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Impromptu tourney turns out well for BLHS girls basketball
July 16, 2013
Coaches and players on the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team said their goodbyes for the summer two weeks ago. That is until BLHS coach Jason Tatkenhorst received a call asking if the Bobcats would want to play in a tournament at Bonner Springs.
BSHS boys, girls basketball teams conclude summer play
July 16, 2013
The Bonner Springs girls wrapped up their summer basketball season in grand fashion this weekend, playing 10 games in three days.
Summer schedule heating up for Bonner Springs YMCA
July 16, 2013
At 6 p.m. Saturday, the Bonner Springs aquatic staff will take on the Bonner Springs YMCA aquatic staff in a friendly water polo benefit match that will also feature a halftime diving show. A DJ, concessions and silent auctions will also be featured.
USD 458 school board elects officers for 2013-14
July 16, 2013
Officers have been elected for the 2013-14 USD 458 board of education, which had its first official meeting Monday at the district offices.
Briefly: BSHS alumni soccer game returns next month; Nominations accepted for ‘Play Healthy’ award
July 16, 2013
The second annual Bonner Springs High soccer alumni game will return at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at David Jaynes Stadium. Meanwhile, The Partnership at Drugfree.org and Major League Baseball are again accepting nominations for the fourth annual Play Healthy Awards.
BLHS wrestling team hosts first team camp ‘in some time’
July 16, 2013
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling program worked some mat time into their summer break as head coach Tyler Cordts and his staff held a camp from July 8-10 at the Basehor-Linwood Sixth Grade Center.
New BLHS soccer coach begins two-week stretch of camps
July 16, 2013
Last week’s Basehor-Linwood boys soccer summer camp may have proven even more beneficial than most as Erik Jones takes over the both the boys and girls programs.
Basehor city council further reviews 2014 budget
04:56 p.m., July 16, 2013 Updated 08:21 p.m.
The Basehor city council used its monthly meeting on Monday as another opportunity to review the city’s 2014 operating budget.
KDHE conducting telephone survey
July 16, 2013
Survey started Monday
Kansas among few states that cut funding to universities
July 16, 2013
37 states funded universities at higher lever for next fiscal year
Voting rights advocates fear problems with proof of citizenship requirement will mean many lost votes; board rejects Kobach modification
July 16, 2013
Law requires birth certificate, passport or other document for those registering in state for the first time
Five questions: Having a field day
July 16, 2013
The 16th annual Kansas State Research and Extension Horticulture Center Field Day will be July 27. Alan Stevens, the center’s director, explains what visitors to the center near Olathe can expect during the field day.
Open house for Leavenworth County trails maps postponed
01:24 p.m., July 16, 2013 Updated 12:37 p.m.
The Leavenworth County Port Authority Trails committee has developed a comprehensive map of existing trails in Leavenworth County that will be on display at a date to be determined — it just won’t be next week.
T. rex was a predator, KU researchers conclude
July 16, 2013
You might not guess it if you’ve watched “Jurassic Park,” but for about 100 years, some paleontologists have argued that the famed dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex was actually a scavenger that fed on carcasses, not the fearsome predator many imagine.