Archive for Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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SJA’s Lock, Mill Valley’s Haub participate in MO-KAN softball game
June 12, 2012
St. James Academy senior Kristin Lock just wants it to be spring again.
Wrestling camp with Olympic pedigree coming to Mill Valley this month
June 12, 2012
A former Olympic champion wrestler and team coach, Steve Fraser, is bringing his U.S. Camps system to Shawnee for a World Class Wrestling Camp at Mill Valley High School from June 25-28.
Five Shawnee athletes star in JUCO world series
04:07 p.m., June 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Qualifying for the Junior College World Series is an accomplishment very few programs in the country get to experience every season. The Shawnee area had five athletes competing in Grand Junction, Colo., between May 26 and June 2, all are SM Northwest alumni.
SMNW’s Jessica Johnson departs a winner
04:04 p.m., June 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
With many athletes specializing from early ages now, it’s rare to see a player excel in more than one area of athletic achievement, especially throughout a high school career. Shawnee Mission Northwest’s Jessica Johnson never wavered from her commitment to cross-country, basketball and soccer during her four-year stint, lettering in all 12 seasons as a Cougar.
Making a splash early: Scanlon latest area angler to join elites
03:30 p.m., June 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
LONE STAR — The fish play hard to get at first on this windswept late spring day, one of at least 200 that Casey Scanlon will spend on a lake this year. Today it’s Lone Star Lake in southwest Douglas County where the 28-year-old Lenexa resident and Shawnee Mission Northwest alum will fish to tune up for June’s three Bassmaster Elite Series tournaments — the first of which was fished over the weekend at Toledo Bend in Many, La.
Beal: Enough of the single life
02:26 p.m., June 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
I’ve been playing bachelor for a week now, and I guess about the best I can say about the experience is that it’s a mixed blessing.
SMNW grad hopes to reach Rolex eventing competition
02:23 p.m., June 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Jessica Ptak, 19, has been riding horses for as long as she can remember — and even before that.
Wellness program to explore diabetes, hormones link
01:23 p.m., June 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
A free wellness program focusing on the link between diabetes and hormones is scheduled for noon July 18 in the KU MedWest Community Room, 7405 Renner Road.
Five questions: Swimming safely
KDHE offers tips for summer in the water
01:16 p.m., June 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
This week, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment provides tips on keeping safe while you’re swimming this summer.
Shawnee Relay for Life sheds light in cancer fight
June 12, 2012
“More birthdays.” That American Cancer Society slogan inspired the name of the new team Kelly Greiner formed for the Relay for Life of Shawnee.
Proposed Perceptive Software post-mortem prompts lively exchange
June 12, 2012
Ray Erlichman, a resident who attends and blogs about Shawnee City Council meetings, proposed during the governing body’s June 11 meeting that it endorse creation of a volunteer “lessons learned task force” to determine why Lenexa was able to lure the Shawnee headquarters of Perceptive Software.