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Who killed JFK?: Shawnee historian seeks truth behind assassination
December 1, 2017
Meet Casey Quinlan, a well-known JFK assassination researcher based out of Shawnee.
Hinkle leads Mill Valley girls basketball past SMNW
December 1, 2017
As the Shawnee Mission Northwest defense continued to crowd the lane to keep Mill Valley forwards Evan Zars and Trinity Knapp from getting easy buckets or Claire Kaifes from driving to the basket, the Jaguar girls basketball team needed some sharp shooting from the perimeter to power past the Cougars on Thursday. Northwest challenged Mill Valley senior guard Adde Hinkle to knock down open shots from the perimeter, and she did just that by draining four 3-pointers. Hinkle poured in a career-high 16 points to lead the Jaguars to a 44-39 victory over the Cougars in the season opener for both teams.
Shawnee natives help UCM women’s soccer punch ticket to national title match
December 1, 2017
Four Shawnee natives came one step closer to being national champions after the University of Central Missouri women’s soccer team defeated Mercy College (N.Y.), 3-0, in the NCAA Division II national semifinals on Thursday at Swope Soccer Village. Mill Valley alumnae Kayla Hamner and Haley Freeman, Shawnee Mission Northwest product Mikala Modiri and former SM West standout Ashton Dvorak have helped the Jennies to a record of 25-0 entering Saturday’s national title match against Carson-Newman (Tenn.).