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Monarchs Hand the Mustangs Their First Loss of the Year

Monarchs Hand the Mustangs Their First Loss of the Year

Dylan Nicholson, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The top 5 matchup was expected to be a close fought game between two of the top teams in the metro, instead the game was a blowout by half. The number four ranked Papillion La Vista Monarchs (4-2) held host to the fifth ranked Millard North Mustangs (4-1), with the Monarchs handing the Mustangs their...

Road to State Spotlight: Faith Thompson

Road to State Spotlight: Faith Thompson

Nate Gendler, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For most people in attendance at basketball games, they go to see the show. Some coach and some play. But, for a select few, they manage the game at a different level. Being a basketball team manager is a lot of work and it definitely keeps anyone busy. Traveling, tracking statistics, keeping up with...

Survivor

Survivor

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For most people, the evening of Sept. 23 was a normal night. For senior Brandon Steburg, it was the night everything changed. In a football game against Creighton Prep, Steburg suffered a traumatic head injury. As a result of the injury, he was placed in a medically induced coma. After six days, he finally...

Metro Wrestling

Metro Wrestling

Brendon Boatwright, Sports Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

“Wrestling means the world to me, I have been doing it my whole life so I don’t really know much better than to love it,” senior wrestler Rhett Dasher said. Wrestling is a grueling sport that requires a high level of intensity and incredible technical skill. Last Friday and Saturday, the wrestling...

Road to State Player Spotlight: BJ Deng

Road to State Player Spotlight: BJ Deng

Nate Gendler, Sports Editor

January 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Throughout the basketball season here at PLHS, the intensity has been high and the competitive nature of the team has been second to none. With a team as hungry, talented and connected as the Monarchs, certain players are given the opportunity to step up their role on the court. Senior BJ Deng has...

Letters to the Future

Letters to the Future

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Nov. 9 was a very important day for eleven senior athletes. In the library, surrounded by their coaches and families, letters were signed. Those letters were letters of intent to play sports in college. One of those athletes, senior Colton Armstrong, will be attending Hastings College in Hastings,...

State Champions

State Champions

Josey Ryan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Making history and leaving a mark on your school is a goal for every student. The PLHS girls golf team did this by being crowned as the 2016 Class A state champions. This was the first girls golf state championship for the school. The team consisted of seniors Spencer Roach, Julia Paschal, Narcisa Gibso...

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

Devin Vetter, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year, new activities are developing at PLHS. This year, that is no exception. Intramural Water Polo has taken the school by storm after swim coach Nick Baker decided to make it happen. The first game happened on Tuesday, October 4, between the Tropic Thunder and the Little Lochtes. The game...

Road to State

Road to State

Elliott Wolbach, News Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Your heart is going hundred miles a minute, you hear the crowd cheering and the thunderous footsteps of the other runners. That is what a cross-country runner experiences during a race. Last week the members of the cross-country team ran for a chance to go to state. “[My] nerves were through the...

#PrayForBurg

#PrayForBurg

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-In Chief

September 27, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On the evening of September 24, a fierce football game against Creighton Prep turned tragic. Senior lineman Brandon Steburg suffered a serious head injury. Because of this, the Steburgs are facing a tremendous amount of medical expenses and two friends of Steburg have a desire to help relieve their financial...

Monarch Football Game Preview

Monarch Football Game Preview

Nate Gendler, Sports Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Under the Friday night lights this week in Papillion, Lincoln Pius X will come in to play the Monarchs. Pius X, 3-0, have shocked some in the state. A combined 82-34 score of their first three games puts Pius X in good running for the state playoffs. Meanwhile, the Monarchs are fighting a desperate...

Monarchs Go for Gold

Monarchs Go for Gold

Josey Ryan, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The start of a new sports season: dreaded morning practices, two-a-days, and the endless conditioning. For most athletes and sports teams, these difficult training additions are the breaking point in playing or not playing. But for the PLHS volleyball team, things are different. After losing in the...

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