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Girls’ Soccer advances to Regional Championship

Girls’ Soccer advances to Regional Championship

Megan Neal, Print Editor

May 16, 2019

The girls’ soccer team will continue on to the regional championship game after beating Tonganoxie 6-0. Going into the game, junior Emily Brandt knew Tonganoxie would be a difficult opponent. However, after previously beating them earlier in the season, Brandt and the team had confidence. ...

Softball Falls Short of State

Softball Falls Short of State

Blake Beashore, Web Editor/Sports Editor

May 15, 2019

Softball competed for a trip to state in the Regional Championship on Monday, May 13. The regional took place at the Pirates' home field. The regional semifinal game was against Labette County. The game ended as a seven to six victory for the Pirates on Hannah Pappert's walk-off single. In the regional...

Piper Throwers Set New School Records

Piper Throwers Set New School Records

Trey Trumbo, Staff Writers

May 2, 2019

The track meet at Lawrence Free State was just like any other. However this one had something in store for seniors throwers Cooper Beebe and Lemoses White. On April 21, Cooper Beebe and Lemoses White broke school records for throwing events. Beebe, who broke the shot put record with a throw of 58’2, ...

Lady Pirates soccer look to state

Lady Pirates soccer look to state

Kaleb Brown, Co-web editor

May 1, 2019

The Lady Pirates soccer team focuses on state after a 10 win four loss. The girls’ soccer team has had nothing short off a impressive season thus far, losing those four games to some of the top ranked teams in the state of Kansas. “There has been ups and downs throughout the season,” senior...

Girls swim works towards state

Girls swim works towards state

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

The Girls Swim team has had its share of success this far into the season. The team so far has qualified two relays for state. The season has also seen a number of state consideration times. “The season so far is probably one of the best that we’ve had. I don’t know if it’s because of team...

Changing of the guard: Pair of state champion coaches set to leave the school

Changing of the guard: Pair of state champion coaches set to leave the school

Charles Connor, Sports Editor

April 9, 2019

Following a historic 4A boys' basketball state championship, head coach Toure Grimes is set to leave his post here at Piper and take over at Olathe East High School. Grimes has been teaching social studies at Piper for the past three years. He was an assistant for one year and head coach for two. ...

Cheer team celebrates accomplishments, looks forward to next year

Cheer team celebrates accomplishments, looks forward to next year

Kaleb Brown, Co-web editor

April 5, 2019

The cheer team have concluded their historic 2018-2019 year. From cheering on the Pirates at the first football game on August 31 to walking alongside Piper alumni Eric Stonestreet in the St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, the cheer team has been on a wild ride. “Obviously last year's cheer team was very...

Lady Pirates softball rise to win second game against Paola Panthers

Trey Trumbo, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

The varsity softball team improves to a 3-1 record with a split with the Paola Panthers Tuesday, March 26 at Paola. “It was a good series. We should’ve came out with two wins but not all of us were on. We need to continue to improve as a team,” said senior Macey Nigh.   The first game,...

With a little team work, the sky is the limit for this year’s baseball team

With a little team work, the sky is the limit for this year’s baseball team

Charles Connor, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

Coming off a disappointing season, the pirates’ baseball team is looking to bring home some hardware this time around. Last baseball season for the pirates was a controversial one. All the seniors on the team quit due to lack of playing time, leaving a large hole to fill in the locker room. With...

Girls wrestling competes at state tournament in McPherson

Girls wrestling competes at state tournament in McPherson

Lauren Textor, Co Print Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

Of the two girls on the wrestling team, both qualified for state, although senior Alyia Cantrell broke her collarbone in a match and was unable to compete. Sophomore Sara Lake took second place for her weight class at the Feb. 9 tournament in McPherson. Lake said that she got to that point throug...

PHS dance team showcase

PHS dance team showcase

Taylor McEachron, Co-Web Editor

March 21, 2019

The Piper Dance Team will be having their second annual showcase. They will be performing many group routines from throughout the 2018-19 season. The team will also be showcasing many solos and duos and a guy/girl routine including seniors Kaleb Brown and Corbin Fullerton, juniors Christian Arndt, Miles...

Lady Pirates finish second, seniors end their careers

Lady Pirates finish second, seniors end their careers

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

The Lady Pirates basketball team finished their season with a 23-1 record and with a second place finish at the state tournament. They finished with a 60-41 loss to Bishop Miege. With the end of the season comes the end of the seniors careers. This season the Pirates had three seniors. Ryan Co...

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