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ABC, Easy as RG3: Where’d They Go?

ABC, Easy as RG3: Where’d They Go?

Avery Dorsey, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

The problem as the season has progressed is the draft picks that initially seemed promising either became suspended, benched when starters became healthy again or suffered season ending injuries. My worst of luck has been striking me every which way. I rummage through the waiver wire only to get little...

A Battle Royal

A Battle Royal

Avery Dorsey, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014


Filed under Online Carousel, Sports

Sunday night, the Royals beat the Anaheim Angels 8-3 in what seemed surreal to what the Royals are accustomed to. Catching fire this postseason, the Royals have now continued their streak to six postseason wins, leading 2-0 now in the American League Championship against the Baltimore Orioles. Everyone,...

ABC, Easy as RG3: Confusion

ABC, Easy as RG3: Confusion

Avery Dorsey, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014


Filed under Sports

Leaving week four with confidence, I was left frustrated and 1-3 at the end of week five as a majority of my team decided to not show up. My starters as well as my bench played poorly, and one major change to my defense was the difference between a win and loss for me.  Going into week five, I have...

ABC, Easy as RG3: Royal Rampage

ABC, Easy as RG3: Royal Rampage

Avery Dorsey, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

Marching out of week four with a strong win on strategy and a little risk thrown in there, I am now at 1-2 and very confident with my team going into week five. As I’ve pointed out before, consistency can only get you so far, but it’s the risks you take which will set you apart. Yes, I did have some...

SM Marching Festival

SM Marching Festival

Rose Pollina, Copy Editor

October 9, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

South’s Rompin’ Stompin’ Raider Band, Pacesetter drill team, and Southette Color Guard presented their field show at the Shawnee Mission Marching Festival on Oct. 1 along with the other high schools in the district. East started off the festival with the national anthem and quickly transi...

Raiders take home Title

Raiders take home Title

March 12, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the Kansas 5-A state championship game the Shawnee Mission South Raiders brought home South’s first title since 1990, 46-40 over the Lansing Lions. South got off to a fast start in the opening quarter leading 14-7 leading the way in the first was sophomore Dainan Swoope who was 3 for 3 in the first...

Coming out on top

Coming out on top

March 1, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The South East rivalry stretches all the way back to when South first set foot on the court in 1969. Since then, everything, whether it be sports or academics, has been a competition. For the most part, the rivalry all comes down to one thing. Basketball. This year, South came out on top, for both gam...

Teacher Dream Team: Faculty Basketball Game

Teacher Dream Team: Faculty Basketball Game

February 14, 2013


Filed under Sports

This winter, the boys basketball team has stolen the show. Through seventeen games, their record remains perfect. All eyes will be on them Friday night, as they battle the Vikings of Shawnee Mission West. After the game, however, teachers from both schools will be looking to steal the spotlight in the facul...

Bowlers on a Roll

Bowlers on a Roll

January 30, 2013


Filed under Sports

When the Shawnee Mission South bowlers hit the lanes, there will be a bold new addition to the team.  The Raider bowlers are adorned with new uniform shirts made of a lightweight material similar to a golf polo.  These new shirts, according to senior Jessie Steffee, actually help with bowling techniques...

Swim Team Q&A

December 17, 2012


Filed under Q&A, Sports

The boys swim team has set a lofty goal for themselves this year: to finish very high at the state meet. From the looks of it, the boys are well on their way. Six individual swimmers and three relay teams had already qualified for the state meet after only the first two meets of the season. At the time...

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