The Eyrie

Lopez’ debut a success, sets up Royals’ future

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

May 18, 2019

When the news broke on May 13 that the Kansas City Royals would call up their No. 8 prospect Nicky Lopez, fans were elated. Some, perhaps, enjoyed the prospect of a young 24-year-old getting a chance to live the dream that ...

Kansas City NBA team could work out

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

In May 2018, an anonymous National Basketball Association (NBA) executive told Jarrett Sutton of SEC Network that “Kansas City will get an NBA team at some point.” But should Kansas City get an NBA team? Kansas City used to ...

Royals wrap up Spring Training

Alex Burbidge and Mark Elliott

March 29, 2019

With Cactus League play over, the Kansas City Royals have more than a few takeaways after five weeks of Spring Training. Roster cuts and surprise additions to the team have taken their tolls, but headlines have been dominated...

Next generation of cheerleaders

Emily Gray, Reporter

March 29, 2019

Forty six members were selected to become part of the Olathe South Cheerleading team on Friday March 22.        Clinics were held last week on Wednesday and Thursday where the candidates learned routines and had mock tryouts...

Girls swimming coach begins first season

Maddie Black, Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2019

“I’m looking forward to watching the girls grow and drop time in the pool” says Deidre Peterson, girls swimmining coach. “My goals as a first year coach,” said Peterson, “is to make sure every athlete drops time a...

In Season of Despair, Royals find hope in rookies

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

February 2, 2019

In the 2018 season, the Kansas City Royals finished with a disappointing but unsurprising record of 58-104. Sparked by a late-season surge in which they played .500 baseball, they managed to turn what would have been a disastrous...

Rock Chalk, Season flop

Tristan Allen, Editor In Chief

February 1, 2019

While the University of Kansas (KU) men’s basketball team may be 17-4** overall as of Jan. 29, fans should not expect the Jayhawks to make a deep playoff run. First off, KU is currently 2-4** in road games. To make matters...

Chiefs beat Colts, win first home playoff game in 25 years

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs won their first home playoff game in 25 years as they defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-13 in the AFC divisional round on Jan 12. They will host the New England Patriots on Jan. 20 in their first ever ...

Chiefs clinch division, first-round bye in playoffs with win over Oakland Raiders

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2019

Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs quarterback, tallied his 5,000th receiving yard and his 50th touchdown of the season as the Kansas City Chiefs obliterated the Oakland Raiders at home 35-3. Mahomes passed both milestones on the same...

Chiefs lose again to Seahawks

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2019

While the Seattle Seahawks had a decent run game against a bad rush defense, the god-awful secondary was the main culprit behind the Chiefs’ 31-38 road loss. This game clinches a playoff spot for Seattle, but the Chiefs still...

Sports briefs December 2018

December 14, 2018

Boys teams start season differently With this winter season approaching, the basketball team has been practicing and playing hard during their season. The varsity team is 1-2 so far, according to The JV and v...

Chiefs still top NFL team after they cut Kareem Hunt

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs are 11-2, first in the American Football Conference (AFC), and first in the AFC West at the end of week 14. After the week six loss to the Patriots, the Chiefs kept their flow and won four straight against...

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