BY HUNTER DONELSON 1. Arizona Cardinals – Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma – Whether it’s Kliff Kingsbury drafting his own franchise QB or the Cardinals trading for a load of picks, Kyler Murray will be selected first overall. 2. San Francisco 49ers – Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio […]
Kyler Barnett catches up with Kaylie Westhefer to talk about her YE group who have made it into the top 25 of a national competition called “The Big Idea: Start-Up Challenge”. If they get enough votes to make it into the top 10 they will move on […]
Full highlights from baseball’s 2-1 senior night victory. Photos by Emily Cogswell
Kyler Barnett makes a spectacular play.
Jaydon Dickinson, Dalton Duncan, and Sarah Rich catch-up with several members of the band to discuss their trip to Washington D.C. to perform in the Cherry Blossom Festival.
On Wednesday Truman’s track team competed in City Finals. They finished second overall in the girls and boys competitions. It was also a really good night for some individuals. Stacy Briggs took first place in the mile, the two mile, and the 800 meter. She also anchored the […]
Tylor Karas and Peter Christidis catch up with the boys’ tennis team to discuss the season to this point.
Highlights from Friday’s battle on the diamond with Liberty North.
BY HUNTER DONELSON In this year’s MVP race you’re either voting one way or another; Giannis Antetokounmpo or James Harden. This might be the closest voting we’ve seen in YEARS, possibly the closest since Karl Malone and Michael Jordan back in 1997 when Malone beat out MJ by […]
Nate Morton and Zane Acuna look at the start of the Patriot’s baseball season.
Jaydon Dickinson, Dalton Duncan, and Sarah Rich take a look back at Monday’s Academic Awards.
Kyler Barnett talks with Brad Browning about his season so far and his goals moving forward.
The crew from the Four Eyes Podcast (Nate Morton and Zane Acuna) put a wrap on this year’s March Madness tournament.
Photos by Emily Cogswell
A wild ride to the tournament’s conclusion saw Virginia escape the jaws of defeat several times en route to an overtime win in the National Championship game. In our school bracket pool it was Drake Leighton-Floyd escaping with a narrow victory to earn himself the prize. Here’s a […]
Here’s a quick look back at Saturday’s big Relay for Life event where the school raised over $37,000 to help fight cancer. Photos by Vanessa Garcia
BY HUNTER DONELSON After a crazy weekend featuring the super-favorite Duke Blue Devils going down and taking everyone’s bracket down with them (except mine), the NCAA tournament hits the road to Minneapolis for the Final Four. The unlikely quartet left just 0.4% of ESPN brackets with each team […]
Photos by Olivia Lundquist
Highlights from last night’s girls’ soccer game Burton’s set piece
THS Patriot Vision takes a closer look at Relay for Life and provides us with update on athletics.
Photos by Vanessa Garcia
Here’s some highlights from Tuesday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser for Relay for Life.
What once was 68 teams has now dwindled itself down to just four teams, and according to brackets everywhere the final four is a complete shock. ESPN had less than .5% of their brackets include both Auburn and Texas Tech in the Final Four. Only three people in […]
Photos by Vanessa Garcia
The first two rounds of the NCAA tournament are in the books. It’s been dominated by the top seeds. Chalk reigns as the top three seeds in all four regions have advanced to the sweet sixteen. Oregon is the only double-digit seed that is still alive in the […]
The round of 64 is complete in the NCAA tournament. There have been 32 games played over a two day period. The upsets picked up in day number two as we saw a couple 12 seeds an 11 seed and a 13 seed make their way to the […]
Our THS Media team caught up with a few members of the choir to discuss their successful district competition.
In game dominated by Truman, senior Charley Burton controlled the center of the pitch. And late in the second half she capped off the Patriot victory with an absolute screamer from 28 yards away. Interview with Burton about her goal and the start of the season:
1st Half (Mr. Gordon & Joni Oswald on the call) 2nd Half (Tylor Karras & Joni Oswald on the call)
Kyler Barnett & Hunter Donelson break down the NCAA tournament to provide a little help for your brackets.
Rebuilding The Program: How the Browns, a district playoff game, and a youth movement mean the future is bright for Truman hoops
BY HUNTER DONELSON What do a high school basketball team in Independence, MO and an NFL team in Ohio have in common? In the case of the Truman boys’ basketball team and the Cleveland Browns that answer is quite a lot. In 2016-2017, the Browns became just the […]
Here are the brackets from the THS Media staff. Make sure to join our bracket challenge and see if you can top our selections! Joni Oswald – THS Media Editor-in-Chief Gillian Cook – Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Kara Amos – Layout Editor Chloe Armstrong – Photo Editor Hunter Donelson […]
Nate Morton and Zane Acuna tell the story of a couple speech and debate team members that excelled on the biggest stage.
Each March, the population of America is fixated on one thing- basketball. Through the TV, ESPN app notifications, or even watching the game live, this final tournament that teams endure, in a way, become our own battle as well. We’re talking about brackets. This year, the Truman […]
Kyler Barnett takes a look back at the girls’ magical season.
By: REGAN HENNING It’s safe to say the blonde stereotype has been circulating for quite a while, and if that misconception wasn’t enough, the outlook on women’s success has always been doubted as well. These topics are both addressed and debunked all in a one hour and thirty […]
Kyler Barnett and Aaron Renshaw deep dive into the instant classic that was the boys’ district semifinals.
Nate Morton and Zane Acuna sat down and talked with some of the actors and actresses about their experience working on Truman’s production of “Yerma”: Photo Gallery (pictures by Jarad Gray and Kylie Capp):
BY JONI OSWALD The crowd was larger, the competition was stiffer, and the stakes were higher, all of which made the heartbreak much greater. Last night, the Truman Patriots (15-13 overall ) fell to the Lee’s Summit West Titans (20-6 overall) in the sectionals round of the 2019 […]
Kyler Barnett talks with several girls’ basketball players about winning the district championship and preparing for sectionals.
Nate Morton and Zane Acuna talk with students about how they’re coping with snow days.
Vividly shining against the darkness that floods the gym, lanterns displaying support or remembrance of those affected by cancer line the gym. The luminary ceremony serves as tradition for the Relay for Life of the Jackson County Youth held each year at Truman High School, as it is […]
By: REGAN HENNING Teens are constantly thinking. Whether it’s about homework, school, or jobs, stressed thoughts ravage their minds. They need a break every once in awhile, a restoration of youth. When these breaks don’t come as often as they would like, they start to become hostile towards […]
Photos by: Aaron Renshaw
Our first livestream sporting event. There were some technical difficulties and hiccups, and the announcer doesn’t really kick in well until the 41-minute mark. However, it was a tight game that saw Truman fall just short. You can see all of the action from that second half and […]
Photos by: Joni Oswald and Vanessa Garcia
Below are highlights from the boys’ senior night game and the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. We will have a photo gallery from all of the night’s festivities available on Monday.
By: JONI OSWALD Biting cold overtakes the atmosphere as winter persists across the country, causing people everywhere to duck into their dwellings. This time of the year seems grayer than years past, for the sun’s sheltering behind the clouds is more noticeable than usual for United States citizens. […]
Photos by Vanessa Garcia
Kyler Barnett catches up with Ava Miller about qualifying for state.