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Terror strikes New York

Hannah Hansen, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017No Comments

Dec. 11 brought heartache to the citizens of New York as a suspected terrorist detonated an explosive device in the New York City subway system. This attack is the latest amongst the wave of terrorism that continues to flood the U.S. and the entire w...

The Downtown dilemma

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017No Comments

Unglued, a small crafting shop in Downtown Sioux Falls, has announced it will be closing its doors this January. The shop’s livey feel and unique crafting items made this sad news a shock to many of their dedicated shoppers, though the news may not be so s...

Today’s USA (Week of Dec. 13)

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017No Comments

Today’s USA is a weekly column that aims to brief LHS students on major world events. New York City Subway Station explosion Last Monday morning consisted of a typical activity for many New Yorkers; commuting to work among the swarms of their...

Climate change; a “rising” problem

Taylor Ericson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

A recent video released by National Geographic has gone viral causing everyone who watches it to cringe in disbelief at the sight of a struggling animal. This video displays a brittle Canadian polar bear searching for food in a trash can because it’s u...

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LHS Girls Basketball off to a good start

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017No Comments

The LHS girls basketball team kicked off their season opener game with a win against the Sioux City Cardinals this Tuesday on Dec. 12. Right as the referee tossed the ball for the tip-off, it was obv...

Stanton to the Yankees

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017No Comments

The New York Yankees have added yet another slugger to their already stacked lineup. This Monday, the Yankees made a trade for the 2017 leader in home runs, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins. The Ma...

LaMelo and LiAngelo heading to Lithuania

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball, the two youngest Ball brothers, are headed overseas to play basketball. Last night the two of them signed with a Lithuanian based team named Vytautas. The Ball’s agent Harrison Gai...

Eagles flying with a broken wing

Oliver lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

December 11, 2017No Comments

For football fans all around the world, it is never easy to hear about an injury that takes a player out of the game for the rest of the season, especially if that player is one of the most popular play...

College Football Playoffs: Game times and teams

College Football Playoffs: Game times and teams

December 6, 2017

Former MVP returns to Cavs

Former MVP returns to Cavs

December 4, 2017

Giant problems in New York

Giant problems in New York

December 4, 2017

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Sports Scores Updates
  • Tuesday, February 7

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 71 - WHS 53

  • Tuesday, February 7

    Boys Basketball

    LHS 57 - Watertown 51

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Boys Basketball

    LHS 52 - Brookings 61

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 52 - Brookings 49

  • Friday, January 27

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 55 - OG 51

Physical activity on the daily…x2

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

Imagine that you commit to a sport, and you spend insane amounts of time on it, and then your school expects you to take another gym class to get a “physical education....

Charges against Trump create no action

Timothy Stolp, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

The wave of recent sexual harassment allegations from corporate Hollywood to elite politicians has immobilized their careers. Yet, one of the most open sexual predators main...

A hole new era of fashion

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

December 7, 2017

“Wow are those your church jeans? Those are pretty holy,” said a boy to me in my adroom.  “Please don’t tell me you bought those jeans like that,” said a man to me ...

What I love about the holiday season

Kate Fehrs, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

There is nothing better than snuggling up by the fire while drinking a warm glass of hot chocolate and watching a good ol’ Christmas movie with your best friends. The hol...

Mistlet’Oh no

Mistlet’Oh no

December 6, 2017

‘Stranger Things’ confirmed for season three; please do not make us wait

‘Stranger Things’ confirmed for season three; please do not make us wait

December 5, 2017

Don’t call me pretty

Don’t call me pretty

November 30, 2017

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The final draft of “Rough Draft” out now

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

December 14, 2017

Over the past few years, artists from around the greater Sioux Falls area have been making and producing music for their fellow peers. From Apple music to soundcloud, song...

First snow: An existential crisis story

Timothy Stolp, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Earlier this week, I got in a fender-bender during driver’s ed and the jolting feeling got me thinking about what really matters: Who I truly am, and what my life goals are....

On the hinge: A locker-less love

Gage Gramlick, Editor-in-chief

October 25, 2017

A recent study conducted by The Statesman reveals that nobody uses their locker. No, like seriously, not one person has ever used their locker.   This is unfort...

Survival guide to parent-teacher conferences

Timothy Stolp, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

First quarter and third quarter mark another round of terrifying moments for most students: Parent-teacher conferences. The misnomered event, which should be parent-teacher-student co...

How to survive using social media

How to survive using social media

May 30, 2017

Stop trashing the LHS bathrooms 2k17

Stop trashing the LHS bathrooms 2k17

May 25, 2017

Where is Hillary now?

Where is Hillary now?

May 25, 2017

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"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln
"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln