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Cougars use speed to surge past Indians, 8-3
April 5, 2017
When the Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team has put runners on base this season, the Cougars have not wasted much time in getting around and in to score. The Cougars (3-2) lit up the base paths with seven steals to keep the pressure on SM North for most of their 8-3 victory over the Indians on Tuesday at SM East’s practice field. The game was moved from 3&2 to SM East due to field conditions, and was still called after five and a half innings due to inclement weather. Northwest scored five runs during a two-out rally in the bottom of the fourth, and had three steals in the inning.
Face to Face: Mick Shaffer
April 5, 2017
As a sports journalist, Shawnee resident Mick Shaffer has covered everything from KU basketball to high school sports to the Chiefs to the Royals.
From Shawnee to Indy: high school student makes nationals in American Legion competition
April 5, 2017
Blue Valley student will represent Shawnee, and the state of Kansas, at the upcoming national American Legion oratorical competition.
Johnson County ‘bread and butter’ of Kansas, says board chairman
April 5, 2017
Johnson County continues to thrive. At least that’s the sentiment Board of County Commissioners Chairman Ed Eilert delivered in his 2017 State of the County address last week.
Lights, camera, action!: Shawnee couple to screen feature film at KC Film Festival
April 5, 2017
Shawnee independent filmmakers Lolo Loren and Patrick Poe will be screening a feature film at the KC Film Fest this weekend.
Soccer Roundup: Nugent propels Cougars past Firebirds
April 5, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest defeated Free State, 1-0, with a goal from Megan Nugent on Tuesday. Sidney Manning scored for St. James in a 1-1 tie against Bishop Miege. Mill Valley played Blue Valley Northwest to a scoreless tie. Shawnee Mission North suffered a 1-0 loss to Leavenworth. Maranatha came up short in a 4-1 setback to Basehor-Linwood.