Sports

MVHS’ Grauer, SJA’s Ripp honored
May 31, 2016
On Monday the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches announced its all-state selections.
Lavieri: Third-place games have to go
12:57 p.m., May 30, 2016 Updated 12:54 p.m.
Mill Valley soccer coach Arlan Vomhof thinks the third-place game at state tournaments is a waste of time.
Maranatha’s Brownlee repeats as Class 2A 100, 200 champion
May 29, 2016
Maranatha Christian Academy junior Brooke Brownlee repeated as the Class 2A champion in the 100 and 200-meter dashes at the state track and field meet Saturday at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium.
McCabe, Born win state championships for SMNW track
May 29, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest sophomore Molly Born set a Class 6A state meet record in the 1,600-meter run, and senior Ian McCabe went out a winner by winning a state title in the 200 to lead the Cougars in Wichita.
Eckman, Mill Valley girls 4x800 relay win state titles
May 29, 2016
Junior high jumper Megan Eckman and the Mill Valley 4x800-meter relay team of Delaney Kemp, Isabella Hadden, Mary Britton Nelson, Eleanor Wilson won state titles to lead the Jaguars to fifth place in the Class 5A girls team standings Saturday in Wichita.
St. James girls track and field sets tone early, finishes as state runner-up
May 29, 2016
St. James Academy’s Emily Kaufman and Emma Gossman figuratively and literally set the tone for the Thunder girls track and field team Saturday for Day 2 of the state meet in Wichita. Kaufman and Gossman sang the national anthem in front of a packed Cessna Stadium, and the Thunder went on to finish second in the girls team standings.
Mill Valley soccer finishes fourth at state
May 29, 2016
Saturday’s consolation game for the Mill Valley girl’s soccer game wasn’t any consolation at all.
SM North boys track and field claims Class 6A state title
May 29, 2016
With one event remaining in the state track and field championships Saturday at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium, Shawnee Mission North held a one-point advantage over Lawrence High in the boys team standings. The Indians and Lions placed fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 4x400-meter dash in Friday’s prelims, and those results held in Saturday’s final to help clinch SM North’s first boys state track and field title since 1973.
SMNW’s Born posts second fastest 3,200-meter time in state history
May 28, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest sophomore Molly Born is not one of many words, but she has not had a problem with letting her running do the talking this track season.
Mill Valley baseball season ends in heartbreak
May 26, 2016
Mill Valley had its backs against the ropes in the bottom of the sixth as it held onto a one-run lead with two outs in the inning.
MVHS soccer state bound after lopsided win
May 25, 2016
The Mill Valley girls soccer team feels slighted a bit this spring as all eyes have been on the baseball team.
St. James golf finishes sixth at state
May 24, 2016
When the horn sounded around 11 a.m. to notify everybody on the course of lightning, golfers had to mark their balls only to return to them three hours later.
SMNW senior golfer Allen shows grit, gamesmanship despite disappointing finish
May 24, 2016
Sports reporter Chris Duderstadt shares how Shawnee Mission Northwest senior golfer Blake Allen displayed gamesmanship and grit despite a disappointing final three holes in regulation at the Class 6A state tournament Monday at Manhattan Country Club.
SMNW golf garners familiar fourth-place finish at state tournament
May 23, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s golf team had its fair share of heartbreak on its way to a fourth-place finish Monday at the Class 6A state tournament at Manhattan Country Allen. CC Ghilardi, Blake Allen and Joe Bultman led SM Northwest by placing eighth, ninth and 11th, respectively.
Brull, Merriman win individual swimming titles
May 22, 2016
Two white, plastic earbuds keep all the outside noise out. They keep all the nerves out and bring a sense of calm to Shawnee Mission Northwest’s Hailey Brull.

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