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 […]
The choir program continues to churn out elite singers. Gabbie Petentler, Paige Gonzales, Kenzlee Frizzell, Kyleigh Hendrix, Molly Bradshaw, Nate Morton, Tyler Allen, Josh Patterson, Matthew Gilley, Andrea Fadler, Breana Smith, Jullie Wheaton, and Adam LeBlanc all performed their way onto the all-district choir. We talked with a […]
The weather made this week’s courtwarming celebration just a bit short. Tonight the king and queen will be crowned, but before that happens take a listen to the candidates discuss what the process has been like for them.
The Truman boys’ basketball team bounced back from their defeat to Raytown by handling Fort Osage easily. The 59-48 victory is their sixth win in their last ten and their tenth win in their last twelve. At 15-4 on the season they’re making a strong push for the […]
VIDEO BY NATE MORTON AND STORY BY MICHAEL FRANCO With Super Bowl 55 right around the corner, we have the Kansas City Chiefs facing off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers will be the first team to play in the […]
The Truman cheerleaders took home a regional win over the weekend. We caught up with a couple of them to talk about their accomplishment.
For years the marquee match-up in the district has pitted the Truman Patriots against their crosstown rivals from William Chrisman. And in most seasons the match-up delivers as billed…close to the end. But this season the Truman boys’ basketball team had more in store for their took out […]
The first episode of the new Unfiltered Podcast brought to you by THS Media.
The Truman girls’ basketball team lost their rivalry game to William Chrisman. Here’s a look at some photos from the game. Photos by Hunter Springs //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
The Truman theatre department is readying a new performance. Try-outs have just started and the entire department is ready for a live performance. We caught up with several thespians to discuss this exciting week.
The girls’ and boys’ basketball teams continue their heated rivalries with the Chrisman Bears the week. The girls’ will play tonight and the boys will play tomorrow. Both teams are looking to keep the trophy here at Truman. Girls Preview: Boys Preview:
With only two regular season wrestling meets remaining the team is starting to kick it into gear for the postseason. Dylan McCutcheon and Nathan Noda talked with us about their expectations.
The girls’ swimming and dive team wrapped up their home season on Wednesday. Photos by Kailey Sterling. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
The Truman boys’ basketball team continued it’s current form with yet another win. They beat Belton by 23 points for their fourth straight win. It was their eighth victory in their last nine games. And the Patriots are now 13-3 on the season. Photos by Hunter Springs, Caleb […]
The girls’ basketball team returned to action for the first time this semester and showed no signs of rust. In their first home game of the year, which also doubled as senior night, they took out Belton easily. Varsity Photos //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js JV Photos //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
The wrestling team competed in a tournament on senior night. Here are some photos from the event. Photos by Hunter Springs //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
We caught up with Valerie Xayaphet of the girls’ swimming team to talk about the season thus far and what she thinks the future holds.