Ryan McCarthy Contributing sportswriter

Ryan McCarthy contributes sports stories to the Dispatch.

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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.
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.
Pichardo showcases skills in front of scouts at all-star event
June 20, 2012
With one of his former teammates, Shawn Jones, out with medical problems, recent Bonner Springs graduate Gonzalo Pichardo looked to find a chance at the next level at the KCK RBI Showcase on Saturday at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
BSHS grads Jones, Pichardo gearing up for the next level
June 13, 2012
Two Bonner Springs graduates are looking for opportunities to move on to the next level of their baseball careers.
Bailey leads BSHS, Edmonds caps career at state track and field meet
05:56 p.m., May 29, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Bonner Springs junior Bethany Bailey continued to build off an impressive season Saturday, and she picked the perfect meet to peak. In the 4A state track and field meet in Wichita, she placed second overall in the pole vault with an 11-foot vault.
Mill Valley too much for BSHS girls soccer team
01:19 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves worked hard on keeping possessions, but the pressure from the Jaguar defense proved to be too much.
Bobcats fourth, Braves sixth in Butch Foster Memorial baseball classic
April 29, 2012
Both teams began the weekend with a pair of wins.
Basehor-Linwood boys win big, girls lose second straight against Mill Valley Tuesday
05:06 p.m., February 15, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Friday rematch with league-leading Lansing looms large
Defensive adjustments key for MVHS girls 50-25 victory against BLHS
11:58 p.m., January 13, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Going into halftime, both Mill Valley and Basehor Linwood looked to be in position to grab a hold of victory.
BLHS boys make quick work of Ward
January 6, 2012
After expending an excessive amount of energy to defeat Sumner Academy on Wednesday, the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team made easy work of Bishop Ward on Friday as the Bobcats beat the Cyclones 61-31 at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

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