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Tweet The Duke Blue Devils may not have won the NCAA women’s soccer championship this year, but the remarkable run that put them on the brink of their first-even title Sunday was fueled in part by former Lancer Libby Jandl. Jandl was a starter on the Duke team that fell to Stanford 1-0 in the [...]
Tweet SM East isn’t the only local school celebrating a state fall sports title. Kansas City Christian’s boys soccer team took home its fifth state championship in 11 years Nov. 5 with a victory over Lenexa’s St. James Academy at the 1-4A tournament in Winfield. Coach Allan Chugg, who is also KCC’s principal, said this [...]
Tweet SM East’s soccer teams won’t be able to use the fields at Mission Valley for much longer. But they also won’t have to travel far out of the way to practice once the new fields being constructed at Indian Hills are completed. The Shawnee Mission School Board approved a construction contract for the new [...]
Tweet A week of confusion over whether the SM East boys soccer team could continue to hold practices on the Mission Valley Middle School fields appears to be nearing resolution — though how long it will be before the team returns to practicing in Prairie Village is up in the air. Shawnee Mission School District [...]
Tweet Looks like the Lancers boys soccer team has the foundation set for a successful season. The team swept the KA-MO Tournament sponsored by Blue Valley High School last week, with wins over Blue Valley (Tuesday, 4-0), North Kansas City (Wednesday, 8-2), and Topeka High (Saturday, 7-1). Coach Jamie Kelly takes the team into league [...]
Tweet A two-goal season-opening outing earned SM East graduate and current Park University junior Dana Hemmingsen Player of the Week honors from the American Midwest Conference. Hemmingsen’s standout performance came against Benedictine University on Saturday iin Springfield, Ill. The Park Pirates won the game 6-0. “It’s a great honor for Dana to earn the AMC’s [...]
Tweet Two teams. Two years. Four state titles. The SM East athletics department appears to be closing 2010-2011 strong, with two teams successfully defending their state titles — while another is headed to the state tournament for the first time in years. The girls swim and dive team won it second consecutive state title Saturday, [...]
Tweet Four SM East athletes this week signed letters of intent to play sports at the college level. Molly Rappold, a standout midfielder on the soccer team, will be heading north to play soccer at the University of Nebraska. Hanna Jane Stradinger will be running track and cross country at Texas Christian University in Fort [...]
Tweet There may be snow on the ground. It may be 20 degrees outside. But soon enough it will be time for pitchers and catchers to report to Major League spring training — which means it’s not too early to start thinking about spring sports around here as well. Prairie Village is encouraging little league [...]
Tweet SM East’s kickers are getting plenty of pats on the back. The girls soccer team recently won a 2010 Academic All American team award, recognizing their high level of academic achievement and play. The girls had a team GPA of 4.2, seventh highest among the 242 teams from across the country that got the [...]
Tweet The SM East football and boys’ soccer seasons may both have come to an end with a first-round playoff loss, but that hasn’t stopped their coaches from being recognized for putting together stellar seasons. Soccer coach Jamie Kelly was named coach of the year by the Sunflower League, and regional co-coach of the year [...]
Tweet A sizable crowd meant overflow parking last night at Mission Valley as the SM East soccer Lancers got the season off to a start with a scrimmage. The official soccer schedule for the team has not been announced yet.
Tweet The fall sports season at Shawnee Mission East gets underway tonight with the Blue vs. Black boys soccer scrimmages, to be held at Mission Valley Middle School from 4 to 7 p.m. Varsity, JV and C-team players will all take the field, and an all-you-can-eat grill out will be provided by Two Guys and [...]