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Wrestling roundup: MV 4th, SJA 18th at Bobcat Classic; SMN ties for 15th at Sam Martin Invitational
January 13, 2018
The Mill Valley wrestling duo of seniors Conner Ward and Jarrett Bendure and St. James sophomore Cade Lautt all won their weight classes on Saturday at the Bobcat Classic at Basehor-Linwood. Mill Valley edged Platte County by 0.5 points to take fifth place. St. James finished 18th. Shawnee Mission North wrestlers Justice Hulse and Alonso Salgado both finished fifth in their respective weight classes to help the Indians tie for 15th place at the Sam Martin Invitational in Plattsburg, Mo.
Faulty wiring cited as cause of Saturday evening house fire
January 13, 2018
Neighbors called 911 to report a fire at 7012 Widmer Street shortly before 5 p.m. Shawnee Fire Marshal Corey Sands said firefighters arrived to find fire coming from the roof of the house.
Comeback falls short for SMN against Lawrence High despite big night from Hensley
January 13, 2018
Shawnee Mission North junior Jarrett Hensley led another comeback effort for the Indians on Friday against Lawrence High with a game-high 26 points, but the Indians came up short in a 72-64 loss to the Lions.
Stiers shines for SMN in loss to Lawrence High
January 13, 2018
One of the biggest challenges for the Shawnee Mission North girls basketball team this season has been finding another offensive threat to go along with sophomore standout LeLe Love. First-year coach Amanda McNeill wanted to see more aggressiveness from most of her team in the Indians’ 62-30 loss to Lawrence High (ranked No. 7 in Class 6A), but there was one player who she had no complaints about. Sophomore Keagan Stiers saw significant varsity playing time after also seeing some action in the JV game, and stepped up to score 10 points — which matched Love for a team high.
SMNW boys bowling 5th, MV 12th, SJA 15th at Free State Invitational
January 13, 2018
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s boys bowling team led the Shawnee area schools that were in action on Friday with a fifth-place finish at the Free State Invitational at Royal Crest Lanes. Mill Valley and St. James placed 12th and 15th, respectively.
Boys basketball roundup: SMNW, SJA, DHS, MCA come up with victories
January 13, 2018
The Shawnee Mission Northwest, St. James Academy, De Soto and Maranatha Christian Academy boys basketball teams were all victorious on Friday. Maranatha upended Pleasant Ridge, 82-46, after draining 15 3-pointers. De Soto had a balanced offensive performance in its 65-48 victory over Louisburg. St. James snapped its six-game losing streak with a 51-38 win over Blue Valley Southwest. Shawnee Mission Northwest won its third straight game to climb back to .500 after earning a 54-51 victory over SM East. Mill Valley came up just short in its 49-47 loss to BV West.
Girls basketball roundup: MV, SMNW, DHS win by double digits
January 13, 2018
The Mill Valley, Shawnee Mission Northwest and De Soto girls basketball teams all coasted to victories on Friday. Mill Valley bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 60-28 win over Blue Valley West. Shawnee Mission Northwest pushed its winning streak to three games with a 63-37 victory over SM East. De Soto extended its winning streak to five games after upending Louisburg, 54-40. St. James suffered a 54-43 loss at the hands of BV Southwest. Maranatha was unable to keep pace with Pleasant Ridge in a 60-28 loss to the Rams.