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Bowling roundup: De Soto, Mill Valley garner second-place finishes
January 17, 2018
The De Soto and Mill Valley boys and girls bowling teams were both scheduled to compete in triangulars on Tuesday, but ended up competing in duels. The Wildcats fell to Piper at Park Lanes, while the Jaguars finished second to Lansing at Crown Lanes. Sumner and Atchison didn’t travel to the respective meets. De Soto’s Sean Cauthron and Mill Valley’s Jack Matchette were crowned as individual boys champions.
Shawnee Police assisting with Westwood crash investigation
January 17, 2018
The Shawnee Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is assisting the Westwood Police Department after a one-car crash Wednesday morning.
It’s we score, not who scores”: Unselfish Jaguars upend Lansing in top-two showdown
January 17, 2018
In a showdown between the top two state-ranked Class 5A girls basketball teams, Mill Valley upended Lansing, 55-36, on Tuesday. Presley Barton (16 points), Evan Zars (14) and Trinity Knapp (11) all scored in double figures, and Claire Kaifes stuffed the stat sheet with five points, eight rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block.
De Soto girls basketball stifles Silver Lake, 61-42
January 17, 2018
The De Soto girls basketball team coasted to a 61-42 win over Silver Lake in the first round of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Tuesday. Mackenzie Shupe poured in a game-high 19 points, while LaMyah Ricks and Emily Fuhr chipped in 13 apiece.
Girls basketball roundup: SMNW rallies past Washburn Rural; SJA falls to BV North
January 17, 2018
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball team’s three-game winning streak appeared to be in jeopardy on Tuesday against Washburn Rural until the Cougars rallied for a big fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Junior Blues, 55-52. Junior Hannah Black drained four 3-pointers and led a trio of Cougars in double figures with 18 points. St. James Academy senior Mary Goetz scored 14 points, but it wasn’t enough to power the Thunder past Blue Valley North in the first round of the KAMO Classic at BV North.
Gillian Flynn honors English teacher, inspires students
January 17, 2018
Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn visited St. Thomas Aquinas High School to visit former English teacher, answer students’ questions.