2012-13 High School Basketball Preview

SMNW girls win, boys fall in OT to Free State
February 6, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest senior Brenni Rose netted a game-high 17 points to power the Cougars past Free State, 33-29, in a battle of top 10 teams in Class 6A, Friday. Senior Ferdinand Handy fueled a late charge from Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball team to force overtime against Free State, but the Firebirds prevailed 59-58 in the extra period.
Indians falter late in 32-28 loss to Hawks
February 5, 2016
Despite only allowing Olathe East to score in three of the four quarters Friday, Shawnee Mission North’s girls basketball team could not quite hold off the Hawks – falling 32-28 in its return to Sunflower League play.
Indians play big in 75-67 win over Hawks
February 5, 2016
Marcus and Michael Weathers scored 23 points apiece to push Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team past Olathe East, 75-67, Friday.
Lady Jaguars hold off Lansing despite late comeback attempt
February 5, 2016
With 4:27 left in the fourth quarter, freshman Presley Barton drilled a 25-foot three to put the Mill Valley girls basketball team up eight against Lansing on Wednesday night.
Conklin, Koch help Jaguars top Lansing
February 5, 2016
Wednesday was a good day for Logan Koch as he received his football state championship ring and seemed to break out of his shooting funk.
SM North boys hoops tops KC Northeast, girls lose to St. Teresa’s
February 2, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team coasted to a 82-64 win over Kansas City Northeast, whole the Indians’ girls squad fell on the road to St. Teresa’s, 50-35.
Turner trips up SMNW boys hoops with 14 3-pointers
February 2, 2016
Turner knocked down 14 of its 25 3-pointers to hand Shawnee Mission Northwest’s boys basketball team a 85-74 loss in the Cougars’ first game in nine days, Tuesday.
Lady Jaguars win Lady Cat Classic
February 1, 2016
Presley Barton doesn’t like shooting inches behind the three-point line, which is 19 feet, 9 inches from the basket. Instead, she’s shooting from college range, one foot further, or sometimes NBA range, four feet further.
SM Northwest girls basketball wins Mid America Classic
January 31, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest junior Emmalee Rose knocked down two free throws with one second remaining in overtime to lift the Cougars over Olathe East, 33-31, Saturday in the championship game of the Mid America Classic.
SMN girls hoops round out Capital City Classic with loss to Topeka
January 31, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s girls basketball team rounded out the Capital City Classic with a 53-42 loss to Topeka High in the seventh-place matchup, Saturday.
SM North falls to Nixa in NIT title game
January 30, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team could not crack the code to Nixa’s 2-1-2 zone as the Indians fell to the host Eagles, 79-56, Saturday in the championship game of the Nixa Invitational Tournament.
SMNW girls, SMN boys advance to tournament title games
January 29, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest girls basketball and Shawnee Mission North boys hoops both advanced to their respective mid-season tournament championships game with victories Friday night. Both will be in action Saturday as they go for three wins in three days.
Shots don’t fall for Jaguars in loss at Olathe North
January 29, 2016
From the first whistle, the Mill Valley basketball team had to battle uphill as Olathe North took the opening tip before finding RJ Smith for the dunk.
SMNW girls, SMN boys hoops win tournament openers
January 29, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball and SM North’s boys and girls hoops teams all kicked off their respective mid-season tournaments, Thursday. Here’s a rundown of how they faired.
Thunder commit 25 turnovers in loss to Barstow
January 27, 2016
Tuesday wasn’t the St. James boys basketball team’s night. From a physical standpoint, coach Stan Dohm thought his team was recovered after the Thunder took fourth in the Saints Classic, playing three games in three days. But from a mental and emotional standpoint, he thought they might have been a little flat.