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St. James’ Abbott wins 400 at Rockhurst Relays
April 28, 2010
Bay Abbott has been one of the area’s top 400-meter sprinters for most of his high school career, but the St. James Academy senior picked up one of his biggest victories yet when he won his signature race on Tuesday at the Rockhurst Relays.
SMNW relay team qualifies for state swim meet
April 28, 2010
The Shawnee Mission Northwest girls swimming and diving team won a triangular meet Tuesday against Turner and Shawnee Mission West to close out the regular season.
North softball sweeps East
April 28, 2010
The Shawnee Mission North softball team picked up a pair of shutout victories against Shawnee Mission East on Tuesday at the Shawnee Mission District Softball Complex.
Broadmoor students bring home 26 medals in Kansas SkillsUSA
April 28, 2010
Broadmoor Technical Center students received 26 medals at this year’s Kansas SkillsUSA competitions last month in Wichita.
Police calls April 27, 2010
April 28, 2010
Shawnee police reports filed Tuesday, April 27, 2010.
Commuter forecast for April 28, 2010
April 28, 2010
It’s going to be a bit breezy and a little chilly this morning, but it will at least be dry. Expect to encounter the same minor construction delays that have hindered the morning commute the past few days.
Shawnee resident indicted on cocaine charges
April 28, 2010
A Shawnee resident is accused in federal court of selling cocaine.
Letter: City benefits
April 28, 2010
To the editor: As a retiree from the city of Shawnee, I realized real quickly that our city has always done more with less.
Mayor breaks tie to approve road to westside center
April 28, 2010
The city will build a 115-foot connection from 57th Street to the Oak Valley West shopping center to ease traffic concerns during construction of an interchange.
Cuts hit 37 SMSD teachers
April 28, 2010
Thirty-seven teachers in Shawnee Mission USD 512 won’t have their contracts renewed for the 2010-2011 school year, the latest victims of state cuts in public education funding.
Marble Days organizers ready for 4th annual celebration
April 28, 2010
The fourth annual Marble Days event is approaching and organizers say they’re pulling out the stops when it comes to silliness and wackiness this year.
Team Shawnee reigns in Wii bowling competition
April 28, 2010
Looking at her remaining pins, Ginger Robinson didn’t have much hope. She had knocked out everything but two on the back right and one on the far left — a 7-6-10 split. But, as she threw her “bowling ball” down the “alley” at the Shawnee Civic Centre, Robinson must have given it a little more oomph, because the force knocked down the two pins hard enough to send one flying to the left, taking out the third.
In GOP race for Congress, 1 drops out, another joins
April 28, 2010
The race to fill the seat being vacated by U.S. Congressman Dennis Moore no longer will include former State Sen. Nick Jordan of Shawnee. But as soon as Jordan dropped out, a Shawnee businesswoman and fellow Republican joined the field for Moore’s 3rd District seat.
Alternative break keeps teens close to home
April 28, 2010
A group of teenagers from Hope Lutheran Church got firsthand experience in home restoration when they traveled over spring break to Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Jobe, Jaguars pound Turner, close in on KVL championship
April 28, 2010
Just how dominant was Jillian Jobe during the Mill Valley softball team’s 15-3 mauling of Turner on Monday at the 3&2 District Complex?
Three school records tumble as MVHS track soars at West
April 28, 2010
School records continue to tumble at Mill Valley.
At 7-1, Mill Valley soccer earns regional recognition
April 28, 2010
The Mill Valley girls soccer team has soared to number two in the Class 5-1A Northeast Regional rankings, but that is of no consequence to Jaguars coach Arlan Vomhof.
MAYB Basketball tourney coming in May
April 28, 2010
Mid-America Youth Basketball will be conducting a spring tournament in the Shawnee area. The tournament will take place May 21-23 at various locations throughout the Shawnee Mission School District.
Three from Maranatha named all-conference
April 28, 2010
The Crossroads Conference has released its all-conference boys and girls basketball teams, and three athletes from Maranatha Academy were included.
Appleby, Kiler lead Mill Valley to victory against Golden Bears
April 28, 2010
It took four starts, but Ethan Appleby finally has his first victory of the season. The Mill Valley pitcher was effective in three prior outings, but he didn’t receive enough offensive support to earn a victory.
St. James baseball ready to defend Butch Foster Classic tourney title
April 28, 2010
St. James Academy’s baseball team has grown awfully comfortable inside CommunityAmerica Ballpark during the past few years.
Cougars clip Thunder in defensive duel
April 28, 2010
The challenge facing the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls soccer team was twofold.
Giacalone delivers perfection, victory for SMNW
April 28, 2010
Even as he closed in on a history-making performance, Adam Giacalone never lost sight of the goal at hand.
Volunteers take on seven projects for Rebuilding Together Shawnee
April 28, 2010
More than 200 volunteers Saturday proved a 3-year-old organization is still going strong to improve the lives of Shawnee residents.
Sampling Kansas
April 28, 2010
Keyta Kelly, director of the 2010-2011 Kansas Sampler Festival, offers what people can expect from this year’s festival this weekend in Leavenworth.
SMNW debuts play
April 28, 2010
With only three and a half weeks to prepare for their spring play, the students at Shawnee Mission Northwest are kicking into high gear.
Mexican restaurant chain expands into western Shawnee
April 28, 2010
A new Shawnee restaurant is the first Kansas location for an expansive chain of restaurants in Missouri.
New yarn for students: Collections help with Cancer Action project
April 28, 2010
Students at Ray Marsh Elementary School are all about community service this year.
Sisterhood’ sparks SMN to softball hot streak
April 28, 2010
A season that began with question marks has wound up in a familiar place for the Shawnee Mission North softball team.
Beal: Tomato crop fuels great expectations
April 28, 2010
I guess it was like Samuel Johnson said of a second marriage: the triumph of hope over experience.
SMEF delivers grants
April 28, 2010
Lucas Shivers’ sixth-grade class at Bluejacket-Flint elementary is full of budding directors, writers and film moguls.