Sports

Dynamic taekwond(u)o: Mill Valley martial artists prepare for World Championships
July 23, 2016
Mill Valley’s Carter Lawson and Matthew Turner will be competing in the International Taekwondo Federation World Championships Wednesday-Sunday in Brighton, England.
St. James football players help out at youth camp
July 21, 2016
Donning a Russell Wilson, No. 3, Seattle Seahawks uniform and football gloves, Rylan Semien, 10, was prepared for Wednesday’s youth camp at St. James.
Cougars pack up in cross country summer conditioning
July 21, 2016
A combination of returning runners and underclassmen have been packing up on runs to make for a successful summer conditioning program for the Shawnee Mission Northwest cross country team.
High jump is all about technique, Mill Valley coach says
July 18, 2016
When Eric Thomas became the high jump coach at Mill Valley he didn’t know what he was doing.
St. James football concludes summer
July 16, 2016
St. James football concluded its summer, officially, on Saturday as it competed in a 7-on-7 tournament held at Blue Valley.
Senior trio sets tone for Indians at Shawnee Mission North football camp
July 15, 2016
Seniors Will Schneider, Danny Presler and Marcos Garcia have led the Shawnee Mission North football team through camp this week. The Indians will close out the week with Emporia State’s team camp, which will be held tonight at Blue Valley West. North will get a chance to go head-to-head with Shawnee Mission Northwest, BV West, Bonner Springs and Perry-Lecompton.
Mill Valley coach’s intensity is transferred to players
July 15, 2016
Ask anyone of the girls on the Mill Valley volleyball team and they’ll say coach Debbie Fay is intense.Ask any of the girls on the Mill Valley High School volleyball team, and they’ll say coach Debbie Fay is intense.
St. James sophomore hoping to stand out at softball showcase
July 13, 2016
St. James sophomore-to-be Page Mindedahl has hopes of playing softball at the collegiate level beginning in the fall of 2019.
Cougars cruise past Gardner-Edgerton in summer league volleyball
July 13, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s volleyball team made the most of its summer league match against Gardner-Edgerton Tuesday at Blue Valley North.
Cougars enjoy helping out with inaugural SMSD softball summer program
July 11, 2016
Trailridge seventh-grader-to-be Maggie Chapin is hopeful that she will be able to play for Shawnee Mission Northwest softball coach Anthony Kinney and the Cougars, and she has been able to experience what that might be like this summer.
Training for the Ironman
July 11, 2016
David Wiedeman’s collegiate baseball career ended in the spring of 2015 and he was looking for something to keep him in shape.
Siegle cements himself among nation’s best gymnasts
July 11, 2016
With the 2016 Olympic Games less than a month away, one local gymnast has been thinking about what it might be like to compete on the world’s biggest stage someday. Lane Siegle, a junior-to-be at Shawnee Mission West, got a glimpse of what that might be like in May when he competed at the Junior Olympics in Battle Creek, Michigan. Siegle placed third in the 15-year-old division of the all-around competition, and enjoyed going up against the best gymnasts in the nation in his age group.
St. James alumna returns from China
July 11, 2016
Before making Palo Alto, Calif., her permanent home for the next four years, Audriana Fitzmorris made a little pit stop in China.
Innings not perfect indicator of pitching use in youth baseball, parents say
July 7, 2016
When teams head to tournaments coaches have a difficult time managing pitchers as teams could play three days.
Shawnee Sports: Summer season is recruiting season
July 4, 2016
For most students, summer break is just that: a break from school. It’s a chance to unwind, kick your feet up by the pool or hop in a car and take a family road trip.

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