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Mill Valley boys roll by Chieftains on road
11:27 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 01:00 p.m.
Junior Nathan Stacy scored a team-high 22 points and Mill Valley rolled to a 71-51 victory Tuesday at Tonganoxie.
Tripp scores 25 at MVHS girls defeat Tonganoxie
February 7, 2012
Junior Tanner Tripp led all scorers with 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and Mill Valley handed Tonganoxie a 51-28 loss on Tuesday.
Ring featuring red-kettle diamond brings in thousands for charity
02:48 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A5
Having a special, albeit largely mysterious, story seems to have paid off in the case of a diamond discovered in a Shawnee Salvation Army kettle. A ring featuring the diamond as its centerpiece sold last week on eBay for $6,325, which is more than twice its retail value of $3,000.
Five questions: Cards of love
12:51 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
As Valentine’s Day approaches on Tuesday, scores of people are sure to head to the greeting card racks. Below, the U.S. Greeting Card Association provides some facts and figures about Valentine’s cards.
Birth control pills distributed by Johnson County Health Department recalled
12:48 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Certain birth control pills distributed by the Johnson County Health Department are being recalled because packaging mistakes could allow women using them to get pregnant, the department announced today.
Casino opens to fanfare
12:43 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
With the call of “Gentlemen, start your engines,” the ceremonial first craps shoot was thrown Friday and the doors of the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway opened to the public.
Mill Valley football sends three to college programs on Signing Day
12:37 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Anthony Bator, Zach Callahan and Marcus Grant sat still at a table in the commons area as cameras flashed and younger siblings heckled.
Mill Valley’s Gibson signs to play for Division I soccer program
12:35 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Before she begins what will be her first and last season with the Mill Valley High School girls soccer team, Lauren Gibson has already become the team’s first Division I signee in recent memory.
Two SM Northwest relay teams qualify for state championships
12:19 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
he Shawnee Mission Northwest boys swim team shaved dozens of seconds off its race times at the Sunflower League championship meet at Mission Trail Middle School on Friday and Saturday.
St. James wrestlers win Silver Lake tournament
12:15 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
With a relatively young team and only 10 wrestlers competing at the Silver Lake tournament, St. James wrestling came in unsure of what the final result would be on Saturday.
Nine Cougars sign to continue playing careers at various colleges
11:25 a.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Of the four SM Northwest students to sign letters of intent, four sports were represented.
Pro-life speaker to highlight Knights’ annual banquet
10:00 a.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas’ pro-life consultant will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Shawnee Knights of Columbus Awards Banquet.
#ShawneeSports Roundup: Mill Valley ready to host KVL wrestling tournament, SMNW wrestling fifth at district
February 7, 2012
The Mill Valley wrestling team won a pair of duals meets at home against Ottawa and Basehor-Linwood Thursday.
Senior group to see Dwight Eisenhower reenactment
06:00 a.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Shawnee resident Bill Nicks will present a reenactment of former U.S. president and Kansas resident Dwight Eisenhower at the next Ambassadors meeting.