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Panther soccer wins season opener in spectacular fashion

Amanda Lewandowski, Staff Writer

August 15, 2017

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The girls' soccer season got off to a bright start Saturday with a 10-0 blowout victory over Jasper. Jasper is usually good competition for South, with a close score, but the Panthers scored early and didn’t slow down. The...

Volleyball Season Preview

Logan Hanchett, Sports Writer

August 15, 2017

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   Twenty one years, that’s how long it’s been since the Lady Panthers volleyball team hosted the Sectional Championship. They hope to break the streak this year with an experienced senior core and a group of talented un...

Varsity Football Scrimmage

Ethan Baer, Sports Writer

August 11, 2017

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The Panthers Varsity Football team starts their 2017 season tonight at 7pm against Lawrence Central. Expect big performances from senior quarterback Gavin Yeskie, and senior running back Kristian Pechac. The Panthers next game...

Panthers’ 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...

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