The Kansas City Star recently released the Boys’ Soccer All-Metro team. Three SM East seniors received honors. Senior Jack Sernett received an Honorable Mention, senior Bryce McClanahan was awarded second team honors and recently deceased senior Tyler Rathbun earned first team honors.
It doesn’t take eloquence or even a poetic prose to describe how truly amazing Tyler was. Thinking about Ty, at times, still puts me in tears. They aren’t the tears I’m used to shedding. These tears are of a different breed. These droplets slowly trickling down my cheek are full [...]
Senior discusses the events following Tyler Rathbun’s death.
I crumbled to the ground. Tears began to shed, dripped from my nose and fell onto the thick grass at the Blue Valley District soccer field. Our season was over. After a heartbreaking loss the night before in the state semis, our season ended with another loss in the third [...]
James Simmons talks about the ways Tyler Rathbun has impacted his life
Community hosts a soccer game at the UMKC Stadium in memory of Tyler Rathbun
Senior Cole Hogan finished Tyler’s last woodshop project.
Senior Bucky Kessinger reflects on how Tyler helped him to grow throughout middle school and high school.
Students and friends honor the passing of Senior Tyler Rathbun by marching down Mission Road from Shawnee Mission East to Tyler’s funeral at Village Presbyterian Church.
A soccer game has been set up in Tyler’s name by senior Clint Dunn to raise money for kids who can’t afford to play premier soccer. The game will feature Tyler’s club soccer team playing against the East team.
Although senior Samie Fetzer didn’t know Tyler Rathbun, she was effected by his death and came to realize just how precious life is. Through her quote of the day, she is remembering him and comforting those who are grieving,