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  • Swimmers earn All-State and All-American honors

    Swimmers earn All-State and All-American honors

    Kelsey Blanton, Assistant Editorials Editor

    November 18, 2016

    For the first time in Blue Springs South history, a relay team qualified as All-Americans. Jake Workman, Nick Keller, Ben Morgan, and Kyle Hepting seniors at South were the four guys in the 200 free relay that won. They were the first All-Americans under the head coaching of Errich Oberlander. ... READ MORE »»

    Seniors Kyle Hepting, Jake Workman, Ben Morgan and Nick Keller celebrate their awards at state. Photo by Pat Branch

    Patrick Branch

  • Cheer wins first state title

    Cheer wins first state title

    Trevor Hahn, Reporter

    November 18, 2016

    For the first time in school history, the Jags have a state champion cheerleading team. This hardware was brought back to the school after the team won the Superlarge division on November 5 at the University of Missouri-Columbia.  Senior Haleigh Wills talked about what it feels like to be a state ... READ MORE »»

    The cheer team poses with their first place trophy. This was the cheer team's first ever first place finish after back-to-back second place finishes. Submitted photo

  • Listen to Christmas Classics!

    Listen to Christmas Classics!

    November 4, 2016

    Non-stop, commercial free!  The Classic Sounds of the Holidays!  Go to www.BssdRadio.net  (Jag Radio)

  • Katie Coonce finds success in horse shows nationwide

    Katie Coonce finds success in horse shows nationwide

    Charly Buchanan, News Editor

    October 21, 2016

    Senior Katie Coonce has a love for horses, a passion for showing them and a skill at competing that leads to great success. Coonce finished first place in the Iowa Fall Classic horse show, which took place on September 22 through 26. The official title for Coonce and her horse’s achievement is Youth Hi... READ MORE »»

    Katie Coonce rides her horse, Diesel D.

  • South drum line gains new staff

    South drum line gains new staff

    Delaney Jackson, Features Editor

    October 21, 2016

    This year’s drum line was lucky enough to get a new staff. The new staff consists of Bailey Gruben, Nond Sli, and Andrew Brogan. Sli explains how they got involved with the drum line at South. “We got involved through Gateway Indoor Percussion. We knew a writer here (Cliff Walker), and he bro... READ MORE »»

    Staff member Bailey Gruben works with senior tenor Kolby Snelling at a percussion sectional. Photo by Delaney Jackson

  • We Dare You to watch this…..

    We Dare You to watch this…..

    October 1, 2016

    You Ready For Halloween?  We Are.....

  • Girls cross-country team starts season strong

    Girls cross-country team starts season strong

    Anna Hedgpeth, Reporter

    September 23, 2016

    By Anna Hedgpeth Reporter The Blue Springs South girls cross-country team has raced in two meets this season and varsity has won both. The team’s All-State runners, juniors Tori Findley and Danielle Hotalling, finished in first and 11th overall at the Greg Wilson Classic, their first ... READ MORE »»

    The girls cross-country team has started the 2016 season well and is ranked first in the state. Photo by Ryan Unruh

  • Fall play goes nontraditional

    Fall play goes nontraditional

    Anna Hedgpeth, Reporter

    September 23, 2016

    Anna Hedgpeth Reporter South’s fall play, A Midsummer’s Night in Jersey, is a parody of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night Dream and the TV show Jersey Shore. It features nontraditional casting and plot twists, and a group of aspiring actors working as hairdressers. The story revolves around... READ MORE »»

    Senior Henry Smith and junior Noah Sweeney rehearse for the play. The show will be performed September 29-30, and October 1. Photo by Lauren Collins

  • Raider team pushes limits

    Raider team pushes limits

    Matthew Willis, Reporter

    September 23, 2016

    Matthew Willis Reporter The Raider Team at South is hard at work again, ready to take on another challenging year. Map navigation, long distance running, and building overall physical and mental endurance is only part of what this student-led JROTC extracurricular entails. Junior Carlos Velasque... READ MORE »»

    The student-led Raider Team practices for two hours every Tuesday and Thursday. Photo by Col. Stan Cole

Cheerleaders volunteer at Harvesters

Joanne Lee, Reporter

On November 30 the Blue Springs South cheerleaders volunteered at Harvesters to help local families. Harvesters is an organization that provides food and other household products to those in need. Their mission is to...  Read More »

December 6, 2016

Starboy album review

Caeden Smithpeter, Reporter

Only one year has passed since The Weeknd released his critically acclaimed second studio album, 'Beauty Behind the Madness' which peaked at #1 on Billboard 200. The Weeknd had hit after hit with 'Beauty Behind the Madness'....  Read More »

December 6, 2016

Fall activities achieve great success

Ethan James, Reporter

The semester has been a very busy, and very successful one for many Jaguars this year. The semester is not even yet over and there is still a large list of accomplishments, and with this many achievements this semester,...  Read More »

November 22, 2016

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Halloween Special 2016

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Boys swimmers, divers cap off season with second place finish at State

By Delaney Jackson Features Editor This year’s boys swim and dive team had a very successful season, winning conference and placing second at State. Head coach Errich Oberlander says that he wa...  Read More »

November 22, 2016

Girls cross-country team finishes fifth at State

By Anna Hedgpeth Reporter The girls cross country team wrapped up their season on November 5 at the state meet in Jefferson City. The team works all season in anticipation of the state meet. J...  Read More »

November 22, 2016

Softball team takes second in State

November 18, 2016

Softball team takes momentum into State

October 21, 2016

Girls cross-country team ready for districts

October 21, 2016

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Dakota Pipeline wrongly breaches Native American lands

By Ethan James Reporter The Native Americans who have spent the last months in peaceful protest against an oil pipeline along the banks of the Missouri River are standin...  Read More »

November 22, 2016

Change your life; learn a language

November 22, 2016

Is weird becoming the new normal?

November 18, 2016

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The student media site of Blue Springs South High School
The student media site of Blue Springs South High School