News and Announcements
-A community Pep Rally will be held in the stadium to showcase Fall Sports, the Spirit of ‘76 Marching Band, Cheerleaders, Poms, and
Academic & Athletic Achievements from 20-21school year at 6:30 PM.
-Scrimmages will be held at South High starting at 3:30 PM.
-Dinner, snacks, beverages, and Patriot spirit items will be sold from 4:00-6:00.
On January 14th, the Patriots will take on former player and current head coach of the Windsor Owls, Ryan McArthy in a game played at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown, Indiana. The Hoosier Gym is the site where the movie Hoosiers was filmed in 1986. The trip was originally scheduled for last season but the Hoosier Gym was shut down all winter because of Covid-19. That game was moved to Windsor High School with the Owls winning 52-48. Three South players scored in double figures…Tristan Brand-16, Evan Renz 15 and Eddie Ahearn-10.
Adam Sommer has signed to play basketball next year at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kansas. Sommer is a 2020 graduate of Parkway South and last year attended Bosco Institute in Chicago. Adam left South with four school records which included the most points in a game with 42.
Three of the senior basketball players have signed on to continue their education and basketball in college!
Tristan Brand Guard 6"0" 165lbs 11.8ppg Culver Stockton
Tristan finished his senior season as the teams leading scorer averaging 11.8 point per game. He led the team in three point percentage at 32.0%, free throw percentage with 78.2% as well as dives with 25.
Rhyan Shanklin Guard 6’0" 175lbs 7.3ppg MidAmercia Nazarene
In Rhyan’s senior season he led the team in defensive rebounds with 54, total rebounds with 85 as well as deflections with 88. Rhyan was a key to the Patriots defense in 2021.
Sebastian Sutton Guard/Forward 6’2" 180lbs Central Methodist
Sebastian played in only one game his senior year as he tore his ACL going for a block in the game against Parkway North. Seb was a three year varsity player.
Rhyan Shanklin announced on Twitter that he will attend MidAmerica Nazarene and will play basketball for the for the Pioneers. Shanklin was a Senior Captain in the 2020-21 season for PS. MNU is located in Olathe, Kansas and is a member of the Heart of America Conference that competes in the NAIA. “I want to thank God, my family, my friends, my teammates, and all of the coaches that I have every played for, you all have been amazing support”, said Shanklin.