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 been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has affected various professional sports league...

Bring Sports Home: Five must-watch sports films

graphic by Lily Hart

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.

Running low: iron deficiency strains athletes

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

by Sophia Durone, Features Editor

February 12, 2020

Iron deficiency anemia causes fatigue and dizziness in student athletes, hindering the performance of sports teams.

Commitment to the Riding Community

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

by Tess Jones, Social Media Editor

December 2, 2019

Being Equestrian requires you to learn about responsibility.

Serving school spirit

Senior Annie Kelley cheers at a Notre Dame de Sion High School volleyball game Sept. 10. Stands were packed for the Sion game and space in the bleachers was limited. photo Claudia Benge

by Sophia Durone, Features Editor

October 14, 2019

Community-wide support for STA sports games and events increases as Spirit Club strives to facilitate an encouraging student environment.

USWNT: Evening the playing field

Senior Mollie Plas runs toward a soccer ball pass from her teammate as KC Athletics ECNL 01 players watch Aug. 29. Plas feels empowered by the movement towards equal pay for women in sports. photo by Amy Schaffer

by Lily Hart, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

Head soccer coach and self-proclaimed “soccer fanatic” Emily Welch delves into the effects of the USWNT’s success and their public fight for equal pay.

The physical demands of sports can have lasting effects

The physical demands of sports can have lasting effects

by Kendall Lanier, Lifestyles Editor

February 26, 2019

The pressure of sports can lead to lasting injuries.

Swim Changes Coaches and Location

Assistant coach Grace Scovell teaches the swim team a new drill Nov.9. The team had their first practice at University of Missouri-Kansas City. photo by Maggie Hart

by Tess Jones, Instagram Editor

November 27, 2018

When Sophomore Ellie Fuemmeler walked into the swim informational meeting, she was expecting things to be as they were last year. Yet when she left she was “nervous.” The swim program made two big changes to this year’s season. Last season, Fuemmeler said, “There were like 50 girls on swi...

Croquet Club Comes to STA

Elise McGhie, left, and Delaney Hupke lead their first meeting of Croquet Club Oct.11. They played croquet in the lawn in front of Windmoor building. photo by Olivia Wirtz

by Annabelle Meloy, News Editor

October 22, 2018

Juniors start the first Croquet Club at STA in order to play with other students.

Goppert Renovations: Out With the Old, In With the New

Junior Maura Kugler, left, and Trang Nguyen eat a snack before their cross country practice Aug. 30. The team meets in the weight room for a pre-practice meeting. photo by Maggie Hart

by Claudia Benge, Sports Editor

September 23, 2018

Renovations geared toward athletics, offer athletes more space.

The STA track team competes at the Blue Springs High School Meet

The Stars run at districts. photo courtesy of the STA Track and Field twitter.

by Aspen Cherrito, Instagram and Facebook Editor

May 18, 2018

The STA track team ran at the Blue Springs High School meet on May 12.