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Game Four of the World Series

Game Four of the World Series

November 2, 2015


Filed under Royals, Sports

Inning 1 Kansas City got off to rough start as they go three and out. The Mets did not get on the plates as well. 0-0 Inning 2 The Royals got their first hit of the game, but went no where with that being the only hit in the inning. New York went down in order again. 0-0 Inning 3 ...

Game Three of the World Series

Game Three of the World Series

November 2, 2015


Filed under Royals, Sports

Inning 1 Kansas City stuck on the scoreboard first after Ben Zobrist and Lorenzo Cain got on base. Eric Hosmer then got Zobrist home to take the one run lead of the New York Mets. New York got on with a leadoff single by Curtis Granderson, then veteran David Wright homered to make the lead two to ...

Game Two of the World Series

Game Two of the World Series

October 29, 2015


Filed under Royals, Sports

Inning 1 The New York Mets got sent down in order by pitcher, Johnny Cueto. Kansas City could not do anything as Jacob deGrom sent the Royals down in order as well. 0-0 Inning 2 Royal’s pitcher Cueto allowed a hit, but after a double play to end the inning the hit did not result anything. ...

Game One of the World Series

Game One of the World Series

Hayden Weatherman, Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Royals, Sports

Inning One The top of the first was a quick one, two, three inning by Edinson Volquez. In the bottom of the first the Kansas City Royals started it all off with an inside the park homerun by Alcides Escobar. Followed by two fly outs by Ben Zobrist and Lorenzo Cain. Eric Hosmer then walked, but Kend...

Softball is all about that base

Softball is all about that base

Ciara Arena, Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports

This year’s junior varsity softball team won their first game in two years. Winnetonka defeated Raytown South by three points leaving the score 11-8 on Aug. 24. Many of the players on the team are noticing the improvement they have made this season. “We’ve improved score wise and ...

Soccer comes to an end

Soccer comes to an end

Jocelin Egeland and Mallery Zion

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The boys’ soccer team’s season ended last night when they lost the first district game against Kearney. With numerous losses, the season came to an unexpected end. The team did not anticipate the outcome they had for a majority of their games. Losing the soccer seniors this year will create...

Cross Country Districts

Cross Country Districts

Rachel Adamson, Editor in Chief

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall, Photo gallery, Sports

On Saturday, October 24 the cross country team went to the district meet. Overall  in the girls varsity race, junior Emma Evans took third qualifying her for the sectionals cross country meet that will be held on Nov. 1. Sophomore Lilly Abdulla took 60 place, junior Esther Loukawila took 63 ...

Tennis team grows

Tennis team grows

Marley Kennaley, Comic strip and writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls tennis team incorporated new players, creating a larger team altogether throughout the season. Accomplishments have been made such as four freshman freshman players finishing with records ranking them in the top ten for the district. The team this year had a lot of new players, but the team believes they worked hard together to he...

Royals take the pennant for second season in a row

Royals take the pennant for second season in a row

Hayden Weatherman, Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Kansas City Royals will be making an appearance in the World Series for the second straight year. Kansas City defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in game six of the American League Championship Series (ALCS) four to three. Game six started out hot for the Royals as Ben Zobrist hit a solo home run...

Game Five of the American League Championship Series

Game Five of the American League Championship Series

Hayden Weatherman, Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Sports

After winning 14 to two the Royals were looking to clinch a spot in the World Series. It looks like it will have to wait a game after loosing seven to one to the Toronto Blue Jays. Up until the sixth inning it was promising a pithing duel between Kansas City’s pitcher Edinson Volquez and Toronto’s...

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Angela Sluder, Writer and photographer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

This year the swim team faced a lot of adversity and setbacks. A struggle the coaches were forced to reckon with was the swimmer to coach ratio. “There’s only five coaches to forty swimmers,” said Coach Hartley. One obstacle swimmers has overcome is hectic scheduling. Varsity swimmers...

Soccer boy’s bond beats out a loss

Soccer boy’s bond beats out a loss

Emily Elliott, Editor in chief

October 15, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports

Even with last night's loss for the soccer boys against Belton High School, they continue to have a positive attitude as the season comes to an end. With the tight bond the team carries with each other, they continue to push each other to victory, and the friendship still remains whether a player makes th...

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