Archive for Thursday, September 22, 2005

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Davis notches personal-best time at Tongie
Flippo fourth in JV girls race
September 22, 2005
Moments before his race began Thursday at the Tonganoxie Invitational, Lansing High sophomore Griffin Davis walked up to coach Errol Logue and said bluntly, “I’m going to get a PR today.”
Lions outduel KC Christian
Lansing posts fourth shutout of season
September 22, 2005
The Lansing High boys soccer team played its third game in four days when it traveled to Kansas City Christian on Thursday afternoon, but the Lions showed no signs of being tired as they picked up their third victory of the week.
KVL FOOTBALL: Week three
September 22, 2005
Kaw Valley League football scores and standings from week three.
Second-half eruption pushes LHS past Immaculata
Thackston scores two goals in victory
September 22, 2005
For 40 minutes Wednesday the Lansing High boys soccer team was unable to shake a pesky squad from Immaculata.
Lyon-Cline
September 22, 2005
Christina Cherie Lyon and Taylor Scott Cline were married Aug. 11, 2005, at Mt. Timpanogos Temple in American Fork, Utah.
City seeks funds for storm water runoff projects
September 22, 2005
A funding mechanism to pay for storm water drainage repairs and improvements will be the focus of a study session for the Lansing City Council.
Right of way purchase OK’d for E. Eisenhower
September 22, 2005
Action by the Lansing City Council on Thursday cleared the last hurdle toward a widening project on East Eisenhower Road.
Burton protects the net
Junior goalkeeper elevates game, delivers shutouts
September 22, 2005
From the moment the Lansing High boys soccer team first took to the field this fall, it was clear they were an improved squad.
KU honors Lansing seniors
September 22, 2005
Eighteen seniors who either attend Lansing High School or are from Lansing have been recognized by the University of Kansas.
Helping people stay fit
September 22, 2005
Teresa Hilliard says there are more reasons for people to exercise than just looking and feeling good.
City collects items for Katrina victims
September 22, 2005
The city of Lansing has teamed with Lansing High School and Cub Scout Pack 3165 to collect donations for Hurricane Katrina victims.
School enrollment increases
September 22, 2005
Lansing schools are on the “steady increase” track predicted by district officials.
Cyclists ‘do time’ in weekend Leavenworth races
September 22, 2005
Five Lansing residents know what it’s like to be “Doing Time in Leavenworth.” They all competed in bike races in Downtown Leavenworth on Sunday afternoon.
Walt ‘The Barber’ Opfer
September 22, 2005
Walt “The Barber” and his wife Marybelle Opfer moved to Lansing in the late 1940s.
Now’s time to take the ‘Bittersweet pill’
September 22, 2005
Lansing school board and city council members agree Bittersweet Road should be extended to West Mary Street, but who is going to pay for it?
Fire Calls
September 22, 2005
Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1
Towne Center developer bows out
12:00 a.m., September 22, 2005 Updated 06:58 a.m.
Six months after it entered into a much-heralded agreement with a Kansas City, Mo.-based firm, the city is looking for a new developer of record for Towne Center.
Lansing band in spotlight
My Last Day selected for Battle of the Bands festival in Lawrence, will play at 11 p.m. Saturday
September 22, 2005
Stuck to the shelves in a cluttered garage at Brandon Rimmey’s rural Lansing home are dozens of band stickers.
On The Record
September 22, 2005
Lansing Police Reports
LGTV adds weather readings
September 22, 2005
Weather watchers now can tune into the city’s LGTV Channel 2 for up-to-the-minute condition reports.
Science teacher tackles literature course
September 22, 2005
When she was hired to teach sixth-grade science at Lansing Middle School, first-year teacher Jennifer Kolb was surprised to find out that her new job description also included teaching literature.
Debate team earns awards
September 22, 2005
Lansing High School’s debaters started their competition season with three teams placing at the Leavenworth High School tournament on Saturday, Sept. 17.
District prepares for exchange with Chinese school
September 22, 2005
Lansing High School soon will have an international cachet.
Lions vow not to overlook dangerous Bonner Springs
September 22, 2005
On paper, it seems easy to believe that the Lansing High football team could overlook Bonner Springs heading into the teams’ Kaw Valley League showdown at 7 p.m. Friday. That’s not the case, however.
Runners seek fast times at Tongie
September 22, 2005
Less than a week after racing on arguably the most difficult course in the state, the Lansing High cross country team is returning to familiar ground.
Steady Eddie’ Schultz leads Lansing tennis
September 22, 2005
Rachel Elkins couldn’t stop saying it: “Steady Eddie. Steady Eddie.”
Scoreboard
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to Sept. 22, 2005.
September 22, 2005
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to Sept. 22, 2005.
JV soccer: Perfect
September 22, 2005
Don Dubberley knows it may sound cliched, but there’s no denying his “take it one game at a time” strategy works.
Volleyball gains momentum
September 22, 2005
The Lansing High volleyball team was at its best and at its worst Tuesday night, but the former is what gives LHS coach Julie Slater plenty of reasons for optimism.
LHS grad in scholars program at KU
September 22, 2005
Jeff Hoins was “born and raised a Jayhawk.”
7 grades meet state testing goals
12:00 a.m., September 22, 2005 Updated 02:34 p.m.
Seven out of 12 grades taking the state assessment in Lansing school district this spring achieved the Building Standard of Excellence.
A family affair
Basehor-Linwood brother-sister duo helping Bobcats’ cross country squad find success
September 22, 2005
When junior cross country runner Amanda Vitt’s little brother Alex entered high school, she tried to convince him to come out for cross country. “I forced him to,” Amanda says.
Lady Bobcats push past rival at Rim Rock meet
Teams show well at Bonner Invitational, too
September 22, 2005
Amidst the hundreds of schools at the Rim Rock Farm Classic in Lawrence last Saturday, the Basehor-Linwood girls’ cross country team kept their eyes focused on red.
Opinion: My turn to run
September 22, 2005
Last Wednesday, I ran my first-ever cross country race.
8 quarters and counting…
Basehor-Linwood football team shut out for the second week in a row
September 22, 2005
For the second straight week Basehor-Linwood could not put a point on the board and again coach Steve Hopkins was “befuddled” by his offense’s ineptitude.
Basehor library closes for repairs; set to reopen today
September 22, 2005
The Basehor Community Library closed its doors to patrons Tuesday and Wednesday so repairs could be made to a potentially hazardous mold problem.
Accidents claim two lives
September 22, 2005
Two Leavenworth County men, including one from Tonganoxie, were killed last weekend in motorcycle accidents.
City Council hires firm to study sewer plant
September 22, 2005
The Basehor City Council hired Monday an engineering firm that has worked with several local municipalities in the past to complete a study of the city’s wastewater treatment facility.
Administrator candidate breaks off negotiations
Basehor City Council to re-open search for top municipal government job
September 22, 2005
It’s been nine months since Basehor government watched its first-ever city administrator resign. It’s been five months since the City Council began courting his replacement.
Basehor-Linwood sees biggest surge at elementary, middle schools
Enrollment exceeds district expectations
September 22, 2005
While building its 2005-06 budget, Basehor-Linwood School District officials predicted enrollment would increase by approximately 25 students from the year before.
Council approves new subdivision
September 22, 2005
The Basehor City Council gave the greenlight Monday to developers of Metzger Meadows, a new residential subdivision on Leavenworth Road.
Tourney raises nearly $8,000 for students, teachers
September 22, 2005
The second annual Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation golf tournament, which took place Friday, Sept.16 at Falcon Lakes, raised approximately $8,000.
Unified Government announces deal with $300 million waterpark
September 22, 2005
The loose translation of the word, Schlitterbahn, in German is slippery road. To Unified Government of Wyandotte County officials, the word means exciting.
An honor awaits
Family of Korean War vet seeks medal promised
September 22, 2005
May God bless you and I will be careful…
Jury acquits sheriff’s deputy
Robert Peterman reinstated to duty
September 22, 2005
A Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office deputy was reinstated to the department Monday after he was found innocent of a vehicular homicide charge.