2012-13 High School Basketball Preview

SMNW alumna Wagler reflects on experience at NJCAA all-star games
July 29, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest alumna Brooklyn Wagler got her chance to play in the spotlight during Kansas City Kansas Community College’s women’s basketball team’s NJCAA Division II national title run in March, and it is continuing to pay dividends for her. Wagler’s performance over the course of the tournament and season as a whole earned her an invite to two all-star games that helped showcase NJCAA Women’s Coaches Hall of Fame weekend July 23 and 24 at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida.
St. James’ Thornhill shows off athleticism
July 25, 2016
Last week, Zach Thornhill proved the 1992 film “White Men Can’t Jump” starring Woody Harrelson isn’t true. The St. James senior, who was playing in his final basketball tournament with his AAU team, KC Run GM, followed up a missed three pointer by Eudora’s Mitchell Ballock by slamming it home.
Shawnee Sports: Summer season is recruiting season
July 4, 2016
For most students, summer break is just that: a break from school. It’s a chance to unwind, kick your feet up by the pool or hop in a car and take a family road trip.
Improvements made at Emporia State camp help SMN girls hoops in summer league games
June 28, 2016
Shawnee Mission North girls basketball coach Brian McIntosh got to take his team to his old stomping grounds last week for the Emporia State girls basketball team camp, and he felt like it was just what the Indians needed. A number of the noticeable improvements that the Indians made were on defense, and that was evident in SM North’s summer league games against St. Teresa’s Academy and Olathe North Monday at SM South.
Mill Valley boy’s basketball will have new look this winter
June 23, 2016
The defending Class 5A boy’s state basketball champions will have a new look come the winter.
Schneider’s time to shine as SM North football season approaches
June 22, 2016
As a three-sport athlete, Shawnee Mission North senior-to-be Will Schneider has embraced all of the challenges that he has faced — whether it be on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond.
Former Shawnee high school student fatally shot by Alabama police officer
Michael Moore played football, basketball at Shawnee Mission Northwest
12:47 a.m., June 16, 2016 Updated 12:59 a.m.
A former Shawnee Mission Northwest High School student was shot and killed by an Alabama police officer following a Monday traffic stop.
SMNW girls hoops continue summer grind at OSU team camp, SM South league
June 14, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball team has played nine games over the past four days after participating in Oklahoma State’s team camp Friday through Sunday, and squaring off against Olathe Northwest and Olathe South on Monday in the SM South summer league.
St. James falls in KAMO Shootout quarterfinals
June 13, 2016
With less than three minutes remaining in its KAMO Shootout upper varsity quarterfinal game against Republic (Mo.), St. James found itself down by five with time not on its side as it fell 40-38 in overtime.
SMNW girls hoops looks to reload during the summer
June 8, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball team is looking to reload this summer after finishing as Class 6A state runner-ups last season.
MVHS girls basketball ushers in new coach
June 8, 2016
The Drew Walters Era has officially begun at Mill Valley.
Communication key for Cougars in SMNW boys basketball camp
June 7, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball coach Mike Rose incorporated his love for hoops and math with his players’ social life to give his team a lesson on communicating on the court during Tuesday’s session of the Cougars’ summer camp.
Taking charge: Returning players show leadership to begin SM North girls hoop camp
June 6, 2016
After graduating seven seniors from last year’s team, Shawnee Mission North girls basketball coach Brian McIntosh kicked off his annual summer camp Monday with a group of players looking to step up and contribute next season. While those seven seniors logged about 90-95 percent of the playing time for the Indians last season, McIntosh liked what he saw from the majority of last year’s JV squad, and the newcomers to the program at Monday’s camp session.
St. James alumnae coach summer league team
June 6, 2016
It was early in the afternoon on Saturday at Piper Middle School and St. James girls basketball coach Greg Hohinsinner was sitting on the top of the bleachers behind the bench watching the girls play their third and final game for the day — sixth of nine on the weekend.
SM North boys basketball wraps up camp, prepares to defend 6A title
June 3, 2016
Life without Michael and Marcus Weathers officially kicked off this week as Shawnee Mission North boys basketball coach Steve Stitzer held his team’s annual summer camp — which wrapped up on Friday. The camp gave the opportunity for fifth through 12th graders to improve their individual skills, and also build some chemistry with their fellow classmates on the court.

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