Sports

Basehor-Linwood boys rally, hold off Piper
December 17, 2014
Seniors Patrick Muldoon and Carson Fliger combined for 41 points as the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team overcame a sluggish start and defeated Piper 68-63 Tuesday at Piper.
Lady Bobcats fall to Piper
December 17, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team held the lead for significant stretches of Tuesday’s game against No. 6 Piper, but the Pirates rallied and defeated the Lady Bobcats 40-31.
Lady Bobcats struggle against Hayden’s pressure
December 16, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood girls couldn’t handle Hayden’s intense defensive pressure, so Hayden was able to easily handle the Lady Bobcats, winning 74-40 Friday.
BLHS wrestling starts 2014-15 season with strong performances
December 16, 2014
Early results show that the Basehor-Linwood wrestling team belongs among the best in the state at Class 4A.
Scoring binges propel Basehor-Linwood to victory against Hayden
December 16, 2014
Fast starts to both halves helped the Basehor-Linwood boys to an 82-63 victory Friday night over Hayden.
Multisport athletes: For the love of the game
December 10, 2014
The multisport athlete isn’t uncommon, but seeing one compete at a high level in all sports is an accomplishment.
Dynamic duo: Basehor-Linwood seniors evolve into lethal post combo
December 10, 2014
A combination of speed, size and skill is a luxury rarely afforded to a Class 4A program, let alone twice in one season. However, the Basehor-Linwood boys believe they have just that.
Basehor-Linwood girls come up short in first home game
December 10, 2014
Sumner Academy fought through extensive foul trouble and fought back from a 10-point second-half deficit to defeat the Basehor-Linwood girls 45-44 Tuesday night in the Lady Bobcats’ home opener. Basehor-Linwood took a 28-18 lead early in the third quarter, but Sumner answered with a 16-3 run fueled by layups and rebound baskets. The Sabers took the lead back with 2 minutes remaining in the quarter and led 36-33 heading into the final quarter. That was the biggest gap between the two teams until the Sabers stretched the lead to four points with 16 seconds remaining.
Lavieri: A proposal to KSHSAA
November 26, 2014
The way the postseason works in Kansas is a little confusing, and that is why I am offering my suggestions and recommendations to the Kansas High School Activities Association pro bono.
Bobcat girls hoping to continue progress
November 25, 2014
Last season, the Basehor-Linwood High girls doubled their win total in coach Jason Tatkenhorst’s second year. The Bobcats lose two All-Kaw Valley League performers and a significant chunk of their scoring this winter, but they’re determined to keep the progress rolling.
BLHS boys gunning for return to state
November 25, 2014
When the Basehor-Linwood High boys basketball team opened practice last week, it did so with vivid memories of last year’s upset loss in the first round of the Class 4A-I state tournament.
BLHS wrestling kicks off highly anticipated 2014-15 season
November 19, 2014
The season Basehor-Linwood wrestling enthusiasts have been talking about for years has finally arrived.
BLHS alumni game canceled
November 18, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood basketball alumni game, scheduled for Nov. 28 at BLHS, has been canceled because of lack of interest.
Fall athletes earn All-KVL selections
04:05 p.m., November 13, 2014 Updated 02:14 p.m.
A slew of Basehor-Linwood High and Bonner Springs High fall athletes received recognition on this year’s All-Kaw Valley League teams.
Mill Valley, St. James extended offer to join EKL
12:52 p.m., November 12, 2014 Updated 04:25 p.m.
The Eastern Kansas League voted unanimously on Wednesday to extend an offer to Mill Valley High and St. James Academy for the schools to join the league.

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