Category: Cardinals

Eagles overwhelm the Cardinals

#4 Junior Running Back Vontrae Booker breaks loose for a big gain against the Grain Valley defense. Photo by R. C. Jones

Raytown South Cardinals played the Grain Valley Eagles at Markland Field at Raytown South in a semifinal game in Class 4 District 6.  The visiting Eagles defeated the Cardinals by a score of 35 to 14 to advance to the championship game against Harrisonville.   Save

Cardinals trounce Falcons

In a non-league match on Oct. 21, the Raytown South Cardinals football squad scored a big 44-6 victory over the Van Horn Falcons. The Cardinals will next face the Grain Valley Eagles in a non-league match Oct. 28. Raytown South must move on its 6-4 season record. The Eagles enter the match with a 7-3…

Raytown South sneaks past Grandview

The Raytown South Cardinals nudged the visiting Grandview Bulldogs 35-22 in last Friday’s league bout. In their next game, the Cardinals face the Raytown Bluejays in non-league game on Oct. 13.  Raytown South will attempt to move on its 4-4 season record. The Bluejays have a 2-6 record after their 36-30 league loss to St.…

Not one for the memory books

Raytown South falls 23 – 8 against BeltonBy Sterling L. Brown Homecoming was not the thing of memories for the Raytown South High School Cardinals football team as they lost their annual celebratory tilt versus the Belton Pirates this past week 23-8. While there were reasons to celebrate, the only memories from the field worth…

Raytown South takes 2nd in state track, 6 championships

Raytown South Cardinals

The Raytown South High School Track and Field teams placed second in the Missouri State High School Activities Association’s 2016 Track and Field Championship in Jefferson City May 27 and 28. En route to securing second place, the boys and girls teams earned six state championships in various events. Girls Skyler Paige won the 100…

RSHS Basketball

Raytown South Cardinals

Photos by R.C. JonesThe Raytown South High School Cardinals advanced to the quarterfinals in Class 4 basketball by defeating the Bolivar Liberators by 57 to 52 Tuesday.  The Cardinals will play at 7:45 p.m. Saturday at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence against St. Joseph’s Lafayette High School for a trip to the Class 4…

Raytown South Cardinals

Raytown South Cardinals

The Raytown South Cardinals clinched a tie for the conference championship by defeating the Grandview Bulldogs by a score of 72-66 Feb. 24 to an invite-only crowd. The game was previously postponed because of some concern from police of a possible danger at the game. It was rescheduled and opened only to immediate family members…

Raytown South wrestling finishes 11th place

The Raytown South High Cardinals finished 11th as a team at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) 3A Wrestling Championships held February 19 and 20, scoring 48.5 points. Senior William Samuels at 285 pounds and Junior Ottis Peeler at 170 pounds placed 2nd in their respective weight classes, and Senior Bryant Clay at…

2 Raytown South athletes sign athletic scholarships

By Kris CollinsOn Feb. 4, the cafeteria at Raytown South High School was buzzing with classmates, staff and family of Jabril Cox and Isaiah Colbert for what the administration noted was the largest gathering for National Signing Day in the school’s history. Cox and Colbert, standouts on the Raytown South football team, signed with North…

Raytown High chess team, MLK essay contest winners honored

By Kris CollinsThey Raytown High School Chess Team was honored at the district school board’s regular meeting Monday evening for having made great achievements over the team’s two year existence, and most recently for winning the Rockhurst High School Chess Tournament. Kim Lemons, the team’s sponsor, and each team member received a certificate from the…

Cardinals top Winnetonka 48-46

Photos by R.C. JonesThe Raytown South High School Cardinals beat Winnetonka by a narrow margin this past Friday night as the Cards held on to a two-point victory over the Griffins following a missed buzzer-beater. Raytown South won 48-46. Raytown South Cardinals v the Winnetonka Griffins held on Friday Jan 15, 2016  

Bluejays sweep Raytown South

Raytown Bluejays

It was all Bluejays Saturday as Raytown High’s girls and boys basketball teams defeated the visiting Cardinals of Raytown South High School.  The Lady Jays defeated the Lady Cards by 52 to 24, and Jays completed the sweep in the following game, defeating the Cardinals 62 to 47.   

RSHS athletes garner post-season honors

Raytown South Cardinals

Thirteen Raytown South High School football players were recently honored with post-season recognition, one player being named an All-State player. Jabril Cox, senior quarterback, was a Fontana award nominee for Outstanding Player in the Small Class, a part of the Simone Awards. Isaiah Colbert, was named to the Class 4, 3rd Team All State, on…