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State basketball: First-round box scores
March 10, 2011
Box scores from the first round of the 2011 Class 4A girls basketball state tournament.
Wristen: Ability to adjust proves valuable for Bobcats
March 10, 2011
It didn’t even feel like the game was close.
ON TO THE SEMIFINALS: Bobcats take down Colby, 37-28
04:18 p.m., March 10, 2011 Updated 06:04 p.m.
Basehor-Linwood held Colby to just 10 points in the second half, and the Bobcats stormed from behind to win 37-28.
Bobcats trail 18-16 at halftime
March 10, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood girls trail Colby 18-16 at halftime in the first round of the Class 4A state tournament.
Live from Salina: Thoughts to ponder while waiting for tip-off
March 10, 2011
It’s about 20 minutes until game time for the first round of the Class 4A state basketball tournament at the Bicentennial Center, and the Basehor-Linwood and Colby girls are on the court warming up.
Congratulations 5A substate champs
March 10, 2011
More than 60 years ago, in 1949 and 1950, our Lansing team also went to state and there were two players on that team named McQuillan and Young. I guess it’s in the genes, as this year we also have a McQuillan and a Young.
BLHS to battle Colby in state opener
March 10, 2011
Noah Simpson has a pretty good idea what the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team can expect from the Colby Eagles during its first-round game at the Class 4A state tournament.
Neighbors: Joyce Mayberry
March 10, 2011
Joyce Mayberry is a homemaker from Basehor.
Couple seeks host families for exchange program
March 10, 2011
John and Sally Maack have played host to 20 foreign exchange students from 11 countries.
5 questions: It’s twister time
Severe weather week raises awareness
March 10, 2011
This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas.
Reminder: Spring forward
March 10, 2011
Daylight saving time will begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13, so remember to set clocks an hour ahead. The time will remain an hour ahead until it “falls back” to standard time Nov. 6.
Slightly smaller crowd makes annual event more ‘pleasant’
March 10, 2011
The 12th annual Marble Crazy, which kicked off Friday afternoon at Moon Marble Company in Bonner Springs, brought together marble artists and enthusiasts from across the country, just as it does every year.
Census: Basehor doubles in population in just a decade
March 10, 2011
The city of Basehor’s population more than doubled from 2000 to 2010, making it the fastest-growing city in Leavenworth County during that period, according to U.S. Census Bureau data from the 2010 Census released this week.
Basehor City Council debates how to lure tenant to former grocery store building
March 10, 2011
The Basehor City Council will consider in the next few months whether to dangle a tax-incentive carrot in front of a retail business interested in moving into the former site of the Wolf Creek Marketplace grocery store. But area residents hoping for another grocery store at the location probably shouldn’t get their hopes up.
KDOT to sponsor youth arts contest
March 10, 2011
The Kansas Department of Transportation is sponsoring its fifth annual arts contest that encourages Kansas youth to resist pressure and abstain from drinking alcohol until reaching the legal age limit of 21.
Remember When
March 10, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Drill to be today
March 10, 2011
The statewide annual tornado drill will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today, March 10, weather permitting.
USD 204 renews 10-year contract with YMCA Greater Kansas City
USD 204 residents to still see 20 percent discount
March 10, 2011
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City and USD 204’s 10-year relationship will continue for another 10 years after the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education unanimously approved Monday night another 10-year contract with the community organization. The contract will mean a continued working relationship between the district and the Bonner Springs Family YMCA, which also serves as the Bonner Springs High School Physical Education Center.
Wristen: After three years of frustration, Braves’ Smith goes out a winner
March 10, 2011
Shortly after her final game as a Bonner Springs High School basketball player ended, senior Erica Smith walked down the hallway with junior Erica Wilson.
BSHS turns to college ranks for new football coach Aslin
March 10, 2011
A new era of Bonner Springs High School football will begin in the fall, and the Braves will be led by a coach who has proven he can win at both the high school and college levels.
Smith: Don’t be fooled by a con
March 10, 2011
Sometimes it seems to me that there are those who think the general public is either so stupid or so greedy that it will fall for any get-rich-quick scheme. These hucksters believe the old P .T. Barnum line that a sucker is born every minute.
Letters: Wrestlers congratulated
March 10, 2011
I enjoyed Chris Wristen’s sports coverage of the Bonner Springs High School state wrestling team.
Incumbent Jeané Redmond focuses on district’s teachers in race for Basehor-Linwood school board seat
March 10, 2011
Jeané Redmond’s daughters have both been educated in Basehor-Linwood schools, but what drove her to join the school board four years ago were teachers.
Basehor-Linwood school board candidate Larry Harms aims to lead district where he was once a student
March 10, 2011
For Larry Harms, familiarizing himself with the Basehor-Linwood School District will not be an issue in his effort to win election to the school board.
Bobcat power prevails as boys repeat, girls 4-peat
March 10, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High School boys powerlifting team has spent almost the entire season playing second fiddle to Topeka High.