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.

The Vlog: Waterslides

Katie enlists the help of Mick Shaffer and Kyle Haas to take on the world's tallest outdoor waterslide.

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.

Mitch Cooper

KU had to go halfway around the world to find Mitch Cooper. But it paid off as the Australian is poised to be a champion in America. Mick Shaffer has his story.

D.C. United vs. Sporting Kansas City Preview

Sporting Kansas City continues to struggle to score and with a match-up versus D.C. United looming, they'll have to figure things out soon.

Rodney McGruder

The former Kansas State standout is carving out an impressive D-League resume in hopes of making it to the big show.

Chiefs OTA Day 2

It's the second day of OTAs for the Chiefs and Dave Stewart has your camp breakdown.

Mill Valley

The Jaguars are just three wins in a row away from making history in the 2015-2016 school year.

Avrie Jones

This Liberty Track and Field athlete hopes to have a busy weekend ahead of her at State in Jefferson City. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

Blue Valley vs. Shawnee Mission West

05/24/16 - In a Kansas 6A state quarterfinal girls soccer game, the Blue Valley Tigers take on the Shawnee Mission West Lady Vikings.

Bills, NFL Could Take Lessons From Royals, Sporting KC

Brad Porter takes a look at how different professional sports teams and leagues handle the amount of access the media has to a team.

Andy Studebaker

The former Chiefs linebacker continues to work to find a roster spot in the NFL. However, his life hasn't been perfect since his time with KC. Dave Stewart has more.

Symetra Tour

The LPGA's Symetra Tour will be stopping in Kansas City this summer and picked a new location for the tournament to be showcased at. Mick Shaffer has more from Staley Farms.

Karyla Middlebrook

The former Blue Springs standout is back in her hometown gym as she prepares for life at Kansas State after graduating early from Alabama this spring. Kennetra Pulliams from Blue Springs.

OTA Recap Day 1

The Chiefs began OTAs on Tuesday and they are ready to get started on 2016. Leif Lisec reports.

KSHSAA Swimming Recap

Another dominating performance by the KC-area teams this past weekend at State. Katie Falco has the full pool coverage.

Back to High School

Katie and Leif head back to St. Thomas Aquinas home of the Saints and a not-so-spotless record of Katie Falco.

Young Golfers Showcase at Vizant/Cosnotti Memorial

Golfers from the ages of six to 17 tee off in the Everett Vinzant/John Cosnotti Memorial Junior Golf Tournament at Skyes Lady Overland Park Golf Course.

Royals Are Near .500 and Just Fine

The Royals may just be about a quarter through their season and they are just over .500. Dave Stewart says there is no reason to worry. He breaks down the season thus far.

Jordan Eckley Package

Hopping from school-to-school in the metro has made the path to professional baseball an unorthodox, but rewarding one.

PDGA Women's Global Event

The PDGA Women's Global Event was in Kansas City recently and the sport continues to gain traction with competitors and spectators alike.

Rhett Bollinger with Brad Porter

The Minnesota Twins beat reporter was with Brad Porter to talk the upcoming Royals-Twins series.

Mark Simoneau Training

The former NFL Linebacker is spending his days still involved in the game, training several players trying to catch-on in the league.

Max Kurzban Tennis Story

It's tennis to the max at Blue Valley West. The Jaguars netted an EKL Title - and served up another ace at Regionals - which is nothing like last year. Dave Stewart has the story.

May 20, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from the Greater Kansas City Metro area.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Sam Parrott

Sam Parrott had a great performance at the state golf tournament, making him our Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week.

Piper Swimming

Taylor DeWitt skipped out on one of the last chances to socialize with her classmates. She sacrificed the grad night lock-in for a good night’s sleep as she had to be up early to travel to Topeka for the state swim meet. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

St. Teresa’s Academy Lacrosse

One star not only has lacrosse skills, but also musical skills. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

Jordan Eckley

A three-sport star at Barstow, the Mid-America Nazarene athlete is excelling this spring in one sport.

Katie and Leif Battle

This week, Leif and Katie battle it out on the drag strip at Heartland Park in Topeka - with the help of NHRA stars Courtney Force, Del Worsham and J.R. Todd.

High School Roundup: May 20, 2016

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams check into regionals for baseball, softball and soccer. Also, we look at St. Teresa's lacrosse team and the state swimming coverage.

Going for the Three-peat

After zero titles in school history, Mill Valley looks for its third this school year.

Center Circle: Stoppage Time

Nick Garcia and Andy Edwards break down Jurgen Klinsmann's options for Copa American Centenario without forward Jozy Altidore.

Cooper Patterson Receives Steve Little Scholarship

Dave Stewart writes about Cooper Patterson, the latest recipient of the Steve Little Scholarship at SM South.

Garrett Appier Breaking Records

Pittsburg State's Garrett Appier has a famous last name, but he's breaking records in a totally different sport than his father's. Mick Shaffer has the "shots" from Pittsburg.

Addie Merrick Soccer Story

Louisville wanted her, Purdue pursued her, Kentucky also showed interest - but in the end - Addie Merrick wants to Rock Chalk. She likes KU's style of play and the program's evaluation of the total player - not just what shows up on the stat sheet.

Alison Walls Soccer

It's easy to spot Alison Walls, it's not the platinum blinde ponytail blowing in the owind - but rather by the accessory on her right leg that she isn't letting slow her down - as the Park Hill soccer team is streaking towards the first start title in program history.

Andy Spencer Golf

The Shawnee Mission East golf practice had a sense of purpose this week; the Lancers wanted to get their work done in time to support classmate Joey Wentz, one of the best pitching prospects in the country. The projected top five pick is a blockbuster attraction - but the golf team is far cutting room floor material - Leif Lisec rolls the credits.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Katie Born

Shawnee Mission Northwest Sophomore Molly Born is the reigning state cross country champ. Meanwhile, older sister Katie is excelling in another sport and beyond. Brad Porter has the story.

Noah Green Hurdles

Blue Valley Southwest Sophomore Noah Green says his greatest track and field accomplishment was finishing 3rd at the Junior Olympics in the 400 meter hurdles last Summer. Next month he'll go to California in hopes of qualifying for the Junior Worlds Team - but first he has to redeem himself in Wichita.

May 13, 2016 Highlights

Check out all the high school action from this weekend!

High School Roundup: May 13, 2016

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams take us into all the high school weekend action including the third ranked girl's soccer team in the nation!

Olathe North vs. Olathe Northwest Game 1

05/11/16 - In the first game of a softball doubleheader, the Olathe Northwest Ravens host the Olathe North Eagles.

Olathe North vs. Olathe Northwest Game 2

05/11/16 - In the second game of a softball doubleheader, the Olathe North Eagles take on the Olathe Northwest Ravens.

Tyreek Hill's Second Chance in KC

When the Chiefs took a change with Tyreek Hill, it might not have been the most ideal choice. Dave Stewart makes a case for why Hill could be a good fit in KC.

Deiondre Hall's Next Stop? Chicago

After making plays for Northern Iowa for four seasons, the former Blue Springs Wildcat is ready to keep things going for the Bears on Sundays in the fall.

Center Circle: Stoppage Time

Nick Garcia discusses penalty kick etiquette after the argument between Kei Kamara and Federico Higuain last weekend.

New Baseball Field, Thanks To Ripken Foundation

The Royals and Cal Ripken Jr. collaborate to bring a safe and quality baseball field to the youth of Kansas City, Kansas.

Jen Buczkowski Preparing for Last FCKC Game

The FC Kansas City Midfielder has played every game in the history of the franchise, but Friday will be the final time she laces her cleats professionally.

The Vlog at the Beach

Katie and Leif talk Royals, Italian Cookie making and sunscreen application with a special guest.

Kyle Busch and NASCAR "Get" Fans

Brad Porter explains why NASCAR and driver Kyle Busch understand what their fans want, and delivers.

High School Roundup: May 8, 2016

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams reveal which school will receive improvements and one of the best pole vaulters in high school history!

Mother's Day Blog

Kennetra Pulliams wants to acknowledge two women who inspired her love of sports in her Mother's Day Blog.

May 6, 2016 Highlights

Check out all the high school highlights from this weekend's games!

Ode to Spring Sports

Mick Shaffer brings us an abundance of sports & stories in the Spring.

Kansas School of the Deaf

Dave Stewart checks up on a story of students in Olathe helping others get the facilities they deserve.

Raytown South Relays

The Girls 4x100 Meter team broke the record at the Kansas Relays and now they're focused on making more history with a State Championship.

Turner Girls Soccer

Despite not winning a game this Spring, things could not be going better for the Bears.

Miramontez Family of Soccer

The three sisters of Miramontez family have been the heart of Shawnee Mission West Soccer, Leif Lisec explains.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Chris Nilsen

Chris Nilsen of Park Hill has made his being the 10th ever high school athlete to reach 18 feet in the pole vault.

Ray Pec vs. Lee's Summit West

5/4/16 - In this high school baseball game, the Ray-Pec Panthers (4-20) take on the Lee's Summit West Titans (13-9). Both teams are on losing streaks, with the Panthers on a 10 game losing streak and the Titans on a two game losing streak.

Craig Sager Publicly Fights Cancer Battle

Dave Stewart shares some personal stories of Craig Sager.

Interview with American Huckster Authors

Mary Papenfuss and Teri Thompson join Brad Porter to talk about FIFA corruption in their book American Huckster: How Chuck Blazer Got Rich From-and Sold Out-the Most Powerful Cabal in World Sports.

Watson Challenge Preview

Leif Lisec takes a look at the field heading into this year's Watson Challenge.

Gone Fishin'

This week on the Vlog, a special guest stops by to take the kids fishing and shed some light on Katie's early years.​

High School Roundup: April 29, 2016

In this edition of High School Roundup, Kennetra Pulliams takes us through Park Hill soccer, a metro baseball player who could be a star and MLB Draft prospect talk!

High School Roundup: April 23, 2016

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams break down all the high school action including Grandview trying to grab their sixth straight championship in track.

NFL Draft Observations

Kennetra Pulliams gives her thoughts and analysis on the 2016 NFL Draft so far.

April 29 Highlights

Check out all the action and highlights from this weekend's high school sports!

Bishop Miege Track

For Dawson Downing and Landry Weber, they've taken a title in Football and Basketball - but they want to complete the three-peat in Track.

Multi-Athlete Allie Strong

Every afternoon is filled with one to three sports for this multi-talented Stag Senior.

Getting Kids into Golf Is Rewarding, but Not Easy

Some sports are difficult to teach, others are difficult to show any interest. Golf is one of those sports, but the payoff is rewarding.

Lisec and Falco Conquer "Heartbreak Hill"

This week on The Vlog, Leif Lisec and Katie Falco conquer "Heartbreak Hill" with a Boston Marathon Star.

Josh Pederson Reflects

The son of the Philadelphia Eagles' Head Coach, reflects on wrapping up his High School - but not before taking home State this Spring.

No Days Off for Henry Weiler

There's never an off-day for this Rockhurst University baseball player.

Molly Born Her Own Best

As one of the best young runners in the Midwest, Molly Born has become her own best competition.

Martin Truex Bowling

Despite staying busy with the NASCAR circuit, Marti Truex, Jr., decided to try a different set of lanes for an afternoon.

First Round Reid

Mick Shaffer takes a look at who, what and where Andy Reid has drafted in his time in the NFL's first round.

Pint a Top Pitching Prospect

St. Thomas Aquinas's Riley Pint has another month of mowing down hitters before he's one of the top picks in the MLB Draft. In the meantime, he's getting his final swings in while he can. Mick Shaffer caught up with the future Major Leaguer at a Major League stadium.

Center Circle: Stoppage Time

Nick Garcia and Andy Edwards discuss how referees should communicate with players on the field after Brad Evans' red card on Saturday.

Coached App

If you've ever wanted to be coached up like the pros, now the Royals are giving you the chance. Kennetra Pulliams has more from Kauffman Stadium.