Hamm Shines as Softball Star

The youth movement that Olathe Northwest used last year is paying big dividends for the softball team in 2015, some to perfection. Katie Falco has more.

Walsworth Eyes Third Championship

Tripp Walsworth is looking to add yet another championship trophy to his collection. Kyle Haas explains the magnitude of this feat.

Adams Runs with Hy-Vee Award

Clayton Adams of Kearney is the latest Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week; Katie Falco talked to the track star who broke a school record.

Patti Phillips Inducted to HOF

Patti Phillips is at the forefront of promoting women in sports; Mick Shaffer caught up with the newest Hall-of-Famer.

Liberty Gets Big Win Over Staley

The Liberty Blue Jay baseball team is coming off a big win over the nationally ranked Staley Falcons; Leif Lisec has the story.

The Bad Boys of Baseball

The Royals reputation is getting around fast, but it's not a welcome one from other teams. Kennetra Pulliams explains why the Royals are the new 'bad boys of baseball'.

Derrick Johnson Draft Anniversary

With the NFL Draft quickly approaching, Katie Falco takes a different view. One that celebrates a ten year career for a long time Chiefs' linebacker from Texas.

Spring Fever

Spring is here as Mick Shaffer gives us his thoughts on a great season of sports.

JCCC Baseball Historic Year

JCCC baseball is making history this year, Mick Shaffer has more from Overland Park.

Schneider Introduced as New Women's Coach

Brandon Schneider was introduced as the new Kansas Women's Basketball​ coach on Tuesday; Mick Shaffer has more from Lawrence.

FC Kansas City's O'Reilly on World Cup

FC Kansas City's Heather O'Reilly stopped by the studio this week to talk about the upcoming World Cup.

Sauerbrunn Talks World Cup

FC Kansas City's Becky Sauerbrunn stopped by the studio this week to talk about the upcoming World Cup.

Bean Balls, Bombs, Saban and Other Random Thoughts and Observations

Brad Porter gives us his thoughts and observations.

Don't Worry About FC Kansas City's 0-2 Start

FC Kansas City is off to a 0-2 start, but Dave Stewart says fans shouldn't worry.

The Future of Golf

Leif Lisec tells us he's met the future of golf. Read more about 11-year-old Julia Misemer and her conversation with Leif.

McKay's Homerun Wins It For KU

Connor McKay jacked a walk-off homerun this past weekend to give Kansas Baseball a big victory over the Texas Longhorns.

Anna Lillig is the Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week

Anna Lillig is one of the area's top goalkeepers. In her first three years at St. Pius X, she juggled soccer, volleyball and swimming. In her senior year, she dropped volleyball and swimming to center her focus on soccer. She is one of the eight players in UMKC's Spring Signing Class. Katie Falco has more with our Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week.

Soccer Starts Young in Kansas City

In just two years, three prominent soccer teams here in Kansas City have won championships; Sporting KC, FCKC, and the Missouri Comets. But where does it begin?

Michael Stigler Eyes Fourth Honor

Kansas track and field star Michael Stigler inches closer to achieving a new record. Leif Lisec has more on this Olympic hopeful.

Davidson Brothers Throwing Punches on Golden Glove Scene

Marcell Davidson might have to sacrifice his high school graduation for a national goal. But he'll have his brother in his corner. Kennetra Pulliams shares the golden standard.

Royals vs. New Haters

Brad Porter gives us his random thoughts and observations on everything from the Royals to Andrew Wiggins and more.

Cynthia Pacheco's a Goal Scoring Sensation

Northeast senior Cynthia Pacheco is a scoring sensation, propelling the Northeast Vikings girls' soccer team to a 5 - 1 start to the season. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

Amy Rodriguez Comments on Making World Cup Roster

Amy Rodriguez came to the Time Warner Cable SportsChannel studio to talk about making the World Cup roster.

Tyler Lockett Ready For NFL

Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett broke his father's records while in college and he hopes to follow in his father's footsteps by making it into the NFL. Dave Stewart has more.

Looking At KC Area Players Making A Name in College

There are plenty of former Kansas City-area high school basketball players who are making waves in college. Kennetra Pulliams takes a look at a few of those.

Blue Springs Track Sprinting Towards Another Title

Two weeks ago at the Rusty Hodge Invitational, the defending state champs in Missouri Class 4 Boys Track, Blue Springs, were back at it again. Mick Shaffer explains.

Shout Out From the White House

Every team, after it wins a state tournament, gets a big trophy and memories that will last a lifetime, but not many get a shout out from the White House. Mick Shaffer has the story.

The Royals Have Never Lost Yet

So far on the young 2015 baseball season, the Royals are undefeated. Mick Shaffer has more.

Jim Pfeffer

Leif Lisec chats with Jim Pfeffer and his work with a wheelchair tennis league.

Don't Forget About Spring Football

With so many different sports going on in the Spring, it's easy to forget about preparation for the Fall. Katie Falco gives us a reminder that football is still very much underway.

University of Texas Changing the World

Kennetra Pulliams tells us how two hires at the University of Texas are changing the world.

Laura Kuhn Part of KU's Success

Laura Kuhn's fingerprints have been all over KU's volleyball success.

Belton Power Lifting Brings Home Four First-Place Finishes

Belton Pirate power led to four first-place finishes at the High School National Powerlifting competition.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week Honors Two

Park Hill South baseball and Grain Valley Track represent the Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week.

Opening Day Thoughts

Royals vs Samardzija, remembering Chris Perez, potty-gate and other random thoughts and observations from Brad Porter.

Pitch Fever

It may be spring, but the kind of pitch fever that Leif Lisec and his son, Drew, are after doesn't have to do with a bat and a ball. Their pitch is, instead, a soccer field.

NBA Hoop Dreams for Tyler Kalinoski

Dave Stewart spoke with Olathe East's Tyler Kalinoski about his basketball career and his hopes to continue on in the NBA.

Opening Day for Royals

Even though there's no extra credit for the home opener, it's always something out of the ordinary, especially after a 29 year playoff drought. Katie Falco has more from the K.

2015 Dallas Cup

Watch some of the best in international soccer from the 36th annual Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup.

Royals Preparing For Home Opener

As expected, the groundskeepers have been working long hours prepping Kauffman for Monday. The main man in charge of keeping the lawn mowed to perfection, Trevor Vance, has been with the Royals for three decades. We got the chance to talk to him to hear his expectations for the K in 2015.

Kaitlyn Lewis Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week

Last week, there were 15 schools that competed in the Ron Ives Track Meet. The Liberty High School girls walked away with an overall fourth place finish. Head Coach Pamela Koch is excited about the results from their first meet, and she sees a lot of potential in one of the Blue Jays' young runners.

Hunter Hall

Hunter Hall may never win a high school track meet, but there's a good chance nobody else will ever get as a big a cheer as this 17-year-old triplet. Dave Stewart has more on the Lee's Summit North sophomore who shows us what a champion really looks like.

All-Metro Girls Basketball Team

Mick Shaffer and Katie Falco reveal the Time Warner Cable All-Metro Girls Basketball Team.

All-Metro Boys Basketball Team

Mick Shaffer and Katie Falco reveal the Time Warner Cable All-Metro Boys Basketball Team.

Shaka Smart

Dave Stewart gives his thoughts on Shaka Smart being hired at Texas.

Porter's Perception in Sports

Dayton Moore vs. Billy Beane? Super Mario vs. Derek Rose? Brad Porter gives us his random thought and observations on the world of sports.

Why April Is An Underrated Sports Month

Our Katie Falco tells us why April is an underrated month for sports and what she's looking forward to.

Second Annual Stateline Showdown

Two of Kansas City’s most prolific high school basketball products are leading the current crop of high school seniors in an all-star showcase. The boys' game will feature the Kansas Mr. Basketball, Dean Wade. The respective coaches provided a spirited, net-popping prelude.

Marquise Doherty's True Love

Everybody remembers their first love and for Marquise Doherty, it's baseball, a game that will lead him to a decisive fork in the road.

Liberty Girl's MSHSAA Class 5 Runners-Up

Join Mick Shaffer as he sits down with the Liberty girl's basketball team, following their appearance in the Class 5 Championship game.

Blue Springs South Wins State

The Blue Springs South boy's basketball team won the Class 5 State Championship as Kennetra Pulliams sits down with some of the team.

FCKC Ready for Season Opener

It's been an off-season of change for the NWSL Champions from FC Kansas City. Brad Porter has more with the reigning champs.

Blake Hocking is Big Blanco

Kennetra Pulliams gives us an inside look to UMKC's Blake Hocking, or as his shot put alter ego alias 'Big Blanco'.

TWC and Girl Scouts Promote STEM

Kennetra Pulliams reveals the partnership between Time Warner Cable and the Girl Scouts in an effort to help promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Match).

All-Metro Area Wrestling Team

Wrestlers come in all shapes, sizes and specifically weights. From 106 to 285 lbs, Kansas City is a hotbed for high school wrestling talent. Only 14, however, are good enough to make the All-Metro Area Wrestling Team.

St. Thomas Aquinas Girls Soccer Team Ranked Third in Nation

You could say that the St. Thomas Aquinas girls soccer team is a dynasty. They've won five straight state titles and are currently ranked third in the nation. Our Katie Falco has more.

Kilgore's 23 Points Help Earn Him Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week Honors

Brandon Kilgore of Blue Springs South High School is this week's Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week. Kilgore was averaging 13.5 points per game throughout the season, but it was his 23 points in the MSHSAA Class 5 title game that helped his team earn that title.

Hogan Prep on the Right Track

Brad Porter takes us behind the scenes of the Hogan Prep track team, a program that has produced multiple college scholar athletes.

Golfer Jake Becker Eyes Record

Kennetra Pulliams introduces us to Chrisman golfer Jake Becker, an athlete who has overcome much and now looks at achieving a record.

Two From Liberty HS Trying To Make A Name On FC Kansas City Team

FC Kansas City has always had a local flavor. This year is no exception as Shea Groom and Kaysie Clark from Liberty High School are participating in tryouts. Dave Stewart has more.

Trip Down Memory Lane at KIAAA

Dave Stewart recently attended the 46th annual Kansas Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association State Conference and Meeting and he blogs about all the faces that he recalls and that have impacted his life.

Knights Bring Home State Crown

The Barstow boys captured the second state basketball title in school history. Kennetra Pulliams catches up with the Knights fresh off of their championship performance.

Leavenworth Ladies Repeat As 5A Champs

The Pioneer Ladies of Leavenworth repeated as KSHSAA 5A State Champions. Leif Lisec catches up with the champs.

With New Coach, Park Hill South Posts First Undefeated Conference Season

With new head coach Dan Parra at the helm, the Park Hill South boys basketball team went undefeated in conference play for the first time ever. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

Maclin Comes Home

Leif Lisec writes about the recent Kansas City Chiefs' signing of former Missouri standout receiver Jeremy Maclin.

March Madness is an American Pastime

What does U.S. politicians and the NCAA March Madness Tournament have in common? Dave Stewart has the answer.

Olathe North's R.J. Smith Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week

For just the second time since school history, Olathe North made the state playoffs in boys basketball, thanks to a last second shot and free throw by R.J. Smith who says he was not even the first option on the game's pivotal play.

Bracket Madness

Dave Stewart talks filling out NCAA brackets and gives a little info about local schools and their history with the NCAA tournament.

Who is Lexi Hart?

Lexi Hart could be the best female athlete to ever come out of Eastern Jackson County. Dave Stewart explores why.

Kansas High School Wrestling Recap

Despite no team championships being claimed by Kansas City-area teams last weekend at the State Tournament, there were plenty of individual titles being won. Kyle Haas has your recap from the Kansas 6A and 5A Championships.

High School Roundup

It's playoff time in Kansas and Missouri High School basketball! Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams take a look at the three best games from Friday night's action.

Raytown vs. Lee's Summit

3/6/2015 -- The Raytown Bluejays and the Lee's Summit Tigers boys basketball teams meet in the Class 5, District 14 championship game.

Truman vs. William Chrisman

3/6/2015 -- The William Chrisman Bears host the Truman Patriots in this high school girls basketball Class 5, District 14 championship game.

Skepticism Lead to New Love

Brian McMillian is a multi-athlete, but it's his new found love for wheelchair tennis that has him most excited and eager.

Seth Pesek Wins Hy-Vee Award

Seth Pesek successfully defended his state wrestling title he won as a sophomore and junior, but that's only part of his story.

Stags Success Comes Fast

Dave Stewart brings us the story of a boy's basketball team who went from worst to first in just one season.

Turning it Up to 11

Mick Shaffer talks about Kansas men's basketball winning their 11th straight Big XII regular season championship.

Park Hill South vs. Liberty Boy's

2/27/15 - The Park Hill South Panthers battle the Liberty Blue Jays in this boy's high school basketball game.

Park Hill South vs. Liberty Girl's

2/27/15 - Watch the second game between the Park Hill South Panthers and the Liberty Blue Jays!

High School Roundup

Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams bring you this week's High School Roundup.

Missouri High School Wrestling Recap

Kyle Haas recaps the 2015 Missouri state wrestling championships.

Lincoln Prep Boys Basketball Knows How To Have Fun On The Court

Katie Falco takes us to Lincoln Prep where the boys basketball team knows how to have fun on the court.

No Sophomore Slump for UMKC’s Martez Harrison

UMKC's Martez Harrison is having a great sophomore year. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

Samia Roark Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Samia Roark for being named our Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week.

Brock Johnson Has Record Night

SCA boy's basketball player Brock Johnson broke a new record on a night he and the community will never forget.

High School Roundup

Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams highlight the top three games in Kansas City Metro for Friday, Feb. 20.

Lawrence vs. Olathe North

2/20/15 - The Lawrence Chesty Lions (16-1) take they unbeaten league record to Olathe North (14-3) to battle the Eagles in this boy's basketball Hy-Vee School Game of the Week.

Chiarra Franklin Focused on Goals

Liberty's Chiarra Franklin has set goals for success off the basketball court, that ranges from academics to weight loss.

Goodwin Wins Hy-Vee Honors

Blue Springs boy's basketball player Tayshean Goodwin won the Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week Award for his performance against rival Blue Springs South.

Belton Rebuilding the Program

The Belton Pirates stand at 10-10 overall, already recording more wins this season than the past two. The Pirates rebuilding process is starting to show sings of life.

Blue Springs vs. Blue Springs South

2/13/2015 -- Rivals Blue Springs South and Blue Springs meet up in this Suburban Six Conference matchup.

BS South's Cloe Lane Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week

The latest Hy-Vee Athlete of the week is Cloe Lane, a basketball player at Blue Springs South. At the Northtown Tournament, Lane scored 16 points, 20 points and 20 points in the Jaguars' wins in those games.

High School Roundup

Brad Porter and Leif Lisec take you around the region to showcase the best high school highlights from the Kansas City region.

Catching Up With Monte Harrison

It's been almost a year to the day since Monte Harrison signed to play football and baseball at Nebraska. Turns out, he played neither. Monte was drafted by Milwaukee with the 50th pick and is now a rising star with the Brewers. Baseball America ranks him as their fourth best prospect after leading the rookie league team in hits as a leadoff hitter with unusual pop. Dave Stewart has his story.

Greene, Alexander Comment After Texas Tech Game

Brannen Greene and Cliff Alexander speak with Time Warner Cable SportsChannel after the Texas Tech game.

#RockChalkTV

Mick Shaffer and Josh Klingler breakdown KU's chances of winning a Big 12 title for the 11th straight season on #RockChalkTV.

Weathers Brothers Big Part of SM North's Success

Kennetra Pulliams introduces us to a pair of fraternal twins who are members of the Shawnee Mission North High School boys basketball team.

Olathe East vs. Shawnee Mission North

2/6/2015 -- The Shawnee Mission North Indians host the Olathe East Hawks in this Sunflower League basketball matchup.

Meghan Kearney This Week's Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week

Meghan Kearney of Notre Dame De Sion High School is this week's Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week. The swimmer just recently qualified for states for the fourth year in a row and swimming isn't even her main sport.

Former KC Standout Turns Coach

Does the name Betty Lennox sound familiar? The former Fort Osage, Louisiana Tech and WNBA standout is now coaching at Van Horn.

Seeing Double At Ray-Pec

If you're watching the Ray-Pec Panthers boys basketball team play, don't adjust your eyes. You are seeing double. As in twins. Two sets of them.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Ke-Shawn Hayes

Park Hill High School's Ke-Shawn Hayes is this week's Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week.

DeSoto Wrestlers Have Eye On States

Hunter Miller and Josh Miller, no relation, are senior wrestlers at DeSoto. They both have over 100 career wins each, but neither has ever won a state title. These Wildcats have their eyes on the prize. Kyle Haas has more.

Great Time To Be A Besler

If your last name is Besler, you're probably making waves in the sports world. Dave Stewart tells us what the youngest Besler, Nick, is up to.