Chrisman medals Nine at Grandview Invitational

Posted: September 24, 2016

The William Chrisman cross country had a strong showing at the Grandview Invitational on Thursday, September 22 at Swope. The Bears medaled nine runners, had six personal records and fared well against some of the better teams and runners in the area. Thirteen teams and more than 400 runners were in attendance. Three Bears earned […]


Chrisman Tennis Falls to North Kansas City

Posted: September 21, 2016

The tone for the Chrisman/North Kansas City dual was set during the beginning doubles matches. “North Kansas City just did an excellent job of angling shots away from the net players and used a variety of spin shots to move my teams around,” said coach Jason Grubb. When the doubles smoke cleared, William Chrisman began […]


Chrisman Girls’ Golf Takes Third at Suburban White Conference Tournament

Posted: September 21, 2016

The Chrisman girls’ golf team placed third as a team Tuesday at the Conference Tournament at Shiloh Springs (Par 71), finishing just three shots out of second. Individually, the Lady Bears had 3 medalists, and 4 season best rounds, three of which were new personal records.  All-Conference Medalist Kelstin Wilson led the way, finishing seventh […]


Chrisman Wins Homecoming Game to Move to 5-0

Posted: September 20, 2016

The Bears are continuing a historic run as the football team has now started 5-0 for the first time in more than 50 years. “It’s a great time to be a Bear.” said junior defensive end Daniel Carson “All of the things coaches have been telling us since freshman year, about how we can change […]


Cross Country Competes in City Championship

Posted: September 16, 2016

On Tuesday, September 13, Fort Osage hosted the City Championships for all Independence cross country teams:  Fort Osage, Truman, Van Horn and William Chrisman.  Chrisman runners swept the top times in both girls and boys, but Van Horn runners followed close behind. GIRLS Karli Schnakenberg 2nd place Chase Siedlik 13th place Nina Campos 14th place […]


Van Horn football Brings Home First Win of the Season

Posted: September 16, 2016

After a disappointing 2-0 start to the season, the Falcon football team made it to the win column in the game against Sherwood on September 2. Scoring first, the Falcons made their mark with a 20-yard touchdown pass from quarterback John Fenton (11th) to receiver Evan Neal (11th).  Evan, who played receiver on offense and […]



Posted: September 16, 2016

The KC Cup Soccer Tournament was filled with zeroes for the Varsity Falcon Team.  Fortunately, the zeroes were the scores of the first four teams they played in the tournament. The Falcon Varsity Soccer team won their first game against Lafayette with a score of 6-0.  The boys also secured a victory against Oak Grove […]


Chrisman Girls’ Golf Competes at Independence Invitational

Posted: September 16, 2016

The Wiliam Chrisman girls’ golf team competed at the Independence Invitational on Thursday September 15 at Drumm Farm. Though it was won by Blue Springs, the day showed bug improvements for the Lady Bears, who shot 89 shots better than in a tournament there earlier in the year. Seniors Kelstin Wilson, Ally Vaughn and Hannah […]


Chrisman Cross Country Sweeps City Champs Varsity Team Titles

Posted: September 15, 2016

It took 40 and 25 years respectively for the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams to win an Independence City Champs team title. Wins last year ended that drought. Now, after the 2016 City Champs, both varsity teams have begun a winning streak as the Bears and Lady Bears can now claim back-to-back Championships. The […]


Truman Falls To Chrisman

Posted: September 12, 2016

BY TAYLOR SIMMS The whole school came out to cheer for the Varsity Patriots and the Freedom Kingdom was an all time high throughout the entire game. Although it was a rough weekend as they challenged rivalry team, Chrisman Bears to defend their four year ‘wagon wheel’ title both the players and the fans never […]



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