Sports briefs December 2018

Boys teams start season differently

With this winter season approaching, the basketball team has been practicing and playing hard during their season.

The varsity team is 1-2 so far, according to

The JV and varsity teams will play Olathe West on Friday, Dec 14 at 5: 30 and 7 p.m. respectively.

On Dec. 20, the JV and varsity teams will have another away game against Shawnee Mission North at 5 and 6:30 p.m

There are 46 games in total for the varsity, junior varsity, sophomore and freshman teams, two games for sub-state for varsity and three state games for varsity as well.                                   

On December 15, JV & Varsity will be participating in a Community Service Project. As well for Sophomore & Freshman will be participating on January 19 from 9-10:30 a.m a community service activity.

Girls team 3-0 to start basketball season

The girls’ basketball season is just beginning and the girls are doing great so far. The Lady Falcons won the championship at Olathe East beginning on December 4, when they played against BVSW and won with a score of 47 – 33. December 6, they played Liberty and won with a score of 41 – 27.

Finally, on December 7 the Falcons took home the championship, winning against OE with a score of 46 – 34. As of Dec 10, the Lady Falcons are ranked #4 in the state.  Previously the Lady Falcons won the state championship in 2010 and took 14 trips to state in a row.

Bowling season gets underway in January

The school bowling team will have their first game on Jan 16 at Royale Crest Lanes at 3 p.m. against Lawrence Free State & Shawnee Mission West.

A week later, the team meets at Olathe Lanes East to take on Olathe Northwest, Shawnee Mission East and Shawnee Mission Northwest.

The bowling team consists of four freshmen ten sophomores nine juniors and six seniors.  There are currently 29 bowlers this year.

Boys swimming attends several meets this month

The boys’ varsity and JV swimming teams competed on Dec. 3 at Chisolm Trail Middle School against Shawnee Mission East and Shawnee Mission North.

On Dec. 7, the swimming team attended a varsity invitational at Summit Trail Middle School. They took on other schools in Olathe, Lawrence, Shawnee Mission and the Blue Valley school district.

Wrestling team competes in Iowa for tournament

The varsity wrestling team placed 16th out of 40 teams at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic in Iowa, which took place Dec. 7-8.

Four varsity wrestlers medaled at the Council Bluffs meet: Dallas Koelzer, junior; Gavin Brown, junior; Blake Jouret, freshman, and Max Knard, senior.

A squad of JV wrestlers brought home the title from the Bishop Miege Varsity Invitational in Roeland Park, Kan. at the same time.