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Opinion: Marcus Peters Trade

BY CRAIG STEWART Recently, the Kansas City Chiefs have made some new changes to their defense and offense by trading Marcus Peters and Alex Smith. They moved Peters to the Los Angeles Rams and Smith to the Washington Redskins. Many people believe that getting a fourth round pick this […]

Monroe Earns All-State Honors

BY HUNTER DONELSON Deon Monroe earned Class 5 All-State honors after an amazing season with the Truman girls’ varsity basketball team. Monroe is the only sophomore on the All-State team this year which makes it all the more unique. Monroe seemed excited but also wanted to make it […]

Arming Teachers?

BY WALTER CANADY III After the horrific school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month there has been a lot of deliberation on the possible remedy to these incidents. One of the things that had been brought up to offer more safety to schools […]

Track Season Arrives

BY CRAIG STEWART Track season has started at Truman High School once again with their first meet yesterday. JV had their meet yesterday at Blue Springs, last night it was very cold night.  All the Truman athletes came and gave it their all or supported one or another. Most […]

Making The Jump

BY HUNTER DONELSON Danielle Tyler made a state run last season in the pole vault for Truman’s track and field team. Just being a sophomore last year, it was a great and unexpected performance as she set a PR (personal record) jumping 10 feet into the air and over […]

Truman’s Assassin From Deep

BY HUNTER DONELSON Erin Davis has become known around Truman High School and has lead our girls’ varsity basketball team to a top 20 rank in the state this year. The Patriot girls currently have 17 wins with some close losses along the road. “I’m really happy with the […]