IL Other News of the Week: (Week of April 29 ,2019)


Lincoln Blue Tigers Tennis Rolls

The Lincoln Prep Tennis team got off to a slow start this year, but they have won their last 3 tennis matches as the team nears the end of their season. The team has a lot of youth who are constantly developing. Andru Walling, their lone senior, is playing as the #1 player on the team. (Photo by Tyler Parks)

Basketball Skills Camp

Northeast High School is hosting a FREE Basketball Skills Camp & Scrimmage Monday, May 6th and Tuesday, May 7th from 3:20-5:30 p.m. It is open for all boys and girls in KCPS in grades 7-9. For more information, please call 816-418-4302. (Photo provided by LaToya Sheppard)

Elementary Basketball & Football

Elementary sports began this past week for KCPS students. Elementary student-athletes were allowed to participate in flag football, basketball, and track & field. This 3-week program includes Saturday games and volunteer coaches throughout the league. Turnout for all sports made this past weekend a very successful opening for all programs involved. (Photos by Renee Smith)

Malikhi Edwards, ACCPA Pharaohs

Malikhi Edwards was an outstanding performer this week for the Pharaohs. At the middle school track meet, Ed­wards won his heat in the 100 M Hurdles despite never running it in a meet. He also threw for 1 touchdown and ran for another at the middle school flag football game vs Central Middle School. A great teammate, Edwards consistently encourages his teammates to be better and pick themselves up. (Photos by Renee Smith)