Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Mizzou Womens Basketball headshots 2013SM North basketball star headed to WNBA. Bri Kulas, a 2010 SM North graduate who was a two-time All-Sunflower League first team honoree, was selected in the third round of the WNBA draft Monday. Kulas was taken 28th overall by the San Antonio Stars. Kulas played at Johnson County Community College and the University of Missouri after high school. She is the daughter of Greg Jordan and Kelly Williams and has a younger sister named Kiara. [MU’s Bri Kulas selected by San Antonio in WNBA Draft — Kansas City Star]

Legislative forums scheduled in area. Several opportunities to met with area legislators are coming up. Tonight, Rep. Barbara Bollier and Rep. Stephanie Clayton will appear in a forum at 6 p.m. at Prairie Village City Hall. The meeting is sponsored by the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce. Rep. Clayton also plans a casual meeting April 19 at Foo’s in Leawood from 10 to 11 a.m.  Rep. Melissa Rooker will hold a forum April 24 at Westwood City Hall starting at 5 p.m.

SM East lacrosse rescheduled for tonight. Monday’s SM East lacrosse game against Rockhurst that was postponed due to soggy conditions on the field has been rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. at Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Mo. The game will be SM East’s senior night.

NEJC police shine on basketball court. A team of police officers from the Prairie Village, Leawood and Merriam departments won the 2014 Cy Middleton basketball tournament last weekend. Proceeds from the annual charity tournament go to benefit the families of recently deceased officers as well as to a scholarship for a college-bound student planning to study law enforcement.