The 2014 Journal-World All-Area Boys Basketball team, from left, Mikey Wycoff, Seabury Academy; Chad Berg, Baldwin; Justin Roberts, Lawrence; Cole Moreano, Free State; Andrew Ballock, Eudora; Kyle Deterding, Eudora; Mitchell Ballock, Eudora; Quinton Verhulst, De Soto; Carter Mann, Wellsville; Anthony Bonner, Lawrence; and Isaac McCullough, Ottawa.
The 2014 Journal-World All-Area Girls Basketball Team, from left, Amber Moore, Santa Fe Trail; Madison Piper, Free State; Katie Jones, Baldwin; Corie Fischer, Ottawa; coach of the year Jayson Duncan, Santa Fe Trail; Shelby Dahl, Santa Fe Trail; Kionna Coleman, Lawrence; Carly Eaton, Mill Valley; Tori Huslig, Veritas Christian; Scout Wiebe, Free State; and Megan Bonar, De Soto.
Ryan and Kathy Reed share a moment with their 2-year-old son Otis, who experiences hundreds of seizures daily and is now in a lower-body cast for a broken femur caused by medications, a diet meant to help reduce the seizures and lack of physical activity. With the failure of medication to improve Otis' condition, Ryan will relocate May 1 to Colorado so his son can start medical marijuana treatments.
The 2013 Journal-World All-Area Football team, from left: Kyle Wittman, Lawrence; Chad Berg, Baldwin; Zach Bickling, Free State; Micah Clarke, Mill Valley; Colton Stark, Baldwin; coach Michael Berg, Baldwin; player of the year Joe Dineen, Free State; Drew Cerny, McLouth; Cole Holloway, Tonganoxie; Luke Meyer, Wellsville; Keith Loneker, Free State.
The 2013 Boys All-Area Cross Country team, from left: Luis Murillo, De Soto; George Letner, Baldwin; Ryan Liston, Free State; Dakota Helm, Baldwin; coach Mike Spielman, Baldwin; Max Taulbee, De Soto; Derek Meeks, Mill Valley; Jon Miller, Eudora; and Joe Pierce, Baldwin.