2012-13 High School Basketball Preview

SM Northwest boosters to raise funds with mattress sale Sunday
April 28, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s football, volleyball and wrestling teams are having their second annual mattress sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
SMNW signees show FIGHT as they head their respective ways
April 14, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest recognized 16 seniors with an all-athlete signing day ceremony on Wednesday in the school’s cafeteria.
Success doesn’t define Mill Valley coach John McFall’s career
April 13, 2016
The 530 victories and two state titles certainly allowed him to have the lengthy career that he did, John McFall won’t let that define him or his career.
Seven area basketball players named as KBCA all-state selections
April 5, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s Marcus and Michael Weathers, SM Northwest’s Brenni Rose, St. James Academy’s Zach Thornhill and Mill Valley’s Catie Kaifes, Clayton Holmberg and Logan Koch were all recognized by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association as all-state selections on Monday.
Nineteen SM North athletes sign letters of intent
March 30, 2016
Nineteen Shawnee Mission North student-athletes signed their national letters of intent to compete at the collegiately level on Tuesday in a special ceremony in the school’s auxiliary gym.
Multisport athlete Logan Koch grows into Mill Valley legend
March 27, 2016
You wouldn’t know it by looking at him because his size isn’t intimidating, but Logan Koch is probably the best player when he’s inside the sidelines.
SM North’s Weathers brothers verbally commit to Miami (Ohio)
March 21, 2016
Shawnee Mission North seniors Michael and Marcus Weathers verbally committed to continue their basketball careers together at the University of Miami (Ohio), Monday.
SMNW alumna Wagler wins NJCAA Division II women’s hoops title with KCKCC
March 19, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest alumna Brooklyn Wagler scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Kansas City Kansas Community College to a 81-59 win over Illinois Central CC Saturday at Johnson County CC in the NJCAA Division II women’s basketball national championship game.
SMN’s Stitzer, McIntosh sweep Sunflower League Coach of the Years awards
March 14, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s Steve Stitzer and Brian McIntosh respectively won the Sunflower League Boys and Girls Coach of the Year awards. Several SM North and SM Northwest basketball players also earned all-league honors, with Marcus and Michael Weathers and Brenni Rose also being named 6A Greg Akagi All-State Tournament selections.
Duderstadt: SMNW girls hoops show character of champions despite title game loss
March 14, 2016
Sports Reporter Chris Duderstadt discusses how the seniors on the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls basketball team showed champion-like character in a season in which the Cougars finished as state runner-ups.
SM North steamrolls Wichita Southeast to win 6A boys hoops title
March 12, 2016
Michael and Marcus Weathers and Avante Williams all scored 20-plus points as Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team coasted to an 80-56 victory over Wichita Southeast in the Class 6A state championship game Saturday at Wichita State’s Charles Koch Arena.
Making more history: Mill Valley wins first basketball title
March 12, 2016
Seconds before Jaison Widmer made the longest 60-foot walk of his life; he made the play of the game in the Class 5A state final.
Just out of reach: Titans clip Cougars for 6A girls title
March 12, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball team took a 26-23 advantage going into the fourth quarter against Wichita South in the 6A state title game, but it was not enough of a cushion to hold off the now four-time defending champions. Wichita South guard Kyla Callins scored nine of her game-high 16 points in the fourth quarter as the Titans defeated the Cougars, 36-30, Saturday at Wichita State’s Charles Koch Arena.
Boys 5A Championship: No. 4 Mill Valley vs. No. 7 Kapuan Mt. Carmel
March 12, 2016
Live championship action of the Class 5A state tournament.
SM North boys hoops halt Huskies, 54-42, to reach 6A state title game
March 11, 2016
Michael and Marcus Weathers scored 23 and 16 points, respectively, to lead the Indians past Blue Valley Northwest, 54-42 – clinching the program’s first trip to the 6A state championship game since 1964.

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