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When One Door Closes, Another Opens

When One Door Closes, Another Opens

New dive coach, Emma Roush, shares her story.
Katie Hiebl, Reporter May 22, 2019

What made you start diving? So, I was a gymnast before, (diving) and I got hurt pretty bad when I was in my freshman year of high school. My best friend was on the swim team, and so the day I got...

It's Never Too Late

It’s Never Too Late

Sophomore Carina Swanson talks about how she started dancing.
Katie Hiebl, Reporter May 17, 2019

How long have you been dancing? I have been dancing for 5 or 6 years. What made you start dancing? There is a church by our house and my cousins were doing this dance thing and they had...

State Qualified Swimmers

State Qualified Swimmers

An update on the girls swim season.
Katie Hiebl, Reporter April 10, 2019

  The Shawnee Mission South girls swim team placed second overall at the tri-meet on Tuesday, April 2. The Lady Raiders swam against Olathe Northwest and Shawnee Mission West.   The...

Junior Yasmeen Byers runs relays at the first track meet this season. She finishes in second place.

Track and Field

Reese Woods, Photographer March 29, 2019

Q&A with Sarah Wilkerson

Miah Clark, Copy Editor, Editorial Cartoonist April 24, 2017

  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...

Q&A with Hannah Dennington

Q&A with Hannah Dennington

Avery Woods, Sports Editor April 17, 2017

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...

2017 Baseball Rosters

Tess Conley, Staff Writer March 30, 2017

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...

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

Field gets ready for the season

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...

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

Players Hold on to Baseball Superstitions

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...

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

Girls Soccer Pumped up for Season

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...

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