High School Roundup: Aug. 26, 2016

It's week two of the High School Roundup, recapping all the high school football action! Join Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams as go through many of the night's games including a preview into the Volleyball Slam Tournament!

Balance the Judgmental Scales

Kennetra Pulliams explains why scapegoats in sports aren't exactly equal, with no balance in athlete's judgments.

August 26, 2016 Highlights

Check out all the high school football action from week two!

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Jaylen Ivey

This Blue Springs tailback went off for 7 scores on 26 carries to push the Wildcats to their season-opening win.

Platte County vs. Oak Park

8/25/16 - In this high school football matchup, the Platte County Pirates (1-0) take on the Oak Park Northmen (0-1). This is the Thursday Night Varsity Showcase game from the NKC District Activities Complex in Kansas City, Missouri.

SM South Volleyball

The Raiders are excited to get their season started and ready to showcase what they have in this year's Volleyball Slam.

Varsity Showcase Recap

Mick Shaffer and Dion Clisso recap the Platte County vs. Oak Park football game from August 25th.

Jayhawk Insider: August 25

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the KU women's volleyball team is looking to finish what they started last year, the football team has a little fun and gets a pep talk from another well-known Jayhawk coach and much more!

Chiefs Camp Report: Aug. 24

As the Chiefs work towards the season opener, the team continues to work starters into the fold. Brad Porter reports from the Chiefs Practice Facility.

KU Goes Bowling

Kansas football takes an afternoon off from the gridiron to relax at the bowling alley.

Bill Self Speaks to KU Football

The Jayhawks football team got a visit from a special guest speaker ahead of their 2016 season.

Fantasy Huddle: August 24, 2016

In the second preseason episode of Fantasy Huddle, Chris Gogh, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro give you tips on who to choose for your perfect fantasy football team.

Alternate Shot

Leif Lisec tees it up in the most pressure packed of situations: Playing with his son.

Chiefs Camp Report Aug. 23rd

As Tamba Hali and Jamaal Charles return to the field, the Chiefs are starting to gel before their third preseason game.

KU Volleyball

Kansas' run to the Final Four was surprising to some last year, but now the Jayhawks are a team everyone will be keeping an eye out for. Leif Lisec finds out how the KU ladies hope to continue their successful run.

Lee's Summit West Volleyball

The Titans have become as consistent of a winner in big class volleyball, but will they keep that going under a new coach? Kennetra Pulliams finds out.

Blue Valley North Football

The Mustangs were EKL Champions last year, but an early round playoff loss soured their strong season. Rebecca Dunn finds out how BV North hopes to change that.

2016 ACC Coastal Conference Football Preview Show

Our Ben Wagner breaks down the 2016 ACC Coastal football conference.

Kansas Women's Soccer

Work. Quite simply that's what the Jayhawk Women are putting in to be the best possible squad in 2016. Leif Lisec catches up with team for Jayhawk Insider.

Fish Smithson

The Jayhawk's leading tackler last season, but the ones he didn't make still bother him. Mick Shaffer files his reports for Jayhawk Insider.

Blue Valley Football

After reaching their first 6A State Title in 2015, the Tigers are refocused and reloaded to finish the job this season.

ACC Atlantic Conference Football Preview Show

Our Ben Wagner breaks down the 2016 ACC Atlantic football conference.

Counting the Days 'til the Next Olympic Games

Who loves the Olympics? Dave Stewart does, and he tells us why.

Football Highlights: Aug. 19, 2016

Catch all the high school football action from week one!

High School Roundup: Aug. 19, 2016

Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams recap some of the best highs chool football action from week one and also catch up with a former Athlete of the Week winner.

Fantasy Huddle: August 18, 2016

The tenth season of Fantasy Huddle is back! Join Chris Gogh, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro for all of your fantasy football information.

Jayhawk Insider: Aug. 18, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, football training camp heats up as the team gets ready for the season opener, and the women's soccer team gets their season started.

Chiefs Camp Report 8-17

Jamaal Charles' workout was brief, but beneficial. Brad Porter reports on all the on-goings from Wednesday's other activities.

Kansas Football Report Day

Jayhawk Insider gives you a behind-the-scenes look to the 2016 Kansas football team's arrival for training camp.

Chiefs Camp Report

Dave Stewart checks in from St. Joe as the Chiefs continue to prepare for their second preseason game.

St. James Volleyball

Before the seventh annual Volleyball Slam, National Coach of the Year recipient Nancy Dorsey stops by to preview her defending state champ Thunder team.

Have You Won?

Ahead of the start of football, Kyle Haas goes through all the things required to earn a victory on Friday night.

Best Players in KC

Brad Porter and Dion Clisso break down the top area players to watch this upcoming high school football season.

Park Hill

The Trojans are loaded with talent on defense and college scouts are rolling through the doors at Park Hill daily, but will this collection of talent be enough to take Class 6?

Olathe South

A crop of new coaches is taking over this season. Craig Lewis is the man charged with getting the Falcons back to consistent playoff wins again.

Bishop Miege

After back-to-back state titles, the Stags are looking to make more history in 2016. How are they staying focused among all the success? Dave Stewart finds out.

Liberty North

They've won at least eight games for the past three seasons, but haven't advanced to a district final since 2013. Will the Eagles break through this year?

Game Changers: Fred Bouchard

Leif Lisec sits down with five-time state champion football coach Fred Bouchard for this edition of Game Changers.

High School Football Preview Show

It's the beginning of August. That means it's time for the High School Football Preview Show. Mick Shaffer and Brad Porter get you ready for the season.

David Beaty Training Camp Update

Kansas Football Coach David Beaty speaks with Brian Hanni about the changes and development of the Jayhawk players.

Chiefs-Seahawks Recap

Dave Stewart recaps the Chiefs first preseason game, including the late letdown by the defense.

Volleyball Slam Preview

St. James Academy Head Coach, Nancy Dorsey, previews some of the upcoming matches and players to watch at this year's Volleyball Slam.

2016 Football Preview Shows

What is the 2016 season looking like for your favorite college team? How about their conference rivals? Check out our college football preview shows!

King of the Trenches

Quarterbacks and running backs are often the ones who get all the glory. Now, it's time for the linemen to show what they've got in the King of the Trenches Lineman Challenge.

Jayhawk Insider: Aug. 11, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we take a preview look into the KU football team heading into the regular season. We also look into the KU strength and conditioning program and a new announcer for KU.

American Conference Football Preview Show

Harrison Sanford previews the 2016 American Athletic Conference football season.

Platte County Football

Injuries were a huge issue for the Pirates in 2015, but with the year approaching the Black and Orange hope to find redemption.

St. James Volleyball

Nancy Dorsey stops by to recap last year's State Champion & National Title-winning Thunder Volleyball squad.

Lees Summit North Football

After a strong 2015 season the Broncos looked like they might regress this year, until a four-star college recruit showed up.

Chiefs Report: Aug. 10, 2016

Before the Chiefs play their first preseason game of the year, they were getting in final work. Brad Porter has all the news and notes from St. Joseph's.

Brian Hanni

Leif Lisec introduces us to the new voice of the Kansas Jayhawks.

Rodney Perry

From NAIA Hoops to a National AAU Title to coaching in Division I, Kennetra Pulliams catches up with the newest member of Oral Roberts' staff.

Big 12 Football Preview

Brian Sandler breaks down the Big 12 football conference.

KU Camp Update

David Beaty addresses the media about the quarterback position early in camp.

KU Football Workouts

We give you unprecedented access to the Jayhawks Football as they prepare this Summer for the 2016 Season.

MAC Football Preview Show

Marisa Contipelli breaks down the 2016 MAC football conference.

Summit Christian Football

Under the new head coach, Dalton Vann, the Eagles try to establish themselves as an impact team in small class football.

Liberty North

The Eagles are excited about facility upgrades coming to the Liberty School District.

Big 10 West Football Preview Show

JP Cadorin takes a look at the 2016 Big 10 West football conference.

Chiefs Camp Report: Aug. 3

Tyreek Hill starts camp off to a hot start, but will it last? Kennetra Pulliams explains.

Park Hill Football

The Trojans are moving up to MSHSAA biggest class, though Park Hill is still a favorite to make it to state with all their big-time talent.

Olathe South Football

The Falcons are trying to bounce back after a disappointing 2015, but under a new head coach, there is optimism.

Chiefs Aug. 2 Report

Mick Shaffer checks in with updates on the potential new-look Chiefs defensive line, with first round picks being asked to pick up the slack.

Bishop Miege Football

The Stags are the back-to-back 4A-Division I champions and look poised to make another run at a third.

Eric Fisher

The Chiefs decided to long-term their blindside tackle. Brad Porter reports on the former first round pick's newest deal.

Chiefs Report: Aug. 1

With unusual weather in the area, the Chiefs had to adjust on the fly as they continue their training camp preparations.

Hogan Prep

One of the most successful programs in the regular season is working on turning that into deep playoff runs. Rebecca Dunn explains.

SEC Football Preview Show

Beau Bishop previews the 2016 SEC football conference.

Big 10 East Football Preview

JP Cadorin breaks down the 2016 Big Ten East football conference.

Symetra Tour ProAm

The Symetra Tour hosted their Pro-Am event midweek to get to know their team better.

Alexa Grasso

One of the best fighters speaks with Dave Stewart about her upcoming fight.

NLBM Hot Dog

Royals Hall of Famer, Frank White, meets with the Negro League Baseball Museum with a special treat.

Sam Foltz

Nebraska players and fans mourn the loss of their beloved punter.

Shriner's Hospital Visit

They are the reason they play the game. Katie Falco speaks with the Shriner's Hospital Ambassadors.

Shrine Bowl West Team Preview

After being shutout for the first time in nearly 40 years, this year's team is ready to showcase their skills in the Sunflower State.

Shrine Bowl East Team Preview

The East took home state bragging rights last year. Kyle Haas checks in with this year's squad from Emporia.

Time For Royals to Spring Forward

The Royals aren't winning the World Series this season. That doesn't come as a surprise. Dave Stewart takes a look at the team and gives his input on what the team should do for the future.

Carmen Titus

Leif Lisec sits down with Carmen Titus, who will be playing in the Symetra Tour when it comes to Kansas City.

Chiefs Packing For Training Camp

As training camp approaches, the Chiefs are loading up to head to St. Joseph's. Mick Shaffer speaks with the individual responsible for getting the team ready.

Piper Football

Two of the last three seasons, the Pirates have won at least ten games. Will they keep that going this fall? Rebecca Dunn is in Piper to find out.

The Vlog: Butterflies

The butterflies are ready to fly, Katie gets a putting lesson and Leif says goodbye to his Vlog partner.

Pat Riha

The Tournament Director for The Kansas City Championship stops by to update information regarding the Symetra Tour coming to Staley Farms Golf Club.

Old School Basketball

A pair of former Jayhawks use their camp to get back to the fundamentals of the game of basketball.

Bonner Springs Football

The Braves have been consistently strong recently, but with a new coach taking over in Bonner Springs, will the black and orange have continued success?

Mini Pitch

Sporting Kansas City continues to help grow the game of soccer with a new mini pitch program. Dave Stewart reports.

Zainab Sanni

This Jayhawk runner will have the chance to represent Nigeria in Rio this August. We spoke with her after qualifying for the Olympics.

NAIA Showcase

Area athletes were given an opportunity to show what they have before college recruiters.

Chandler Gallagher

A change of schools mid-golfing career, but her change of scenery has made her feel at home back in KC.

Wiggins McLemore Basketball Camp

A pair of NBA standouts head back to Lawrence to share their skills with aspiring Jayhawk fans.

Daina Levy

The Jayhawk thrower speaks about the opportunity to represent Jamaica in the Summer Olympics.

Nate Hibbeler

After beating cancer, Nate Hibbeler has his eyes set on enjoying life as a college student.

Kansas Track & Field Headed to Rio

Kansas Track & Field Coach speaks with the media about the Jayhawks headed for Rio.

Police Hoops

A league run and operated by Police Officers is helping reach out to kids in the community.

The Vlog: Caterpillers/Balloon Update

Katie and Leif update us on the success or lack thereof with their balloon launch and some critters join the office.

James Krause

Faced with tremendous challenges, James has continued to press forth in mixed martial arts.

Lee's Summit West Football

Vinny Careswell is taking over as only the second coach in Titans football and if history repeats itself, Careswell will end the year with a state title.

Kathleen Ludwig

The new Bishop Miege volleyball coach has strong ties to the Stag program and hopes to continue the legacy of the most successful team in state history.

Nonnie Justice

Getting knocked around by her brothers pushed Nonnie to the sport of wrestling and she has taken to it and taken off.

Summer Means the Return of College Football

Even though we are in the midst of summer, college football is just around the corner. How do we know for sure? The SEC held their media days on Monday. Dave Stewart reminisces about covering the Skywriters Tour.

Youth Football Camp

July is the final month without football for the year, but that isn't stopping some Kansas City area youth from getting out and learning even more about the game.

Tess Relihan's Return

The Stars soccer program is one of the best in the country and while the Black and Gold have been winning titles in recent years, Tess Relihan has had to sit on the sidelines with injuries, but she's on the mend back to being a threat for St. Teresa's.

Terian Humphrey Phoner

A member of the 2004 U.S. Gymnastics team, Terian Humphrey gives our Dave Stewart a sneak peak at what's to come from the 2016 squad headed to Rio in August.

Besler, Zusi Find Rhythm After National Team Duty

After returning from Copa America, Matt Besler and Graham Zusi have made an impact for Sporting KC.

Spencer Named Area's Best Boys Golfer Again

The Shawnee Mission East Golfer repeats as the Kenneth Smith Award winner for the best boys golfer in the Kansas City area.

MMA Fighter Megan Anderson Making a Name for Herself

A half-world away, Megan Anderson has taken her Australian roots and set them into Kansas City to great results.

Community Steps Up to Help Coach After House Fire

For Rockhurst Head Soccer Coach, Chris Lawson, the tragedy of losing his home has been replaced with the goodwill of the Hawklet community.

Austin Chambers

Former standout linemen for Shawnee Mission West has returned from his Mission work and is ready to take on Major College Football after a two-year pigskin hiatus.

Flanagan Family Tennis

Shea and Brady Flanagan are making Connecticut their home-away-from-home, but haven't forgotten the Overland Park roots that gave this sister and brother tandem so much of their skills.

Truman Stadium

Not only has Truman never had a true home football stadium, but they played their home games at their rival's field. That changes this year. Mick Shaffer takes a tour in Independence.

The Baseball Union Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Dave Stewart writes about the 50th anniversary of the Major League Baseball Players’ Association and what it has done for the players and the sport.

Alec Burks

Five years ago, Alec Burks' dream was made when the Utah Jazz drafted him in the first round. Burks hasn't forgotten about that moment and the area that he grew up, as he hosts his yearly camp in his alma mater's gym.

KU Swimming at Olympic Trials

The Jayhawks will be represented well at the Team USA Trials, as Chelsie Miller and Libby Walker hope to keep their dreams for Rio alive.

Angie Annelus

The Grandview track alum left the Kansas City metro with a whole host of records when she went to UCLA. Now after her freshman campaign, she has her eyes set on accomplishing so much more for the Bruins and beyond. Dave Stewart has more.

Amy Fangman

This coach knows the best way to keep the line of Kansas City elite tennis players going is to keep going no matter the season. Kennetra Pulliams reports from Shawnee.

Udoka Azubuike

One of the newest freshmen to cause a stir plans to make an impact on this upcoming basketball season for the Jayhawks, but there's no need to fear his time at Kansas will be just one season. Leif Lisec has more from Lawrence.

J'den Cox

He's headed to compete for USA Wrestling, but for J'den Cox, there's more than what meets the eye. Kyle Haas chats with the multifaceted Mizzou senior.

Rod Streater

The Chiefs newest wide receiver is ready to take off this upcoming NFL season, but before he soars at Arrowhead this fall, he helped a special group learn about math, science and flight.

Bubba Starling

The Royals made the area phenom the 5th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, however, he's still in the minor leagues and he has a good idea why.

Harbaugh Satellite Camp

The University of Michigan's Head Football Coach made his way to Blue Springs South High School for a satellite camp. Katie Falco has more with the head Wolverine.

Cheslor Cuthbert

Chelsro Cuthbert has been holding down Third base while Mike Moustakas is out for the year. Mick Shaffer sits down with the Rookie infielder.

Paige Parker

The All-American softball pitcher for Oklahoma and Truman High returned to our studio after winning the NCAA Softball National Title.

Big Slick

The annual Big Slick event returned to Kansas City with KC natives Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Eric Stonestreet, Jason Sudeikis and David Koechner to raise money for Children's Mercy Hospitals.

GKCFCA All-Star Game Recap

Kevin Wike & Dion Clisso recap the 2016 GKCFCA All-Star Game.

GKCFCA All-Star Game

6/16/16 - Check out this year's GKCFCA All-Star Game as the best high school football players from Kansas and Missouri square off!

Danny Duffy Sit Down

Mick Shaffer sits down with the Royals lone lefty starter who's making his mark since coming out of the bullpen.

Interview With Whit Merrifield

Off to one of the best starts for a Royals newcomer, Mick Shaffer catches up with the versatile rookie.

Roundball Classic

The annual charity basketball game is Thursday, June 16th. The voice of Texas Tech Athletics and Kansas Alumni, Brian Hanni, sits down with Leif Lisec to discuss this year's upcoming event.

Carlie Queen

National record-holder in high jump, Carlie Queen has her sights set on pushing herself to new heights. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

Chiefs OTA Recap

Katie Falco recaps the final day of Chiefs Organized Team Activities.

The Bigger 12

The conference addresses a non-issue by adding a football championship game.

Josh Jackson Has Landed

​The #1 recruit in the nation has landed in Lawrence. And he didn't disappoint in his first scrimmage. Both on the court and off. Mick Shaffer has his story.

Riley Pint Drafted

Picked 4th overall in Thursday night's MLB Draft, Riley Pint made history again. Mick Shaffer was with the All-American flamethrower.

Joey Wentz Drafted

The hard-throwing lefty from Shawnee Mission East was selected 40th overall Thursday night by the Atlanta Braves. Kyle Haas caught up with him moments after being picked.

Haley Hynes

After dominating in high school, she's ready to stack herself against the world's best at the U.S. Trials.

Center Circle: Stoppage Time

Nick Garcia and Andy Edwards discuss the idea of a permanently combining Copa America with teams from North and South America.

Watson Challenge

It took a playoff to finally decide the winner of the 2016 Watson Challenge. Mick Shaffer recaps all the action.

St. Teresa's Academy

The Stars are Queens of Class 4 soccer again, picking up their second-straight championship.

Sion Soccer

The Storm topped the top team in Missouri Class 3 soccer to claim the title once again.

Dozier to Join Royals?

The Royals have dipped into the minors quite a bit in the early going and Hunter Dozier might be the next to join the defending World Champs.

Joey Wentz Expects to Hear Name

Ahead of this week's MLB Amateur Draft, Joey Wentz expects to hear his name early, but until then will keep working to be the best.

MSHSAA State Track Meet

Several area athletes had banner performances at the State Track meet, Katie Falco recaps the action.

Eibner's Arrival With Royals Spans Emotional Spectrum

Dave Stewart writes about Brett Eibner's call up to the Royals.

What's New In Golf Technology?

It is that time of year when golfers are looking for the latest toys and gadgets to help improve their game. Everything from the latest long-distance drivers, hot irons, and putters to the latest in range-finder technology to help golfers accurately judge their distances to greens and hazards is new and improved. Brad Porter took a trip to talk with the experts at Golfsmith to get a peek into what is new and exciting in golf.

Golfer’s Battle with Cancer Inspires Hope

Brad Porter tells us about a golfer at Rutgers University-Camden who battled cancer, and Brad's own mother's cancer struggles.

Lee's Summit Soccer

The Tigers have been the front-runners in the Missouri's big class rankings, but it will be for nothing if they don't bring home a trophy this week at state.

Craig Klos

For nearly forty years, Craig Klos has been tending to the injuries of star athletes and regular folks. Leif Lisec has his story.

Dave Wednt

One of the greatest pitchers in Sunflower League history catches up with Dave Stewart.

5A Baseball

St. Thomas Aquinas looks to pick up their third state title in three years.

6A Soccer

The Vikings of Shawnee Mission West claimed their first state title in soccer.

6A Softball

The Olathe South Falcons repeat as State Champions, lead by Senior-laden squad.

6A Baseball

Free State and Shawnee Mission East battle for the big class title in Kansas.

SM East Swimming

The Lancers again found themselves atop the Kansas State Swimming podium, can SM East go on another dynasty run, Katie Falco checks in from Prairie Village.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Cailey Grunhard

Cailey Grunhard has been crushing records at the Kansas State Swimming and Diving Meet. Her most recent performance was enough to earn Athlete of the Week, Katie Falco reports from Bishop Miege.

Katie and Leif's Inspiration for the Newsroom

Katie and Leif get inspiration for an experiment for the whole newsroom.

High School Roundup

Leif Lisec and Kennetra Pulliams take you around the Kansas City Metro Area for some of the best high school highlights in the final High School Roundup of the season.