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SM North NJROTC places sixth at national competition

Anna Miesner, Writer

April 25, 2019

SM North’s ROTC competed in nationals in Pensacola, Florida on April 6 and 7. Chief Warrant Officer Dennis Grayless was pleased with the outcome of nationals, with the team placing sixth overall. “Our goal is to win it,” Grayless said. “But we gave everything we had to get there and I’m ...

Cross country coach Aaron Davidson to become head coach of track and field program

Rilee Morrow, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

After science teacher Jeff Roudebush stepped down as head track and field coach last year, administrators approached cross country coach Aaron Davidson to take that position. Having experience as the head coach of cross country and formerly the track and field coach from 2014-2016, Davidson accepted th...

Buffer week approaching for sports

Alyssa Grant, Contributor

October 11, 2018

There will be a buffer week for all sports from Nov. 5-10. All athletes and coaches involved in any sports cannot condition, practice or work out in school-owned facilities or as a team. “It’s an opportunity, called dead week as well, an opportunity for everyone to take a break from any extra curricul...

Courts repaired during tennis season

Hailey Stuck, Contributor

October 11, 2018

The Shawnee Mission School District decided to repair the tennis courts in front of SM North during the tennis season. The tennis courts needed to be repaired, but the timing interrupted the girls tennis season. The original plan was to resurface them at the end of summer, but plans were rearranged ...

SM North hires new baseball coach

Cale Chapman, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

Shawnee Mission North has named Shane McBride the varsity baseball coach for the 2018-19 school year.   McBride has served as a graduate assistant and assistant coach the past two years at Rockhurst University; this past year he oversaw the junior varsity program for Coach Gary Burns. “One...

New girls varsity basketball coach

New girls varsity basketball coach

Grace Altenhofen, Writer

July 29, 2018

Martina Mihailovic will be SM North’s new girls varsity basketball coach for the 2018-19 school year. A native of Serbia, Mihailovic moved to the US to play basketball at Cloud County Community College. After being sidelined by an injury sophomore year, she finished her college basketball caree...

Racing to the Finish

Rilee Morrow, Writer

May 21, 2018

The track season is coming to a close and the runners and coaches are reflecting on their season. This year there were 6 varsity meets, 5 JV meets and one meet for Freshman only. Head Coach Jeff Roudebush said that his team of about 125 has been doing well this season. “The team has excelled in...

JV Girl’s Softball Doubleheader

JV Girl’s Softball Doubleheader

Skyler Anderson, Photographer

April 17, 2018

After playing a doubleheader on April 11, 2018, the JV Girl's Softball team lost both games against Shawnee Mission Northwest at the Shawnee Mission Softball Complex. They lost the first game 18-10 and lost the second 16-1. The team is hoping to come back and win for their upcoming games.

SMN Golf at East

SMN Golf at East

Chanelle Boldridge, Photographer

April 17, 2018

On April 9th, boys varsity golf played at the Shawnee Mission East Invitational. The meet was held at the Kansas City Country Club and consisted of 22 different teams.

Varsity Girls Soccer

Varsity Girls Soccer

Katie Cunningham, Photographer

April 17, 2018

Varsity Girls Soccer played at home against Shawnee Mission Northwest on April 12, 2018. After letting up 5 goals in the first half, the Indians held the Cougars the entire 2nd half, ending the game with a final score of 5-0. The game started at 7:00 p.m., after the JV soccer game at 5:00 p.m.

Off-Season Conditioning

Off-Season Conditioning

Rilee Morrow, Writer

January 30, 2018

Come winter time, many North student-athletes are getting up earlier than other students.   They are getting up, putting on their athletic clothes. They are heading to school to work out. Most conditioning or weights sessions take place in the morning, some start as early as 6 a.m. Athletes...

SMN FCA

Rilee Morrow, Writer

January 30, 2018

At 7 a.m. on Friday mornings, you will find a group of student-athletes gathered in room 129 with Coach Dre Carnegie. They are part of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). In this group, they talk about God and how He impacts their lives and their sports. A big part of this program is how you...

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