Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Photo via SME Athletics Twitter.
Photo via SME Athletics Twitter.

Lancers girls take second in state tennis tourney. SM East’s girls tennis team came close to securing an unprecedented fifth state title in a row, but came up short in 6A competition at the College Boulevard Activity Center in Olathe this weekend. The Lancers had to settle for second place to Blue Valley North, who scored 13 more points as a team than SM East. The Lancers’ Sarah Wilcox took second place in the individual competition to SM West’s Josephine Cao, who took the title match 6-1, 6-3. SM East’s doubles teams finished fourth and fifth overall.

Next Mission Coffee with a Cop set. Mission police officers will be on hand Friday. Oct. 30, at Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop for another edition of Coffee with a Cop and a chance for residents to ask questions and talk informally with officers.The session starts at 8 a.m. with free coffee and donuts along with the conversation.

Reception for Roeland Park Administrator. A reception for new Roeland Park City Administrator Keith Moody will be held tonight before the city council meeting. The reception will start at 6 p.m. at city hall and the council meeting will follow at 7 p.m.

Drummond-Runnels house one of the architectural gems. A special section on outstanding architectural innovation in The Kansas City Star Sunday includes a Prairie Village house and Mission Hills house among the six standouts. A house built by Don Drummond and designed by David Runnels in Prairie Village is one of the houses highlighted and includes background on the architect and the builder. [Don Drummond, David Runnells: Bringing affordable design to Prairie Village]

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