Sports

St. James girls motivated after 2nd-place finish
March 30, 2015
After finishing second at the Class 5A track and field state championships last spring, the St. James Academy girls are more motivated than ever to reach the pinnacle of high school competition in Kansas.
Maranatha girls aim for fourth straight state title
March 30, 2015
The girls track and field team at Maranatha Christian Academy is going for a fourth straight Class 2A title this spring.
SMNW track and field wins nine events at JCCC
March 29, 2015
Several track and field athletes from Shawnee Mission Northwest and De Soto had successful showings at the Johnson County Community College High School Indoor Meet on Friday in Overland Park.
SM Northwest baseball takes down SM East
March 28, 2015
The Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team kicked off the 2015 season on a positive note, taking a 7-1 victory over Shawnee Mission East on Friday evening.
Maranatha baseball falls to Washington
March 27, 2015
The Maranatha Christian Academy baseball team lost to Washington High School 10-6 on Thursday evening on the road.
Mill Valley baseball sweeps Bonner Springs
March 26, 2015
Mill Valley began its Kaw Valley League title defense with a pair of convincing victories over visiting Bonner Springs on Thursday at the 3 and 2 Baseball Club’s West Complex.
Mill Valley girls take second at SMN 50s Invite
Shawnee Mission North freshman Merriman wins 100 butterfly, backstroke
March 26, 2015
The Mill Valley girls swimming team took second place at the Lady Indians 50s Sprint Invitational on Wednesday at Shawnee Mission North High School.
Poorman’s High School Baseball Power Rankings
March 25, 2015
Sports editor Jon Poorman ranks the local high school baseball teams.
Maranatha baseball opens season with victory
March 25, 2015
The Maranatha Christian Academy baseball team opened the 2015 season with a 10-4 victory over Lone Jack in a five-inning game on Tuesday.
SM North baseball tops Turner in season opener
March 24, 2015
The Shawnee Mission North baseball team began its 2015 campaign with a 7-0 victory over Turner on Monday.
De Soto looks to defend 4A state championship
March 22, 2015
Winning a state championship in baseball is a feat that is not easily accomplished. But what about defending a title? That’s the challenge De Soto will face this season as the Wildcats aim to scribe another successful chapter in the program’s history book.
Kansas, New Mexico attorneys general spar over basketball
March 19, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has called out his New Mexico counterpart over his basketball predictions.
Baseball Preview: Mill Valley primed with pitching
Despite losing seven starters, Jaguars still aiming for state tournament appearance
March 18, 2015
The Mill Valley baseball program has won three consecutive Kaw Valley League titles, and even though seven starting position players are gone from this year’s team, expectations remain high for the Jaguars.
SMN boys fall to Olathe East in 3rd-place game
March 14, 2015
The Shawnee Mission North boys basketball team saw its season come to a close on Saturday afternoon with a 68-63 loss to Sunflower League rival Olathe East in the third-place game of the Class 6A state tournament at Wichita State’s Charles Koch Arena.
Lady Cougars fall to Washburn in 3rd-place game
March 14, 2015
The Shawnee Mission Northwest girls basketball team saw its season come to a somber conclusion on Saturday afternoon, falling to Washburn Rural 50-47 in the third-place game of Class 6A state tournament at Wichita State’s Charles Koch Arena.

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