Sports

SMN standout Redick ready for new challenge
July 1, 2015
Just beyond the 400-foot centerfield fence at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Baseball Complex sits a line of small trees. Former Shawnee Mission North standout Chase Redick is hoping he can introduce that shrubbery to at least a few baseballs over the next two years.
SM Northwest grad Brand competes at nationals
June 23, 2015
When Erica Brand graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in 2010, she made a choice that would end up shaping her life in a profound way.
Local all-stars play in Mo-Kan football game
June 19, 2015
Four local football players participated in the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association Mo-Kan All-Star Game on Thursday night at Blue Springs South High School, which ended in a 35-7 victory for the Missouri squad.
Local soccer players named to all-state teams
June 18, 2015
Several local soccer players were recently named to the Kansas Soccer Coaches Association all-state teams, receiving recognition for their outstanding performances during the 2015 season.
Former Mill Valley softball star heading to FMU
June 17, 2015
Former Mill Valley softball standout Taylor Brunson will be continuing her career at Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina, the school announced Wednesday.
Four local softball all-stars showcase their skills
June 16, 2015
Four local softball players got the opportunity to showcase their skills at the 15th Annual Mo-Kan All-Star Softball Series on Monday evening at the Shawnee Mission School District Softball Complex.
De Soto coach reflects on state tournament run
June 15, 2015
De Soto girls soccer coach Jesse Smith knew before the season started that his team had the potential to do something extraordinary.
Local softball players named to all-state teams
June 15, 2015
Five local players were recently named to the Kansas Softball Coaches Association’s all-state teams, earning recognition for their performances during the 2015 season.
Orndorff excited to lead MCA boys soccer team
June 9, 2015
When Jon Orndorff graduated from Maranatha Christian Academy back in 2008, he never would have guessed that he would be leading the school’s boys soccer program just seven short years later.
Edwardsville Parks and Rec’s Gold Glove Week to raise funds for Children’s Mercy
Royals’ Frank White to sign autographs June 12
June 5, 2015
The Edwardsville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a special fundraising event next week, aimed at assisting local youth through Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City.
Gomer named Class 6A KABC Pitcher of the Year
June 5, 2015
Shawnee Mission Northwest senior Brandon Gomer added to his collection of postseason accolades this week as he was named Pitcher of the Year by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches.
Local players named to All-KVL softball teams
June 4, 2015
Several local players were recently named to the All-Kaw Valley League softball teams, honored for their performances during the 2015 season.
Hodge, Clampitt win state track titles for De Soto
June 1, 2015
The De Soto boys track and field team came away with a seventh-place finish at the Class 4A state championships on Saturday at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium, scoring a total of 22 points.
Born wins two titles; Williams leads SM North
June 1, 2015
The Shawnee Mission North and Shawnee Mission Northwest girls track and field teams finished seventh and eighth, respectively, at the Class 6A state championships at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium on Saturday.
Maranatha girls win fourth straight 2A state title
June 1, 2015
The Maranatha Christian Academy girls track and field team captured a fourth straight Class 2A state championship on Saturday at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium, outscoring the rest of the field by 39 points to claim the team gold.

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