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Veritas girls basketball shows progress in 1st year back on hardwood

It took two years, but the Veritas girls basketball team finally returned to the floor for the 2019-20 campaign. Because it was the first year for the program since the 2016-17 season, though, the Eagles didn’t measure their success by their number of wins. Even though Veritas went 0-18, ...

Veritas boys basketball aims to bounce back after 9-15 season

The Veritas boys basketball team has become accustomed to playing its best basketball at the end of the season, but that’s not what happened during the 2019-20 campaign. For the first time since 2015, VCS didn’t compete in the state championship game of the KCAA state tournament. After ...

Journal-World 2019-20 Winter All-Area Teams

After each high school sports season, the Journal-World recognizes outstanding athletes with its All-Area Teams. Because of statewide precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the annual All-Area winter group photos were not able to be taken this year. The teams still were selected ...

Journal-World’s 2019-20 All-Area girls basketball team

Player of the year: Harper Schreiner, Eudora Emerging as one of the better players in the state, Schreiner averaged 15.6 points per game to go along with an average of 4.2 assists, 4.0 steals and 5.7 rebounds per outing during her sophomore season. Schreiner was named to the All-Frontier ...

Journal-World’s 2019-20 All-Area boys basketball team

Player of the year: Zeke Mayo, Lawrence High Mayo was the best player on the court on a nightly basis during his junior campaign. He was a well-rounded player, leading the Lions in scoring, rebounds and assists this past season. Mayo averaged 16.0 points per game to go along with 6.0 rebounds ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys secure 9th consecutive win

Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team wasted no time taking care of business in its latest win. The Seahawks jumped out to a 35-6 advantage in the first quarter and never looked back en route to an 85-33 win over Northland Christian at BSA on Tuesday night. With the win in its last home ...

Area basketball roundup: Seahawks secure 53-41 win over Metro Academy

Thanks to a stingy defensive performance, Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team secured a 53-41 home win over Metro Academy on Tuesday. The Seahawks (13-2, No. 1 in Class 2A) held the opposition to just 16 points in the first half. Bishop Seabury never really got into a rhythm offensively, ...

Preps notebook: Bishop Seabury boys advance to semifinals of Baldwin Invitational

Despite facing a team in Class 4A, it was a similar result for the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team. The Seahawks (7-0, No. 1 in Class) dominated in every aspect of their 78-30 win over Baldwin in the first round of the Baldwin Invitational on Tuesday at BHS. It is the sixth game in a row ...

Seabury girls basketball overcomes turnovers to defeat crosstown rival Veritas 40-13

There are two aspects that Bishop Seabury and Veritas girls basketball shared Friday night: youth and turnovers. Ultimately, the Seahawks (3-2) found enough of an edge and offensive rhythm to outlast the Eagles (0-5) 40-13 Friday. “We played together and we responded well,” Bishop Seabury ...

Seahawks soar past Eagles for 86-38 win in crosstown clash

Bishop Seabury needed two buzzer beaters to win both meetings with Veritas last year. This time around, there was no reason to sweat out the first installment of the private school version of the City Showdown. The Seahawks, who are ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, demonstrated their dominance from ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys defeat Barstow in home opener

Behind a talented trio of scorers, Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team stayed undefeated in the first game of the 2020 portion of its schedule. Zach Bloch, Stavian Jones and Joao Carlos Ramirez combined for 67 points to lead BSA to a 73-58 win over Barstow in its home opener on Tuesday. ...