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When One Door Closes, Another Opens

When One Door Closes, Another Opens

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 released from my back brace and could do activities again, she was like come join the dive team. ...

It’s Never Too Late

It's Never Too Late

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 classes you could take so my mom signed my sister and I up for it for just one semester in the fall, an...

State Qualified Swimmers

State Qualified Swimmers

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 Raiders earned 137.5 points losing to Olathe Northwest by only 10.5 points. Putting their record a...

Track and Field

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

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 her event and how she’s become so successful in it. When did you begin pole vaulting? W: My...

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 on varsity? HD: This is the second person that’s asked me this. It was exciting but scary, because everyone had been o...

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 - 11 Griffin Larsen - 11 Jake Jarrell - 11 Gabriel Lopez - 11 Adam Zahnd - 11 Evan Hick...

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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