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Watch enough baseball games and you come across innings that could be classified as “strange” or “unusual.”However, few could match the sixth and seventh innings of Blue Springs Post 499 Fike’s 6-5 win over the Ada (Okla.) Braves in the teams’ final American League Orange Division games of the American Legion Wood Bat Invitational at Hidden Valley Park.In a game in which each team committed five errors, Fike (24-5 overall) overcame its...

Posted at 6:30 AM

As Blue Springs Rod’s Sports A’s manager Mike Rooney manicured the field at Blue Springs High School Friday afternoon, getting it ready for another game in the 26th annual American Legion Wood Bat Invitational, he had some time to...

Posted at 7:05 AM

Summer is the perfect time to take a vacation, so book a trip to your couch and get to know the officers on 

Posted at 1:01 AM

July 12Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Dayriposte \ noun \ adverb; A quick and effective reply by word or act. — Dictionary.com

Updated at 12:16 AM

The biggest mistake that Kansas City Royals starter Danny Duffy made Friday night wasn't a pitch to the plate. Rather, it was a throw he made to second base.The Royals and Detroit Tigers were locked in a tie game with runners on first and...

Updated at 12:15 AM

For a while, it appeared that Dalton Woods’ first home run would give the Lee’s Summit Outlaws enough firepower to down Washington (Mo.) Post 218 Friday night.With a runner on first and no outs, Woods walloped a two-run shot...

Updated at 12:10 AM

DIVISIONSAmerican League OrangeTeam W-LBlue Springs Post 499 Fike 4-0Ada (Okla.) Braves 2-2Elsberry (Mo.) Post 226 2-2Westmoreland (Kan.) Post 186...

Updated at 12:05 AM

The votes have been tallied and the results are in.Beginning in next Tuesday’s Examiner, Missouri Mavericks fans can find out which players made the franchise’s top 10 all-time squad.Based on a fan vote, the top 10...

Updated at 11:32 PM

There are reasons to be optimistic about the economy for the rest of the year, but long-term concerns loom as well, an economist told a local development group on Friday.Kansas City has notable strengths, including schools that still focus...

Updated at 11:08 PM

Valley Speedway in Grain Valley will remain open for the rest of its current season as the city asks the owner to sit down and work out a new permit to operate.In a nearly six-hour meeting Thursday night, including a four-hour hearing, the...

Updated at 11:06 PM

Westlake Ace Hardware has teamed up with the Kansas City Salvation Army to help collect money for fans this summer.The hardware chain is kicking off its Salvation Army Fan Drive with a donation of 100 box fans for low-income seniors,...

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