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Two Jags climb podium
March 1, 2006
Two months ago, Mill Valley sophomore wrestler Brett Delich was watching from the sidelines. Now Delich is a state medalist.
Tubbesing, Distler win Ward IV primary
March 1, 2006
Incumbent Shawnee City Council member Kevin Tubbesing and newcomer Michelle Distler will face each other in the April 4 city elections.
Students get a taste of military life in ROTC
March 1, 2006
It’s 6 a.m. on a school day at Shawnee Mission North High School, and 26 dedicated students have already arrived to begin practice drills.
Cougars upset No. 2 Leavenworth
March 1, 2006
On the strength of nearly 40 rebounds and an offense that backed up before it went in, the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball team upended the No. 2-ranked Leavenworth Pioneers, 66-54, last Tuesday night at the Northwest gym.
Mill Valley senior falls short in final try
March 1, 2006
Mill Valley senior wrestler Justin Broadbent entered last weekend’s state tournament with one goal in mind.
Solid defense saves the day vs. Turner
March 1, 2006
Betsy Meeks begged, pleaded and finally threatened her players.
Northwest seniors pave road for future success
March 1, 2006
If Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball coach Ben Meseke had his way, every incoming freshman basketball player entering the Cougars’ program would have to watch a video of this year’s senior class. He said younger players could learn a lot from this season’s graduating class.
Hot-shooting East awaits Northwest girls
March 1, 2006
The foe may be familiar, but that doesn’t mean Shawnee Mission Northwest girls basketball coach John Reiff feels comfortable heading into sub-state. Especially when that foe launches three-pointers at such a furious pace.
Cougars to host Blue Valley counterpart
March 1, 2006
Thursday night the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball team might want to think about putting on some extra socks inside of their basketball shoes.
Seniors bow out with state victories
March 1, 2006
Four Shawnee Mission Northwest wrestlers traveled down to Wichita last weekend for the Kansas 6A state championships and two returned having placed themselves among the top wrestlers in the state.
MV OpenS Sub-state at home tonight
March 1, 2006
It’s on to sub-state for Mill Valley, a team that seems destined for its first trip to the state tournament in school history. The Jaguars start their bid tonight when Shawnee Heights (3-17) comes to town.
Jaguars outrun Turner to finish 19-1
March 1, 2006
Mill Valley coach Justin Bogart about put a hole in the Turner gym floor last Friday night.
Opinion: Is this team the one?
March 1, 2006
The Mill Valley Jaguars have accomplished a lot this season.
Mill Valley club raises diversity awareness
March 1, 2006
Ashli Cobbins says it’s difficult being one of the few black students at Mill Valley High School. “It is tough, but we adjust,” she said. “Most of the people at this school are very welcoming, but you feel uncomfortable. Sometimes I’m the only black person in the class.”
Clear Creek drum ensemble shows off to state teachers
March 1, 2006
Every Monday and Wednesday morning, the halls of Clear Creek Elementary School echo with the sound of drums.
Shawnee students compete in Johnson County Spelling bee
March 1, 2006
Matthew Peters isn’t sure what “agathokakological” means, but he knows how to spell it.
De Soto patrons to vote on bonds
March 1, 2006
De Soto School Board members decided unanimously to support a $105.7 million bond issue last week to make room for their growing district.
Friends, neighbors pay tribute to man who made people feel ‘special
March 1, 2006
When Allie Fisher nominated Frankie Barrera for Kindest Kansas Citian in a school project, she explained how nice the Shawnee resident was whenever she visited his house.
Store a one-stop shop for musicians
March 1, 2006
For the past year, a long-time Shawnee business has been given a new look.
Letter: ‘A great city’
March 1, 2006
Big stores’ interest a reflection of growth
March 1, 2006
A national electronics chain is interested in building its fourth Johnson County location in Shawnee, if other quality businesses will develop along with it.
City Council stands firm on lawsuit
March 1, 2006
Members of the Shawnee City Council Monday made it clear that they don’t think the city was wrong in a rezoning decision that led to a civil lawsuit against the city.
Northwest student fights second battle with cancer
March 1, 2006
A bright pink flamingo sits in the Woodburys’ yard to proclaim their happiness — their daughter is home.
Couple stays busy with kids’ activities
March 1, 2006
It’s hard to miss the Jeff and Paula Broadbent during a weekend at Mill Valley High School.
Classes attract stage-struck kids
March 1, 2006
Are you sure about that?” 11-year-old Betsy Wendorff of Shawnee asks her friend.