Blue Springs School District Sports have a new Internet home for news and updates. Debuting this week, both Blue Springs High School and Blue Springs South have new activities pages on the web. Blue Springs High School’s site can be found at http://bswildcats.com and Blue Springs South High School is at http://bssjaguars.com. Each site will carry scores, schedules, news and photos.
Blue Springs School District students competed in the Missouri Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Conference in Rolla, Mo. Students from across the state competed in events such as Forensic Medicine, Speaking Events, Nursing Assisting and knowledge tests. The BSSD had several highlights with Blue Springs South taking the team Biomed title, Blue Springs High School had its first HOSA individual state champion and The Blue Springs Freshman Center HOSA won the National Service Project Award for their fundraising that went towards the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The radio broadcasts of the Blue Springs South boys basketball state semifinal and state championship games are archived and available for play at www.soniclockerroom.com. Just click on the Blue Springs South Jaguar icon and they are available along with archived Sonic Locker Room programs for Blue Springs South.
The Blue Springs South Jaguars captured the first Missouri State Boys Basketball championship in school history, knocking off Park Hill South 71-57 in the Class 5 title game at Mizzou Arena. South finished the year at 29-2 while never trailing in the weekend’s Final Four, beating St. Louis University High in the semifinal round. Senior guard Brandon Kilgore led South with 23 points in the title game. Kevin Puryear and KJ Robinson both scored 15.
The District held ribbon cutting ceremonies for two multipurpose rooms made possible by FEMA grants. The rooms at James Lewis and James Walker Elementary schools were dedicated by students and staff along with special guests Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, Representative Jeanie Lauer and Blue Springs Mayor Carson Ross. The FEMA rooms also serve as storm shelters for the schools and community.
Activities Dead Period For Summer 2015
July 27-31, 2015 – dead period for fall sports before practice begins
Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 – Mandatory parent meetings at both high schools for fall sports
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 – First day of fall sports practices