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SM North boys hoops halt Huskies, 54-42, to reach 6A state title game
March 11, 2016
Michael and Marcus Weathers scored 23 and 16 points, respectively, to lead the Indians past Blue Valley Northwest, 54-42 – clinching the program’s first trip to the 6A state championship game since 1964.
MVHS boys are championship bound
March 11, 2016
When the final buzzer sounded and the handshakes were shook, Kasey Conklin hitched a ride on the back of Tyler Grauer to the locker room.
Rose pours in 25 points to power SM Northwest to 6A state title game
March 11, 2016
Brenni Rose knocked down two game-winning free throws with 2.8 seconds left to lead Shawnee Mission Northwest past Olathe South, 38-36, in the 6A girls basketball state semifinals Friday at Wichita State’s Charles Koch Arena.
Boys 5A State: No. 4 Mill Valley vs. No. 8 Washington
March 11, 2016
Live semifinal action of the Class 5A state tournament.
Shawnee Mission North’s NJROTC program continues to excel, build character
March 11, 2016
While North’s NJROTC is establishing itself as a powerhouse among NJROTC programs nationally, heading to the national competition for its 11th consecutive year, the program’s main goal is still character development.
Kansas educators’ outcry over school finance measure stifles meeting
March 11, 2016
An outcry from educators has forced the Kansas Senate’s budget chief to cancel a hearing on a bill that would take control of school finance away from the state Department of Education.
Three charged with robbing Johnson County bank while toddler waited in getaway vehicle
March 11, 2016
Three people have been charged with robbing a suburban Kansas City bank with a toddler in the getaway vehicle.
Face to Face: KISS Dog Training’s Mike Deathe
March 11, 2016
Get to know your Shawnee neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
De Soto school district preparing for name change
Board also to consider altering middle school schedule
March 11, 2016
In addition to recently naming a new superintendent, the De Soto school district is preparing for some big changes in the coming year, including the district’s name.
Shawnee students learn more about landfill’s odor reduction measures
Waste Management, city officials visit Horizon third-graders
March 11, 2016
When Amy Lewis’s third-grade class learned about the increasing odors from the Johnson County Landfill bothering the residents of Shawnee, they came up with their own inventions to address the problem — most of them involving Febreeze.
Shawnee City Councilman Eric Jenkins files for Kansas House seat
March 11, 2016
Shawnee City Councilman Eric Jenkins is seeking election to the Kansas House in the 18th District, which represents most of eastern Shawnee.
SM North hoops holds off Wichita East, 55-52, to return to state semifinals
March 11, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team held off a furious rally from defending state champion Wichita East in a 55-52 victory, Thursday in the 6A state quarterfinals at Charles Koch Arena.
Kansas senator seeks to end daylight saving time
March 11, 2016
When you get elected to the Kansas Legislature, you can introduce any bill you want. And when you’re the head of a powerful budget committee, you can be pretty confident that your bill will get a hearing.