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Offense erupts as T-Bones win series vs. Explorers
July 18, 2012
In Tuesday’s loss to the Sioux City Explorers, the T-Bones’ offense fizzled in the late innings. In Wednesday’s series finale, however, it came early and often.
Basehor City Council approves refinancing in special meeting
July 18, 2012
The Basehor City Council approved two resolutions allowing for the refinancing of several debts at a special meeting early Wednesday morning.
Remember When for July 19, 2012
July 18, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
VBS a great tradition
July 18, 2012
I enjoyed Bible school as it usually came at a time when I was getting bored with summer and wanted to do something different.
K-7 bridge work set to begin Thursday
July 18, 2012
Work on the Kansas Highway 7 northbound bridge over the Kansas River is set to begin Thursday.
Homeless liaison’s workload increasing in USD 204
July 18, 2012
The amount of students who classify as homeless in USD 204 has grown in recent years, and the district has decided to give its homeless liaison a stipend for the increased work.
Bonner’s budget shortfall turns into surplus
July 18, 2012
Though at the beginning of the summer, the Bonner Springs City Council was finding ways to make up for an expected budget shortfall in 2013, it now is voting on how to spend a slight surplus.
BSHS grad shares lessons learned in ancestral land
July 18, 2012
As I stood in the sand with the sun shining down and the colossal waves rolling in one after another, I couldn’t have dreamed of a better way to start my summer.
Young BSHS girls hoops team gears up in MAYB Tournament
02:34 p.m., July 18, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The regular season tip-off still months away, the Bonner Springs girls basketball team is taking every advantage of time spent in the gym this summer.
Spots still to be earned on BSHS volleyball team
02:14 p.m., July 18, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Bonner Springs’ new head volleyball coach said she likes the situation she is in, and thinks the team has players that can succeed.
Future Braves football camp next week at BSHS
02:12 p.m., July 18, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Future Braves Skills Camp will be hosted at David Jaynes Stadium Monday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. each night.
Braves boys hoops begin new chapter under first-year head coach Streit
02:11 p.m., July 18, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves took their first steps of preparation when their 9th- and 10th-grade squad finished third in the “B” bracket at the Mid America Youth Basketball Tournament last weekend in Bonner Springs.
Beast’ mode: BLHS strength and conditioning program still booming
02:09 p.m., July 18, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
This is the Basehor-Linwood strength and conditioning program in its seventh year. Next week, the seven-week regimen will conclude with its annual “Beast Feast,” a celebration of those who didn’t miss a day. Strength and conditioning coach Ross Schwisow, who has coached the Bobcats powerlifting teams to consecutive state championships, estimates that about 180 of this year’s participants will qualify.
Sporting KC enters Wednesday road match in Eastern Conference lead
02:07 p.m., July 18, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Sporting Kansas City entered Wednesday’s road match against the Houston Dynamo back in first place in the Eastern Conference after a 2-0 victory Saturday against the Columbus Crew.
Highland CC next up for BLHS grad Barnes
02:06 p.m., July 18, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Barnes leaves Basehor-Linwood with a heightened work ethic and a new destination ahead. Earlier this month, Barnes committed to continue his baseball career at Highland Community College, where he’ll report in one month.
Food: One of region’s last family dairies hopes retail will help bottom line
July 18, 2012
When his father and uncles ceased their milking operation on the family dairy farm in 1972, Tim Iwig embarked on his own one-boy fresh-milk enterprise. Then only 12 or 13, he kept several heifers, milked them daily and recruited customers. Even if no one was home, they could pull into the driveway, walk into the barn, leave their money in a pan and take their milk.