Sports

St. James thumps Pleasant Hill in season opener
September 4, 2015
The St. James Academy football team kicked off the 2015 season in resounding fashion on Thursday evening, defeating Pleasant Hill 28-8 on the road.
Mill Valley defeats SM North in season opener
September 1, 2015
The Mill Valley boys soccer team defeated Shawnee Mission North 3-0 in the season opener for both teams.
St. James falls to Olathe Northwest in opener
August 29, 2015
The St. James Academy volleyball team suffered a loss in its first match of the season on Saturday evening at home, falling to Olathe Northwest 25-14, 18-25, 19-25 in the final contest of the 6th Annual Time Warner Cable Volleyball Slam.
Basehor-Linwood edges Maranatha in overtime
August 28, 2015
Basehor-Linwood and Maranatha Christian Academy battled back and forth all night, but it was the Bobcats that ultimately came away with a 1-0 overtime victory over the visiting Eagles on Friday in the season opener for both teams.
St. James girls win Cat Classic at Alvamar
August 27, 2015
The St. James Academy girls golf team kicked off the 2015 season on a high note on Wednesday, taking first place at the Mill Valley Cat Classic at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence.
Eagles counting on ground-and-pound mentality
August 25, 2015
With experienced senior leaders and a ground-and-pound mentality, the Maranatha Christian Academy football team is optimistic about what the 2015 season might hold.
St. James ready to chase after Class 5A state title
August 25, 2015
The St. James Academy volleyball team has established a tradition of excellence under eighth-year coach Nancy Dorsey, earning recognition not only locally, but on the national scene as well. And with another season now just days away, the Thunder are ready to begin their quest for a state title.
SM Northwest ready to begin the Bo Black Era
August 24, 2015
As an East Texas native and dedicated Longhorns fan, Bo Black already has plenty of orange in his wardrobe. And while he admits it’s not exactly his favorite color — he prefers the hue that matches his name — he does have love for the players wearing it for him at Shawnee Mission Northwest.
St. James aiming for return to Class 5A playoffs
August 14, 2015
Despite finishing with a 6-3 overall record, the St. James Academy football team fell one victory short of qualifying for the Class 5A playoffs last season. The Thunder are hoping to make amends for that this year, leaning on the experience of several senior standouts as they embark on the 2015 campaign.
De Soto to lean on defense in hunt for playoffs
August 13, 2015
The De Soto High School football team has leaned on its defense over the past few seasons. And if the Wildcats are to make a return to the Class 4A Division I playoffs, they’ll need to count on the success of that unit once again.
Maranatha cross country teams hungry for more
August 12, 2015
The Maranatha Christian Academy cross country program has established a reputation for success. And while both the boys and girls teams are coming off Class 2A state championships, the returning runners are still hungry for more.
Mill Valley football returns wealth of experience
August 10, 2015
Mill Valley is looking for a big season in 2015 with 17 starters returning to the fold.
Local baseball player headed to Orlando for USSSA All-American Games
July 28, 2015
Nathan Almquist has been quite busy this summer, traveling around the country to test his baseball skills against some of the best competition in other states. The national tour will continue for him next week as he heads south to Orlando, Florida, for the USSSA All-American Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Shawnee Mission North looking for redemption
July 20, 2015
Tyler Burnett vividly remembers the feeling. It was only the second game of the season, but that didn’t soften the emotional blow that came with a 34-32 loss to crosstown rival Shawnee Mission Northwest last September.
St. James takes No. 1 spot in MaxPreps rankings
July 17, 2015
The St. James Academy volleyball team hasn’t played a single set in the 2015 season, but the Thunder are already garnering some national attention thanks to the Preseason Top 25 Volleyball Rankings released by MaxPreps on Friday.

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