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New JV Tennis Coach

New JV Tennis Coach

Ellie Beiser, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Every athlete is partial to their sport, whether the persuader is the way a bat feels in their hands or the thrill of watching a golf ball slice through the air. Perhaps, it’s the stamina needed for running or the Friday night lights illuminating the field. Fall sports like these create major ela...

The “Weight” is Over

The “Weight” is Over

Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Athletes are constantly looking for ways to better their performance in order to give the best effort they can when game night comes around. Athletic weight training has been a large staple in sports and programs at PLHS. This year, the weight program has undergone several changes to benefit all ath...

Maroon v. White

Maroon v. White

Lily Ziebarth, PLpulse Writer

September 13, 2019

With a new head football coach coming in, the expectation of the Papillion-La Vista High School football team is to win more games this year. They have worked towards this by having an annual scrimmage every year before they kick off their season. With a new year and a new mindset, the team is expected to...

Silent Thunder

Silent Thunder

Hope Von Dorn, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Every school has a sports team, but not many are ranked number one in Class A. After a long season full of hard work, Papillion-La Vista has been moved up in the rankings. After the devastating loss to Marian High School in the first round of the state competition last year, the team knew that they ...

Monarchs Moving On

Monarchs Moving On

Caitlyn Ryan, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Lots of kids spend many years dreaming about playing a sport beyond high school. Slowly, they start to realize that they might not be able to achieve that, but for the few athletes who do get the chance to continue with their sport, it really is a dream come true.  Seniors Lindsey Ingwerso...

Change Isn’t Always Bad

Change Isn’t Always Bad

Reilly Healey, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Cross country is a sport meant for people who can handle getting pushed passed their comfort zones every step along the way. It is meant for people who can handle the drudgery, but also the rewarding aspects that come with it. It is made for determined, strong-willed, and competitive people. If someone...

Flipping the Script

Flipping the Script

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...

Adapting to New Changes

Adapting to New Changes

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...

Correcting the Past

Correcting the Past

Maddy Delos Reyes, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The cheering crowd and the fall breeze flutter in the air on October 13, 2018. It is an unforgettable day for Monarch softball players. Losing the state championship game was a huge upset, and a shock to all. But this season, players are ensuring it won’t happen again.  At the start of the season, the...

Causing a Racquet

Causing a Racquet

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...

Fitting In

Fitting In

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...

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