Lancers win 15th straight Sunflower League boys swim and dive title. SM East’s dominance in the Sunflower League boys swim and dive championship continues. The Lancers on Friday wrapped up their 15th straight Sunflower League title, blowing past the field with 285.5 team points. Second place Lawrence Free State had 182. SM North finished seventh overall with 86.5 team points, followed by SM South in eighth at 86. SM West and SM Northwest finished 10th and 11th, respectively, in the 13-team field.
Overland Park, Olathe among top cities for homeownership among Millenials. Olathe is the city in the U.S. with the highest rate of homeownership among people aged 18-34, according to the website SmartAsset. Overland Park is not too far behind, coming in at 11th overall. Olathe’s 2016 home ownership rate was 50.43 percent for the age group. Overland Park was at 31.43 percent. [Where Are Millennials Buying Homes? — SmartAsset]
SM North NJROTC crew qualifies for 13th straight appearance at nationals. SM North’s Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps recently won the regional championship in Oklahoma City, earning them a trip to their 13th straight appearance at the national tournament. They’ll head to Florida in April to face off against some of the other top squads in the country.
Police find shell casings at 47th and Mission after report of shots fired. Kansas City, Kan., police found shell casings near 47th Street and Mission Road Friday after receiving an anonymous report of shots fired in the area. Police were not able to identify a shooter or any victims when they arrived to investigate. [KCK police find shell casings at 47th, Mission Road — KCTV]