October 23, 2014

SHHS student named National Merit semifinalist

Anna Mitchell

Anna Mitchell

Anna Mitchell, a Spring Hill High School (SHHS) senior, has been named a 2015 National Merit Semifinalist. Semifinalists are high school students with the highest scores on the Preliminary SAT test.
After high school, Mitchell’s plans are to …

Brenneman, Burke pace Bronco CC team

First place finishes by Dylan Brenneman and Macy Burke helped the Spring Hill High School cross country teams to second place finishes at the Ottawa Triangular last week.
“The teams competed very well on likely what is the hilliest course …

JV volleyball tourney pits Lady Broncos as champs

Posting an 8-4 record, the Spring Hill High School JV volleyball team won the Frontier League title last week.
“The level of tourney play was outstanding this year,” Coach Chip Lloyd said. “I’m really proud of our effort.”
In the …

SHHS volleyball team hits into new season

After nearly a month of practice, the Spring Hill High School Lady Broncos volleyball team began the season at a home meet last weekend.
In pool play, Spring Hill lost to Baldwin High School, 17-25 and 18-25; and to Paola …

Lady Broncos place 3rd at Jeff West Invite

Mackenzie Fabrizious shot a 38 and took first place honors leading the Spring Hill High School Lady Broncos golf effort at the Jeff West Invitational last week.
Other participants included Lauren Oberkrom, Erika Ingold, Mikaela Crotchett, Chandler Davis and Amber …

SH Broncos brace for battle at Paola

The Spring Hill High School Bronco football season begins on the road at rival Paola High School, Friday night.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Panther stadium in Paola.
“We look forward to the start of the season,” said …

Poster contest for Kansas kids ages 5-13

Kansas kids ages 5-13 can win big prizes in the state’s Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest. Three statewide winners will receive family packages at the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, Kan., and $50 gift cards from …

Around Town

QUESTION: Why were flags being flown at half-staff on Aug. 20?

ANSWER: Gov. Sam Brownback ordered that flags be flown at half-staff last Wednesday in honor of the passing of state Rep. Joe Edwards. Edwards, of Haysville, died late Aug. …

Bronco football season begins at Paola

After three weeks of practice, Coach Anthony Orrick and his Spring Hill High School varsity football team will begin the season on the road at rival Paola on Sept. 5.
Orrick led the Broncos to their first playoff win in …

4-H gardening program a big success this year

Tara Markley
4-H Youth Development agent
The first Johnson County 4-H Gardening SPIN (special interest program) just finished. With support from the Darden Foundation and in partnerships between the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City and Grace Community …