Prairie Village Teen Council seated. The members of the 2016-2017 Prairie Village were seated during this week’s city council meeting. The teens will participate in several activities during gate year and sit with the council. The members include Zoe Renee Nason – Homeschool, Haoyang “Helen” Sun – Kansas City Christian Schools, Luke Hafner – St. James academy, Tyler Ruzich – SM North, Ainsley “Scout” Rice – SM East High School
SM East soccer extends string. The SM East boys soccer team extended their undefeated start Tuesday with a 3-0 win over SM Northwest in the Lancers’ first home game of the season. In the early minutes of the game, junior forward Tommy Nelson got the first goal of the night off of a pass from senior Clayton Phillips. For the remainder of the half, East was conservative on the offensive side and held a strong defensive line while Northwest focused in on the attack. Senior midfielder Oliver Bihuniak scored the second goal of the match with eight minutes to go with a chip over the Northwest keeper from far out on the Northwest side. Senior midfielder Stanley Morantz slotted in the third and final goal to the far post to seal the victory with three minutes remaining. The Lancers host Lawrence High at 7 pm. Thursday at the Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex to try to extend their 5-0 season record.
By Lucille Morantz
Roeland Park considers Tobacco 21. The Roeland Park City Council heard a presentation by supporters of Tobacco 21, an initiative in the metropolitan Kansas City area to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products, including e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Tobacco 21 has been approved by 18 cities so far in the metro. The Roeland Park Council took no action on the measure and is expected to discuss it further at the next Council workshop meeting.
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