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Update: Agbaji continues his pro career and support for young players

Ben Place, Copy Editor March 6, 2024

OP alumnus Ochai Agbaji carves a career out for himself in the NBA with the Utah Jazz, leading the way for current OP basketball stars. Agbaji isn’t putting up All-Star numbers, but he is making an impact...

The sun shines bright over Arrowhead Stadium while the Chiefs take on the Bears on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023.

Lookback on the Chiefs Season

Brynlee Tucker, Social Media Editor January 31, 2024

The Kansas City Chiefs have done it again, for the second year in a row and the fourth time in just the last six seasons the Chiefs are heading to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs had a bit more of a rocky season...

Girls Basketball Take 2nd in Oakies Invitational

Lili Everley, Writer January 25, 2024

On Saturday, Jan 13, the Oakies girls basketball team took Second Place in the Lady Oakies Invitational, capping off a rigorous and unpredictable tournament week. After snow days across the metro caused...

OP at CoMo Varsity Invite.

Girls Swim Competes at CoMo Varsity Invite

NorthmenNews staff January 23, 2024

The girls swim team competed at the CoMo Varsity Invite this past weekend, Saturday, Jan. 20.

Sporting Ends Season in Loss to Houston

Lili Everley, Writer November 28, 2023

After putting on an electric postseason performance, Sporting Kansas City’s season was put to bed by the Houston Dynamo Sunday, Nov. 26, capping off a truly shocking run. Sporting started off their...

Senior Wrestler Nevaeh Wardlow during a wrestling-based assembly on Friday Nov. 17. Wardlow and other wrestlers took part in the demonstrating, each representing the different wrestling weight classes.

Wrestling demonstrates during assembly

NorthmenNews staff November 18, 2023

In an assembly leading to fall break, students celebrated many fall accomplishments both on the field and in classrooms. From football's third-ever undefeated regular season and impressive post...

Swim Wins First Ever Red Conference Title

Swim Wins First Ever Red Conference Title

Lili Everley, Writer November 9, 2023

The Gladstone Community Center was lively as boys swim became Red Conference champions for the first time in school history. The Northmen outscored their next closest opponent, St. Joe Central by 128 points. With...

Girls Golf Constructs a New Varsity Team

Emma Arnone, Journalism 1 reporter October 19, 2023

This year, the girls golf team has a new varsity team. The previous varsity team graduated last year leaving the varsity team empty. Senior Kari Newton, and juniors Ava Sanderson, Emma Arnone, Lily Tice,...

Junior Brynlee Tucker at Chiefs stadium.

Reflections of a Chiefs Super Fan

Brynlee Tucker, Photographer March 31, 2023

I consider myself a Kansas City Chiefs fanatic. My football season starts in about mid-July, when training camp kicks off. This past season I attended five days of training camp allowing me to create endless...

Women are more likely than men to suffer these sports-related injuries.

Gender Gap in Sports Injuries

Lili Everley, writer March 26, 2023

An ACL tear can be a devastating injury to any athlete, taking them out of competition for upwards of 12 months. However the prevalence of this injury is somewhat overlooked, especially to female athletes...

Sporting, Current improve rosters to prep season

Sporting, Current improve rosters to prep season

Lilian Everley, Writer March 10, 2023

The season is heating up in the Soccer Capital of America, and local teams Sporting Kansas City and Kansas City Current are making moves for success.  After not making the playoffs in the 2022 season,...

Cross country: Why You Should Join It

Cross country: Why You Should Join It

Kamila McCall, Journalism 1 reporter November 21, 2022

Come as you are. Levels, shoes, clothes – just run. “Cross country is a sport for vulnerability levels, there are no cuts,” said coach Matthew Sulzen. Cross country is an accepting sport....

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