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Football roundup: SM Northwest, Maranatha move to 3-0
September 15, 2018
The Shawnee Mission Northwest and Maranatha Christian Academy football teams claimed victories on Friday to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Cougars clipped Olathe South, 27-21, in overtime, while the Eagles shut out Crest, 66-0. St. James came up short against Blue Valley West, 35-32. Mill Valley was unable to keep pace with Bishop Miege in a 40-7 loss. Shawnee Mission North fell to Free State, 62-0.
De Soto football shuts out Turner, 56-0
September 15, 2018
The De Soto football team shut out Turner, 56-0, on Friday to improve to 3-0 on the season. Jackson Miller threw touchdown passes to Tyson Priddy and Keegan Sturdy, and also ran for a score. Dallas Williams led the DHS defense with two interceptions — including a pick six.
Volleyball roundup: Maranatha sweeps Van Horn
September 14, 2018
The Maranatha volleyball team recorded its third straight sweep after coasting past Van Horn on Thursday. Shawnee Mission Northwest suffered a four-set loss to Free State. Shawnee Mission North dropped its dual against SM South.
St. James girls golf 2nd at BV Cup; SJA’s Allison Comer finishes as runner-up
September 14, 2018
St. James Academy’s Allison Comer earned her second straight second-place finish after firing a round of 80 to be the runner-up at the BV Cup on Thursday at Eagles Landing Golf Course. Comer was one of three St. James golfers to finish in the top 10, as the Thunder placed second to Blue Valley West in the team standings.
Boys soccer roundup: Tanner Anderson nets golden goal to lift SMNW over SMN in OT
September 14, 2018
Tanner Anderson scored with with 3:49 remaining in overtime to send the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys soccer team to a 2-1 win over Shawnee Mission North on Thursday. St. James registered its first draw of the season after playing Bishop Miege to a scoreless tie. Two second-half goals powered Shawnee Mission East to a 2-0 win over Mill Valley.
De Soto volleyball sweeps Leavenworth, Basehor-Linwood in home triangular
September 14, 2018
The De Soto volleyball team won its home triangular on Thursday after sweeping Leavenworth, 25-9, 25-13, and Basehor-Linwood, 25-15, 25-13.
De Soto’s Issa Sullivan wins Baldwin Invitational; Bailey Ramsdell garners gold at Spring Hill quad
September 13, 2018
De Soto junior tennis player Issa Sullivan picked up a signature win while making her season debut on Wednesday at the Baldwin Invitational. Sullivan won the tournament after rallying to defeat three-time Class 4A state champion Brooklyn Hunter, 8-7 (6), after facing a 4-0 deficit against the Hayden senior. De Soto senior Bailey Ramsdell added a third-place finish at No. 2 singles. Ramsdell highlighted the Spring Hill quad for the Wildcats on Monday after winning at No. 1 singles with a 2-1 record.
Mill Valley girls tennis makes most of nice weather, defeats Bonner Springs
September 12, 2018
The Mill Valley girls tennis team won all 12 doubles matches and 15 of 17 in singles play in Tuesday’s home dual against Bonner Springs.
Boys soccer roundup: Mill Valley shuts out Aquinas
September 12, 2018
In a rematch of the 2017 5A state quarterfinals, Mill Valley avenged a loss to St. Thomas Aquinas after shutting out the Saints, 2-0, on Tuesday. Shawnee Mission North suffered its first loss of the season after falling to Free State, 1-0. De Soto was unable to keep pace with Leavenworth in a 3-0 loss to the Pioneers. Maranatha came up short in a 5-0 loss to Summit Christian.
SMNW boys soccer plays Olathe South to 2-2 tie
September 12, 2018
The Shawnee Mission Northwest boys soccer team played Olathe South to a 2-2 tie on Tuesday. Edy Alvarado blasted a shot that deflected off of an Olathe South defender and into the back of the net to give the Cougars a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute. The Falcons answered with goals in the 14th and 56th minutes before Cole Slack netted the equalizer for the Cougars in the 76th.

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De Soto sophomore Tyson Priddy hauls in a touchdown pass from Jackson Miller in the Wildcats' 56-0 win over Turner on Friday.

De Soto senior Maya Bascom lunges for a dig during the Wildcats triangular on Thursday against Leavenworth and Basehor-Linwood.

Mill Valley seniors Anika Roy (right) and Josie Carey (left) high-five each other after winning a point in their doubles match of Tuesday's home dual against Bonner Springs.

Shawnee Mission Northwest junior Tony Ramos and Olathe South senior Nick Townsend battle for possession during Tuesday's match at the College Boulevard Activity Center. The Cougars and Falcons played to a 2-2 tie.

Shawnee Mission North setter Mollie Brooks celebrates after the Indians won a point in their match against Topeka High on Monday.

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