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South’s New Softball Coach

South’s New Softball Coach

Keeli Ward, Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports, Spring Sports

The SMS softball team will have a new coach for the upcoming season. Olivia Abney, last year’s softball coach, is now coaching at the University of Nebraska. The team will still have social studies teacher Joseph Lorenzo as the assistant varsity coach. The team is also still looking for a JV coach. ...

Three former athletes inducted into Hall of Fame for school’s 50th Anniversary

Three former athletes inducted into Hall of Fame for school’s 50th Anniversary

Avery Woods, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports

The Athletics Hall of Fame has been a tradition at South since 2010. But it was still a special moment when the three class of 2016 inductees, or their representatives, accepted the honor during the halftime of the boys varsity basketball game, Friday, Jan. 8. Instead of their usual halftime performances...

Former Raider football player, Super Bowl winner returns to South

Former Raider football player, Super Bowl winner returns to South

Lily Wagner and Maxie Crimm

January 13, 2016


Filed under Gallery, Online Carousel, Sports, Uncategorized

Former Carolina Panthers Quarterback and South graduate Rodney Peete presented a Wilson Golden Football during halftime at the Tuesday, Jan. 5 boys varsity basketball game against Olathe Northwest. The Super Bowl High School Honor Roll presents Wilson Golden Footballs to high schools where a player o...

Damage Control

Damage Control

Emily Wilkinson, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

December 11, 2015


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports

During its years of operation, Crowd Control has never had a female student as a member. Students cannot apply for or freely join the club, which is described by athletic director John Johnson as “officially unofficial.” Each member is a senior and is chosen by the previous senior members of Crowd Control.

Go Mets!

Go Mets!

Lauren Rosenstock, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

November 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

With unfinished business, the Kansas City Royals faced the New York Mets. The last championship title earned by the Royals in 1985, excited fans and with back-to-back appearances in the World Series, the team was able to clench the title of World Champions after 30 years. As the Royals led the...

KC is the Royal place to be

KC is the Royal place to be

Maddy Westcott & Sylvia Shapiro, Heritage Reporter

November 9, 2015


Filed under News, Online Carousel, Sports

If you live in the Kansas City area, you already know maybe from the sound of fireworks or the sea of blue that took over on the week of Nov. 1- The Kansas City Royals won the 2015 World Series against the New York Mets. It was game 5 at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the Royals were down in...

Freshman football looks to continue winning record

Freshman football looks to continue  winning record

Angel Guzman, Heritage Reporter

October 22, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Online Carousel, Sports

Today against Shawnee Mission West, the freshman football team hopes to keep their winning record. The game begins at 4:15 at Shawnee Mission West. The Raiders have momentum going after beating beat Lawrence High 78-0, Sep. 30. During this game the team broke the record for the most downs and po...

The Madden Tournament Begins

The Madden Tournament Begins

Mark Holland, Reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports

The results of the first round are in: Skyler Rhoads got BYE and automatically passed to the second round. In a match between Ben Hanson and Caleb Cossairt, Hanson won. In a match between Andrew Crawford and Chris Wolfe, Crawford won. Evan Offutt got  BYE. Daniel Baker got BYE. In...

SMS Gymnastics

SMS Gymnastics

Savannah Morgan, Photographer

October 1, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Gallery, Multimedia, Sports

Football Game Against SME

Football Game Against SME

Keeli Ward, Reporter

September 15, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

Friday Sept. 11 the Raider football team fell 49-0 to the SME Lancers. The whole game the football team was working together in order to defeat SME. Even after a hard fought battle the Raiders still couldn't defeat East. Even with a major loss our football team kept their heads up and put in all of their...

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