IL Other News of the Week: (Week of May 13, 2019)


A Bear Signs

East Bears girls basketball guard Angel Wig­gins signed Wednesday, May 8, 2019, to become a Pirate and play for North Central Missouri College.

Wiggins led the East Bears to an 11-8 record, averaging more than 35 points per game, with a single game high score of 50 points. Wig­gins has also had a busy offseason, playing in the Missouri / Kansas All-Star Basketball Game April 12, 2019, as well as participating in the City of Fountains Coaches Association’s Basketball Exposure Camp. (Photo by Renee Smith)

A Knight Shines

A week after signing to play football at Arkansas Baptist College, Southeast senior Doedy Patter­son-Deh qualified in 1st place in both the 110 Meter Hurdles (15.67 s) and the 300 Meter Hurdles (42.99 s). Patterson-Deh will now move on to sectionals in Odessa, Missouri on May 18 at 10:00 a.m.

Northeast Middle Titans Soccer Repeats

The Northeast Middle School Titans girls soccer team took 3rd in the KC Metro Conference Saturday, May 4, for the second straight year. (Photo provided by La Toya Sheppard)