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Golf roundup: Klis leads St. James to third place at 5A state tournament
May 22, 2017
Fresh off of a regional championship last week in Topeka, the St. James Academy boys golf team placed third at the Class 5A state tournament on Monday at Salina Municipal Golf Course. Klis carded the low round of the day for the Thunder with a 73, which was good for sixth place. Mill Valley finished 11th as a team behind a round of 80 from sophomore Blake Aerni. The Jaguars’ No. 1 golfer tied for 40th place. De Soto senior Daniel Lee qualified individual for the 5A state tournament, and shot a round of 85 to tie for 65th place. Shawnee Mission Northwest junior C.C. Ghilardi fired a round of 73 to place sixth at the 6A state tournament at Auburn Hills Golf Course in Wichita. Maranatha Christian Academy sophomore Chris Toomay placed 86th at the 2A state tournament at the Golf Club of Southwind in Garden City after shooting a round of 130.
SMNW swimmer Brull goes out as state champion in 100 butterfly
May 22, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest senior Hailey Brull rounded out her high school swimming career as a two-time state champion in the 100-yard butterfly on Saturday at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. Shawnee Mission North junior Joely Merriman was the state runner-up in the 50 and 100-yard freestyles. The Mill Valley 200-yard freestyle relay team of sophomore Celia Kistner and freshmen Cadee Morris, Kayla Teasley and Allison Godfrey earned silver medals after a down-to-the-wire finish against St. Thomas Aquinas. St. James freshman Aubrey Crain posted top-10 finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM, and helped the Thunder take eighth in the 200-yard medley relay. De Soto had three school-record breaking performances on the final day of the state meet.
Pursuit ends in Shawnee, K-9 and helicopter search followed
May 22, 2017
A Lake Quivira Police officer chased a suspect vehicle into Shawnee late Saturday. That suspect vehicle crashed and two suspects ran into a wooded area in Shawnee.
Police investigate shots fired overnight
09:06 a.m., May 22, 2017 Updated 05:05 p.m.
Shawnee Police were called to investigate several reports of possible gunshots heard along Shawnee Mission Parkway early Monday.
Preliminary location plans for fourth fire station revealed
May 22, 2017
About 50 residents showed up to view early plans for a new Shawnee fire station on Wednesday, May 17.