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Volleyball roundup: St. James wins Shawnee Heights tri; Mill Valley sweeps Spring Hill
August 30, 2017
The No. 2-ranked St. James volleyball team swept No. 1 Shawnee Heights and No. 7 Kapaun Mt. Carmel in the Shawnee Heights triangular. Mill Valley won its season opener in straight sets over Spring Hill.
Stellar serving propels SMNW volleyball to sweep of Wyandotte
August 30, 2017
The Shawnee Mission Northwest volleyball team served up 38 aces in its season-opening sweep of Wyandotte on Tuesday.
Tennis roundup: Mill Valley wins triangular against De Soto, Olathe North
August 30, 2017
The Mill Valley tennis team got off fast start to the season at its home triangular against De Soto and Olathe North on Tuesday.
Soccer roundup: SMNW clips Blue Valley; SJA wins Fat Cat opener
August 30, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest junior Henry Fears scored with 2:31 remaining to give the Cougars a 1-0 win over Blue Valley on Tuesday. Sam Enna, Zach Flax and Ryan Kipper scored a goal apiece for St. James in the Thunder’s 3-2 win over Olathe West in the first round of the Fat Cat tournament. De Soto got a hat trick from Daniel Apple, but it wasn’t quite enough in a 6-5 overtime loss to Spring Hill. Shawnee Mission North opened its season with a 3-0 loss to Piper. Maranatha and Seaman were scoreless at the half, but the Vikings sailed past the Eagles after the break en route to a 5-0 victory.
New Kansas City airport focus of upcoming Chamber luncheon
August 30, 2017
One of the most talked about topics in the Kanas City metro area, “A Better KCI”, is the focus during the Sept. 13 Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon.
Shawnee ranks in top 20 safest Kansas cities
August 30, 2017
The SafeWise website listed Shawnee as the 18th safest city in Kansas, coming in just behind Overland Park.
Down to earth: Battling garden thugs
August 30, 2017
Garden enthusiast Janet Rossbach discusses how to deal with garden intruders.
Defendant in ‘She’s a Pistol’ shooting sentenced to life in prison
August 30, 2017
A 21-year-old man was recently sentenced to life in prison, without the possibility of parole, for his role in the homicide of Jon Bieker at the She’s a Pistol gun store.