Archive for Sunday, February 5, 2017

Also from February 5

All stories

SJA seventh, MV eighth at first EKL swim and dive meet
February 5, 2017
St. James and Mill Valley placed seventh and eighth, respectively, in the Eastern Kansas League swim and dive championships Saturday at Blue Valley Southwest. Mitch Willoughby won the 1-meter dive, and Chris Sprenger had second-place finishes in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke to lead the Jaguars. Nick Callahan was the runner-up in the 50 and 100 freestyles to lead the Thunder.
Swimming roundup: SMNW 10th, SMN 11th at Sunflower League meet; DHS seventh at Manhattan Invite
February 5, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest and SM North placed 10th and 11th, respectively, at the Sunflower League swim and dive meet on Saturday at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. De Soto placed seventh out of 18 teams at the Manhattan Invitational.
Wrestling roundup: SMNW wins SMSD duals as Habben, Smith earn 100th wins
February 5, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest wrestling coach Howard Newcomb had plenty to be happy about after watching his Cougars win the Shawnee Mission District duals for the second time in three years on Friday at SM West, but that was only the beginning of his excitement. Shawnee Mission Northwest senior Devonte Smith and junior Jerad Habben both notched their 100th career wins as the Cougars went 4-0 against their SMSD foes. Shawnee Mission North placed fifth in the SMSD duals. In other recent area wrestling action, De Soto won a dual over Eudora on Thursday, and St. James’ Sammy Cokeley and Clay Lautt won their weight classes on Saturday at the Silver Lake tournament.
Van Rose inducted as inaugural member of SMNW Athletic Hall of Fame
February 5, 2017
Cross country coach Van Rose has put together a plethora of workouts and lesson plans throughout his 48 years of coaching and teaching at Shawnee Mission Northwest, each of which has been carefully thought out and had a specific purpose. Rose has thrived as a mentor on the course and in the classroom by making every second count, so when he delivered a concise, yet thorough speech after being inducted into the Shawnee Mission Northwest Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday at halftime of the Cougar boys basketball team’s home game against Free State, no one in the gymnasium seemed surprised.