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Gregg Webb certainly doesn’t want to come across as unappreciative.But he insists that the big improvement shown by his Truman football team in 2014 after going a combined 1-19 the two seasons prior could have been more anticipated than surprising.As a baby starts to grow, the Patriots’ head coach analogizes, it should start to roll over on its stomach and later crawl.Even so, it was hard for Eastern Jackson County football fans not to take notice as a...

Updated at 11:48 PM

When congratulated on his first professional shutout – a 2-0 gem against the Rush in Rapid City, S.D., Tuesday – Missouri Mavericks rookie goaltender Maxime Lagace grinned and said, “About time, ’eh?”He...

Updated at 11:46 PM

When Truman High School opened its doors in 1964, first-year principal Leroy Brown wondered what it would be like to work with newly appointed Independence School District athletic director Norman James, who had been the football coach at Noland...

Updated at 11:43 PM

The Van Horn and William Chrisman high school baseball teams are selling Kansas City Royals ticket vouchers in order to play a game against each other at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, April 11. Each team has to sell 1,000 vouchers...

Updated at 11:42 PM

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY7:05 p.m. — Brampton Beast at Missouri Mavericks, Independence Events CenterHIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL7 p.m.

Updated at 11:39 PM

After twice having Tommy John surgery, Kris Medlen was looking for a team to give him a chance.The defending AL champions were willing to take the gamble.Kansas City announced an $8.5 million, two-year contract Thursday with the...

Updated at 11:15 PM

Burglars stole Christmas gifts at an Independence home on Thursday, but police were able to stop the suspects and return the stolen property to the victims.According to an Independence Police release, officers responded to a burglary in...

Updated at 11:34 PM

Lee’s Summit North senior Michael Hynes hoped to finish his career by standing atop the podium at the St. Peters Rec-Plex, the site of November’s boys state swimming and diving meet.Instead, he was a step or two down. But...

Updated at 10:28 PM

Ranging from chili kicking to beer infused, these truffle recipes are far from ordinary.

Updated at 10:05 PM

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Thursday's Season 5 finale of Covert Affairs. Read at your own risk.] Thursday's Season 5 finale of

Posted at 10:05 PM

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the series finale of USA's White Collar.  Read at your own risk.]

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