• April 6Project Grad Poker Tournament will be held Saturday, May. 1 at The Venue at Willow Creek at 5 p.m.
  • April 6Project Grad Bingo tournament will be held Saturday Apr. 10 in the high school parking lot from 5-7 p.m.
  • April 6Submissions for the Literary Magazine are due Thursday, Apr. 8 at 11:59 p.m.
  • April 6Modified remote purple day on Friday, Apr. 9


Ethan and Alex hosts their podcast during Sports Talk with Ethan and Alex.

Baylor prevails against undefeated Gonzaga in Men’s National Championship

Alex Ivanuska, Ethan Walker, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

Ethan Walker and Alex Ivanuska chat with Alex Behrman over the sweet 16 through the championship game in this year's Men's College Basketball tournament. They talk about their predictions from their previous...

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Senior Nate Golubski steps on the mound to throw a pitch. Photo courtesy from Nate Golubski.

Pirates set to kick off their spring season

Ethan Walker March 29, 2021

Spring sports are back this week for the first time since 2019 after they were canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. Baseball, softball, track and field, girls soccer, girls swim, and boys golf are all set...

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Paul Hiepler from 14 seed Abeline Christian celebrates after taking down 3 seeded Texas.

Upsets galore in first two rounds of NCAA tournament

Alex Ivanuska, Ethan Walker, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

In this podcast Alex Ivanuska and Ethan Walker sit down with Alex Berhman  to recap the first two rounds of the NCAA Men's basketball tournament. This tournament has been filled with many upsets, including...

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Junior Jaron Briggs locking up on defense against the Bobcats.

Pirates basketball falls short of state

Alex Ivanuska March 25, 2021

This year, Pirates basketball came short of the state tournament after bumping up to 5A. Both boys and girls had won the first round of sub-state on Mar. 3rd but then went on to lose in the second round...

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Senior Kyron Fergus bowls at KC Bowl in lane 24. Photo by senior Tony Cobbs.

Boys bowling team concludes their season and take on state

Brylie Reese March 24, 2021

The Pirate’s Bowling team rolls through their season, and state looks right up their alley. The bowling team’s fast-paced season concludes as the team makes their appearance at state. “I think...

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All-Star game MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo holds his Kobe Bryant Award which is given to the MVP of the game. Antetokounmpo went a perfect 16 for 16 from the field with 35 points.

Different Times Calls for a Different All-Star Weekend

Alex Ivanuska, Ethan Walker, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

Alex Ivanuska and Ethan Walker review the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. They go over this year's different All-Star Weekend formatting due to COVID. All events were on the same day, including the dunk contest...

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How important is this Super Bowl to Mahomes if he wants to catch Brady as the GOAT

Chiefs vs. Buccaneers Super Bowl LV preview

Alex Ivanuska, Ethan Walker, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

In this podcast Alex Ivanuska and Ethan Walker sit down with Brandon Ahart and Jontell Jones and give a preview of the upcoming Super Bowl where the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

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New logo for Kansas City's new Women's soccer team. Photo from  kansascity.com.

Former Utah Royals make way to KC

Riley Merrick, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

There is much excitement surrounding the return of the Utah Royals to Kansas City. Although the new team name is still pending, they are about to start a fresh new season back on their home turf. The...

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Dilyn Taylor-Cantu drives toward the paint against the Vikings.

Basketball team plays first home game with fewer players

Ethan Walker, Alex Ivanuska, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

In this podcast, Ethan Walker and Alex Ivanuska talk about the High School boys basketball team's first home game with fewer fans. Blake Porter and Dilyn Taylor-Cantu explain what it was like to play with...

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Piper Pirates Basketball

No practice over winter break effects on student-athletes

Alex Ivanuska, Ethan Walker, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Staff Writers Ethan Walker and Alex Ivanuska talk with varsity basketball players Lance Bassett and Isaiah Coppage about how the cancellation of practices over winter break. They talk about not having...

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Photo by Evelyn Vazquez with Payton Hanzlik defending against Ottawa.

KSHSAA has final decision for winter sports

Adam Novak, Sports Editor December 9, 2020

As of recently, the KSHSAA Board of Directors held a virtual meeting and discussed finding ways to have winter sports while limiting the spread of COVID-19. The board came to a compromise to continue all...

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Picture taken by Astin Ramos last year at bowling tryouts.

Winter sports possibilities

Ethan Walker December 7, 2020

With most Winter sports being played indoors and the flu season around the corner, lots of people are questioning whether high school sports will be able to make it through the whole season, or if it’s...

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