Archive for Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Gidden’s 1-hitter leads Braves into tourney semifinals
April 28, 2011
A.J. Gidden was in the zone all night.
Basehor-Linwood shocks St. James in first round of BFMBC
Seven-run third inning sparks BLHS to 7-5 victory
April 28, 2011
There won’t be a four-peat in the finals of the Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic. Basehor-Linwood made sure of that.
Tickets on sale for Sporting KC friendly with Newcastle United
April 28, 2011
Tickets are now on sale for Sporting Kansas City’s international friendly match against English Premier League squad Newcastle United on July 20 at Livestrong Sporting Park.
BSHS seniors honored during awards night
April 28, 2011
The 2011 Bonner Springs High School senior class was honored Wednesday night for awards and scholarships those in the senior class have earned.
DAY ONE: Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic
01:14 p.m., April 28, 2011 Updated 09:04 p.m.
Sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s have provided ideal conditions for opening day of the Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
K-32 to be reduced to one lane starting Friday
April 28, 2011
Kansas Highway 32 will be reduced to one lane beginning tomorrow from Bonner Springs to Turner.
Trophy stays home: Braves victorious at own invitational
April 28, 2011
Bill Downing was in athletics director John Hilton’s office early last week, and the Bonner Springs High School girls track coach was admiring the first-place plaques that BSHS teacher Kris Munsch’s Advanced Woods Engineering class had designed for the Bonner Springs Invitational.
Letter: Thanks for the recognition
April 28, 2011
To the editor: We would like to thank Mayor Clausie Smith and the city of Bonner Springs for the special recognition given to all of the many volunteers who give of their time for our city.
Smith: A ‘potpourri’ of opinions
April 28, 2011
In the old days, I would have titled this column “Potpourri” or a combination of thoughts, ideas and opinions. Who knows? You might even agree with some of the ideas.
Remember When for April 28, 2011
April 28, 2011
Events featured in The Chieftain from this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
USD 204: There is such thing as a free lunch
April 28, 2011
With some help from members of the community, students in the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 can get free lunches on weekdays this summer.
Bonner Springs Library uses funding from gala to present arts, science programs
April 28, 2011
With the $11,500 raised through February’s Jazz on the Lake gala, the Bonner Springs City Library is set to pique the imagination of area youths, and not just through the books in its youth and teen collections.
Stock’s strong performances lead BSHS swimmers to 3rd
April 28, 2011
Toni Stock was in top form Tuesday at the Leavenworth Invitational, and she used a pair of strong individual performances and strong relay efforts to help lead the Braves to a third-place finish.
Bishop Ward avenges loss, blows out Basehor-Linwood
April 28, 2011
Bishop Ward wasted little time avenging a loss to Basehor-Linwood.
Edwardsville approves festival for new business
April 28, 2011
With the Edwardsville City Council’s unanimous approval Monday night of a picnic and music festival, Jack Hartman is ready to kick off his new business, Big Twin Motorcycles, with a grand reopening event May 7.
Cause of Bonner man’s death investigated
April 28, 2011
The official cause of death is still unknown for a Bonner Springs man involved in an April 3 motorcycle accident south of Tonganoxie. He later died at an area hospital.
Mayor’s vote breaks tie; Bonner council enacts parking lot usage rules
April 28, 2011
Though newly-elected Bonner Springs City Council members helped create a tie vote, the mayor broke the deadlock to pass an ordinance regulating the use of city-owned parking lots.
Ferguson’s hat trick leads Piper past Bonner Springs
April 28, 2011
The scoreboard tilted in Piper’s favor Tuesday night at PHS, but Bonner Springs girls soccer coach Mike Moulin said he believed his Braves outplayed the Pirates for most of the 3-1 loss.
BSHS tennis tops Mill Valley, Sumner, seeks right doubles combinations with regionals tourney approaching
April 28, 2011
Mill Valley narrowly edged Bonner Springs and Gardner-Edgerton for the team championship at the Bonner Springs Invitational on April 14, but the Braves gained revenge Monday, April 18, as they topped the Jaguars 5-3 in a head-to-head dual at MVHS.
Braves plan to contend for tourney championship at Butch Foster Classic
April 28, 2011
During the first three years it has played host to the tournament, Bonner Springs High School’s baseball team didn’t advance to the championship game of the Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic.
Holocaust survivor leads museum speaker series
April 28, 2011
For the better part of five years, Mike Jacobs (or Mendel Jakubowicz, as he was known to his family, or No. B4990, as he was known to Nazi officers who tattooed the number on his arm in Auschwitz-Birkenau) was literally starving to death.
Garage sales to benefit groups’ causes
April 28, 2011
Three Bonner Springs groups are using this weekend’s City Wide Garage Sale to help those battling cancer.