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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.
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.
Driving home in a rainstorm, I listened intently on the radio as Mike Moustakas dove head-first into the bag to try to beat the relay, avoid the double play and get the Royals a much needed insurance run. He was saved by replay but not by the insanity of the move.
I disregarded Derek Jeter Day when the Royals and Yankees were rained out on June 9 but was certainly not gonna miss the re-do. Apparently, a lot of other people had the same thought. Jeter appeared for the final time at Kauffman Stadium and 31,758 joined me to document it.
Maranatha baseball surprised everybody in the Crossroads Conference by going undefeated and taking the regular season crown. They almost doubled down in the conference tournament but fell in the championship game 9-8 in 12 innings. But there's still work to be done and a bumpy past to reflect on. Mick Shaffer has more.
Spring sports can be strange for the Metro's high school seniors. State competition normally comes around after they've graduated. That's the case for Courtney Caldwell from Lawrence Free State who's going out in style, in swimming. Katie Falco has more on our Athlete of the Week, won who four events in her final home meet.
Samantha Honeycutt made the NCAA Softball Regionals three times as a player: Twice at MU, once more at Missouri State, where she set a number of school records. But now - as a first-year head coach at Avila - "Coach Sam" led the Eagles to their first-ever HAAC Tournament Championship. Kennetra Pulliams has more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.