto the field getting ready for a soccer game, these girls have different things going through their minds. “I feel happy, excited and very into the game while it is happening,” sophomore Savannah Morgan said. She played as a mid defender on the JV team. To help Morgan prepare for her game sh...

Raider’s Boys Tennis Team

Hannah Carter, Patriot Photographer

April 12, 2016


Filed under Gallery, Sports

On Tuesday, March 29,  the boys varsity tennis team competed against Shawnee Mission East. After several challenging matches, South won twice.  Sophomores Mason Zeller and J.D. Norton won their doubles match, and Norton won his singles match.

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