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. […]
A fast start to the year was replaced by an equally unlucky couple of weeks. Now the baseball team finds itself around .500 as it enters the meat of its schedule. We talked with a few members of the baseball team about what’s went wrong and how they […]
After a red hot start to the year the Truman baseball team cooled off and hit a rough patch over the past week. The team still believes they can work their way out of this mini-slump and put together a good season. We caught up with a few […]
The girls’ soccer team features a lot of new faces this year with many of the girls participating in the sport for the first time. It’s been a rocky start to the year, but the team is maintaining their optimism. They believe they can improve as the season […]
Nate Morton explains why the salary structure of major league baseball will always make it difficult for the small market squads.
We caught up with a few members of the Truman baseball team to discuss their opening week success. Photos by Hunter Springs (click the photo below to access the full gallery) //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Trombonist Aaron Holloway and bass vocalist Matthew Gilley both earned all-state honors in their respective fields. We caught up with them to discuss the honor.
BY CAMERON CAMMACK I watch the time tick as I wait for my decision to my dream school to be released and my anxiety grows by the second. *ding* I pick up my phone and what do you know, it’s a notification from the school’s Twitter updating that […]
We talked with several students and a couple staff members about their final four predictions for the NCAA tournament which kicked off last night.
BY MICHAEL FRANCO Now that the COVID vaccine has started to become more available to the general public we’ve started seeing plenty of questions. Hopefully this story will give you an update on how things are going and answer some of the questions you might have. You still […]
Max Black, Sam Scott, Tylor Karas, and Nate Morton walk you through their NCAA tournament predictions.
The Unfilterd podcast is back for episode two. This time they take you through their thoughts on this year’s NFL Draft.
Our final spring sports preview is on the boys’ golf team. Their season kicks off on Monday at Drumm Farm. It’s been almost two years since competitive boys’ golf has taken place at Truman. We talked with a couple members of the team about their expectations for the […]
We continue our look into the spring sports with a dive into the track and field season. They’ll kick off their year soon, and they expect to perform at a high level. We caught up with a couple members of the team to talk about the upcoming year.
The girls’ soccer team will take the pitch next week to open their season. Much like baseball the girls’ soccer team was able to get a few games in over the summer amidst the pandemic. However, this year will be their first full season since 2019, and the […]
The boys’ tennis team is preparing for the start of their season next week. After losing a year due to the pandemic most of the team is ready to just get back out there and play. We continue our spring sports preview with a look at what to […]
The second semester already tends to be a very busy part of the year for students. This year the school choir is taking on quite a workload. They have been preparing for concerts, competitions, and a musical all at the same time. In a normal year these events […]
The baseball team started its season this month. They finally took to the field to get some practices in. They will officially kick off their year this weekend. We caught up with some of the players to discuss the upcoming year.
The Truman boys’ basketball team took their first step towards a possible district title last night. They won by double-digits against North Kansas City in the district semifinals. Now, they’ll travel to Liberty to face the district’s top seed. The winner of the game will advance to sectional […]
The girls’ basketball team will play for a district title this Thursday at Liberty. The girls’ began the tournament as the four seed in the district. They smashed both the five seed and top seeded North Liberty by 20-plus points in their first two district games. Now, they […]
The Truman cheerleading team earned a second place finish in the state. Today we caught up with a couple members of the team to talk about the accomplishment.
For the first time all year the restrictions on fan attendance lightened a bit, and this allowed for the Truman student section to return for the last basketball game of the year. It was still limited in numbers, but it was far larger than the sparse crowd that […]
The state sectional wrestling tournament will take place at Staley High School tomorrow. Four Truman wrestlers will hit the mat with a chance to punch their ticket to the state tournament right here in Independence in a couple of weeks. Today, we talked with a couple of the […]
The boys’ basketball team will seek out wins 19 and 20 next week when the play the district tournament. They host round one on Tuesday. If they manage to win that game then they will likely hit the road and play Liberty with a sectional berth on the […]
THS Media’s Nate Morton caught up with a couple seniors to discuss their post high school plans.
Today Truman announced Shelley Lauber as their 2020-21 Teacher of the Year.
Truman’s top plays makes its triumphant second semester return. We take a look at the top 10 plays from this season so far. If you have video of a play you would like to be featured in future episodes of Truman’s Top 10 reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Truman speech, debate, and competitive drama team is busy preparing for nationals, and they really believe they have a shot to bring home the crown this year. We caught up with some of the key members of the team to discuss why this could be a big […]