Chrisman Cheer Gets Ready For Regionals

Posted: July 12, 2014

The William Chrisman cheerleaders, defending Regional and State Champions, have worked hard this summer for the upcoming Kansas City Regional competition. The squad hopes its hard work pays off with another title. The squad hopes supporters can make it to one or both of the following events. “We would really appreciate the support,” coach Stacey [...]


Chrisman Track Earns Honors

Posted: July 10, 2014

Several members of the William Chrisman girls’ and boys track and field teams were recently honored with their selection to the Independence Examiner All- Area team. Two Bears earned First Team honors. Senior Dalvin Wilkerson earned the honor after taking first in Conference, Districts and Sectionals. He took third at the State Championships. Senior Chrisha [...]


Chrisman Baseball Earns All-Area Honors

Posted: July 6, 2014

Three members of the William Chrisman baseball team were recently recognized on the Independence Examiner’s All-Area team. Junior Gannon Ogle was a Second Team selection as a DH/Utility Player. Earning Honorable Mention accolades were freshman Will Fisher (C/OF) and sophomore Eli Henderson (OF),


Chrisman’s Hurt Earns First Team All-Area Honors

Posted: July 6, 2014

Taking a season off didn’t hurt the play of Chrisman junior tennis player Nick Hurt. After a strong freshman campaign, Hurt chose not to play as a sophomore. He returned this year and was one of the top players in the area. That was confirmed with Hurt’s recent selection to the Independence Examiner’s All-Area team [...]


Chrisman Golfer Earns All-Area Honors

Posted: July 2, 2014

William Chrisman golfer Jake Becker, who just finished his junior season this spring, saw his hard work pay off with more honors as he was recently named Honorable Mention All-Area by the Independence Examiner. Becker had a strong junior campaign, qualifying for Sectionals, earning First Team All-Conference honors and medalling in several duals and tournaments. [...]


Chrisman Cheer Has Strong Showing at Camp

Posted: June 26, 2014

   The William Chrisman varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads were successful at UCA’s Elite Cheer Camp held at UCM- Warrensburg, June 22-25. Both squads brought home several awards. Varsity: * Cheer Evaluation- Superior * Extreme Routine Evaluation (w/5, 8 counts of incorporation)- Superior * Superior Effort trophy * Cheer and Chant- 1st place * Over [...]


Chrisman Athletes Excel at State

Posted: June 8, 2014

Two William Chrisman track athletes earned Top Three finishes and All-State honors at the Class 4 State Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City on May 30-31. Senior Chrisha Riley, who is headed to Wichita State, took second in the Class 4 girls’ High Jump. Senior sprinter Dalvin Wilkerson finished third in the Class 4 [...]

VH Baseball District Champions 2014

Van Horn High School Baseball wins District

Posted: May 21, 2014

The Van Horn High School Baseball Team won the District Title on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The game played at Roper Stadium was a 12-0 victory over their opponent Lincoln Prep.


Lady Bears Earn All-Conference Honors

Posted: May 21, 2014

Several members of the William Chrisman girls’ soccer team were honored for their hard work with selection to the Suburban Middle Seven Conference All-Conference teams. Junior goalie Jordyn Atagi was name Defensive Player of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and First Team All-Conference. Sophomore Maggie Beem earned Second Team honors. Senior Allyssa Kyle, junior [...]


Bears Qualify For Sectionals

Posted: May 19, 2014

Bears Qualify For Sectionals The William Chrisman boys’ and girls’ track teams advanced several athletes to Sectionals with a strong showing at the Class 4 District 8 Meet on Saturday, May 17 at Chrisman. The top four in each event advanced to the Class 4 Sectional 4 Meet, which will be held May 24 at [...]



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Health and Wellness

Make sure that you mark Saturday, March 8th on your calendar as THE DAY to kick start your family's health and wellness! The Independence School District and Independence Health Department will be partnering with numerous organizations to bring you a series of Wellness and Health Expos that will provide FREE health/wellness information, health/wellness screenings, an opportunity to talk with local physicians, and MUCH MUCH more for you and your whole family!

The next event will take place at Van Horn High School from 9 AM to noon on Saturday, March 8.

Sponsored by Centerpoint Medical Center and Truman Medical Center

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