Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Bishop Miege coach Jon Holmes guided Miege from the sidelines Friday night.
Bishop Miege coach Jon Holmes was named the Coach of the Year by the Kansas City Star.

Stags football coach named coach of the year. Jon Holmes guided Bishop Miege to their third straight Class 4A-I state title as they went 12-1 on the season. Miege outscored its opponents 632-143 in the 13-week season (48.6 points per game scored compared to 11 points per game allowed). While the Stags will lose Jafar Armstrong, Collin Grunhard and Landry Weber, among others, Holmes will have Gatorade Player of the Year quarterback Carter Putz returning. [Bishop Miege’s Jon Holmes is All-Metro coach of the year – Kansas City Star]

Mission Road closed in Fairway for emergency water main repairs. Mission Road will be closed from 62nd to 63rd Streets through Fairway today and tomorrow as crews from WaterOne make an emergency repair to a water main coupling. The road closure will be in effect during daylight hours while crews are at work.

Merriam hosting Facilities Master Plan Open House tonight. The City of Merriam will at 7 p.m. tonight hold an open house meeting with a presentation on the city’s draft facilities master plan, which includes recommendations on a proposed community and aquatic center.

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