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Evelyn May Young
November 14, 2007
Obituary: Jeremy M. Cooper
November 14, 2007
Jealousy is tough to temper this year
November 14, 2007
We begin with a matter of full disclosure. I went to Kansas State University. This fact is pertinent as we discuss next week’s showdown between Kansas and Missouri. This column isn’t necessarily a breakdown of the game, but rather about the agony of a K-State fan. I want to cheer for Kansas. I want to get caught up in the hoopla that is the KU and MU game next week.
BLHS football team won district crown, playoff game
November 14, 2007
A mid-season rise by the Basehor-Linwood football team ended abruptly when the team lost to Holton, 38-0, on Nov. 3. Despite the loss, the team’s progress throughout the season was pronounced. After beginning the year with a gauntlet—first opponent Bonner Springs’ regular season record was 8-1, Mill Valley’s 6-3, Perry’s 8-1, Clinton’s 8-2 and Lansing’ 8-1—the players developed and learned how to win ballgames.
Bobcats selected for KVL honors
Players on Basehor-Linwood’s fall sports teams earn honors for performances in individual sports
November 14, 2007
Football player Swede Johnson leads the list of a multitude of Basehor-Linwood High School athletes named to All-League teams last week. With the results announced in three fall sports, football, soccer and volleyball, Bobcat athletes found out that individually they took in quite a haul. Johnson made the first team on both the offensive line and defensive line. The accomplishment was a validation for a lot of hard work, he said. “It was pretty exciting,” Johnson said. “But it really didn’t matter to me if I got either one of them. It was just fun that within a year we put everything together to get farther in the playoffs then we had in a while.”
Sleep deprived
Midnight practice forces coaches to work on short rest, increases players enthusiasm for basketball season
November 14, 2007
Coach Noah Simpson slept on the floor in his classroom. Assistant coach Bruce Courtney slept on an air mattress in his office. Assistant coach Steve Myer got some shut-eye in the back of his van in the parking lot. It’s a tough job, but someone had to do it. After the first Midnight Madness practice in Basehor-Linwood girl’s basketball history, which occurred on Sunday, the team’s coaching staff still had the task of working Monday.
BLMS girls basketball teams complete busy week of games
November 14, 2007
In a short season, the Basehor-Linwood Middle School girls’ basketball teams have been busy learning the sport and playing games. In seventh-grade play, the varsity basketball team lost to Monticello Trails Middle School, 34-21 on Tuesday. The Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade junior varsity basketball team lost to Monticello Trails 12-11.