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Shawnee City Council elects newcomer as council president
January 16, 2018
At its recent city council meeting, the governing body voted to elect Ward 1 councilman Matt Zimmerman as the council president.
Boys basketball roundup: SMN upends Basehor-Linwood; SMNW falls to BV North
January 16, 2018
Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team bounced back from back-to-back losses to defeat Basehor-Linwood, 59-51, in the first round of the Bobcat Invitational on Monday. Shawnee Mission Northwest saw its three-game winning streak snapped after a 61-58 loss to Blue Valley North in pool play of the Viking Classic at SM West.
De Soto boys basketball surges past Holton in first round of Tonganoxie Invitational
January 16, 2018
Shots simply weren’t falling for the De Soto boys basketball team in the first round of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Monday against Holton, but Matt Rice’s players knew that there were other areas of the game that they could excel in to come away with a victory. Although De Soto struggled from the free-throw line, the Wildcats in green and white had more than twice as many attempts (17 for 29) as the Wildcats in blue (11 for 14). De Soto’s defensive pressure also forced Holton to commit 16 turnovers en route to a 37-34 win.