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There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home

Devin Vetter, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016

“Home Field Advantage” is an integral part of high school sports. Playing on home turf should build confidence for a team. In this case, playing most games at home should have a positive influence on a team, junior Janan Manivannan said, "more fans will turn out and the atmosphere will be more...

D-Fense

D-Fense

Dylan Nicholson, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016

Everyone always says that the best offense is a good defense, and that applies for the Monarchs as well. The 2016 varsity football defense will be a strong suit of the team, and looks to carry the Monarchs to victory this season. In their season debut, the Monarchs defense was very strong and put...

The Tradition Continues

The Tradition Continues

Lauren Lafond, Social Media Director

September 2, 2016

Screaming. Yelling. White baby powder fills the air. Lights shine down on you. It's Friday night and the student section is in full force. The fan involvement however, doesn't just happen on its own. Seniors Brandon Arkfeld, Jackson Roesler and Will Synowiecki are this year's student section leaders....

Varsity Baseball Finishes a Strong Season

Varsity Baseball Finishes a Strong Season

Dylan NIcholson, Sports writer

May 20, 2016

A season full of ups and downs, highlighted by impressive wins and bad losses. The 2016 varsity baseball team finished their season 20-11 after losing in the district championship against Creighton Prep 6-2. The Monarchs had lots of people step up when the team needed it the most. “It was...

A Letter To Sports

A Letter To Sports

Emma Dargy, Opinion Editor

May 10, 2016

Dear Sports, I am writing to you in concern of the past 18 years. 18 years? Yes, I am 18 years old and a senior in high school. You may or may not know me. But I know you. I have known you my whole life. In fact, many would say you are my life, and that is why I am writing you. I want to thank you...

Kicking it Into Soccer Season

Kicking it Into Soccer Season

Hayley Piatkowski, Sports Writer

March 16, 2016

As winter sports come to an end, spring sports are just around the corner. Those sports being track, golf, baseball, tennis, and of course, soccer. The Papillion LaVista High School girls soccer team is ready to start their new season off right. They ended last year with a record above .500 and...

PL Podcast Ep. 11

PL Podcast Ep. 11

March 2, 2016

A Chance For Redemption

A Chance For Redemption

Emma Dargy, Opinion Editor

February 22, 2016

You take in a sharp, long deep breath.  Pain.  That is what you feel. Physical? No, that’s not it.  Something much deeper. Everything has slowed down: the beads of sweat that roll teasingly down the back of your neck; the bounce of the painfully bright yellow ball; the eyes, full of pity,...

Something Different

Something Different

Hayley Piatkowski, Sports Writer

January 29, 2016

Starting a new sport in high school is unusual. Starting a new sport your junior year of high school and getting second at state is very unusual. For senior Jack Noble, that was how his junior year went. He went out for track when persuaded by the football coaches and decided to do pole vault. At...

Overcoming Injury

Overcoming Injury

Hayley Piatkowski, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

A typical high school athlete may get one major injury in their entire high school career and it can potentially stop them from continuing to be able to play. That is not the case for senior Nate Frankman who currently participates in three varsity sports and was unfortunate enough to get 3 major injuries. His...

Nate, Cal, and Dylan

January 15, 2016

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