BY RODELL WYATT, GRIFFEN HERNANDEZ, AND ROSA PRESTON Art. It’s a creative way to express yourself, and it can be quite fun to make. However, art does have limitations, and doing it on public property is one of them. Lately at Truman, students have been not just vandalising […]
Trey, Toby, and Jon take a deep dive look at the Truman football team in episode 1.
BY ROSA PRESTON Unsurprisingly, most high school students want to be healthy, especially considering what’s going on in the world. And during these times, school lunches have tried to help by adding snacks and sides that provide nutrients, but also fill up stomachs. However, students also want to […]
Danilo, Stephen, and Brayden cover a variety of topics in the first episode of the Ship of Fools podcast.
Members of the football team and the band take us through their spaces here at Truman, and give you a first hand look at everything that happens there.
The Truman football team dropped their home opener to Oak Park last Friday. Here’s a look at the highlights and some reaction from the game.
BY KAYDEE DWYER Has there ever been something that has been on your mind constantly? Something you couldn’t shake the thought of? Maybe this thing is a song, a quote, or maybe even something much larger. Whatever it may be, there is always an opportunity to talk about […]
THS Media crew takes a look at some of the big games so far this season.
Our THS Media crew talked with seniors and freshman about the first few weeks of school to see how they view things differently based on their experience in high school.
BY MOLLY SLOAN For many clubs, the most important element of attracting new members is perception. Potential members might decide against joining a club purely based on assumptions. Chess Club in particular struggles with this problem. It might be easy to rule out a club based on first […]
BY DANILO BOOK 411 days after its initial announcement, DONDA, the tenth full-length studio album by rapper Kanye West, was released early Sunday morning. The album’s title stems from West’s mother Donda West, who passed away in 2007 as a result of complications from surgery. West was extremely […]
The softball team talked with our THS media crew about their start to the year and what they expect moving forward.
THS Media crew caught up with the soccer team to talk about their quick start to the year and what they expect moving forward.
The Truman student section returned to seeing football games in person for the first time since 2019. Earlier this week we caught up with a few members of TruCrew to see what the experience was like.
The softball team won for the second time this week. This time they made sure to give their seniors a win on senior night. Below are highlights and photos from the game (also phots from the home opener). Photos by Makenzie Burnett & Laura Ruisinger
BY MOLLY SLOAN Over the years, Truman has become home to an incredible variety of different clubs, all representative of the unique interests of the student body. There’s one in particular, though, that stands out as being one of the very first: German Club. Truman’s German Club was […]
The Truman volleyball team won twice this week and one of those wins was over their ISD rivals from Van Horn. The Patriots swept their district mates for their first victory of the week. Photos by Makenzie Burnett, Vanessa Conejo Ramirez, Haile Dykeman, and Piper Scarberry
Photos from the first cross country race of the season. Photos by Tania Olah
The football team started off the season falling to Grandview. It was the first time a full Truman student section had watched a Truman football game since 2019. These are some images from the contest. Photos by Makenzie Burnett, Miranda Free, and Rodell Wyatt
A new year means new performances for choir.
The cheerleading team talks with us about their upcoming season.
Several members of the THS media crew talked with some students about what to expect from the school year.
Last week we discussed the upcoming season with several players on the soccer team.
Last week we talked with a few members of the football team to talk about their upcoming season.
The THS media crew talked with several members of the band and the dance team to talk about their busy fall schedules.
The volleyball team plays their first home games this week, and the THS media staff caught up with a few members of the team to talk about their upcoming season.
The Cross Country team started off solid over the weekend with several runners finishing near the top. We caught up with them just before their first race to discuss the new year and their expectations.
The boys’ golf team smashed their Noland Road Rivals by double-digit strokes earlier this week. The victory was a high point to end off the regular season before heading into district play. We talked with Cole Dockins and Jude McGraw about the big rivalry game win.
While the final score didn’t go Truman’s way, junior Laney Smith managed to get a brace against their Noland Road rivals. She scored two goals and kept Truman within striking distance for most of the game.
Junior golfer Aidan Williams shot a 92 earlier this week to earn himself a spot on the second team all-conference roster. Williams performance helped the Patriots finish third at the meet. We caught up with him today to discuss the season and his accomplishment.
Due to a variety of circumstances Truman’s spring musical will be held at Van Horn. This has created a unique test for the students as they prepare to perform for the final time as high schoolers.
THS Media’s Sam Scott and Max Black take an in depth look at Caleb Lockwood’s gruesome injury on the diamond.
Over the past couple of weeks the Truman Speech and Debate team have continued to rack up the high placings in the state. Their performances have helped boost several members to nationals. We talked with a few members of the team talk about their upcoming national competition.
BY MICHAEL FRANCO Last week the Supreme Court heard a case about Brandi Levy, a cheerleader at Pennsylvania’s Mahanoy Area High School. On a Saturday in May 2017, she posted on her snapchat story saying, “f— school, f— softball, f— cheer, f— everything,” posted along with a photo […]
The Truman baseball team picked up a win last Friday on Senior Night. They destroyed their crosstown rivals from William Chrisman 17-1. We talked with a few seniors about their big win.
The Truman track team stepped up in a big way last Friday. For the first time since coach Mark Summers took over the boys’ track team raised the city crown. Distance running machine Jack Getman led the way with the titles in the 800, 1,600, and 3,200 meter […]
BY CAMERON CAMMACK As we near the finale of the school year, students are anxiously waiting for that final bell to ring on the late May afternoon. This school year has been a challenge for everyone involved due to the circumstances we’re currently learning amongst. At Truman, all […]
Guest Contributor: Hunter Donelson Back for my annual NFL Mock Draft. Before we dive in, I want to clarify a few guidelines of my draft-creating process: I do not make these to be conventional, I like my selections to be different but realistic. You may see some picks […]
With this year’s senior prom just days away we talked with a few seniors about how their plans are shaping up and how they were able to get ready on a shorter time table than usual.
Truman’s annual market day returns tomorrow. Students will have the opportunity to order food from a select group of outside places. The food selection and sales are put together by business students here at Truman. We caught up with a few market day participants to discuss their approach […]
The Truman baseball team caught fire over the last week winning 5 of their last 7 games. The recent hot spell has pushed them back over .500 after a little midseason slump. The bats have woken up, and they’ve found a big boost from freshman pitcher Brandon Lindle […]
BY JON CORTEZ Somewhere up in Jefferson City, lawmakers and senators are preparing to ban certain student athletes from playing on certain teams. The hearing for this law will go to the floor for debate. Some lawmakers and senators believe that allowing certain athletes to play would give […]
BY MICHAEL FRANCO With the recent shootings that have happened over the past few weeks, President Joe Biden and his administration have said that they want to enact stricter gun laws. Biden has called on the Senate to ban assault weapons and close the holes in background checks. […]
The girls’ soccer team has won two of their last three to rebound from a rocky start to their season. This evening they’ll take on their crosstown rivals from Williams Chrisman. We talked with a couple members of the team to discuss the team’s turnaround and tonight’s game.
Truman High School has officially announced that there will in fact be a Senior Prom this year. It’s an event that up until recently didn’t seem likely to happen. However, changes in the county’s guidelines have created opportunity for the event. We talked with a couple seniors about […]
BY CAMERON CAMMACK Waking up, I once again open Twitter to yet another celebrity hashtag trending worldwide, getting in hot water over a mistake that they had made over five years ago. This remains a common event among different social media platforms and influencers who tend to have […]
The boys’ golf team turned out another good performance yesterday at Drumm Farm. We caught up with Jude McGraw and Cole Dockins to talk with them about the season thus far and what they hope to achieve this year.
The Truman baseball team took another hard fought “L” against North Kansas City yesterday afternoon. Here are some pictures from the game courtesy of photographer Hunter Springs. (Click on the photo to goto the full gallery on flickr). //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
The global pandemic affected sports in a variety of highly visible ways from cancelling games to wearing masks to limited fan attendance or no attendance at all. The NCAA also passed a rule allowing student athletes to retain a year of eligibility during the pandemic. The intentions beyond […]
The track team participated in a big event with over 20 schools last Friday. It was one of the first big meets of the season. We caught up with a few members of the track team to discuss their performance and what they expect to achieve this season. […]