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Bahl dominates in game against nationally ranked team

Senior Jordyn Bahl gets ready to pitch in a game against Lee's Summit North High School from Missouri. The Monarchs went on to win the game 3-1.

Caitlyn Ryan, Sports Editor

September 28, 2020

Excitement filled the air Saturday afternoon at La Vista City Park as two nationally ranked softball teams competed in what became a battle of the pitchers. Monarch senior Jordyn Bahl dominated this pitching duel against junior Cierra Harrison from Lee’s Summit North (Missouri) by throwing a no-hitter...

Season Endings

Brady Dumont on the sideline with his team after the injury.

Ellie Beiser

September 21, 2020

The last season of a high school sport is one that leaves a lasting impression. After enduring challenges and building a strong team, this impression is not only remembered by teammates and coaches, but by one’s self. With a senior varsity football season cut short, Brady Dumont is staying as p...

New Team, Same Beast

Andy Janovich rumbles his way to a 55 yard touchdown in a game back in 2015. Janovich finished his Husker career with 265 yards and three touchdowns.

Anthony Rubek, Sports Editor

September 21, 2020

After months of uncertainty, the NFL is finally back. Many players head into the year with unique stories about how they got to this point. One of the most special stories revolves around the new fullback in Cleveland. Cleveland Browns fullback Andy Janovich looks to have a successful season after ...

Dance team finds a way to have their season

Monarch vs Titan half time performance

Alena Meyer, Social Media Editor

September 13, 2020

Who thought we'd be here today living in the world we live in now. Going into quarantine for a couple months and now having to wear a mask every time you step out of your house.After a long break from the school  district decided to open back up even though many other schools decided to go online. T...

My Experience as a Virtual Fan

Junior Anthony Rubek joins other virtual fans to watch the Nuggets vs. Clippers game on Saturday, September 5.

Anthony Rubek, Sports Editor

September 11, 2020

The NBA restart has garnered mostly positive reactions from fans of the sport as the league's top teams battle for a chance at the title in Orlando, Florida. The NBA has tried to recreate many aspects of the stadium experience that COVID-19 has taken away, with one of the main components being the f...

Anything and Everything

The varsity volleyball team breaks it down, wearing their masks for safety, in their game against Bellevue West.

Caitlyn Ryan, Sports Editor

September 9, 2020

The hashtag #LetUsPlay has become very popular on several different social media platforms. This trend exists because many sports seasons have sadly been cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Luckily for the athletes at PLHS, fall sports are happening. However, because of uncertainties and...

Corona Emerges as a New School Rival 

The PLHS Monarchs play without the student section at the Titans vs Monarchs rival event.

Sam Mueggenberg, Staff writer

September 9, 2020

The sound of stomping echoes through the bleachers as the thick baby powder is tossed in the air.  The chanting cheerleaders fill the stadium with their loud and prideful voices. One whole side of the stadium is painted with bright maroon and gold colors while the opposing side is graced with fierce blue and w...

Covid-19 Monarchs-0

Seth Obermeyer gets ready to snap the ball against the Titans. Monarchs won that night 40-11.

Lily Ziebarth, Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2020

COVID-19 entered our world and changed it drastically. First we all took it as a joke saying if anyone would cough, people would point out and say “RONA”! Now after school got cut short in the middle of March, it took a toll on everyone. COVID-19 was affecting sports, jobs, and livelihoods. Since th...

A New Type of Meet

Sophomore Sam Thompson fights his way up a hill Saturday. He finished with a 18:43 5k, beating his personal best by three seconds

Anthony Rubek, Sports Editor

September 4, 2020

It’s the beginning of the cross country season and many athletes are ready to set new personal records. However, this year there will be less people by their side while they run the challenging 5k. The Papillion-La Vista cross country team is ready to start a new season under a new meet structure...

Monarchs Reign Supreme Over Titans for First Time in Three Years

Senior running back Cole Price makes a man miss Friday night against Papio South. Price finished the game with 185 yards on the ground.

Anthony Rubek, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

It is the most anticipated game of the year. The Monarch-Titan football game separates the town as both sides look for bragging rights. And now, after years of coming up short, the Monarchs prevailed in dominant fashion. The Papillion-La Vista Monarchs upended  the Papillion-La Vista South Titans 40-11 Fri...

Mental Health in Student Athletes

Junior Jordyn Bahl prepares to pitch at the state softball tournament.

Caitlyn Ryan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Cleats, shin guards, socks, shorts, jersey. This is the list of equipment that a soccer play may need for a game. This list would be very different for a volleyball player, a softball player, or a football player. While this equipment differs, there is one thing that all athletes need for a game or a meet....

PLHS Varsity Boys Basketball

Senior Owen McLaughlin exchanges handshakes with teammates moments before a game.

Jack Nieto, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

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