Archive for Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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School board reviews process for superintendent search
November 28, 2012
The USD 204 Board of Education met Tuesday night to discuss the process of moving forward in a search for a new superintendent.
Brackets released for BSHS boys, girls season-opening tournaments
November 28, 2012
Both the Bonner Springs boys and girls basketball teams will begin the season on the road in a pair of early season tournaments.
Vaughn-Trent Thrift Store seeks help for remodel
November 28, 2012
The Vaughn-Trent Thrift Store, 205 Oak Street, which benefits Vaughn-Trent Community Services, is seeking volunteer help from the community to remodel its space in the coming weeks.
Student, city join to create dog park
November 28, 2012
A local Girl Scout has a new mission for her Gold Award project: to create something that anyone in the city can enjoy.
Edwardsville prepares for future road project
November 28, 2012
Though its construction is at least two years away, the Edwardsville City Council Monday approved some preliminary items for major improvements to Kansas Avenue.
BSHS grad plans future as musician
November 28, 2012
A Bonner Springs High School graduate is preparing to take another big step toward his goal of becoming a professional musician.
First-year Bonner Springs swim coach Williams a familiar face around community
02:33 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
First-year Bonner Springs swimming coach Preston Williams needs to be in the pool, even while he’s coaching. As a triathlete and Ironman competitor, he isn’t above practicing along with his swimmers and setting an example for training and dedication.
‘Mad Dog’ Madlock brought college-feel to BSHS volleyball in first year
02:32 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Madlock’s love affair with volleyball has continued for more than 20 years and is still going strong. She recently completed her inaugural year as the head volleyball coach at Bonner Springs, leading the Braves to a 16-20 record (including winning 10 of the last 12 matches.)
Lift off: BLHS powerlifters get to work
02:21 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Schwisow said the Bobcats graduated 50 of the girls team’s 105 points from March’s state meet. Meanwhile, the boys graduated 68 of their 104 points.
Braves wrestling team enters season ranked second in Class 4A
02:17 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves enter the season, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday against Basehor-Linwood and Piper, ranked second overall in 4A in the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association’s preseason poll — behind only Colby, which edged BSHS by 2.5 points to place second in Salina in March. Defending champion Andale comes in just behind BSHS in the season’s first poll.
First-year BLHS wrestling coach has been here before
02:11 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The 27-man roster is heavy with juniors, with just three seniors leading the helm and an evenly distributed group of underclassmen.
Students train K-9 companions for disabled
November 28, 2012
As their teachers try to read in the library, the students are restless, distracted by passersby and a bevy of new, strange smells.
Wood quarantine in effect for Wyandotte County
November 28, 2012
After the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found Emerald Ash Borers in the Leavenworth area, residents are asked to help stop the accidental spread of the insect.
Business solution series coming Dec. 4 to KCKCC
November 28, 2012
Kansas City Kansas Community College is playing host to a business solution series, Maximizing Your Networking Ability, from 7-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at KCKCC room 2325, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.
Food: Bison, the other red meat, gains popularity
November 28, 2012
Nothing says “Yum!” like a bit of nomenclatural confusion… Especially with a side of near extinction. But that’s what you get once you venture down the culinary path with bison, an alternative red meat that is showing up at more and more grocers nationwide.