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LHS soccer holds off Turner, 2-0 Veggie racers

Does Lansing being the smallest Class 5A school put it at a competitive disadvantage?

Response Percent
Yes. The pool LHS can draw talent from is just so much smaller than the others.
No. Each team still has as many kids on the field at the same time.
Maybe. We’ll see when playoff time rolls around.
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Young runners shine at Lansing Invitational
McCurry places second for JV boys; Flippo wins again
September 29, 2005
The Lansing High cross country team may be small in numbers, but LHS coach Errol Logue doesn’t want his team to be small in toughness.
Lions fall to Mill Valley again
LHS suffers second loss to Jaguars this season
September 29, 2005
Too much speed. That’s what the Lansing High boys soccer team’s rematch with Mill Valley boiled down to Thursday night.
Lansing protects ranking, defeats Turner
Lions outshoots Bears 41-3
September 29, 2005
The Lansing High boys soccer team began its defense of its No. 1 ranking in Class 4A on Wednesday evening against Turner and, for the most part, the Lions looked like the superior team.
K-7 work takes toll on business
7-Eleven closes, antique store relocates ahead of project’s start
September 29, 2005
7-Eleven and Babe and Grayce’s Antiquables are the first victims of the Kansas Highway 7 system enhancement.
A monitor of city progress
September 29, 2005
Ron Jacobson has some definite ideas about Lansing’s future, and he is happy to see the city’s current administration agrees with him on most of them.
Meth possession suspected in arrest
September 29, 2005
A Leavenworth man was arrested last week after Lansing Police seized a bag of what they believe to be methamphetamine, Chief Steve Wayman said.
Sale to benefit hurricane victims
September 29, 2005
Early risers this Saturday can get a cookie instead of a worm.
Transfer rule frustrates Flippo, but it doesn’t slow her down
Junior continues to dominate JV circuit
September 29, 2005
A smile broke out across Lansing High cross country coach Errol Logue’s face as he watched junior Lori Flippo cover the first half mile of her two-mile race on Thursday at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Lansing resident completes training
September 29, 2005
Christopher A. King has completed basic training at the Kansas Law Enforcement Center.
Caring at home and away
Elementary principal’s Guard unit in Louisiana
12:00 a.m., September 29, 2005 Updated 10:31 a.m.
Lansing Elementary School principal Tim Newton is serving with the Kansas National Guard in Louisiana, helping to clean up the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Yard sale set
September 29, 2005
Lansing Historical Society will hold a yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Oct. 1 at Lansing Historical Museum, 115 E. Kansas Ave.
City’s Fall Clean-Up this weekend
September 29, 2005
Lansing’s Fall Clean-Up will he held Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at the Leavenworth County Solid Waste Transfer Station/Recycling Center.
Lansing couple land in Baker U. hall of fame
12:00 a.m., September 29, 2005 Updated 10:32 a.m.
Tom and Teresa Young will become the first husband-wife duo inducted into the Baker University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Aid drive continues
September 29, 2005
The city of Lansing, Lansing High School and Cub Scout Pack 3165 continue to collect donations for Hurricane Katrina victims.
4-H hits 100, seeks new members
September 29, 2005
Kansas 4-H is 100 years old, and clubs throughout the state will celebrate throughout the 4-H year that begins on Saturday, Oct. 1, and goes through Sept. 30, 2006.
Lansing soccer ranked No. 1
September 29, 2005
The Lansing High boys soccer team is ranked No. 1 in the state - for this week, at least.
Lansing garage band finds following at Granada gig
September 29, 2005
When Lansing punk rock band My Last Day took to the stage Saturday night at The Granada, it brought with it a high-energy show, some loyal fans and a surprise twist.
Lansing High sports to stay in Class 5A
Football will join other sports in larger classification in 2006 and 2007
September 29, 2005
Lansing High School’s sports teams - with the exception of football - will compete in Class 5A postseason activities again this year, the Kansas State High School Activities Association announced Tuesday.
PSU counselor to visit high school
September 29, 2005
Any student who has thought about becoming a Gorilla can get more information about making this life step at 9:40 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, when a Pittsburg State University admissions counselor visits Lansing High School.
Homecoming events start Friday
September 29, 2005
Homecoming activities will begin as soon as Friday at Lansing High School.
Middle school ‘exciting’ for veteran teacher
September 29, 2005
Sheila Martin is new to Lansing Middle School, but by no means is she new to teaching.
LHS choirs to perform in New York City
September 29, 2005
Start spreading the news: They’re leaving in March.
Volleyball survives gauntlet stretch, will savor week-long break
Lions return to action Tuesday against Mill Valley, Tonganoxie
September 29, 2005
As the Lansing High volleyball team boarded the bus Tuesday night to head back home after beating Bishop Ward and Piper at Piper High School, LHS coach Julie Slater gave a sigh of relief.
Lansing’s largest snowfall
September 29, 2005
Seventeen inches of snow fell in February of 1956, allowing Gene Young to sculpt an 8-foot snowman in the likeness of Abraham Lincoln.
September 29, 2005
A birth announcement in the Sept. 15 edition of The Current contained an error.
Mental illness issues come into focus
September 29, 2005
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) of Northeast Kansas/Leavenworth will sponsor several events in conjunction with National Mental Illness Awareness Week, Oct. 2-8.
September 29, 2005
Leah Brosius and Austin McKune, both of Seattle, announce their engagement.
Pact with city called a ‘win-win situation’
September 29, 2005
Lansing Historical Society members have reason to celebrate a recent agreement to turn over operation of the Lansing Historical Museum to the city of Lansing beginning Jan. 1, the society’s president said at the group’s annual meeting.
Lansing cross country at home today
September 29, 2005
To this point in the season, Lansing High cross country coach has been pleased with the effort his runners have put forth, but he said one thing still needs to change.
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Sept. 29, 2005.
September 29, 2005
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Sept. 29, 2005.
Church to hold annual Fall Fest
September 29, 2005
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish will hold its annual Fall Fest from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the church, 1405 Second Ave., Leavenworth.
Sunday school features ‘tour’
September 29, 2005
Children at Lansing First Southern Baptist Church are going on a “Walk with Jesus” during Sunday school and Children’s Church.
Sorority begins social year
September 29, 2005
The Xi Eta Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority began its year with a social event at the home of Carol Kenton on Sunday, Aug. 28.
Retreat to map district’s goals
September 29, 2005
Lansing school board members will meet Saturday morning for a preliminary discussion about the future of Lansing School District.
Contest to answer ‘If I were mayor’
September 29, 2005
The League of Kansas Municipalities wants to know what seventh-graders in Kansas would do if they were elected civic leaders. The league is sponsoring its annual essay contest, “If I were mayor, I would :”
On the record
September 29, 2005
Lansing Police reports and Lansing fire calls to Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1
City debates mechanisms to fund drainage projects
September 29, 2005
Just three weeks after Hurricane Katrina helped break New Orleans’ levees and flood that city, Lansing City Council convened to study drainage issues.
Hospital staff donates $5,000
September 29, 2005
The Saint John Hospital medical staff has answered the call for help in the aftermaths of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita with a $5,000 donation to the American Red Cross.
Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights focus of tour
American Dream Express’ to conclude in Leavenworth
September 29, 2005
A four-day statewide bus tour, sponsored by groups touting a “Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights” for Kansas, will make its final stop this week in Leavenworth.
Advertising agency hires resident
September 29, 2005
Garrett Fardelmann, Lansing, has been hired as an account manager in the account management department at Valentine Radford Inc., Kansas City, Mo., to work on the firm’s Pizza Hut account.
September 29, 2005
Kaw Valley League football scores and standings after week four.
Dual matches give coach insight into future pairings
September 29, 2005
As much as Rachel Elkins’ players have learned this season from the first-year Lansing High girls tennis coach, Elkins has learned a few things, too.
LHS football shoots for third straight win
Spring Hill is next challenge
September 29, 2005
Few things about the Spring Hill Broncos strike fear into opposing football teams.
Katrina evacuee makes his way to city
12:00 a.m., September 29, 2005 Updated 10:31 a.m.
Felix Navarro is a two-time exile. The first time was by choice; the second, necessity. Navarro, 78, left his native Cuba in 1980 to come to the United States. He settled in New Orleans in 1987 but had to leave Sept. 5 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Go, go veggie racer!
Students test science principles with edible cars
12:00 a.m., September 29, 2005 Updated 10:29 a.m.
A Lansing Middle School science lab smelled like a farmers market during a class experiment Monday.
7th grade shuts out Piper
September 29, 2005
The rumors had swirled since the beginning of the season: these guys are good.
Academy student earns honors
September 29, 2005
Cadet Sarah Cape has been named to the Wentworth Military Academy “Academic Excellence” list for the first grading period of the academic year.
BLHS swept at tourney
September 29, 2005
Basehor-Linwood High School’s young volleyball team faced a stern test Saturday in the Tonganoxie Tournament.
Bobcats get back on track
Quarterback switch helps stagnant offense get rolling, Bobcats batter Imac 21-6
September 29, 2005
With an offense that had been sputtering and had gone two straight games without putting a point on the board, Basehor-Linwood High School football coach Steve Hopkins decided to make a switch at quarterback.
Housing plans on agenda
September 29, 2005
Members of the Basehor Planning Commission will consider approving plans for the Pines of Pinehurst, a single-family area located inside one of the city’s largest developments, during its meeting next week.
City panel on the prowl for development director
September 29, 2005
A committee of Basehor city officials will begin sorting through resumes submitted by those seeking to become the city’s new director of community development.
Restaurant owners pleased with first month of business
September 29, 2005
It’s been one month exactly since the owners of Molly Maguire’s, a new Basehor restaurant, hung their shingle in Basehor. And according to J.B. Gideon, restaurant manager, the buzz is starting to catch on.
Car show ready to roll on Oct. 16
September 29, 2005
Area residents interested in sponsoring, donating or volunteering for the upcoming Basehor Car Show need to speak with organizers by the beginning of October.
Longtime secretary retiring
September 29, 2005
In 1966, Joyce McMillen was a senior at Basehor High School who dreamt of one day owning a candy-apple red Corvette. On Friday, almost five decades later, McMillen will hear the final bell and be dismissed from the school.
BLHS celebrating homecoming with Mardis Gras theme
September 29, 2005
The taste of New Orleans’ past is coming to the community nearest you.
Gone but never forgotten
Friends, family mourn death of popular Basehor-Linwood graduate
September 29, 2005
Erin Massing didn’t wrestle with the same existential questions as Wilder’s protagonist, Brother Juniper, did centuries ago. Her private thoughts, some written just weeks before her death, reveal as much.
Bobcats enjoy roller coaster week
September 29, 2005
With a 2-1 victory over perennial power Mill Valley last Wednesday, Basehor-Linwood High School’s soccer program was poised to become a Kaw Valley League contender last week.