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Two people arrested following overnight auto burglary
04:51 p.m., May 10, 2017 Updated 02:16 a.m.
A Shawnee woman and a Lawrence man were both arrested after they were allegedly seen burglarizing an unlocked vehicle in a western Shawnee driveway.
Power outages reported in Shawnee
02:37 p.m., May 10, 2017 Updated 05:05 p.m.
More than 2,500 Westar Energy customers are without power Wednesday afternoon.
SMNW softball seniors shine in doubleheader sweep of SM North
May 10, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest seniors Hanna Weaver, Taylor Pagacz and Ashley Weigel could not have asked for a much better way to celebrate their final regular season games, as the Cougars swept a doubleheader from SM North on Tuesday at the Shawnee Mission Softball Complex. The Cougars shut out the Indians, 10-0, in Game One and held off a late charge from SM North to win the nightcap, 9-6.
Shawnee volunteer helps show off symphony’s showhouse
May 10, 2017
It’s the longest-running showhouse event in the country and now, it’s open until Mother’s Day.
Shawnee mom organizes upcoming NF walk
May 10, 2017
Hannah Duby is the Kansas City NF walk director this year.
Walking across Sunflower State: Giant map of Kansas educates students at Hope Lutheran
May 10, 2017
Map analysts brought the The National Geographic Giant Traveling Map of Kansas to Hope Lutheran School last week.
De Soto Rocket Club blasts off to national championship
May 10, 2017
A group of high school students from Shawnee and De Soto are launching into the world’s largest rocket competition this week.
Baseball roundup: Maranatha earns two-run rule victories over Harmon
May 10, 2017
Maranatha Christian Academy’s baseball team coasted to two run-rule victories over Harmon on Tuesday. St. James Academy jumped on Blue Valley early and often with a five-run first, as the Thunder prevailed for a 9-6 victory over the Tigers. Mill Valley scored two runs in the first, and that was all starter Jack Blancarte needed to lead the Jaguars to a 3-1 victory over Blue Valley North. Shawnee Mission Northwest used a balanced offensive attack to hold off Leavenworth for a 5-3 win to close out the regular season. De Soto split its final regular season doubleheader against Eudora, as the Wildcats defeated the Cardinals, 6-4, in eight innings in Game One before falling, 3-1, in the nightcap. Shawnee Mission North scored three runs in the top of the first, but it was all SM West after that, as the Vikings downed the Indians, 14-4.
Softball roundup: St. James, De Soto swept in doubleheaders
May 10, 2017
St. James Academy and De Soto’s softball teams came up short in their respective doubleheaders on Tuesday, as the Thunder were swept by Blue Valley and the Wildcats dropped two against Eudora.
Soccer roundup: SMNW earns senior night win over Olathe North
May 10, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls soccer team edged Olathe North, 3-2, for a senior night victory over the Eagles. Michaela Keller, Megan Nugent and Brooke Haley found the back of the net for the Cougars. Paige Talken scored in the second half, but St. James could not find an equalizer in a 2-1 loss to Blue Valley. Shawnee Mission North could not slow down Lawrence High senior Skylar Drum — who recorded a hat trick — in a 5-0 loss to the Lions.