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Battle vs Rockhurst Week 7 Preview

Battle vs Rockhurst Week 7 Preview

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

We are into the third part already of the 2018 football season, and the 4-2 Spartans will face its toughest challenge of the season yet as they travel this friday night to Kansas City to play the 5-1 Rockhurst Hawklets. The Spartans are coming off of beating the 1-5 Hickman Kewpies at their homecoming ...

Battle vs Hickman Week 6 Preview

Battle vs Hickman Week 6 Preview

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fresh off of homecoming week, we have reached week 6 of the football season and the 3-2 Battle Spartans will head to Robert E. Lemone Field to face the 1-4 cross town rival Hickman Kewpies. The Spartans are fresh off a learning experience after its second loss of the season to the 5-0 Jackson Figh...

Homecoming Ends in a Loss

Homecoming Ends in a Loss

Avery Lynn, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hundreds of students celebrated their annual homecoming football game on September 21 against the Jackson Fighting Indians under the lights. The homecoming game is the heaviest game attended for multiple reasons including more spectators and students excited for the homecoming dance the next day. The student...

Athletes On the Go

Athletes On the Go

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

 Student athletes travel about 50% of the time, they spend a lot of time on buses together and they have to learn to work well with each other. For some sports, traveling is a lot harder because they have to get used to the surroundings. But for some other sports traveling is what the students look forwa...

This Ain’t No PowderPuff

Allison Collier, Student

September 27, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports

Go out the field, warm up, split into groups, practice blocking, practice plays, conditioning. The typical narrative of a football practice--only this one’s told by a girl.   Kayla Moss has been around football ever since she can remember. “I’ve watched football my whole life,” s...

Bringin’ it From the Bleachers

Bringin’ it From the Bleachers

Avery Lynn, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Students of all grades gather at the football field on Friday nights to cheer on their Spartan football team. Football games are a pastime that many students attend to hang out with their friends and watch the game. It is tradition for each football game to include a theme, which the students carry out. ...

Kewpies win “The Battle” of CPS

Kewpies win “The Battle” of CPS

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was a very quiet crowd and then really loud roar of fans at the homecoming volleyball game between the Spartans and the Hickman Kewpies. The Spartans headed into the game with an 2-8 record and looking to end its eight game losing streak that has them determined to get that next win, the Kewpies ...

Battle vs Jackson Week 5 Preview

Battle vs Jackson Week 5 Preview

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Its Homecoming Week which also means its another football week, this week will look to be one of Battles toughest matchups of the season as the 3-1 Spartans play at home against the undefeated 4-0 Jackson Indians. The Spartans are coming off a record breaking game, the Spartans scored a score rec...

Battle vs Harrisonville Week 4 Preview

Battle vs Harrisonville Week 4 Preview

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Week four of the football season is already here, friday night the Spartans will travel to Harrisonville Missouri to challenge the Wildcats of Harrisonville High School. The Spartans are coming off of their first loss of the season to Rock Bridge last week 28-48 to move to 2-1, and its first home loss...

Battle vs Rock Bridge Week 3 Preview

Battle vs Rock Bridge Week 3 Preview

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Week three of this season already sees us a cross town as the 2-0 Spartans will battle the 1-1 Rock Bridge Bruins. The Spartans are coming off of an impressive 39-22 win over the Smith-Cotton Tigers to move to 2-0 last week, the Spartans showed a great passing game last week with lots of time for t...

Battle vs Smith-Cotton Week 2 Preview

Battle vs Smith-Cotton Week 2 Preview

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

August 31st the Spartans boy football team will go to battle against the Smith-Cotton Tigers at home for the first time ever. The Spartans are coming off a big 53-25 week one win against the St Louis University High Jr Billikens, where the Spartans showed that they can have a very explosive offense ...

Battle vs SLUH Week 1 Preview

Battle vs SLUH Week 1 Preview

Colten Stone, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Week 1 of the football season is finally here and the spartans are ready for their first test against the St Louis University High Jr Billikens for the first time ever. Last season the Spartans finished with an 8-4 record and suffered a heartbreaking loss to Carthage High School last season 7-28 in the C...

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