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Panther’s road to state

Amanda Lewandowski, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

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The lady panthers have now won a record 12 straight team regional titles, the longest streak in Indiana. Although many panthers placed fourth, just outside of the third and final qualifying place for state, the team rallied...

Record setting sectional

Amanda Lewandowski, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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This past Tuesday the lady panthers participated in the  sectional track meet at Bloomington North. The panthers blazed to a sectional title topping North, setting many PR’s and a new school record. South sophomore Jordan...

Two Baseball Stars Commit to IU

Ethan Baer, Sports Writer

May 4, 2017

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Panther Baseball studs Alex Franklin and Tyler Van Pelt have both committed to Indiana University to play baseball. South Optimist recently caught up with the star Pitcher and Center Fielder and asked them a couple of questions...

Softball Preview

Ethan Baer, Sports Writer

April 6, 2017

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One year after finishing with a disappointing record of 3-15, the Panthers are looking to rebound this season with hopes of returning to the top of the mountain as they did in 2014. The Panthers will relatively have the same core...

Busted Brackets

Busted Brackets

March 22, 2017

IU basketball coach Tom Crean fired

Eric Johnsen, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

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Last week, the IU Men’s basketball team ended a disappointing season with an embarrassing first round exit of the NIT tournament (effectively a tournament for teams that didn’t qualify for the main NCAA bracket). Two days a...

Bloomington Blades almost makes it to finals

Elizabeth Rickert, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

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They made it to semi-finals for the first time ever, but they lost to Culver Academy by only one point. Almost everyone on the team cried. This is what Bloomington Blades, Bloomington's Youth Hockey Team, went through over the...

Record setting swimming sectional

Amanda Lewandowski, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

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The South boys swim team is heading to state this Friday and Saturday after a record setting sectional win last weekend. The boys left Columbus North with a record nine sectional titles, making it their third straight sectional...

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