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Posted at 7:36 AM

Baseball players are superstitious. When things are going well, you don’t change a thing.The Royals have been on a great run in October, and to the benefit of local businesses that have gotten to the spirit of the World Series.At Clancy’s Cafe and Pub in Blue Springs, that means even the drink specials have stayed the same.“We’re not changing the specials,” says bar manager Ernie McCush. “Don’t change the specials.

Posted at 7:29 AM

Residents of Blue Springs will decide on Tuesday, Nov. 4, whether to make some significant changes proposed by the Charter Review Commission to the city of Blue Springs Home Rule Charter.The charter is the legal document that is a...

Posted at 6:50 AM

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Posted at 5:15 AM

Frank White was in his element.The Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer was talking about his love of the team, the excitement his hometown is experiencing during this World Series and making everyone at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum feel...

Updated at 1:18 AM

Here’s some bad news for Blue Springs High School football opponents – Terrance Sanders is not just a breakaway threat as a wide receiver.The junior standout, who has become the favorite target of quarterback Ian Brown, was...

Updated at 1:17 AM

The second half started far from ideal for Truman’s football team Friday, as North Kansas City had quick touchdown drives of 61 and 35 yards sandwiched around a lost fumble by Truman taking the kickoff.But the Patriots had built up...

Updated at 1:16 AM

SAN FRANCISCO – All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.It won them a wild...

Updated at 1:15 AM

A lot of times in playoff games there are big plays, momentum changes – things that really stick out that turned the tide of the game.But for Grain Valley Friday night, there was no big play that really stood out, nothing you could...

Updated at 1:15 AM

It’s tough for any young football team to win under the pressure of the playoffs. When it commits several turnovers and penalties, it makes it even tougher.That’s what happened to William Chrisman in the first round of the...

Updated at 1:14 AM

Sometime soon, Van Horn football coach Jeff Tolbert plans to think back on the good parts of the Falcons’ season.He wasn’t ready to do so after Friday night’s 61-14 season-ending loss to St. Joseph Lafayette at Truman...

Updated at 1:13 AM

Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain was in the middle of World Series Media Day – an interesting little session where players are seated at tables, complete with oversized placards that state their names – talking about the role...

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