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Swimmers live by the details

Sarah Buehler, Reporter

April 10, 2018

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Many different details and techniques go into the sport of swimming. Brandon Simpson, head coach, said, “Swimming is a daily battle and is mentally taxing. The hardest part is jumping in, sometimes twice a day, into that...

The Royals don’t need Eric Hosmer

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

April 2, 2018

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As Eric Hosmer strode into the batters’ box on Oct. 1, 2017, most fans in Kauffman Stadium knew that it would be his last appearance in a Royals uniform. On Feb. 19, fans’ fears were confirmed as the first baseman signed an...

Basketball team wraps up season

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

March 23, 2018

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Another season of basketball has come and gone. Though it didn’t result in a state championship for either team, there were definitely many high points during the season. The boys and girls teams went 8-13 and 15-8, respectively,...

Spring time brings March Madness

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

March 21, 2018

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It’s now March, and for fans of college basketball, that can only mean one thing: March Madness is on the horizon. The NCAA tournament will consist of 68 teams as always and will run from March 13 until April 2. As of March...

Compromise for Olympic games

Kali Ray, Reporter

March 7, 2018

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South Korea and North Korea plan to display unity at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea’s capitol of Seoul, but despite the show, nothing will change. The two Koreas agreed to 19 pledges, one being to have a united female hockey...

Freshman varsity swimmer has chance to break records

Jordan Whithers, Reporter

March 7, 2018

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Fletcher Smith, freshman, is a varsity swimmer who is close to breaking many records. Prior from swimming at South, Smith has been swimming for six years with his club team called City of Olathe Lightning Swim Team (COOL). Smith...

Wrestling team places ninth at state

Sarah Buehler, Reporter

March 6, 2018

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The wrestling team finished in ninth place at the state tournament on Feb. 24 in Wichita. According to Conor Fitzgerald, head coach, this is their second consecutive top 10 finish at state, which has not happened for the team...

Bowling team finishes season at state

Sarah Buehler, Reporter

March 6, 2018

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The bowling team finished their season on March 1 at the state meet in Wichita. Malia Toomay and Amanda Turvey, sophomores went to state and placed 46th and 55th out of 72 girls competing. According to William Lowe, head...

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