Stephen Montemayor Community Sports Editor

Stephen Montemayor is community sports editor for The World Company's weekly newspapers and websites in Northeast Kansas. Stephen previously worked as a reporter and photographer for The Shawnee Dispatch. Prior to joining the company, Stephen served as editor-in-chief, sports editor and a reporter during five semesters with The University Daily Kansan at Kansas University. You can follow Stephen on Twitter at @smontemayor.

Recent stories

Kansas Turnpike fatal crash truck driver asleep at wheel, manager says
April 2, 2014
The 30-year-old Aurora, Colo., man who died when his tractor-trailer crashed into a Kansas Turnpike toll plaza early Saturday morning appeared to be asleep in photos taken just before the crash, his manager said Tuesday from California.
New year brings new technology for public safety
January 2, 2014
Sheriff’s office expanding social media
Snow, strong winds forecast for tonight
January 1, 2014
Cold snap greets first days of new year
Subpoena of records withdrawn; second motion for DNA testing issued in Ottawa quadruple homicide case
November 27, 2013
State prosecutors withdrew requests for subpoenas under a state seal issued in October for various ‘business records’
Douglas County recommends registering mobile devices for better response in emergencies
October 28, 2013
Move would help pinpoint location of calls
Deer collisions can produce bounties for Douglas County residents on the ‘deer list’
October 21, 2013
Residents can apply for list on Douglas County Sheriff’s Office website
Ottawa El Mezcal manager charged with immigration violations
September 27, 2013
Manager faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000 if convicted.
Recreational opportunities abound in Wyandotte County
February 27, 2013
The water boils — and, in winter, little icebergs crash — at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers at Kaw Point Park.
All-Star Game sparks stories of baseball’s past
July 3, 2012
A morning in mid-June, and it may as well be evening in April, or dusk in Colorado at the end of May or, for that matter, later that same June day in Emporia, a two-hour drive from Shawnee. That’s where Billie Thompson will be. A police officer at Shawnee Mission Park going on 29 years, Thompson is off work today, and he’s going to watch baseball.
Area angler joins the elites
03:14 p.m., June 13, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
LONE STAR — The fish play hard to get at first on this windswept late spring day, one of at least 200 that Casey Scanlon will spend on a lake this year. Today it’s Lone Star Lake in southwest Douglas County where the 28-year-old Lenexa resident and Kansas University alum will fish to tune up for June’s three Bassmaster Elite Series tournaments — the first of which was fished over the weekend at Toledo Bend in Many, La.

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Recent photos

Baldwin High grad Dayton Valentine takes the field during team introductions before the 2013 Shrine Bowl Game at Washburn University in Topeka on July 27, 2013. Valentine played every offensive snap at tight end for the winning East team.

Members of the Baldwin High School girls track team pose with the trophy they won for finishing first Saturday at the 4A state track and field championships at Wichita. It was the school's third state title in four years.

Baldwin senior Katie Kehl lets go one of her throws in the 4A discus competition in Wichita. She won the event, and teammate Alexia Stein finished fourth.

Baldwin junior Morgan Lober qualified first in the 400-meter dash Friday at the 4A state track meet in Wichita. Teammate Glenn Kelley McCabe was fourth and will also be in the finals as the Bulldog girls team seeks to bring the state title back to Baldwin City.

Glenn Kelley McCabe crosses the finish line in the preliminaries Friday of the 4x400-meter relay at the Kansas University Relays. The team won the Kansas Showdown of the event on Saturday.

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