Archive for Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Also from March 9

All stories

Efficient fourth quarter propels Jaguars to semifinals
March 9, 2016
With 6:39 left in the game, senior Kasey Conklin rose up from the corner infront of the Mill Valley bench and sank a three that gave his team the lead for good as the No. 4-seeded Jaguars topped No. 5 Salina Central 55-46 on Wednesday to open state play.
Cougars blow by Washburn Rural, 44-29, in state quarterfinals
March 9, 2016
Lock-down defense drove Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball team to a 44-29 victory over Washburn Rural, Wednesday in the 6A state tournament quarterfinals at Wichita State’s Charles Koch Arena.
Mize teacher named USD 232 Elementary Teacher of the Year
March 9, 2016
The De Soto school district has named Shara Reilly of Mize Elementary as its elementary-level nominee for the Kansas Teacher of the Year competition.
Mill Valley Science Olympiad team headed to state
March 9, 2016
The Mill Valley High School Science Olympiad team is preparing for the state championship competition April 2 in Wichita.
Three Reasons why the MVHS girls can win it all
March 9, 2016
As we looked at three reasons the Mill Valley boys could be state champions yesterday, it’s time to switch our focus to the Mill Valley girls, who begin play as the No. 5 seed in the Class 5A state tournament.
Suspect in custody after Kansas City killing spree that left five dead
Was in country illegally, federal agents say
March 9, 2016
A man suspected of fatally shooting four people at his neighbor’s home in Kansas before killing another man about 170 miles away in rural Missouri was taken into custody early Wednesday morning after an extensive manhunt, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
SMNW’s Massy to receive honors
March 9, 2016
Susan Massy, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School’s longtime yearbook and print journalism adviser, will receive a special honor at the Columbia (University) Scholastic Press Association’s Spring Convention next week in New York City.
A need for help: Wonderscope and other Shawnee attractions seeking more volunteers
March 9, 2016
Nikki Vendegna loves the work she does at the Shawnee and Oak Park branches of the Johnson County Library system.
Kansas lawmakers push bill to reverse key income tax cut
March 9, 2016
A tax break for Kansas business owners championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback would be reversed under a proposal introduced Tuesday by three influential GOP state senators.