Four basketball games took place last Friday at the St. Mary’s High School gymnasium in Independence for the last time.
The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph announced last month the school will close at the end of the school year because of declining enrollment. It has been around for 160 years.
The captain of the cheerleaders, a senior, shares her thoughts. Her name is Emily Echlin, the daughter of KCUR sports contributor Greg Echlin.