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All about attitude!

All about attitude!

October 2, 2019

The National Football League (NFL) combine may feel like the pinnacle for many football athletes to show off their skills to potential coaches. However, beyond the flashiness of the 40 yard dash and max bench press, most coaches are looking for a different set of skills in their athletes. Coaches are ...

Foes on the Field

Nathan Stever, Reporter

October 1, 2019

For the past five years, Rock Bridge and Battle have faced off against former teammates and friends in football. This year’s game was held at Rock Bridge on Friday, September 6 with the stands packed for the Friday night lights. Battle came away with the win, with an ending score of 21 to 14. T...

Battle basketball preview

Jackson Meyer, Reporter

October 1, 2019

As fall sports season begins, that means that winter sports are coming right around the corner. The hardwood will soon be put to use, as the boy's basketball team looks to build upon an impressive 20-8 record from the 2018 campaign. The Spartans are led by fourth-year head coach Brian Meny looks to ...

College Athletes getting Paid

Connor Parrish, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

California lawmakers approved a bill that allows college athletes in the state to profit off of their name, likeness, and image. The bill passed earlier in September has also prompted New York senator, Kevin S. Parker to propose a similar bill in New York; however, the bill has been opposed by the ...

Battle vs Jackson Week 5 Preview

Battle vs Jackson Week 5 Preview

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

September 26, 2019

It’s week five of the football Friday nights, and the 3-1 Spartans will travel to Jackson to play the 4-0 Indians on Friday Night.  The Spartans pulled off a 30-16 win over the 0-4 Harrisonville Wildcats at home last Friday night to extend their winning streak to three after that week one defe...

Battle vs Harrisonville Week 4 Preview

Battle vs Harrisonville Week 4 Preview

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

September 21, 2019

The football team is officially one third of the way through the regular season tonight at home, your 2-1 Spartans will be facing off against the 0-3 Harrisonville Wildcats. The Spartans last Friday Night shocked many people of who believed crosstown rival Rock Bridge would win. The Spartans defea...

Missouri Looks For First Win Over South Carolina Since 2015

Jackson Meyer, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Mayor’s Cup: ever since Missouri entered the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in 2012, South Carolina has always played Missouri tough. It seems no matter what each team’s resume looks like, when the teams meet, you can throw the resumes out of the window because it’s going to be a dogfight e...

Battle vs Rock Bridge Week 3 Preview

Battle vs Rock Bridge Week 3 Preview

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

September 12, 2019

With a few games already completed, week three of football Friday nights is underway.  The 1-1 Spartans take on crosstown rival,Rock Bridge. The Bruins are currently 0-2 for the season.   The Spartans took full control of the ball game from the first snap to the last. The Spartans beat the Smith...

Lady Spartans go to War On The Battlefield

Lady Spartans go to War On The Battlefield

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

September 11, 2019

The softball team went to war this weekend in the sixth annual “War on Battlefield” tournament.  The Spartans went 2-2. The team had  wins over Smith-Cotton and Fulton and lost to Blue Springs South and Helias. The tournament brings many different schools from around mid-Missouri to compete. ...

Battle vs Smith Cotton Week 2 Preview

Battle vs Smith Cotton Week 2 Preview

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

September 6, 2019

It’s now week two of the high school football. For most teams, they are looking to stay undefeated and get their second win of the season. For other teams it’s an opportunity to bounce back from their week one losses and get their first win. The 0-1 Spartans look to bounce back this week when they...

Battle Vs St Louis University High Football Preview

Battle Vs St Louis University High Football Preview

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

August 29, 2019

The 2019-2020 football season is less than one week away from its first week of Friday night lights, and the Battle Spartans will look to start the season out right against the St. Louis University High Jr. Billikens. The Spartans finished last season with a 8-5 record and was one win away from reach...

Military Appreciation Night against Fulton

Connor Parrish, Reporter

May 14, 2019

It was a cool afternoon with some clouds coming in on a Wednesday night with the stands full of fans; it was the four and seventeen Battle Spartans vs the five and ten Fulton Hornets on Military Appreciation night. The first pitch was thrown out by Clyde Kaneer, grandfather of junior Nathan Browning,...

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