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Hope Nkomezi '19 shields the ball from a Des Moines North defender in a match on May 3. Nkomezi scored a 10th minute goal in the 6-0 win.

Boys Soccer beats Des Moines North 6-0 on Senior Night

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor May 14, 2019

The boys' soccer team celebrated senior night with a 6-0 drubbing of Des Moines North on May 3.  This senior class was lead by team captains midfielder Erik Catus '19 and defender Mitchell Hermon '19....

Cooper Peddicord '20 challenges an Urbandale player for the ball in a game on May 1. Peddicord and his team won the game 2-0.

Boys Soccer Recaptures Merle Hay Cup with 2-0 win over Urbandale

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor May 5, 2019

The boys' soccer team recaptured the Merle Hay Cup for the first time since 2015 when they defeated the Urbandale Jayhawks 2-0 on May 1. The difference in this game was were goals from Erik Catus '19 in...

Erik Catus '19 challenges for the ball in a match against Des Moines Roosevelt Apr. 9. Catus had three shots in the 1-0 win.

Boys Soccer beats Des Moines Roosevelt 1-0 in Extra Time Thriller

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor April 15, 2019

On a cold and windy night Tuesday night the boys soccer team defeated Des Moines Roosevelt Roughriders 1-0 after two extra time periods when attacker Evan Kilstrom '20 scored the game-winning goal with...

The girls basketball team holds their state semifinalist trophy after their game against West Des Moines Valley on Feb. 28. This was their second straight state semifinal appearance.

Girls Basketball loses to West Des Moines Valley in the State Tournament 76-64

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor March 1, 2019

Up by seven points with 1:54 left in the state semifinal game against the West Des Moines Valley Tigers on Feb. 28, it looked likely that the girls basketball team was going to go on and play for a state...

Maya McDermott '20 celebrates after winning the girls state quarterfinal against Urbandale on Feb. 25. McDermott scored 22 points in the comeback win.

Girls Basketball comes back from 18 down to beat Urbandale 66-57

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor February 27, 2019

Shocked. That was what the fans in the student section were feeling when the top-ranked state girls basketball team was down 41-23 at halftime against the eighth seeded Urbandale Jayhawks in the girls...

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Let’s Talk About the Most Overrated Team in College Basketball this Year

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor February 5, 2019

The Kansas Jayhawks are the most overrated team in college basketball, now hear me out before you start calling me an idiot. You are right not to believe me Kansas has been one of college basketball’s...

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