Daily Archives: March 23, 2014

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Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools

Monday, March 24

Fried chicken with roll or yogurt, cheese and muffin, au gratin potatoes, glazed carrots, cucumbeters and tomatoes with ranch, and orange smiles.

Tuesday, March 25

Tex-Mex pasta bake with cornbread muffin or yogurt,  heese and muffin, green beans, garden romaine salad and melon fruit cup.

Wednesday, March 26

Burrito with salsa or yogurt, cheese and muffin, refried beans, baby carrots and broccoli with ranch, and strawberry cup.

Thursday, March 27

Pizza or yogurt, cheese and muffin, whole kernel corn, broccoli with cheese, garden romaine salad and pear.

Friday, March 28

Taco soup with chips or yogurt, cheese and muffin, curly fries, baby carrots with ranch, tropical mixed fruit and fruit juice.

Other Kansas City, Kan., entrée alternatives include mini chef with roll and mini fruit salad with muffin.

Turner Public Schools

Monday, March 24

No school.

Tuesday, March 25

Chicken nuggets or breaded beef sticks.

Wednesday, March 26

Spaghetti with meat balls or crispy chicken on bun.

Thursday, March 27

Taco salad, churro, or buffalo cheese crunchers.

Friday, March 28

Cheese burger on bun or grilled bacon and cheese sandwich.

Additional Turner lunch entrée choices include yogurt-cheese-muffin basket or peanut buter and jelly basket. Fruit and veggie bar offered with lunch.

Piper Public Schools

Monday, March 24

Hot dog on a bun; barbecued rib on bun, sweet potato fries, broccoli, orange smiles and fruit; turkey chef salad, peas, orange smiles, fruit and corn muffin.

Tuesday, March 25

Chicken dunkers with specialty sauces; grilled cheese sandwich, garden salad, bean bake, orange pineapple mix, fruit; fajita chicken salad, bean bake, orange pineapple mix, fruit and tortilla chips.

Wednesday, March 26

Chicken patty-grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, glazed carrots, pears, fruit and roll; Caesar chef salad, glazed carrots, pears, fruit and roll.

Thursday, March 27

Spaghetti and meatballs with Italian bread; ham and cheddar melt, garden salad, green beans, cherry tomatoes, tropical fruit and fruit; popcorn chicken salad, cherry tomatoes, tropical fruit, fruit and Italian breadstick.

Friday, March 28

Pepperoni pizza; peanut butter and jelly with yogurt, garden salad, corn, garden veggies, banana, and fruit; ham chef salad, corn, banana, fruit and corn muffin.

Bonner Springs Public Schools

Monday, March 24

Spring break. No school

Tuesday, March 25

Hot dog on a bun; barbecued rib on bun, sweet potato fries, broccoli, orange smiles and fruit; turkey chef salad, peas, orange smiles, fruit and corn muffin.

Wednesday, March 26

Chicken patty-grilled chicken; homestyle meaetloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, glazed carrots, pears, fruit and roll; Caesar chef salad, glazed carrots, pears, fruit and roll.

Thursday, March 27

Spaghetti and meatballs with Italian bread; ham and cheddar melt, garden salad, green beans, cherry tomatoes, tropical fruit and fruit; popcorn chicken salad, cherry tomatoes, tropical fruit, fruit and Italian breadstick.

Friday, March 28

Pepperoni pizza; Southwest fish wrap, garden salad, corn, garden veggies, banana and fruit; ham chef salad, corn, banana, fruit and corn muffin.

All menus from all district subject to change.

Dom Dwyer

Sporting Kansas City extended the team’s home winning streak against San Jose to eight straight with a 1-0 victory over the Earthquakes on Saturday in Major League Soccer action at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan.

Dom Dwyer converted a penalty kick in the 57th minute and the Sporting KC defense held its opponent to a single shot on goal for the second straight MLS match in Eric Kronberg’s second career MLS shutout.

Eric Kronberg

Playing the team’s fifth game in a 15-day stretch to open the 2014 season, Sporting Kansas City snapped the Earthquakes 12-game unbeaten streak in all competition.

In doing so, manager Peter Vermes recorded the 63rd regular season victory of his coaching career, tying him with Glynn Myernick and Peter Nowak for 15th most in MLS history.

Peter Vermes

San Jose’s only shot on goal of the game came in the fifth minute as Shaun Francis’ cross was re-directed on frame by Jean-Baptiste Pierazzi from 15 yards out and smothered by Eric Kronberg.

In the 18th minute, Sporting Kansas City was poised to take the lead only to see one shot cleared off the line and two others strike the left post in a matter of seconds.

in, Ike Opara’s header was flicked over Earthquakes goalkeeper Jon Busch and saved on the goal line by Pierazzi. up effort.

Sporting Kansas City threatened again in the 25th minute with Benny Feilhaber finding Graham Zusi inside the penalty area.

Zusi’s first-time shot was struck well and forced a diving stop from Busch to keep the score level through halftime.

Opara, facing his former team for the first time, came close again in the 55th minute with a header off Zusi’s cross that was tipped over the bar by Busch.

The game-winning goal would come from the penalty spot after Steven Lenhart was whistled for a handball during a scramble inside the box.

Dom Dwyer calmly converted the penalty kick, sending Busch the wrong way for his first goal of the season and fourth in his MLS career (including postseason).

The Earthquakes’ best scoring opportunity of the match came in the 71st minute.

Chris Wondolowski was the first to Clarence Goodson’s header inside the Sporting KC penalty area and fired just wide. Wondolowski would have another look in the 83rd minute on a free kick from the top of the area, however the set piece carried over the crossbar.

With the clean sheet, Kronberg lowers his goals against average to 0.66 in MLS matches this season.

Sporting Kansas City will next face the Colorado Rapids (1-0-1) at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, in Commerce City, Colo. The match will be shown live locally on KMCI-TV (Channel 38) and across the Midwest on the Sporting KC Television Network.

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A three-vehicle accident injured two at about 6 p.m. Saturday, March 22, on I-435 just north of I-70 in Kansas City, Kan.

The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report stated that two persons were injured and taken to the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.

Three vehicles were northbound on I-435 in the exit lane to State Avenue westbound, when a Ford Focus stopped for traffic.  A Chevy Suburban was unable to stop and struck the rear of the Focus. A Geo Metro then struck the rear of the Suburban, the trooper’s report stated.

A 22-year-old Kansas City, Kan., woman who was driving the Geo Metro was injured and taken to the hospital.

A passenger in the Geo Metro, a 24-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man, also was injured and taken to the hospital, according to the trooper’s report.

The driver of the Suburban, a 25-year-old man from Overland Park, Kan., was not injured. A passenger in the Suburban, a 24-year-old woman from Overland Park, also was not injured.

A 25-year-old Wichita, Kan., man driving the Focus also was not injured. Also not injured in the Focus were a 27-year-old man from Manhattan, Kan.; a 26-year-old woman from Manhattan, Kan.; and a 24-year-old woman from Derby, Kan.

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