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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

Early CFP Predictions

Balloon release as the Clemson Tigers run down to the field vs. North Carolina at Clemson's Memorial Stadium.

Jack Nieto, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Each year, football fans across America refuse to look towards the impending doom of what is the end of the college and professional football season. Besides the new coming XFL otherwise known as the Xtreme Football League [which has no official name], most football fans can only use their downtime to ta...

A Different Kind of Football

The New York Guardians host the Tampa Bay Vipers in a week one XFL game. The Guardians won the game 23-3.

Anthony Rubek, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

After the entertaining seasons of professional and college football are over, football fans are usually left with a long, depressing eight-month break from the game. But now, there is a league that has just started and can fill the void  WWE CEO Vince McMahon has brought back the XFL for the f...

2020 State Wrestling Recap

The monarchs relax before their first round matches.

Nyarial Nyoak, Staff writer

February 29, 2020

The Papillion La Vista wrestling team qualified 10 individuals into the 2020 NSAA state wrestling tournament. Five out of the 10 state qualifiers were seniors, and current freshman Coleton Haggin was the only freshman to qualify for the state tournament for the monarchs.   Going into the state ...

Trash-Canning the Rich Tradition of Baseball

Cartoon by: Zach Long

OPINION BY: Josh Hennings, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

In 2011, a 5'6, 168-pound kid from Venezuela named Jose Altuve made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut for the Houston Astros. He would go on to be a six-time all-star, three-time American League (AL) batting title winner, the 2017 AL MVP, the 2015 second base gold glove award, a five-time second base sil...

Bouncing Back

The Monarchs finish their huddle by grouping together and going over their final game plans.

Ellie Beiser, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

The Papillion Lavista Monarchs faced off against the Millard South Patriots Friday, February 21st. An extremely physical game that unfortunately did not have the end result the varsity girls had hoped for.  The end score came out to be 79-51, with a Patriot win. Although the Monarchs left in defe...

Intramural Basketball

Junior Keegan Glynn attempts to block sophomore Larry De Felipe as he shoots for 2 points.

Lily Ziebarth, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

Getting involved is largely emphasized around school. Teachers want kids to be involved in many things because it strengthens relationships, gets people out of their comfort zone, and helps students try new things. Intramural basketball is a thing that can help with all of those.   Thanks to Mr...

Two rivals, one team

Two rivals, one team

Maddy Delos Reyes, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Daniel Keller of PLHS gives us his thoughts on the vibes and feelings on how he sees swimming and what it takes to be a good swimmer. He gives us how he is viewed as a team captain for the swim team.

Super Bowl LIV Preview

Super Bowl LIV Preview

Anthony Rubek, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

After what has been an insane year, the NFL’s one hundredth season will come to a close with Super Bowl LIV (54). This years Super Bowl is a showdown between the second-seeded Kansas City Chiefs out of the AFC and the first-seeded San Francisco 49ers out of the NFC.  The Kansas City C...

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