Mill Valley girls soccer moves on to 5A state tournament after edging De Soto in penalty kicks
May 23, 2018
The Mill Valley girls soccer team edged De Soto, 2-1 (4-1 in penalty kicks) to punch its ticket to the Class 5A state tournament for the second time in the past three years. The Jaguars will take on Maize at 7 p.m. Friday at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka with a spot in the state title game up for grabs.
SMNW girls soccer upends SM West, 3-2, to advance to 6A state tournament
May 23, 2018
After giving up two late goals in a loss to Shawnee Mission West in the regular season, the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls soccer team was determined to not let lightning strike twice during Tuesday’s Class 6A quarterfinal matchup against the Vikings. West was able to make things interesting with a goal with 11 minutes to go, but the Cougars didn’t allow the Vikings to get an equalizer while holding on for a 3-2 win to punch their ticket to the Class 6A state tournament for the first time in school history. Northwest will take on Washburn Rural at 5 p.m. Friday at the College Boulevard Activity Center in the state semifinals.
Mill Valley girls soccer looks to keep offense rolling in 5A quarterfinals matchup against De Soto
May 22, 2018
Hat tricks have not been an uncommon occurrence for the Mill Valley girls soccer team this season. The Jaguars have already had two players record hat tricks this postseason with Payge Bush netting three goals in a 6-1 win over St. James on May 15 in the regional semifinals and Peyton Wagoner achieving the same feat in a 7-0 shutout of Shawnee Heights on Thursday in the title game. Mill Valley (14-3) will look to keep racking up the goals at 6 tonight when they travel to De Soto (16-1-1) for a Class 5A quarterfinal matchup.
De Soto girls soccer earns first 5A plaque, hungry for more heading into quarterfinal matchup against MV
May 22, 2018
A 5-0 win over Seaman clinched the first regional title at the Class 5A level for the De Soto girls soccer team. The Wildcats are eyeing more hardware as they gear up to host Mill Valley at 6 tonight in the 5A quarterfinals.
SMNW girls soccer set to face SMW after thrilling victory over BVNW in regional title game
May 22, 2018
After edging Blue Valley Northwest in quadruple-overtime in the regional championship game, the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls soccer team will take on SM West at 7 tonight at the Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex with a trip to the Class 6A state tournament on the line.
Five Shawnee area golfers medal at boys golf state tournaments
May 22, 2018
Mill Valley’s Nick Mason, St. James Academy’s Grant Eaton, SJA’s Frankie Failoni, Shawnee Mission Northwest’s C.C. Ghilardi and SM Northwest’s Joe Bultman all earned medals at either the Class 5A or 6A boys golf state tournaments on Monday. Mill Valley and De Soto finished fifth and 11th, respectively, in the 5A team standings.
SMNW’s Gordon medals in 1-meter dive at 6A state meet
May 21, 2018
Shawnee Mission Northwest junior Celeste Gordon placed sixth in the 1-meter dive to lead the Cougars at the Class 6A girls swim and dive state meet on Saturday at Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. Bailey Cavin led the SMNW swimmers with an 11th-place time of 25.52 in the 50-yard freestyle.
SMN’s Merriman garners two silver medals, 200 free relay sets school record at 6A state swim and dive meet
May 21, 2018
Shawnee Mission North senior Joely Merriman earned silver medals in the 50-and 100-yard freestyles, and teamed up with Greta Berg, Noel Rivera and Brooke Howard to break the Indians’ school record in the 200-yard freestyle relay at the Class 6A state swim and dive meet at Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka.
Dalrymples pace De Soto to tie for 20th at 5-1A state swim and dive meet
May 21, 2018
After winning its second straight Inter-League title, the De Soto swim and dive team was riding high with confidence going into the Class 5-1A state meet on Friday and Saturday at Capitol Federal Natatorium. The Wildcats built on their performances from the league meet to tie for 20th at state. Kenzie Dalrymple, Alyssa Wernimont, Haley Dalrymple and Lynlee Hutchison placed 10th in the 200-yard medley relay.
Two relay teams medal for St. James at 5-1A state swim and dive meet
May 21, 2018
Allison Coens, Andrea Curnes, Audrey Jones and Jane Grant came away with medals in the 200-yard medley and the 200-yard freestyle relays to lead St. James to ninth place at the Class 5-1A state swim and dive meet. The Thunder finished fourth in the 200 medley relay and seventh in the 200 free relay.
Relays come together to power Mill Valley girls swim and dive to 5th at 5-1A state meet
May 21, 2018
Mill Valley girls swim and dive placed fifth at the Class 5-1A state meet after all three of the Jaguars’ relays medaled. Kayla Teasley had the top individual performance for the Jaguars after placing third in the 100-yard breaststroke.
Mill Valley girls, Shawnee Mission Northwest boys win regional track and field titles
May 19, 2018
The Mill Valley girls and Shawnee Mission Northwest boys track and field teams claimed regional championships on Friday. Here’s a rundown of the state qualifiers for Mill Valley, Shawnee Mission Northwest, SM North, St. James, De Soto and Maranatha. A full recap of the 6A regional at SM South — which included SM Northwest and SM North — will be posted later on
Girls soccer roundup: SMNW, Mill Valley, De Soto win regional titles; MCA falls to Heritage in PKs
May 18, 2018
The Shawnee Mission Northwest, Mill Valley and De Soto girls soccer teams all won regional titles on Thursday. Full recaps of each game will be posted later on Caroline Sanders’ free kick 30 seconds into quadruple overtime clinched a 2-1 win for the Cougars over Blue Valley Northwest. Peyton Wagoner recorded a hat trick in the Jaguars’ 7-0 victory over Shawnee Heights. Caitlin Walton scored one minute in, and Jordan Zade added another goal 52 seconds later to set the tone in the Wildcats’ 5-0 win over Seaman. Maranatha Christian Academy came up short in penalty kicks in a 2-1 loss to Heritage Christian.
De Soto softball closes season with loss to Olathe West in regional semifinals
May 18, 2018
The De Soto softball team fell to Olathe West, 10-0, in the Class 5A regionals semifinals on Thursday.
SMNW baseball rallies past SM East to win 6A regional title
May 17, 2018
The Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team rallied for three runs in the top of the sixth inning for a 3-2 win over Shawnee Mission East on Wednesday in the Class 6A regional championship game. Jordan Linderer hit a two-run single to tie it, and Ty Lindenman scored the go-ahead run on an error. George Specht struck out nine without allowing a walk while throwing a complete game. The Cougars advanced to next week’s state tournament at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark for the first time since 2015. A full recap will be posted later on