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Analysis: The Search for the Lombardi Trophy

Analysis: The Search for the Lombardi Trophy

Olivia Eisenhauer, Writer

October 17, 2019

Coming into this season, myself, along with many other members of the Red Sea were predicting the Chiefs going to the Super Bowl. But with the Chiefs dropping the past two games, what happens to this hope? The Chiefs have a record of 4-2 and still leading the AFC West, but things need to change if Ka...

Volleyball Seniors Share Reflections

Volleyball Seniors Share Reflections

Olivia Eisenhauer, Writer

October 15, 2019

Just before the night of Oct. 10, senior night, the five seniors being honored reflected on their years as an Owl. The seniors honored included Ellie Wiltanger, Bethany Allison, Katie O’Keefe, Olivia Goebel and Dominique Loveless, each one ranging in two to three years of commitment to the program si...

Varsity Boys Soccer Kicks Off the Season

Varsity Boys Soccer Kicks Off the Season

Sydney Brown, Writer

September 18, 2019

On Saturday, Sept. 7 the varsity boys soccer team competed at the annual Fat Cat Tournament. As their first tournament of the season, it was a chance to get back into the swing of the season. They lost to Blue Valley West, the hosts of the tournament, by a game of 2-2 decided by penalty kicks in o...

Winners and Losers of the 2019 NFL Draft

Winners and Losers of the 2019 NFL Draft

Peyton Carley

May 12, 2019

The 2019 NFL Draft was held in Nashville, Tennessee from April 25-27. And despite this year lacking the flashy players and quarterback class that last year had, it is still an exciting time as teams use this as their final offseason push to shape their starting squads. And while some hit home runs wi...

The NBA is Becoming About Me, Not We

The NBA is Becoming About Me, Not We

Peyton Carley

May 11, 2019

Let me start this off with a question. In any sport, would you rather be the best player in the league, but never win a championship, or be more of a role player on your team and win multiple championships in your career? I can’t answer that for you, it’s a matter of what you want to be remember...

Swimming, Diving, and Splashing Away Competition

Swimming, Diving, and Splashing Away Competition

Riley Keiter

May 10, 2019

Chlorine fills the air and humidity weighs it down. A coach from Olathe South shouts to a swimmer, “Watch your pull back, it’s too slow!”. From across the fairly crowded pool at Prairie Trail, speakers pump The Greatest Showman and swimmers from schools all across Olathe frantically check the papers that give them t...

NFL Free Agency: Cleveland the Front-Runner, Pittsburgh the After Thought

NFL Free Agency: Cleveland the Front-Runner, Pittsburgh the After Thought

Peyton Carley

April 27, 2019

Alright Cleveland, all eyes are on you, and it’s not because of Lebron this time, or the Indians in the World Series. No, we are actually here to talk about the Browns, Yes you heard right, the Cleveland Browns are now a talking point in the sports world. Not because they’re the laughing stock of...

Five Bold Predictions for the 2019 MLB Season

Five Bold Predictions for the 2019 MLB Season

Peyton Carley

April 15, 2019

The 2019 MLB season kicked off last Thursday, March 28. New baseballs are being thrown, new gloves are being broken in, and new playoff contenders appear from the shadows. Everything starts over as a brand new season is upon us. As this new season begins, what are we to expect? Well how about we start...

What to Expect From The NCAA Tournament’s Final Four

What to Expect From The NCAA Tournament’s Final Four

Peyton Carley

April 5, 2019

Ladies and Gentleman, we have finally made it. The Final Four is here! What a wild ride it has been, but here we go. These four teams have proven their superiority over the rest of the 64-team field, but how do they stack up against each other?   Michigan State v.s. Texas Tech Prediction: Michigan ...

What to Expect in the Sweet 16

What to Expect in the Sweet 16

Peyton Carley

March 28, 2019

March Madness is arguably the most exciting time of year in sports. A 64 team bracket all playing towards one goal, a National Championship. With upsets and underdogs and Cinderella stories, nothing beats the magic of the NCAA tournament. Where it stands, the Sweet 16 is upon us, and the games to be...

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