Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

SM East fans cheered as the clock wound down in the fourth quarter and the school's first state title neared.
SM East fans cheered as the clock wound down in the fourth quarter and the school’s first state title neared.

Widespread coverage of SM East, Bishop Miege football titles. The Lancers’ and Stags’ victorious appearances in the 6A and 4A-1 title games attracted media attention from across the state:

SM East vs. Hutch coverage
[Shawnee Mission East beats Hutchinson 33-14, wins Kansas 6A title — Kansas City Star]
[SM East rolls over Hutch for Class 6A crown — Salina Journal]
[Dream over: SM East tops Hutchinson for state title — Hutchinson News]
[Fitting end — PrepsKC.com]
[Edmisten leads Shawnee Mission East to school’s first football title — Topeka Capital Journal]
[SM East defeats Hutchinson 33-14, wins 6A title — Sunflower League Football Blog]


Miege vs. Hayden coverage
[Bishop Miege captures fifth state title with win over Hayden — Kansas City Star]
[Miege outlasts Hayden for 4A Division I title — Topeka Capital Journal]
[Battle for the title — PrepsKC.com]

SM East, Bishop Miege top final metro area football rankings. 810Varsity.com released its final football rankings for the metro area on Saturday, and SM East and Bishop Miege came out on top, besting dozens of teams from both sides of the state line. Rockhurst High School, which lost in its Missouri championship game, finished third in the rankings, followed by Olathe North, whose only loss of the year came to SM East. [Top 25 — 810Varsity.com]

French Market goods featured in story.  The French Market in the Village Shops, opened a year ago by Patrick and Joanne Quillec, was the subject of a Sunday feature in the Kansas City Star in which Joanne answers questions about the housewares and food items the store carries. The French Market also provides take home prepared meals. The Quillecs also have Cafe Provence in the Village Shops. [Joanne Quillec’s French Market offers home accents – The Kansas City Star]