Local sports

All-Star Game sparks stories of baseball’s past
July 3, 2012
A morning in mid-June, and it may as well be evening in April, or dusk in Colorado at the end of May or, for that matter, later that same June day in Emporia, a two-hour drive from Shawnee. That’s where Billie Thompson will be. A police officer at Shawnee Mission Park going on 29 years, Thompson is off work today, and he’s going to watch baseball.
Special teams football camp to be offered in Basehor in June
May 17, 2012
The academy, open to incoming seventh-graders through graduating seniors, will take place at Basehor-Linwood High School from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 15.
Baldwin girls stay hot
February 8, 2012
Bulldogs run streak to four games with win at Eudora
Zone slows Baldwin boys in loss
February 8, 2012
Baldwin boys basketball team wins at home, drop game on road
Four Bonner Springs wrestlers place at Bobcat Classic
January 19, 2012
Basehor-Linwood High School was the site of the annual Bobcat Classic wrestling tournament this weekend, drawing some of the state’s finest competitors across 14 weight classes.
Montemayor: 1,000-point milestones don’t obscure twins’, Bobcats’ grand thoughts
05:17 p.m., January 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Toward the end of the first half of Basehor-Linwood’s boys basketball game against Pembroke Hill Monday, athletic director Joe Keeler walked over to the P.A. announcer, note card in hand.
Montemayor: For teens on the football field, stakes are higher than we imagined
January 12, 2012
More attention being given to football’s effects on the “fragile teenage brain.”
KBCA releases preseason rankings
November 29, 2011
The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association has released its first state rankings of the 2011-2012 season.
THS trainer excited to see head-injury act passed in Kansas
August 23, 2011
Tonganoxie High athletic trainer Mark Padfield did plenty during his summer vacation this year, but the highlight of his break came almost immediately after the school year ended.
Cabela’s to play host to Archery Classic
July 27, 2011
Cabela’s will play host to its biggest archery event of the year, the Cabela’s Archery Classic, Saturday and Sunday at the retail store at the Legends at Village West in Kansas City, Kan.
Sporting KC makes most of advantage at new home
July 27, 2011
With the turnstiles ticking at a rapid pace, chances are good that fans will continue to pack the stadium and try to help their team make a postseason push.
Free sports safety clinic offered
June 22, 2011
Safe Kids Johnson County will play host to a free sports safety clinic from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at KU Med West, 7405 Renner Road.
Mass Street Mile run scheduled for July 3
June 22, 2011
The second annual Mass Street Mile will take place at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 3, in downtown Lawrence.
Top endurance athlete Karnazes comes to KC
June 21, 2011
Dean Karnazes, one of the United States’ elite endurance runners and a best-selling author, will be in Kansas City, Mo., to run with local residents.
Wrestling camp at Northwest to feature college All-Americans
June 21, 2011
Local wrestlers will have an opportunity to learn from some of the best grapplers in the nation July 6-9 at the Heart of a Champion camp at Shawnee Mission Northwest.

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