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New soccer facility presents new opportunities

New soccer facility presents new opportunities

Charles Connor, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In March 2018, Sporting Kansas City and the United States Soccer Federation opened their collaborated soccer complex, the Pinnacle National Development Center. The facility serves as a training site for both Sporting KC and for the United States national soccer team. There are also a plethora of fields f...

Baseball and softball kick off the spring season

Baseball and softball kick off the spring season

Kaleb Brown, Staff Member

April 11, 2018


Filed under Spring Sports

Spring sports have begun and many teams have been successful. The baseball team has not have the best start to the season with a current record of 0 wins and 5 loses. The Pirates opened up the season with Bishop Miege and lost 9-3. The team then squared off against Bishop Ward to try and defeat the Cycl...

Girls’ swim competes at Lansing

Girls’ swim competes at Lansing

Megan Neal, Copy Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The girls’ varsity swim traveled to Lansing High School April 2 and took second place as a team. In the 200 medley relay, freshman Alex Saragusa, junior Taran Kerst and sophomore Courtney Johnson took fourth. Senior Mallory Courtney, freshman Lainey Sorenson and sophomore PaNia Penney placed eighth. ...

Girls’ varsity swim places second at Osawatomie

Girls’ varsity swim places second at Osawatomie

Megan Neal, Copy editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls’ varsity swim team competed at Osawatomie High School March 29 and took second place. In the 200 medley relay, freshman Lainey Sorenson, senior Zoey Zager and junior Teran Kerst took fifth. Sophomore Pahnia Penney, junior Taylor Zimmerman and senior Sascha Dean took eighth. Freshman...

Boys’ varsity basketball defeats the Bishop Ward Cyclones

Boys’ varsity basketball defeats the Bishop Ward Cyclones

Esrom Griffin, Staff Photographer

March 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

In a rather run away game the Pirates defeat the Cyclones.

March Madness Arrives

March Madness Arrives

Charles Connor, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

When March comes around, college basketball brackets fly off the printer, marking the commencement of March Madness. The NCAA basketball tournament consists of 68 teams, four of which have to play in what are considered “play-in games," where you have to win to get in the actual bracket. Filling ...

Girls’ Basketball Takes Third in State

Girls’ Basketball Takes Third in State

Trey Trumbo, Sports Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The girls’ basketball season is finally over and they did not disappoint. The Pirates finished with a total record of 23-1. At noon on Saturday, March 10, the Pirates played the third and fourth place game against Labette County. The Pirates jumped out to an early lead, leading the Grizzlies 24-6 at t...

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