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Student Section Leaders

Student Section Leaders

Jake Williams, Video Editor

November 18, 2019

The Student section leaders Nick Ripa, Trevor Sotak, and Hunter Scruggs explain what it is like to lead their student section

Sidewalk Surfing

Sidewalk Surfing

Parker Allen, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Nearly 60 years ago in California skateboarding or “sidewalk surfing” surfaced. Now this craze is popular throughout kids has rolled into PLHS and taken some students by storm. This select group of students from PLHS have invested hundreds of dollars on boards and equipment in order to fill the void ...

State Warm-up

State Warm-up

Lauryn Vacek

October 24, 2019

 An undefeated season, winning districts, and setting new school records are all small glimpses that led to another state title for the Monarchs softball team.   About three weeks ago the girls and coaches took a Charter bus down to Hastings to have practice on the state field. The coaches...

Football Slideshow

Football Slideshow

Tatum Jorgensen, Entertainment Editor

October 14, 2019

Bringing Controversy to the Nation’s Most Innocent League

Bringing Controversy to the Nation’s Most Innocent League

Josh Hennings, Sports Editor

September 27, 2019

In 2014, Electronic Arts (EA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), were sued for using college athletes’ images and likenesses without compensating the players. After the trials, college athletes were awarded $60 million dollars by a federal judge. After the money was awarded, EA had to halt all pr...

Art teacher and Linemen coach

Art teacher and Linemen coach

Jackson Vetter, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Shawn Blevins is a lineman coach for the football team at Papillion-La Vista high school. He also teaches art at the high school and has brought his talents and traits of creativity to the students and staff. He has been at Papillion-La Vista for four years and taught at Westside for 17.

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

sEvery 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...

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