The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.

The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.

The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.

Spring Sports

Senior Kaitlin Lindstrom at the Lawrence Free State track meet placing first in pole vault.

Going to Great Heights: Senior Kaitlin Lindstrom Dominates in Pole Vault

Zoey Pudenz, Co Editor-In-Chief April 12, 2022

From the gymnastics bar to the pole, senior Kaitlin Lindstrom has continued to break records in pole vault since freshman year.  “I had a friend in middle school whose dad is the high school pole...

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Piper Track and Field team had their first meet on Friday, Mar. 25.

Spring Sports Preview

Alex Ivanuska, Sports Editor April 1, 2022

Baseball This year’s Pirates’ baseball team has a lot of built up excitement around it. This year’s team is a lot younger than teams have been in the past, but head coach Daryl Graham still expects...

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The Varsity softball team is off to a 6-4 start.

Softball season swings underway

Ethan Walker April 22, 2021

The Pirates softball team was off to a hot start winning their first six games before running into a four-game losing streak. “I think we started the season really strongly and just had a rough week,...

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Varsity Girls Soccer team huddles up before their first game.

Lady Pirates Soccer off to Explosive Start

RIley Merrick, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

After losing last season to COVID-19, the Lady Pirates soccer team is making a comeback. The team is 6-1 this season and they aren’t planning to slow down anytime soon.  “We’re performing really...

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Junior Grace Banes prepares for the pitch

Softball Falls Short of State

Blake Beashore, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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Senior Cooper Beebe throws shot put in a meet at Eudora on April 18, 2019

Piper Throwers Set New School Records

Trey Trumbo, Staff Writer 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...

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Junior Emily Brandt passes the ball to a senior teammate Josie Barbosa during a game against Bishop Miege.

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...

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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...

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Senior Kimball Backus brings the heat against rivals Basehor-Linwood during last years regionals.

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...

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Both softball and girls’ soccer take the regional title, head to state

Charles Connor, Sports Editor May 17, 2018

In the final week of the 2017-18 school year, both the girls soccer and softball teams advanced in regionals and will be moving on to the quarter finals at state. The softball team will be making their...

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Freshman Kaylee Spencer hits the ball out to the outfield scoring two runs against Basehor.

Lady Pirates JV softball takes on the Bobcats

Bailey Spencer, Staff Photographer April 26, 2018

April 12 proves a success against Basehor for a double header win.

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LaRoche Field in Fort Scott, where the games were being played

JV baseball wins Fort Scott tournament

Trey Trumbo, Staff Writer April 25, 2018

Last week, JV baseball attended a tournament in Fort Scott, Kansas. They played on LaRoche Field on Friday and Saturday. LaRoche Field and baseball complex is located in Fort Scott and is about an hour...

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