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SMNW baseball has 6A state quarterfinal matchup with BV rescheduled to today due to inclement weather
May 25, 2018
Inclement weather prevented the Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team from playing Blue Valley in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A state tournament on Thursday at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark. The Cougars (13-9) and Tigers (19-3) are now scheduled to play at 11 this morning. The winner will take on either Free State (16-6) or Haysville-Campus (15-7) at 5:45 tonight in the semifinals.
Moeder mashes Mill Valley softball past Goddard in 5A state tournament quarterfinals
May 24, 2018
Peyton Moeder belted a three-run homer to power the Mill Valley softball team to a 7-4 win over Goddard in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state tournament on Thursday at Maize High School. The Jaguars will take on two-time defending state champion Shawnee Heights at 11 a.m. Friday in the semifinals.
Mill Valley baseball set to take on Bishop Carroll in 5A state quarterfinals after outlasting De Soto in regional final
May 24, 2018
After outlasting De Soto in an extra-innings thriller in the regional title game, the Mill Valley baseball team is turning its attention to a matchup tonight against Bishop Carroll in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state tournament at Wichita State’s Eck Stadium.
SMNW baseball gears up for 6A state tournament quarterfinal matchup against top-seeded Blue Valley
May 24, 2018
Falling short in extra innings against Shawnee Mission East with the Sunflower League championship on the line didn’t sit well with the Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team, but the Cougars were champing at the bit to get another shot against the Lancers in the postseason. The Cougars’ wish was granted when they met the Lancers in the 6A regional championship game, and they made the most of the opportunity. Northwest punched its ticket to the 6A state tournament for the first time since 2015 after edging SM East, 3-2. The Cougars (13-9) will take on top-seeded Blue Valley (19-3) today at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark in the quarterfinals of the state tournament.
Mill Valley softball rolls into 5A state tournament on 11-game winning streak, set to take on Goddard today
May 24, 2018
After getting a taste of the Class 5A state tournament last year with a fourth-place finish, the Mill Valley softball team isn’t content with just being in the field this year going into its quarterfinal matchup against Goddard today at Maize High School. The fourth-seeded Jaguars (18-4) coasted past Highland Park, 15-0, and Lansing, 11-2, to win a regional title, and are riding an 11-game winning streak heading into the state tournament. The first pitch between Mill Valley and Goddard will be thrown 25 minutes after the conclusion of Shawnee Heights/Maize South, which will kick off today’s tournament at 11 this morning.
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.