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Varsity Volleyball Trivia Night

Abby Schiller, Writer/Photographer

September 30, 2020

On Sept. 25, the varsity volleyball team had a team bonding costume “trivia night”. The three teams of three girls consisted of “the Powerpuff Girls”, “the Insects”, and “the Rockstars”. The girls played Disney and Nickelodeon trivia, Wii games, bingo, and Pictionary. The trivia n...

Sports return to SM North

Gage Chapman, Writer/Photographer

September 29, 2020

After a board meeting on Sept. 9 the Shawnee Mission Board of Education decided to allow all fall sports. It’s already late September but most teams are just getting started. Head Football coach Andrew Walter has certainly had an interesting first year, especially when it comes to dealing with the...

SM North varsity football defeats Turner 48-0 in season opener

Senior Juan Jones receives a handoff from junior quarterback Isaiah Beck.

Gage Chapman, Writer/Photographer

September 23, 2020

In their first game of the delayed 2020 season, the SM North football team defeated Turner 48-0. This was the first time North’s varsity football team had won since the end of the 2018 season, and it was the first win for new head coach Andrew Walter.  “I’m happy we won,” Walter said, “bu...

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...

Meet New Baseball Coach: Shane McBride

Shane McBride

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; and this past year he oversaw the junior varsity program for Coach Gary Burns.    ...

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.

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