Archive for Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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Names in the News
01:47 p.m., January 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
An update on achievements from former Shawnee students and residents.
Former Mill Valley football star transfers to Washburn University
01:43 p.m., January 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Former Mill Valley High School star transfers to Washburn University in Topeka.
Shawnee volleyball player has been well traveled with Kansas State University team
01:34 p.m., January 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Long before Kathleen Ludwig made her mark as an opposite hitter on an NCAA Sweet 16 Kansas State women’s volleyball team, the Shawnee native was making a name for herself in the metro area by being a fearsome outside hitter on coach Gwen Pike’s Bishop Miege squads.
Five former area athletes round out Kansas University rowing team roster
01:28 p.m., January 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Five local athletes are now competing for time in the boat with the Kansas University women’s rowing team — and some even have risen to the top of the pack.
Northwest boys emphasize fundamentals during winter break
January 3, 2012
Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball head coach Mike Rose didn’t spend much of his holiday break time on strategizing new offensive or defensive schemes to catch the rest of the Sunflower League by surprise in the 2012 portion of the season.
Indians basketball team uses break to feed post, get healthy
January 3, 2012
Though there was time for mistletoe and holiday meals, the winter break also gave the Shawnee Mission North boys basketball team time to improve and time to heal.
Hollywood Casino announces Feb. 3 opening date
January 3, 2012
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway announced Monday that it will open to the public on Friday, Feb. 3, pending final regulatory approvals by the State of Kansas and the Kansas Lottery.
Next Ambassadors meeting to feature program on church’s history
10:00 a.m., January 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A2
Win Grantham will present the history of Shawnee United Methodist Church during the next gathering of the Ambassadors, a senior citizens group.
Library kicks off annual bookmark design contest
12:00 a.m., January 3, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A2
Entry forms are now available for the Johnson County Library’s annual Bookmark Design Contest.