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De Soto cross country continues to build chemistry as season quickly approaches
August 8, 2017
In Katie Wilber’s first year as De Soto’s head cross country coach, one of her primary goals was to build the chemistry of the young Wildcats team. Wilber enjoyed watching the Wildcats drop time throughout last season while continuing to become closer on and off the course. While the Wildcats are eager to kick off their season, they already have a much stronger bond than at this time last year. Along with logging a multitude of miles this summer, the Wildcats took their first ever team trip to Onekama, Mich.
Colorado Springs trip highlights summer for St. James cross country team
August 8, 2017
The St. James Academy cross country team’s annual trip to Colorado Springs, Colo. has always been something that coach Rob Harber and his athletes have looked forward to, and this year’s trek was no different.
Confident SM North runners ready to kick off cross country season
August 8, 2017
The Shawnee Mission North boys and girls cross country teams have some lofty goals in mind for this fall after gaining some much-needed confidence last year.
Johnson County court help center celebrates serving 15,000 clients
August 8, 2017
The District Court Help Center was established to provide legal assistance and an attorney for those unable to have one.
SMNW XC has energy level despite low attendance at summer conditioning
August 8, 2017
Despite the success that the Shawnee Mission Northwest cross country team has had over the years, it has not directly correlated to the attendance at the Cougars’ summer conditioning program. While head coach Van Rose would have liked to see some higher numbers at summer conditioning, he hasn’t been disappointed with the efforts put forth by the runners who have consistently shown up.
Walking across America: Chicago backpacker with a cause stops in Shawnee to discuss his journey
August 8, 2017
Chicago man travels on foot from Delaware to California, stopping at Shawnee along the way.
Automotive Advisors: Pre-purchase inspections smart move for back-to-school car shoppers
August 8, 2017
Another school year is on the horizon, and the driving roster in many Shawnee households is about to shift — with new drivers coming into the mix and other drivers heading off to college.
Letter to the editor: Recent election results speak volumes, Shawnee resident points out
August 8, 2017
Letter to the editor discusses last week’s city council election results
Mill Valley cross country runners highly-motivated for upcoming season
August 8, 2017
After the Mill Valley boys and girls cross country teams secured top-three finishes at the state meet last fall, the Jaguars are setting the bar high for the upcoming season.