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De Soto’s Cauthron wins 5A bowling regional; St. James’ Bierbaum state-bound again
February 22, 2017
De Soto freshman Sean Cauthron rolled a three-game series of 822 to win Wednesday’s Class 5-1A boys bowling regional tournament at Gage Bowl. Cauthron will be joined by teammates Tyler Lovegren and Danny Erickson at the 5-1A state tournament on March 2 at Northrock Lanes in Wichita. St. James Academy junior Meredith Bierbaum qualified individually for the state tournament for the third straight season after placing ninth in the girls tournament.
Basketball roundup: Maranatha girls, St. James boys earn victories
February 22, 2017
The Maranatha Christian Academy girls basketball team shut out Kansas City Christian in the first quarter en route to a 35-23 win over the Panthers on Tuesday. On the boys side, Zach Thornhill scored 20 points to lead St. James Academy to a 47-35 victory over Blue Valley West.
De Soto girls fall to Louisburg, 34-31
February 22, 2017
De Soto’s girls basketball team jumped out to a nine-point lead in the first five minutes, but the offense stalled against Louisburg’s 2-3 zone the rest of the way in a 34-31 loss on Tuesday.
Wilson wills De Soto past Louisburg
February 22, 2017
Senior Noah Wilson had a double-double with a season-high 25 points and 11 rebounds in De Soto’s 57-40 victory over Louisburg on Tuesday.
Mill Valley sweeps EKL bowling tournaments
February 22, 2017
The first Eastern Kansas League tournament for the Mill Valley boys and girls bowling teams was one they won’t soon forget, as they claimed the traveling trophy on both sides after their respective first-place finishes. Abby Berner set the tone for the Mill Valley girls team with a Game 1 score of 220, and went on to win the tournament with a three-game series of 530. Berner was the only girls bowler to have a series of 500 or better, as she helped Mill Valley edge St. James by 37 pins for first place. Hunter Turpin led the Mill Valley boys squad with a 583 series to place fourth individually. St. James took fourth as a team on the boys side behind a 548 series from Grant Huerter.
City of Shawnee plans to upgrade website this year
February 22, 2017
The city of Shawnee hopes to launch a redesigned website by the end of the year.
Shawnee man named ‘Magician of the Year’
February 22, 2017
Nearly two decades ago, Keith Leff quit his cushy corporate job and became a full-time magician. It was one of the best decisions he made in his life.
A ‘variety’ of ways to help
Shawnee-based charity donates life-changing equipment to special needs children
February 22, 2017
Shawnee-based charity donates life-changing equipment to special needs children