Sports

Eleven-run, two-out rally helps SMNW baseball steal one from BVNW
April 30, 2016
Down to its final four outs, the Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team was about to cut its losses and find something positive in its game against Blue Valley Northwest.
SMN boys track and field wins Seaman Relays; SMNW’s Born makes more history
April 30, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s boys track and field team won the Seaman Relays on Friday in Topeka, and the SM North girls were runner-ups. The SM North girls 4x800-meter relay team of Jazmin Williams, Amber Reed, Katie Kasunic and Samantha Taylor broke the school record with a time of 9:38.71. Shawnee Mission Northwest sophomore Molly Born highlighted the meet for the Cougars by running the fourth fastest time in state history in the 1600 — clocking in at 4:50.87. Born now has the fourth fastest times in state history in both the 1600 and 3200.
Mill Valley pitcher Grauer goes the distance
April 29, 2016
Turner’s Nolan Williams and EJ Freeman along with Mill Valley’s Luke Krull is who the 30 or so scouts in attendance came to see. What they got instead was an introduction to who Tyler Grauer is.
12-year-old’s company to sponsor racecar
April 29, 2016
Racing returns to Kansas City next weekend and 12-year-old Abby Flickner will be sponsoring Jennifer Jo Cobb’s No. 10 Mark One Electric Chevrolet Silverado during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.
Marolf throws gem in Cougars’ 3-0 win over SM South
April 29, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest senior Jared Marolf tossed a complete game three-hit shutout in the Cougars’ 3-0 win over SM South, Thursday.
MVHS softball keeps things light during sweep of Turner
April 29, 2016
It took some time for the bats to get going for the Mill Valley softball team on Thursday afternoon during their two-game sweep of Turner.
Willming wills SMNW soccer to 1-0 win over Olathe South
April 29, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest junior Alix Willming scored with 28 seconds remaining in the first half to lead the Cougars to a 1-0 victory over Olathe South, Thursday.
SMNW’s Walsh, Garland win Sunflower League tennis doubles title
April 28, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s Tyler Garland and Reagan Walsh won the Sunflower League tennis double championship Thursday at Harmon Park in Prairie Village.
SM Northwest boosters to raise funds with mattress sale Sunday
April 28, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s football, volleyball and wrestling teams are having their second annual mattress sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
SMNW baseball celebrates win over Olathe East; Stephens committing to Hutch CC
April 27, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest junior Dylan Nedved did a little bit of everything to ensure that the Cougars earned a 6-3 win over Olathe East Wednesday at the College Boulevard Activities Complex. The SM Northwest third baseman reached in all four of his plate appearances — collecting two singles, a double and two RBIs — and went to the mound in the seventh to close out the Cougars’ win. Northwest catcher Garrett Stephens also verbally committed to continue his baseball career at Hutchinson Community College prior to the win against the Hawks.
SJA soccer still confident despite results
April 27, 2016
With the weather looming, St. James girl’s soccer team wasn’t facing only Blue Valley Northwest, it was also facing time on Tuesday afternoon.
SM North soccer suffers 7-0 setback to SM West
April 26, 2016
For 65 minutes, Shawnee Mission North soccer coach Jim Ricker was pleased with his team’s performance against Shawnee Mission West on Tuesday. The other 15 minutes — which came in three stretches — ended up costing the Indians in a 7-0 loss to the Vikings.
Scheele, Bramlage shut down Rockhurst in St. James win
April 26, 2016
Lucas Scheele was cruising along against Rockhurst until the fifth inning when things became a little dicey in St. James’ 7-4 victory.
Allen, Ghilardi lead SMNW golf at Topeka
April 26, 2016
Senior Blake Allen and sophomore Christian Ghilardi placed second and eighth, respectively, to lead the Shawnee Mission Northwest golf team to finish fourth overall on Monday at the Topeka West Invite at Topeka Country Club.
Team effort propels SM North tennis past SM South
April 25, 2016
Anthony Giambalvo, Grant Oltremari, Keighan Miller, Miles McLenon and Chase Hamilton all won at least one match as Shawnee Mission North’s tennis team upended SM South, 7-1, Monday.

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