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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. The Raiders played another good opponent, Olathe Northwest on Thursday, South’s senior night, and...

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, the Chiefs were down 24-0 at the beginning of the 2nd quarter. Then Mahomes magic took place. Quart...

SMSD Board approves return to fall sports

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.

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 postpone fall sports. The day before, the board met with Johnson County Health Department as many...

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 with East until the last minute. The game took a bad turn when coach Matt Gordon received a yellow...

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 the beginning of the third quarter when the Raiders score their first touchdown, bringing the score...

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...

Come Look At South (Spirit)

(photo courtesy of twitter: @ustathaannie)
       Arabic Students get ready for the eight-graders to arrive for Come Look At South Night.

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 to Project Lead The Way and from Animal Rights Club to AcaDec. On Wednesday, Feb. 1 all eighth-grade...

World Series is an Otherworldly Experience

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

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 end. Forty-five minutes pass and the third inning begins, and quickly ends. Fourth and fifth innings...

Road Trip

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

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. Pros: the club will improve your skills, it’s also an opportunity to stay in shape, the team may tra...

Ball is Life

Before games, the boys basketball players hype up the starting line up.

Trivette Knowles, Staff Writer

March 11, 2014

For some students school is something that consumes them, for others it’s a job or a fun hobby. However, for a select few Ball is Life.  The motto for Ball is Life is it’s more than a game, it’s a lifestyle. For many students weekends and vacations is time to relax and take some time off for rela...

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