The Optimist

Boys volleyball finally finds its way to South

John Law, Editor

February 26, 2020

Because Bloomington South doesn’t have unlimited money to sponsor any and every sport, there are some sports at South that are forced to be clubs. Lacrosse is probably the most well known club sport at South, but now it will...

Hudson Hoops: Official Week 13 High School Basketball Rankings

Ryan Hudson, Sports Writer

February 19, 2020

After a few exciting weeks of corn country hoops, I bring you the Week 13 power rankings you’ve all been waiting for. Some of the top teams have stumbled and some have continued their dominance over the past couple weeks. ...

South Cheer heads to Nationals

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

They show up to every Friday night football game, rain, shine, or freezing cold. They’re at every basketball game, boys or girls, any day of the week, anywhere in Indiana. And now, they will get to be recognized in their own r...

South Speaks: The Super Bowl

South Speaks: The Super Bowl

John Law, Editor

February 1, 2020

Dear Kobe,

Ryan Hudson, Sports Writer

January 29, 2020

Early Sunday morning, Jan. 26th, 2020, the basketball world, sports world, the city of Los Angeles and many others were in absolute shock as the news broke that basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven othe...

Hudson Hoops week 9 IHSAA basketball power rankings

Ryan Hudson, Sports Writer

January 22, 2020

Week 9 of Hoosier high school basketball is on the horizon so it is time to stop and rank the teams and update you on their recent performances. Class 4A Lawrence North (14-0) (-) Another big win over Lawrence Central sol...

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