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.

April 22 Highlights

Check out all the highlights and action from this weekend's baseball, softball and soccer games!

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Lenneta Lee

This Freshman is setting new highs for the Eagles Track team, which is why Lenneta Lee is our Athlete of the Week.

Blue Valley North Softball

Amanda Johansen is the Iron-Woman of Softball, never missing a single inning in here prep career. Leif Lisec tries to stay in-step with this Mustang that is built to last.

Fort Osage Changes

The new Activities Director is a very familiar to the Indians. After winning the Class 5 State Title in 2015, Ryan Schartz is the new man in charge at Fort Osage.

St. Teresa's Academy vs Lees Summit West

In this high school girl's soccer match, the St. Teresa's Academy Stars (8-4) face off against the Lee's Summit West Lady Titans (5-4).

The Return of the Vlog

The VLOG returns! This week, Katie Falco and Leif Lisec take you on an adventure in the car. They call it "Anchors in Automobiles."

Kennetra's Music Choices

Kennetra Pulliams wasn't inspired by the music choices the Kansas City Royals chose for their interactive contest, so she created her own bracket.

Have You Heard of Nolan Williams?

You may not have heard of Nolan Williams yet. He's tucked away at Turner High School. But Major League scouts have heard of him. So has Mick Shaffer, who went out to Turner.

Grandview Boys Track Going For Sixth Title

The Grandview boys track team has been dominant for half a decade. They have five straight state championships and are going for a "six-peat" with one of their strongest teams yet. Mick Shaffer has the Bulldogs' story.

Kruse Family Football

The longtime head coach at Ray-Pec gets one more chance to coach his son. Dave Stewart has more from Raymore.

Makayla Kelby

This Lee's Summit West Senior has the top throw in the Missouri and she isn't ready to stop there. Kennetra Pulliams has more from Lee's Summit.

Golf Shot

Leif Lisec visits a local course and challenges players to do better than Jordan Spieth did at The Masters.

Center Circle: Stoppage Time

Nick Garcia and Andy Edwards break down who should be on the U.S. Men's National Team roster a month ahead of Copa America Centenario.

Breaking Down the Chiefs Schedule

Mick Shaffer gives his thoughts on the Kansas City Chiefs 2016 schedule. Shaffer goes week-by-week, breaking down each game the Chiefs play!

Ned Yost Wins Sportsman of the Year

Ned Yost has won the Sportsman of the Year. The Royals manager credits Ted Simmons for early influences. Dave Stewart has more.

Royals Hit the Links

With a rare day off, the Royals hit the links. Or they tried to. Mick Shaffer was there for bad weather and a good cause.

Blue Valley North vs. Blue Valley Northwest

04/14/16 - In this girl's high school soccer match, the Blue Valley North Mustangs (3-5-1) face off against Blue Valley Northwest Huskies (3-6).

Dealing With Life After Athletics

Dave Stewart takes a look at life after athletics.

High School Roundup: April 15, 2016

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams bring us stories on a javelin thrower, a weightlifter and much more!

April 15, 2016 Highlights

Catch all the high school sports highlights from this week's games right here!

Marcus Harris Powerlifter

Marcus' Senior season has been a dream, from a State Football title to repeating as National Team Powerlifting champions and claiming the belt for himself.

McDonald Family Baseball

At the Church of baseball in Johnson County, Bill McDonald's family sits in the first pew. Dave Stewart has more from Olathe.

Toni Martin Javelin

While it's not officially a recognized event in MSHSAA Track & Field, that's not stopping Toni Miller from excelling at it.

Blue Valley Baseball

The Tigers are just two years removed from their last 6A Title, with a resurgence of Seniors, Blue Valley is ready to strike again.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Joey Wentz

Joey Wentz has become one of the top prospects in this Summer's amateur MLB Draft, after shutting down opponents in the Sunflower League, it's easy to see why.

Olathe South Seniors with a Chance

Before Alex Hugo was a first team All-American, leading the country in hits and home runs at the University of Georgia, she was a star at Olathe South. This year's senior class has a chance to do something Hugo's class could not. Kennetra Pulliams has the story.

Orie Agbaji Changing Lanes for the Season

Orie Agbaji is a decorated high school volleyball standout. For a few months, she’s changing lanes to help her volleyball career in the long run. Kennetra Pulliams has this story.

Perfect Break from the Office

We have a special "blog" coming your way this week! Katie Falco and Leif Lisec up their game from their normal joint blog and give you THE VLOG. Falco and Lisec find a way to spend the perfect afternoon out of the office. ​

Jayhawk Insider: April 14, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we recap the KU spring football game. We also look at the KU volleyball team and a pair of sisters who are teammates on the softball team.

Avila Baseball Utilizes Simmons

Kyle Simmons' rare feat on the baseball diamond - playing every position, in one game, Mick Shaffer digs in with the Eagles.

KC Championship Cup

Heartland Soccer Complex continues to be one of the top facilities in the country, Katie Falco explains what recent National Event took place there.

FCKC Looks for Third Consecutive Championship

With the season opening up on Saturday, the two-time defending NWSL champions are focused on a three-peat, Dave Stewart is the Champs.

KU Football Spring Game

The Kansas football team held their annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 9th. It was more practice than game but don't tell that to the defense. Mick Shaffer was in Lawrence.

Aquinas Track Looking for More

Back in the Fall, boys cross-country at Aquinas won state by having their top four finsihers go 1-4, which had never happened before. The Saints beat the second place team from Blue Valley Southwest by 70 points. The same Aquinas quartet is looking for more during track season. Katie Falco has the story.

Road Trip with KU Swim Team

Kansas qualified one swimmer for nationals this year, but that didn't mean Chelsie Miller was the only Jayhawk there. Leif Lisec takes a road trip with the KU swim team.

High School Roundup

Katie Falco and Leif Lisec take you around the KC Metro area to showcase the best in high school athletics!

Blake Little Coach of the Year

After an undefeated regular season and a spot in the Final Four of Missouri's biggest class, it was no surprise Blake Little was selected as the coach of the year. However, for him, it's about the process everyday.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Justin Hall

The nations best prep triple jumper calls Blue Springs high school home, Katie Falco catches up with this bounding Wildcat.

Girls All-Star Game

4/8/16 - Catch the girl's basketball all-star game between Missouri and Kansas City.

Boys All-Star Game

4/8/16 - Catch the boy's basketball all-star game between Missouri and Kansas City.

April 1 Highlights

Catch all the high school action from April 1st!

DiRenna Winners

The best hoops players in the Kansas City Metro area were honored April 7th. Mogan Fleming from Liberty took the girls award, while Jeriah Horne of Barstow and Blake Spellman from Lee's Summit were co-winners of the boys award.

March Madness

​March Madness. Is that just the popular reference to the NCAA tournament or a description of the process of selecting, seeding, and placing teams in the tournament?

Time for Chiefs to Join Title Town USA

Call Kansas City Title Town USA. But there's one team that Brad Porter says needs to join in on this exclusive club.

Jayhawk Insider: April 7, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we preview the KU football team before their Spring game. Also, Chelsea Miller ended her swimming season as an All-American as we bring you more info from her NCAA competition in Atlanta and a KU track star shatters a 40 year old record!

Josh Sims' Impact for Blue Springs Track

Josh Sims' impact for the Blue Springs Track team isn't about winning races, but his impact is causing ripples for the Wildcat program.

Slipping on the Green Jacket

Leif Lisec remembers his trip to Augusta National.

William Bradley-King Preps for Season

Hogan Prep senior William Bradley-King is looking to finish his final track and field season strong. He is the defending Missouri Class 3 State Champion in the discus and finished in the top 10 in the shot-put last year. Not only would he like to win back-to-back state titles he wants to shatter the state record before he heads off to Arkansas State.

The Shot of All Shots

Kris Jenkins hits the greatest shot in college basketball history, or at least in Mick Shaffer's book.

Center Circle: Stoppage Time

Nick Garcia and Andy Edwards talk about U.S. Soccer not exactly living up to its "One Nation. One Team" slogan this week.

St. James Academy Volleyball Star Finding Success In Another Sport

Jenna Gray is a standout volleyball player at St. James Academy, but is finding success in her spare time in the spring. Leif Lisec has more on the multi-sport athlete.

Sports Science on FCKC

FCKC has a sports science guy now on their staff. Players talk about the advantages having him around.

Wyandotte Powerlifting

The KCK school district has a motto: “Inspiring Excellence. Every Grown Up. Every Student. Everyday.” One Wyandotte high school student was inspired to start a powerlifting program at his high school.

Baseball Is Upon Us

Take her out to the ballgame! Katie Falco writes about Opening Day.

Time to Celebrate Baseball Season

Dave Stewart takes us through Opening Day as a Royals fan.

Boys DiRenna Awards Finalists

Kyle Haas runs through the information to know about the 5 finalists for the top award in high school boys basketball.

Girls DiRenna Award Finalists

Kyle Haas runs through the information to know about the 5 finalists for the top award in high school girls basketball.

Blue Zone: April 4, 2016

In this edition of Blue Zone, Brad Porter and Willie Wilson discuss the Royals season-opening game against their World Series opponent. New shows air every Monday at 6:30 p.m. Check your local listings for replays!

Blue Zone: March 14, 2016

This week on Blue Zone, Brad Porter and Les Norman talk roster cuts. New shows air every Monday at 6:30 p.m. Check your local listings for replays!

High School Roundup

04/01/16 - Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams take you around the greater KC Metro area for the best in high school highlights.

April 1 Highlights

Check out highlights from April 1, 2016 from around the KC Metro area!

Debbie Katzfey Retiring from Lee's Summit West

Debbie Katzfey is retiring from the Lee's Summit School District after 26 years. Kennetra Pulliams has more.

Finality, Not Final Four

The Jayhawks come oh-so-close to winning everything in 2015-16. Mick Shaffer has more.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Laila Carter

Laila Carter, a St. Thomas Aquinas' senior swimmer, put on a show at last week's meet. The splashing Saint has more than swimming to keep her busy. Katie Falco explains.

Freshman Cade Uhlenhake Hits the Links

A strong upbringing around the links, it's no surprise this freshman is ready to take off. Leif Lisec tees off with the Jaguar golfer.

Interview with Bill Self

Bob Davis sits down for his final interview with Kansas head coach Bill Self.

Kauffman Stadium 2016 Tour

As the Royals prepare for Opening Day, Dave Stewart shows us some of the new happenings at the K.

Debbie Katzfey Retiring From LSW

The Shawnee Mission School District this week approved the hiring of Lee’s Summit West veteran athletic director Debbie Katzfey to join the SM East staff next school year.

Fulham FC vs. Everton FC

03/27/16 - In the Gordon Jago Supergroup Championship at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, Fulham FC and Everton FC face off for the boot and ball trophy.

California Rush vs. FC Golden State

03/27/16 - In the Under 19 Championship at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, California Rush takes on FC Golden State.

Sinergia Deportiva Tigres vs. FC Golden State

03/27/16 - In the Super 17s Championship at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, FC Golden State of California takes on Sinergia Deportiva Tigres of Mexico.

New York SC vs. Solar Chelsea

03/27/16 - In the Under 17 Championship at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, Solar Chelsea takes on New York SC.

CF Monterrey Rayados vs. Andromeda FC

03/26/16 - In the Under 16 Championship at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, CF Monterrey Rayados of Mexico takes on Andromeda FC of Dallas, Texas.

Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Tigres

03/26/16 - In the Under 15 Championship at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany takes on Tigres of Mexico.

FC Dallas Youth vs. FC Los Angeles

03/26/16 - In the Under 14 Championships at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, FC Dallas Youth takes on FC Los Angeles.

Sinergia Deportiva Tigres vs. Solar Chelsea

03/26/16 - In the Under 13 Championships at the 2016 Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup, Solar Chelsea of the United States takes on Sinergia Deportiva Tigres of Mexico.

Was NY Media Duped by Royals-Mets Retaliation Story?

It's been a quiet Spring Training for the KC Royals. Well, except for a New York Newsday story. Brad Porter has more.

Remembering Clyde Lovellette

Leif Lisec reflects on one of KU's greatest players.

Center Circle: Stoppage Time

Nick Garcia and Andy Edwards discuss Landon Donovan's comments about U.S. Men's National Team Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Stampede for the NBA Draft is Underway

Now that the college basketball season is winding down, the focus is now on the NBA Draft and who will be making themselves eligible. Dave Stewart has more.