Archive for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Also from February 14

All stories

Shawnee woman to showcase work at international modern quilt show
February 14, 2018
It may be considered an old-fashioned hobby, but Sara Guidry will be the first to tell you what she does is not your grandmother’s quilting.
Girls basketball roundup: Mill Valley earns bounce-back win over BVNW
February 14, 2018
Mill Valley’s girls basketball team got back into the win column on Tuesday with a 53-26 win over Blue Valley Northwest. Shawnee Mission Northwest roared back from a 16-point second-half deficit to make it a one-point game in the final minute, but fell to Lawrence High, 51-45. A full recap of the Cougars’ clash against the Lions will be posted later on shawneedispatch.com. Maranatha suffered a 35-29 loss at the hands of Heritage Christian. De Soto was unable to complete the season sweep of Eudora after falling to the Cardinals, 38-31. St. James fell short against Blue Valley North, 44-31. Shawnee Mission North got off to a fast start in the first four minutes — scoring the first five points of the game — but fizzled after that in a 52-32 loss to SM South.
Boys hoops roundup: MCA’s winning streak moves to 11 after rout of Heritage; DHS powers past Eudora
February 14, 2018
Maranatha Christian Academy’s boys basketball team pushed its winning streak to 11 games after a 71-33 victory over Heritage Christian on Tuesday. De Soto used a balanced offensive performance with four players scoring in double figures to upend Eudora, 64-53. Shawnee Mission North rallied from a nine-point deficit at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but couldn’t get over the hump in a 50-47 loss to Shawnee Mission South. St. James came up short in a 67-59 loss to Blue Valley North. Mill Valley fell in a hole early against Blue Valley Northwest in a 62-25 loss to the Huskies. Shawnee Mission Northwest had three players score in double figures, but the Cougars couldn’t keep pace with Lawrence High in a 77-51 loss to the Lions. A full recap of the Cougars’ matchup with Lawrence High will be posted later on shawneedispatch.com.
Attention history buffs: A look at upcoming Shawnee Town 1929 events this winter
February 14, 2018
From dancing to mystery novels to flapper fashion, there’s a variety of exciting events coming up via Old Shawnee Town 1929 in the next few months.
Area students named ‘Shooting Star’ finalists
February 14, 2018
The Arts Council of Johnson County announced 115 finalists have been nominated for the 2018 Shooting Stars Awards.
Shawnee couple celebrates 72 years of marriage
February 14, 2018
For Valentine’s Day, the picture of love and commitment could be told through the story of Shawnee couple Carl and June Eubank.