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JCCC receives $10 million lead gift for major campus transformation initiative
November 28, 2017
The JCCC Foundation has received a $10 million lead gift from the Sunderland Foundation as the college embarks on the largest campus transformation project in its history.
Face to Face: Josh Kiene
November 28, 2017
Meet Josh Kiene, a third-generation dentist at a Shawnee dental office.
New thrift store celebrates grand opening this week
November 28, 2017
City Union Mission will open its largest thrift store in Shawnee on Thursday.
Mill Valley receiver Talley, De Soto lineman Kellner named as finalists for respective Simone awards
November 28, 2017
Mill Valley junior Logan Talley and De Soto senior Marshall Kellner were both named as finalists for one of the five Thomas A. Simone awards on Tuesday in Arrowhead Stadium’s Hall of Honor. Talley was selected as one of four finalists for the Otis Taylor Award, which goes to the most outstanding wide receiver/tight end in the Kansas City area. Kellner was tabbed as one of four finalists for the Bobby Bell Award, which is given to the most outstanding small-class lineman/linebacker in the Kansas City area.
First-year coach Ryan Lee looks to get the most out of SMNW boys swimmers, divers
November 28, 2017
In his first season of directing the Shawnee Mission Northwest swim and dive program, first-year coach Ryan Lee has been firm to his athletes that he doesn’t expect anything other than their best at each meet and practice.
Good leadership in place for SM North boys swim and dive
November 28, 2017
While practice officially started for the Shawnee Mission North boys swim and dive team in the middle of November, a few of the Indians’ top returners knew they had to put some work in well before that in order to be ready for the season. Head coach Cody Fothergill has started to see the offseason efforts of his swimmers in the first three weeks of practice, and believes that they’ll be rewarded for it once they start competing in meets.
Mill Valley, De Soto swim and dive prepare together for upcoming seasons
November 28, 2017
While practicing together at Indian Trail Middle School, the Mill Valley and De Soto boys swim and dive teams have treasured their time in the pool together to get ready for their respective seasons.
Expectations remain high for St. James boys swim and dive
November 28, 2017
After tying for second place at the Class 5-1A state meet last season, the St. James Academy boys swim and dive has high expectations again for the 2017-18 campaign.
Former area prep stars help UCM women’s soccer to Final Four
November 28, 2017
Four women’s soccer players from Shawnee — Shawnee Mission Northwest alumna Mikala Modiri, Mill Valley products Haley Freeman and Kayla Hamner and former SM West standout Ashton Dvorak — have helped the University of Central Missouri reach its first NCAA Division II Final Four in program history. The Jennies (24-0) will take on Mercy College (N.Y.) at 2 p.m. Thursday at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City, Mo. UCM has outscored its opponents, 85-4, this season.