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#WrestleLikeAGirl: breaking boundaries and winning medals

#WrestleLikeAGirl: breaking boundaries and winning medals

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This wrestling season, #WrestleLikeAGirl has trended across Missouri. Girls have turned out in record numbers for the sport, more than doubling the number that the Missouri State High School Activities Association predicted would join. Now, their season is coming to a finish, with district tournaments...

Debate team prepares for Districts

Debate team prepares for Districts

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under News

With the post-season approaching, the Speech and Debate team has been preparing for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) and Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) districts, hoping to later qualify for nationals or state. The competitors range from freshman novices ...

Soccer prepares to beat the odds at districts

Soccer prepares to beat the odds at districts

Sophia Ferretti, Convergent Media Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

“I think it’s going to be a struggle, obviously, but I feel like we are going to peak at the right time, and I’m looking forward to playing in the big games and enjoying that experience,” freshman Landon Dupont said.

Girls cross country enters championship season

Girls cross country enters championship season

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The varsity team will begin their championship season at Districts on Saturday, Oct. 22. If they qualify as one of the top four teams at the meet, they will then attend Sectionals on Oct. 29 to qualify for State. “I feel nervous because we will be facing tougher competition, but at the same time th...

Longhorn football aims to continue making history

Longhorn football aims to continue making history

Matt Blake, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

With the sixth seeded Longhorns upsetting the second seeded North on Friday, Oct. 30 19-14, they go on to the district championship where they will be playing the undefeated Fort Zumwalt South (13-0).

Longhorns move on to District championship

Longhorns move on to District championship

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

West beat Parkway North 19-14 on Friday.

Coming off a win, football looks to break District losing streak

Coming off a win, football looks to break District losing streak

Matt Blake, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Sports

With the Longhorns winning their final home and regular season game, they take a lot of momentum going into friday’s game, the first round of districts. The Longhorns now 4-5, play Fort Zumwalt South, 6-3 who are coming off a big loss against Vianney, 63-27. “Zumwalt South is down right now after...

Debate deemed to dominate at districts

Debate deemed to dominate at districts

Liza Tarakanova, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under Features

The District competitions for debate are coming up, and debaters are preparing to qualify for nationals, following in the footsteps of those before them.

Football’s winning mindset

Football’s winning mindset

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

With a record of 3-6 with one game left in the season, the football team is not looking at in as a loss. “We're a great team, and we are great at team bonding. We're so close that our team is like a brotherhood basically. I believe that it is all about the experience, and even though we might not...

Girls Tennis swings into districts

Girls Tennis swings into districts

Kyla Hatton, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

Girls Tennis team ends their season with a win in districts.

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