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Go Big and Go Home

Go Big and Go Home

Lissa Lafond, Features Editor

September 11, 2018

Rivalries can spark a passion in fans, going to great extents to dress up, paint up, and show up for their team. Screaming at the top of their lungs, being united as a crowd, and exerting all the pride possible to muster.When on the home side the game is even more exhilarating.   For our big...

One Last Go

One Last Go

Josey Ryan, Sports Editor

September 7, 2018

Four years. Freshmen feel as if this will be a lifetime of going to class. Seniors are taking in each last as it comes, making every moment count. For senior athletes, their last year is everything they have worked towards. All the morning workouts, sprints and mental beatdowns, all building up to their...

Glimpse of the Year

Glimpse of the Year

Jack Nieto, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

It’s about that time of the year again: cool weather, leaves falling off trees, pumpkin spice lattes, and most importantly the kickoff of the football season.  Monarch football is one of the biggest and most attended sports at PLHS, and with the season starting up the team must first play a scrimmage game. Both maroon and white faced off at Foun...

An Enduring Legacy

An Enduring Legacy

Sarah Altman, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018

A low, rhythmic rumble hangs in the humid air as hundreds begin to file into the stadium seats. Kickoff is only seconds away, but the section at the south end of Foundation Field has been teeming with life for more than an hour and a half.  Here, students stand packed together, glittering golde...

Keeping The Crown

Keeping The Crown

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

Nothing feels better than reaching a goal that takes an extensive amount of time and effort to accomplish, especially when it is with your favorite group of people.  Last fall, varsity softball earned another state win for the Monarchs. Because of this, the team knows they need to stay determined to ...

Fridays are for the Monarchs

Fridays are for the Monarchs

Josey Ryan, Sports Editor

August 24, 2018

Friday Night Lights. The tradition. The excellence. The Monarchs. The Titans. All in one place for the biggest night of our school year. Walking into the Foundation Field Stadium tonight, the overwhelming sound of students and the paint covered fans will capture the attention of many. However, the...

The Track to State

The Track to State

Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Every athlete dreams of going to a state tournament. To showcase their strengths and abilities in front of hundreds of people is the ultimate goal for most student athletes.   PLHS has had numerous teams attend state for every sport throughout the years. One sport they continuously have athletes go to state for i...

Reaching Great Heights

Reaching Great Heights

Sarah Altman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

A typical American woman stands around 5'4". Let's put that in perspective. Five-feet-four inches equates to 163 centimeters. In 163 centimeters, you can balance 15 soda cans, one on top the other like a game of Jenga. You can stack up 213 iPhone Xs in a huge, $212,787 pile. If after all that you...

Monarch Seniors Lead the Way on Senior Night

Monarch Seniors Lead the Way on Senior Night

Devin Vetter, Sports Editor

May 4, 2018

The Papillion La Vista Boys Soccer team won its final home game 3-2 last Friday against Bellevue East thanks to two goals by senior CJ Abels and a goal from sophomore Gabe Greiman.  "It was great to see us work as a team for that to happen," senior Josh Mayfield said. "The excitement we showed was a confidence booster."  In the first half, the Monarchs jumped out to...

Flow Big or Flow Home

Flow Big or Flow Home

Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Baseball season is upon us, which means bright lights, over-priced concessions, and dirt being blown in your face or staining your nice white shoes. Players have several different traditions, but perhaps the most noticeable tradition is the hair style known as the "Baseball Flow."  The haircut, or lack thereof, called the "Baseball Flow" is where baseball players grow out their hair long enough for it to be noticed i...

Papillion La Vista Trap Team

Papillion La Vista Trap Team

Trevor Lewis, Video Editor

March 1, 2018

Watch an interview with the Papillion La Vista Trap Team's head coach and student shooter.

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