Divisional Round Preview

Divisional Round Preview
Anthony Rubek, Sports Editor January 14, 2021

After an amazing week of playoff football, it is now down to eight teams battling for a chance to hoist the Lombardi with the Divisional Round this weekend. There are many intriguing matchups including...

Wild Card Weekend Preview

Wild Card Weekend Preview
Anthony Rubek, Sports Editor January 7, 2021

After a season full of questions, the NFL has narrowed it down to the final 14 teams as they battle for a chance to win the Super Bowl starting this weekend with the Wild Card round. There will be more...

FCA Night of Champions

Student athletes gather together to hear a message through a Zoom meeting for FCA's Night of Champions event.
Caitlyn Ryan, Sports Editor November 20, 2020

It’s a Sunday evening and PLHS is dark and empty. Except for one room. A group of student athletes gathered together on the evening of Nov. 15th for the FCA’s, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Night...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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