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2011 Basehor-Linwood graduates look back, ahead
May 12, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High School class of 2011 cheered its past accomplishments and its future possibilities Thursday night at the school’s commencement ceremony.
BLHS softball dominates on Senior Night
12:20 p.m., May 12, 2011 Updated 09:50 p.m.
The Basehor-Linwood High School softball team had to wait six more days to play its Senior Night doubleheader against Turner after a thunderstorm washed out the series May 5, but it was worth the wait.
BLHS baseball regional bracket released
May 12, 2011
Basehor-Linwood will begin play in the Class 4A regional tournament Monday at Jefferson County West.
KVL track meet to resume Friday
May 12, 2011
The Kaw Valley League track meet got just over three hours worth of events in Wednesday at Basehor-Linwood High before storms forced a postponement.
Hooked on Kansas
May 12, 2011
Right up the street was the Sampler Festival. We had great weather and lots of folks from all over the state of Kansas came to show off their cities and counties.
Kansas is center of attraction at festival’s area swan song
May 12, 2011
Since they’ve been retired, Ruth and Charlie Kirby of Bonner Springs have loved to set out on day trips to visit destinations throughout Kansas.
Bonner Springs, Tonganoxie battle to unconventional doubleheader split as both ‘home teams’ claim victories
May 12, 2011
The home team on the scoreboard won one game Friday at Leavenworth County Fairgrounds and the team actually playing on its home field won the other game.
BSHS softball puts scare into MVHS before being swept
May 12, 2011
With postseason play set to begin Monday, the Bonner Springs softball team sought to earn a statement victory that would give it momentum.
BLHS softball squad earns hard-fought split with LHS
May 12, 2011
Basehor-Linwood knocked off Lansing in game one of a softball doubleheader Monday at Lansing City Park, but the Bobcats were unable to carry the momentum all the way to a sweep.
Basehor-Linwood swept by Mill Valley in regular-season finale
May 12, 2011
Entering Tuesday’s doubleheader against Mill Valley, Basehor-Linwood coach Brian Lohafer said he wanted to make sure his top pitchers were rested for regional play that begins Monday.
Bobcats struggle for consistent play in losses to Bears, Timberwolves
May 12, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High School baseball team hit some late-season roadblocks in the form of the Turner Bears and Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves.
City to have homestyle cooking sisters
May 12, 2011
With the efficiency of a well-oiled machine, Karen “Nu Nu” Harris whips up some batter in a mixing bowl, adds a big squirt of honey, pours the batter into a spray-greased muffin tin and neatly slides the tin into the oven.
Neighbors: William Miller
May 12, 2011
William Miller is owner of Bodyworks Massage Therapy LLC in Bonner Springs
Braves, Wildcats go deep seven times as BSHS falls
May 12, 2011
Bonner Springs High School has one of the area’s most home run-friendly baseball fields, but Monday ranks among the most memorable long-ball festivals in some time.
Formation change sparks rally, but Bobcats fall to Chieftains
May 12, 2011
Tonganoxie scored two first-half goals against Basehor-Linwood on Tuesday en route to a 2-1 victory. The goals came in the 12th minute and then in the 35 minute.
Yo-yos add new dimension to Marble Days celebration
May 12, 2011
Residents were out en masse Saturday at the fifth annual Marble Days celebration, taking part in activities ranging from marble shooting to letting large, bubble wand-made bubbles float down Oak Street.
Bradley, Bailey among Braves’ best at Shawnee Mission North Relays
May 12, 2011
Bridgett Bradley stepped into the throwing circle with some of the top discus hurlers in Kansas on Friday at the Shawnee Mission North Relays, and Bradley proved she belonged among them.
BLMS track succeeds at Lexington Invitational
May 12, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School track team had a strong showing Thursday, April 28, at the Lexington Trails Invitational.
Bonner Springs High School announces summper hoops
May 12, 2011
Bonner Springs High School’s boys and girls basketball programs will offer numerous opportunities for interested players to compete this summer.
Four face robbery, burglary charges
May 12, 2011
A Leavenworth County man who suffered a gunshot wound last week now faces robbery and burglary charges in Wyandotte County.
Prioleau continues to sizzle in sprints as BLHS boys place 2nd at Piper Invitational
May 12, 2011
Basehor-Linwood runner Daniel Prioleau continues to sprint past the competition in his senior season.
Basehor-Linwood High School to conduct softball camp
May 12, 2011
Basehor-Linwood High School softball coach Susan Mayberry will conduct a summer camp May 31 to June 2. Cost is $30 per player.
Stock, Miller among best in Wyandotte County
May 12, 2011
A season full of rapidly improving times by the Bonner Springs High School girls swimming team added up to a second-place finish Thursday at the Wyandotte County Championships.
In sickness and in health’
After suffering and surviving ruptured aorta, Shawnee resident weds fianceé at hospital
May 12, 2011
When Shawnee Mission Medical Center paged chaplain Mike Jacob, doctors knew something was seriously wrong with Shawnee resident Alan Jones’ heart.
KCKCC to offer spring concert
May 12, 2011
The Kansas City Kansas Community College music department will have its annual Spring Choral Concert at 3 p.m. May 15 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 94th Street and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan.
Garbage rates in Edwardsville to increase 5 percent
May 12, 2011
Edwardsville residents can expect to see an increase in their garbage bills beginning this summer.
Chorus will perform Mass
May 12, 2011
The Kaw Valley Chorus will present “Timeless: Arrangements of the Traditional Latin Mass Text from 1815 and Today” during two concerts later this month.
Basehor resident to receive master’s degree from KU
May 12, 2011
Kristopher Creten, Basehor, will graduate with a master’s degree from the Kansas University School of Social Welfare this month.
Basehor-Linwood moving to add school resource officer for 2011-12
May 12, 2011
Now that district parents have spoken, a Leavenworth County sheriff’s officer is likely headed for Basehor-Linwood schools, as soon as this fall.
The next chapter: BLHS seniors prepare for life after high school
May 12, 2011
The Sentinel profiles some of the faces of the BLHS Class of 2011 and the paths they plan to follow.
Bobcats’ Vlasic takes 5th at KVL Championships
May 12, 2011
Every time Gabe Vlasic has stepped on the golf course this spring, the Basehor-Linwood standout has been locked in.
BSHS closes out regular season with lopsided loss to Mill Valley
May 12, 2011
After a 16-game regular season, the Bonner Springs High School girls soccer team’s work is done.
New hardware store opens doors in Bonner
May 12, 2011
When he first walked into the new Nuts and Bolts True Value hardware store, 626 S. 130th St., Frances Scherer of Basehor was eager to share his appreciation with Betty Bartholow, store office manager.
Mental stimulation
May 12, 2011
Last summer when I was spending a lot of time recuperating, I learned to expand my television viewing.
Remember when: May 12, 2011
May 12, 2011
On May 10, 2001, Kristine Knutter and Brock Peterson were named outstanding senior athletes at Bonner Springs High School.
New men’s group forms in Bonner
May 12, 2011
The group of men gather around the table in the grocery store eating area, finding all sorts of topics to discuss.