Flipping the Script

Scott Frost was one of the new coaches of a power five team in college football last year, hoping to bring success to a poorly performing Nebraska Huskers team.

Josh Hennings, Sports Editor

September 6, 2019

The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Kansas Jayhawks usually aren’t NCAA teams that remind you of a legacy of football, but with the implementation of new coaching staffs and innovative facilities, these teams are looking to build a dynasty for years to come.  Among the University of North Caro...

Dancing to Perfection

The Papillion La Vista Dance Team poses before the maroon and white scrimmage.

Sophie Schlapia, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

The Friday night lights are shinning in your face. You sprint out on the field and stop at the 50-yard line. Everyone on your team gets into their places. You hit your pose strong and proud to impress the crowd. The music blasts throughout the stadium. While dancing the crowd goes wild, cheerin...

Adapting to New Changes

After a morning football  scrimmage at Papillion LaVista High Head Coach Williams addresses the Varsity players on areas of the game that they need to work on.

Lauryn Vacek

September 6, 2019

Skipping Practices, players not giving 100% at practice, sluggishly going through the motions in the weight room, it had to change.  This past Summer at Papillion-La Vista High School the athletes were introduced to a new mental part of their game. Once the football department hired a new head coach withi...

Causing a Racquet

Neil is able to juggle both tennis and academics equally

Kyler Choquette, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

Boys sports at Papillion LaVista have not quite risen to extreme heights of recently. Meanwhile the girls dominate in nearly any sport they touch. One bright spot for the boys is junior tennis player Ethan Neil.  Neil is currently the number one ranked tennis player in Nebraska. He is fresh off...

Creating a club in 8 easy steps:

Members of the esports club watch in excitement as two players battle it out in a Super Smash Brothers tournament. The esports club was founded last year following the club creation steps.

Owen Sumter, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Every club at PLHS started from nothing. Marching band, Spanish club, broadcasting, fishing club, or somewhere in between: they were all started by a student or group of students who had an idea. Here is how to follow in their footsteps:  Find an Idea: The first step to creating a club is having...

The Growing Franchise

Parker Allen, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

In early July, millions of people went to see ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’ - which made a gross of over 1.1 billion dollars worldwide. Now Spider-Man fans around the world are worried for the future of the Spider-Man franchise as the parent companies Disney and Sony split apart.  The breaking news in...

Band March-A-Thon

The band marches in parade block towards Foundation Field for the Maroon vs. White scrimmage.

Katelyn Squiers, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

As time goes on and years pass by, different phrases and trends find popularity within the lives of high school students. Although teenagers no longer say, “totally tubular,” a more recent popular phrase states “Saturdays are for the boys.” However, on August 24, Saturday was not a day for the ...

Fitting In

Lane Harris warms up before the second half Thursday night against Papillion La Vista South.

Anthony Rubek

August 30, 2019

Moving to a new school can be a very tough and very difficult experience. Attempting to become starting quarterback on the varsity football team in your first couple of months on school ground could also be hard. But one of the Monarchs' newest football stars has been able to overcome both of the...

Class of 2019 – Thank You Seniors

Class of 2019 - Thank You Seniors

Delani Watkins, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2019

This is a short clip of some of are seniors and what they are thankful for...

Athlete of the Week- Jake LaMontagne

Athlete of the Week- Jake LaMontagne

Jake Williams, Sports Writer

May 10, 2019

Senior forward Jake LaMontagne recaps the soccer team's season and their win in the district championship game against their rivals, the PLSHS Titans.

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