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Junior point guard Calan Gregory warms up for a home game against SM West.

Raiders boys basketball falls to SM Northwest

Levi Robertson, Reporter February 3, 2024

The Raiders boys basketball team hosted the 1st-ranked SM Northwest Cougars on Friday, February 2 – the same day when John Ballard, Bill McGowan, and Jeff Ingram were inducted into the Shawnee Mission...

Junior Rudy Delgado kicks the ball from midfield.

Boys Soccer Ties Gardner Edgerton 0-0

Eric Vacek, Reporter September 28, 2023

The boys varsity soccer team tied 0-0 against Gardner Edgerton in a home game on Tuesday, September 26. South lost to Gardner in their previous two seasons. "We came into the game super hungry for a...

Under the Lights

Greta Waller and Eric Vacek September 13, 2023

This past weekend the cross country team competed in its biggest meet of the season to date: the Olathe Twilight Meet. 40 different high school teams from neighboring states traveled to the Olathe District...

Running across midfield, junior Graham Ziegler waits for a pass during the varsity game against Sumner Academy.

Kicking Off

Eric Vacek, Reporter September 5, 2023

The boys varsity soccer team won 10-0 against Chanute High School on Tuesday, invoking the "mercy rule" to end the game early. The KSHSAA goal differential rule or "mercy rule" states that "whereby at...

South Resumes Outdoor Activities

Hailey Godke, Reporter September 1, 2023

Over the past week, students have experienced the effects of global warming. The heat wave, along with the decreased AC, disrupted the daily routine. According to AP news, people across the Americas have...

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...

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