Recent Articles and Video
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.