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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...

Royal’s Pushing for a Wild-Card Spot

Royal's Pushing for a Wild-Card Spot

Evan Howell

September 20, 2016

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

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?

Jumping into the sand pit with her jumping spikes, senior Gretchen Fiebig tackles her triple jump event at South Relays.

Danielle Reichart, Heritage Reporter

April 22, 2016

   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

Sophomore Dottie Powell gets ready to throw a javelin at track and field practice.

Danielle Mitchell, Heritage reporter

April 21, 2016

 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

After pitching a winning game, senior Matt Cashman's superstition is to eat the same meal before the next game to ensure a win.

Maddy Westcott, Heritage Reporter

April 21, 2016

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

During the JV soccer game against SM East, Junior Morgan Cossairt tries to defend the ball.

Michaela Regalado, Heritage Reporter

April 19, 2016

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...

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