Archive for Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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Mill Valley soccer shuts out Lansing
April 21, 2010
The Mill Valley girls soccer team’s quest for a Kaw Valley League championship has reached its midpoint.
Free State trips SMNW soccer
April 21, 2010
Hillary Yoder scored an early goal and Hannah Carlson tacked one on late as Lawrence Free State knocked off Shawnee Mission Northwest, 2-0, in girls soccer action Tuesday at Free State.
North soccer drops fifth straight
April 21, 2010
The Shawnee Mission North girls soccer team suffered its fifth straight loss Tuesday in a 5-1 setback to Olathe Northwest.
St. James softball splits with Miege
April 21, 2010
The St. James Academy softball team battled through two extra-innings games Tuesday and came away with a split against Bishop Miege.
St. James soccer knocks off Miege
April 21, 2010
A week after St. Teresa’s Academy prevented St. James Academy from crafting its first winning streak of the season, the Thunder got back on track.
SMNW tennis ties Barstow
April 21, 2010
The Shawnee Mission Northwest boys tennis team battled to a 6-6 tie with Barstow Academy on Tuesday at SMNW.
SMNW golfers 2nd at Olathe North Invitational
April 21, 2010
Senior Brett Dowell fired a 1-over par 73 and placed first Monday at the Olathe North Invitational at Falcon Ridge Golf Club.
Shawnee Mission Education Foundation deals out grants
April 21, 2010
Lucas Shivers’ sixth grade class is full of budding directors, writers and film moguls.
Police calls April 20, 2010
April 21, 2010
Shawnee police reports filed Tuesday, April 20, 2010.
Commuter forecast for April 21, 2010
April 21, 2010
There is a chance it’s going to be a little drizzly this morning for the commute. Other than the light rain though, there shouldn’t be any major traffic concerns.
Five Questions: Earth Keepers
April 21, 2010
Gayla Speer, district manager of the Johnson County Conservation District, offers some advice, below, to those wishing to celebrate Earth Day, which is Thursday, April 22.
Names in the news, April 21, 2010
April 21, 2010
Recent educational accomplishments of Shawnee natives from across the country.
Deadline for Ward I Council vacancy approaches
April 21, 2010
The deadline for anyone interested in the Ward I vacancy on the Shawnee City Council is Monday.
USD 232 Board’s search nearly finished
April 21, 2010
De Soto USD 232 is one step closer to picking a new superintendent.
Science Olympians from St. James headed to nationals
April 21, 2010
They conquered the regional competition, then the state competition. Now, members of the St. James Academy Science Olympiad team are ready to take on the nation.
Church members get first-hand ‘third-world’ experience
April 21, 2010
For the past month and a half, one local church has brought the experiences of those it helps across the world home to its members.
Letter: Strengthening families
April 21, 2010
We all want children to be safe and have healthy childhood experiences. However an increasing number of children are exposed to intensive stress – like child abuse and neglect – that can be devastating to child development and have lifelong consequences.
Museums in Kansas
April 21, 2010
Driving across the state last week, I was struck by the fact that in some places you can’t go five miles without seeing a billboard for some museum or other. Kansas has a lot of museums.
Public Works set to discuss Shawnee Town rate increases
Changes to Town Hall and Farmers’ Market booth fees on agenda
April 21, 2010
Budget woes likely will impact the operations and rental rates at Shawnee’s best-known facility.
For Class of 2010, senior prom marks another milestone
April 21, 2010
For the Class of 2010, senior prom is one last, big dance with friends before graduation.
Entries in commemorative pin contest sought
April 21, 2010
Shawnee Lions are again sponsoring a contest to design a commemorative pin for Old Shawnee Days.
Sunflower State Games accepting registrations
April 21, 2010
Online registration is now open for the 21st annual Sunflower State Games sports festival.
SMNW takes second at Free State swim meet
April 21, 2010
The Shawnee Mission Northwest girls swimming and diving team turned in a strong second-place finish out of five teams on Tuesday at Lawrence Free State.
North swimmers, divers third at home meet
April 21, 2010
The Shawnee Mission North girls swimming and diving team finished third at a meet Tuesday against Shawnee Mission East and Shawnee Mission West at the North pool.
Shawnee athletes soar, splash at Kansas Relays
April 21, 2010
LAWRENCE — The smile broke out across Abby Row’s face before she even landed on the mat below.
Northwest takes second at SM District tennis tourney
April 21, 2010
Thanks to outstanding doubles play on Saturday, the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys tennis team claimed second in the Shawnee Mission District Meet held at a variety of district locations throughout the city.
Spring Break mission group perseveres after rerouting
April 21, 2010
When a dangerous situation kept a local church group from its original mission this Spring Break, they were able to reroute and help another family in need.
Sleep-in-a-box event raises awareness, funds at SMNW
April 21, 2010
More than 150 Shawnee Mission Northwest students spent Monday night in cardboard boxes.
Temporary connection wins residents’ support
April 21, 2010
Many western Shawnee residents say they would support constructing a connection from 57th Street to the Oak Valley West shopping center and Hedge Lane Terrace — so long as it’s temporary.