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SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

the student news source of shawnee mission south

SM South News

The Mental Game

Greta Waller, Reporter March 9, 2023

Sports are an intrinsic part of American high school life. Students enjoy Friday nights squeezed shoulder-to-shoulder in rows of bleachers as they watch football and basketball games. Cheerleaders, dancers,...

Sports Week Two In Review

Sports Week Two In Review

Nathan Judd, Sports Editor October 2, 2020

Soccer- South Soccer played Tuesday night and lost a close one to Olathe West. They were down by one goal and trying to come back, but fell behind after letting in another goal in the closing minutes....

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected

It Is Finally Gameday, But Not As We Expected

Jake Foil, Reporter September 10, 2020

Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Chiefs kickoff their 2020 regular season with a rematch of their divisional round comeback victory against the Houston Texans.  The last time these two teams met,...

Varsity football players tear through the Raider Pride banner held by the cheerleading squad during the 2019 Homecoming football game. The 2020 football team and all fall sports teams had their seasons postponed due to coronavirus.

SMSD Board approves return to fall sports

Evan Shibel, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2020

After questions concluded around 6 p.m. Wednesday, the SMSD board of education voted 5–2 in favor of resuming the fall sports seasons. Prior to the vote, SMSD was the last district in the state to still...

South narrowly loses to East in overtime

South narrowly loses to East in overtime

Milad Jahani, Reporter October 4, 2018

Tuesday night South lost to longtime rivals Shawnee Mission East in a very close game. The boys team can’t seem to catch a break this season, and Tuesday was no different as they tried to keep up...

First football game this season

Nichole Thomas, Features Editor September 4, 2018

As students flood the stadium covered in American Pride, the football teams warm up on the field. Once the game begins the bands on either side play loud with pride for their teams. The action starts in...

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...

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       Arabic Students get ready for the eight-graders to arrive for Come Look At South Night.

Come Look At South (Spirit)

Madison Holloway, Ads Editor February 7, 2017

South prides itself in being home to a wide variety of electives, clubs and sports for students to explore their interests and possibly find a new passion. These can range anywhere from Writer's Workshop...

At Game Six of the World Series, Nori Aoki bats in the bottom of the first inning at Kauffman Stadium, Oct. 22, 2014.

World Series is an Otherworldly Experience

Lauren Rosenstock, Sports Editor, Social Media Manager October 30, 2014

First inning. Claps and cheers sporadically echo through Kauffman Stadium. Second inning. Nori Aoki walks up to the plate, preparing his swing for the start of this inning, one that was thought to never...

Many student athletes play on both school sponsored teams and club teams outside of the school season.

Road Trip

Lauren Rosenstock, Staff Writer March 11, 2014

Athletes may not think about the pros and cons every time they put their time towards a sport. Sports clubs, for example, affect athletes in so many way because of these positive and negative aspects....

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