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Shawnee sports: SMNW alum Allen ahead of college golf learning curve
July 25, 2016
Dispatch sports reporter Chris Duderstadt explains of Shawnee Mission Northwest alumnus Blake Allen is already ahead of the learning curve as he transitions to the college level at Washburn.
SMNW alum Blake Allen wins Kansas Amateur Match Play Championship
July 25, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest alumnus Blake Allen had a scorecard that would raise the eyebrows of seasoned pros in his final round of the Kansas Amateur Match Play Championship Sunday at The Golf Club of Southwind. Allen carded 11 birdies and no bogeys over 29 holes to defeat Garden City’s own Taylor Larsen, 8 and 7, to win the six-day tournament.
Shawnee man charged with robbery after allegedly stealing taxi
July 25, 2016
A Shawnee man was arrested early Saturday after he allegedly stole a taxi in Overland Park.
Annual K-State Horticulture Center Field Day held this weekend
July 25, 2016
The public is invited to learn about the hottest and newest plants at the K-State Research and Extension Horticulture Center’s Field Day being held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 30.
Shawnee Police hold National Night Out event
July 25, 2016
The Shawnee Police Department will be hosting a National Night Out community event from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd.
Shawnee volunteers build playground for young victims of abuse
July 25, 2016
On a sweltering Saturday morning, more than a dozen volunteers helped install a playground at Sunflower House, to benefit children who have been victims of abuse.
Shawnee Mission teacher negotiations at impasse
Board president clarifies raises for teachers, administration
July 25, 2016
News that contract negotiations between the Shawnee Mission school district and teachers union had reached an impasse over pay increases has brought up some criticism of the district’s raises for administrators.
Johnson County residents invited to free cancer screening
July 25, 2016
It is a scary disease, but cancer can be defeated if detected early.
St. James’ Thornhill shows off athleticism
July 25, 2016
Last week, Zach Thornhill proved the 1992 film “White Men Can’t Jump” starring Woody Harrelson isn’t true. The St. James senior, who was playing in his final basketball tournament with his AAU team, KC Run GM, followed up a missed three pointer by Eudora’s Mitchell Ballock by slamming it home.