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Kaifes ready to lead veteran Mill Valley boys basketball team
November 30, 2017
After not being able to be on the court with his teammates for the second half of his junior year, Mill Valley standout guard Cooper Kaifes has been champing at the bit to lead the Jaguar boys basketball team this season. While Kaifes was sidelined with a broken foot, his teammates went through some growing pains. Now that Kaifes is healthy and a bulk of last year’s varsity squad is returning, the senior guard believes that the Jaguars will get back on track following a 4-17 season.
New pack of Cougars ready to step up for SMNW boys basketball
November 30, 2017
After being a junior on a senior-laden Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball team last season, the roles have reversed for C.C. Ghilardi going into his final go-around with the Cougars. Ghilardi was still one of the Cougars’ top offensive threats during the 2016-17 campaign, and he’s excited to lead a young group of SM Northwest players this season.
Young SM North boys basketball team gears up for season
November 30, 2017
Shawnee Mission North junior Jarrett Hensley is all that remains when it comes to players who had significant playing time on the Indians’ 2015-16 Class 6A state championship boys basketball team. While Hensley has the most varsity experience as a junior, he’s done his best to instill a championship mind-set into his teammates.
New-look St. James boys basketball team excited for upcoming season
November 30, 2017
The St. James Academy boys basketball team will have a much different look to it this season after losing all five starters from its 2016-17 campaign. The Thunder will still have two veteran guards back to lead the way between junior David Hornung and senior Josh Spradlin, and they’ve liked what they’ve seen out from the plethora of varsity newcomers.
De Soto boys basketball players full of confidence about upcoming season
November 30, 2017
The De Soto boys basketball team had a hard time breaking out of a midseason funk last year, but coach Matt Rice liked what his saw from his young squad toward the end of the regular season. The Wildcats won their last two games of the 2016-17 regular season, and have returned as a much more confident squad this year.
Maranatha boys basketball players have big goals in mind
November 30, 2017
The Maranatha Christian Academy boys basketball team is loaded with experience as it looks to improve on an 8-11 record from last season.
Celebrate the holidays in Bonner Springs
November 30, 2017
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs will hold its annual Santa Express Celebration this weekend and next weekend.
Enjoy retro holiday fun at the Johnson County Museum
November 30, 2017
Celebrate the holidays 1950s-style during a special event being planned at the Johnson County Museum.
Ring in the holidays with ‘Christkindlmarkt’
November 30, 2017
You’re invited to celebrate the Christmas season at ‘Christkindlmarkt,’ the city of Shawnee’s holiday extravaganza.