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Transitioning the Athletic World: Transgender Athletes in Women’s Sports

Transitioning the Athletic World: Transgender Athletes in Women’s Sports

by Claire Smith, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2021
On March 18, the Kansas senate voted 24-10 to pass a bill banning transgender athletes in women’s school sports.
The sun sets over a T-Bones baseball game in 2004. In addition to the team changing their name, the stadium is being renovated to further perpetuate the Monarchs theme. photo courtesy of Wikimedia

Honoring the Monarchs

by Caroline Hinkebein, Sports Editor March 24, 2021
“I can't wait to hear the PA say, ‘Here's your Kansas City Monarchs.’”
Sophomore Maggie Reintjes guards junior Grace Uecker during a varsity lacrosse practice drill March 10. A command was yelled by one of the coaches giving the players instructions as the offensive players tried to move towards the lacrosse goal.

Gallery: Spring Sport Practice

by Lauren Brackney, Social Media Team March 12, 2021
Sophomore Maggie Reintjes guards junior Grace Uecker during a varsity lacrosse practice drill March 10. A command was yelled by one of the coaches giving the players instructions as the offensive players tried to move towards the lacrosse goal.
Vanderbilt University football player Sarah Fuller prepares for the Vanderbilt v. University of Missouri football game Nov. 28. Fuller was the first woman to ever play in a Power 5 game. photo courtesy of USA Today Sports

Breaking the gender barrier

by Lauren Brackney, Social Media Team February 23, 2021
“I think the more women that play contact sports and talk about it and get other people, the more those barriers are going to go away.”
Senior Kate Gibson, left, shooting against junior Grace Quinn at basketball tryouts Oct. 5. Basketball tryouts were held over a five day period of time, and teams were finalized on the fifth day. photo by Sydney Allen

Navigating the Unknown

by Lauren Brackney, Twitter Editor January 21, 2021
“That is our biggest goal is to make sure we follow all the protocols for the state and here at STA, you know, just to make sure that we are able to continue to play this game,” Hardy said.
Senior Lauren Kasyjanski pulls herself through the water in the 100 yard butterfly at the Red Bridge YMCA Dec. Kansyjanski swam for STA her freshman and sophomore year, and came back to finish out her senior year with the team. photo by Sydney Allen

Swim Team Gallery

by Sydney Allen, Photo Editor December 21, 2020

Sophomore Reagan Fox prepares to serve against Bishop Miege High School Sept. 23. Fox has been on varsity since her freshman year, and is an outside hitter. photo by Becca Speier

In The Zone

by Caroline Hinkebein, Sports Editor October 28, 2020
Traditions are extremely important for the STA volleyball team and Speier takes pride in the responsibility it takes to uphold them. “There’s this tradition behind the program of working hard and being committed to the team,” Speier said.

Isolated Athletics

by Carmon Baker, Web Editor September 17, 2020
Spirit Club is continuing to support athletes virtually during the pandemic.
Uncertainty for college athletes

Uncertainty for college athletes

by Sophia Rall, Lifestyles Editor May 12, 2020

     Throughout the spring, high school seniors preparing for collegiate sports would normally be playing club or high school sports and working out with teammates. However, these activities have...

graphic by Lily Hart

Bring Sports Home: Five must-watch sports films

by Mary Massman, News Editor April 20, 2020
The Dart compiled a list of movies to watch at home that feature some of the sports we miss during quarantine shut-downs.
Senior Brooke Fallis catches her breath after her 50-meter freestyle race Jan. 25. Fallis realized she was iron deficient last year. photo by Katie Massman

Running low: iron deficiency strains athletes

by Sophia Durone, Features Editor February 12, 2020
Iron deficiency anemia causes fatigue and dizziness in student athletes, hindering the performance of sports teams.
Swanson walks to the outdoor arena to practice in  nice weather before it gets too cold Nov.17. When the weather is bad they practice in the indoor arena. photo by Tess Jones

Commitment to the Riding Community

by Tess Jones, Social Media Editor December 2, 2019
Being Equestrian requires you to learn about responsibility.
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