Sports

Indians one win away from playoffs
October 20, 2014
When the final horn sounded, Shawnee Mission North High didn’t jump around. Coach Ben Bartlett wasn’t doused with Gatorade. Students didn’t rush the field.
SMNW soccer tops SMN with four second-half goals
October 17, 2014
It was senior night for the Shawnee Mission Northwest High soccer team as it hosted rival Shawnee Mission North High, so it was only fitting that seniors scored all five goals for the Cougars in their 5-0 victory.
Lady Braves fall to Mill Valley in straight sets
October 15, 2014
Coming off a second-place finish at the WyCo Tournament this past weekend, the Bonner Springs High volleyball team was back in action against Kaw Valley League rival Mill Valley High.
Cougar soccer tops Leavenworth
October 14, 2014
Last week, the Shawnee Mission Northwest High soccer team cruised past Leavenworth 8-1.
St. James Football: They Fight
October 13, 2014
Each year the St. James Academy football team has a bible verse that is it’s motto for the year. With the Thunder making the jump from Class 4A to Class 5A, coach Tom Radke and his staff wanted to set a tone with his team that they aren’t going to be pushed around. Whether that be on the football field or in their beliefs.
Former St. James quarterback plays at Arrowhead Stadium
October 13, 2014
In the 24 hours before Baker University’s game with Benedictine College, Baker senior quarterback Jake Heller wanted to throw up.
Cougars fall to Olathe Northwest
October 11, 2014
It wasn’t the result the Shawnee Mission Northwest High football team wanted a week after topping Olathe East High by 20.
A Royal return: Postseason run a sight for sore eyes
October 6, 2014
For years, I’ve wondered what it would feel like to finally witness postseason baseball at Kauffman Stadium. I got my answer Sunday night, and it was better than I ever imagined.
SM North can’t sustain first half success
October 3, 2014
The Shawnee Mission North High football team is improving even if the results don’t show it.
SM East shuts out SM Northwest tennis
September 30, 2014
Shawnee Mission Northwest High tennis coach Ken Clow thought his girls played well against Shawnee Mission East High on Monday afternoon despite not winning a singles or doubles match.
Football provides an escape from reality
September 30, 2014
The following is an excerpt from an English essay by Joel Droge, passed along by his mother Jill Kearney.
Interceptions cost Maranatha chance at win
September 28, 2014
Turnovers and penalties cost the Maranatha Christian Academy football team a chance at its first victory against Jayhawk-Linn High on Friday night in its 6-0 loss.
MVHS soccer to host free clinic
September 24, 2014
The Mill Valley boys soccer team will host a free clinic for boys ages K-5 on Oct. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m.
MVHS soccer rallies past Tonganoxie
September 23, 2014
Mill Valley High soccer coach Arlan Vomhof said his team has prided itself on its defensive play in 2014. So, even when the Jaguars fell in a 1-0 hole Monday at Tonganoxie High, there was no reason to panic.
MCA girls cross country makes state history
September 22, 2014
Saturday morning was one for the record books as Bonner Springs High held the inaugural high school girls 5k in Kansas’s history.

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