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Basehor vs. Lansing: defensive stats
October 16, 2008
Basehor-Linwood defensive stats from its football game against Lansing.
Basehor vs. Lansing: offensive stats
October 16, 2008
Offensive statistics for Basehor-Linwood in its game against Lansing.
Victory over Perry brings relief to ‘Cats
12:00 a.m., October 16, 2008 Updated 01:34 a.m.
The bus ride from Perry-Lecompton back to Basehor-Linwood was wet and damp Monday night.
Question answered: Peterson outpaces field for first-place finish at Pleasant Ridge
October 16, 2008
Trevor McBride asked his father — Basehor-Linwood assistant cross country coach Mike McBride — a simple question earlier this season.
Tough competition challenges BLHS at De Soto Spikefest
October 16, 2008
Members of the Basehor-Linwood volleyball team showed signs of improvement at the De Soto Spikefest volleyball tournament on Saturday.
After taking early lumps, Bobcats hope to thrive
October 16, 2008
In a league made up of Class 4A and 5A schools, Kaw Valley League coaches have a choice in how to schedule.
Residency issue, service on board questioned
October 16, 2008
According to the Topeka Capital-Journal, Senator Roger Pine has been voting in the wrong county since 1999 and would still be, but a poll worker challenged his status as an eligible voter in Douglas County in the August election.
Artist preserves history with drawings
October 16, 2008
An image of brothers Ruben and Ephraim Basehor, which was once a grainy photo, is now preserved as a large pencil drawing on the wall of the Basehor Historical Museum.
Basehor resident dies from crash
October 16, 2008
A 22-year-old Basehor man died Saturday from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident Friday at 163rd and Leavenworth Road northwest of Basehor.
Basehor schools make the grade on AYP report
October 16, 2008
The final state assessment scores were announced Wednesday and it looks as though Basehor-Linwood district schools have not only made the grade, but exceeded it.
Advanced voting now under way
October 16, 2008
Advance voting for the Nov. 4 elections is under way.
Autumn in the Grove
October 16, 2008
Because we got rained out last year, we kept an eye out on the weather all week hoping we would have a great day for “Autumn in the Grove.”
For now, playing spoiler is OK
October 16, 2008
Chuck E. Cheese on a Saturday evening equals the best birth control ever for a 20-something woman surrounded by rampant marriage and baby talk.
Kaw Valley League has matured into a strong football conference
October 16, 2008
Not long ago the Kaw Valley League was considered to be little more than a small-school conference lost in the shadows of the larger schools in the Kansas City area — power conferences such as the East Kansas League and Sunflower League.
Remember when
October 16, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville.
Scintillating study on vocabulary
October 16, 2008
How stupefying that the USD 204 superintendent informed the school board that a study (presented at a conference) suggests that children who learn more words have the ability to have more career options than those who learn fewer.
New television season offers a few good shows
October 16, 2008
I don’t watch much daytime television. My viewing consists of watching a few previously recorded shows in the evening before I go to bed, so I really look forward to the new crop of dramatic, mystery and comedies each fall.
State senator resigns from drainage board amid questions about residency, fees paid
3rd District challenger to Roger Pine calls for ‘full financial audit’ of board
October 16, 2008
State Sen. Roger Pine, who has faced criticism for claiming to be a Lawrence resident while living in Leavenworth County, has resigned from a Douglas County board.
Mandela cohort to speak at KCKCC
October 16, 2008
A South African freedom fighter who was incarcerated with Nelson Mandela and other apartheid activists on Robben Island in South Africa will speak next week at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Commission to seek agreement on CR1
October 16, 2008
The city of Tonganoxie and Leavenworth County have been back and forth about the County Road 1 project for quite some time, but in a pre-briefing at Thursday’s County Commission meeting, commissioners learned there was more than just money involved.
Students to study Basehor recycling
October 16, 2008
Could a community curbside recycling program be in the future for the city of Basehor?
State’s best test BLHS
October 16, 2008
Playing in a tournament field that included some of the top players in the state from the 2007 Class 4A state meet, as well as players who have qualified for this year’s Class 5A state meet, the Basehor-Linwood girls golf team competed on Thursday at the Bobcat Invitational.
JV, freshman Bobcats pile up volleyball wins
October 16, 2008
While Basehor-Linwood has been struggling in varsity tournaments this season, the junior varsity and freshman teams have experienced success.
Beyond childhood frontiers
October 16, 2008
I like fifth-graders; I particularly like fifth-grade boys. It is the age that we refer to as the last frontier of childhood.
Teamwork required in education
October 16, 2008
During the past half century, public education in the United States has changed radically.
To hell and back: One man’s journey to God
October 16, 2008
“My wife is dead.” That’s all it took for Tyrone Davis’ life to change forever.