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Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 11:53 PM

When Grain Valley High School’s girls soccer team met big-school rival Blue Springs, it had all the makings of an instant classic.It had the star power of a marquee contest, plus the David vs. Goliath and pupil vs. teacher aspects as well.Blue Springs had topped the Eagles 5-0 in 2013 and 6-0 last year, but they were facing a new Eagles team that has as much confidence as any in school history.Aleana Balistreri was a four-year starter for coach Doug McLagan at...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 11:52 PM

Some odds and ends while still trying to wrap my mind around Carlos Davis’ 214-foot, 4-inch, nationwide season-best throw in the discus at the Gary Parker Invitational Thursday afternoon at Peve Stadium on the campus of Blue Springs High...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 11:50 PM

The rain, Truman boys tennis coach Scott Lett expected do deal with for Friday’s Truman Invitational at Santa Fe Trail Park.Sure enough, an event that already was pushed back from last Saturday due to rain got delayed few times...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 11:45 PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 25HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL10 a.m. — Fort Osage at Park Hill (2 games)3:45 p.m. — William Chrisman at Lawrence (Kan.) Free StateLawrence (Kan.)...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 11:43 PM

Grain Valley’s boys track and field team won nine events including all four relays, to run away with the Grain Valley Invitational title Thursday, while the Eagle girls garnered seven victories and also cruised to the team title.The...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 11:42 PM

Blue Springs’ baseball team scored twice in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t get the tying run in Friday’s 4-3 loss to Olathe Northwest at the Lawrence (Kan.) Festival.The Wildcats (8-10) had tied the game in the...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 12:53 AM

No, that wasn't an unidentified flying object soaring over the horizon in north Blue Springs Thursday afternoon.It was a tribute to Carl Davis, who was watching his twin sons compete for the Blue Springs High School track and field team...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 12:51 AM

While Blue Springs South's Ashton Henson won the 1,600 and teammate Grace Klausen broke her own stadium record in the 3,200, depth helped coach Jennifer Reeder's Blue Springs girls claim the team championship in the Gary Parker Invitational...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 12:49 AM

For a Blue Springs South boys tennis team that is mostly green at the varsity level, it’s been a bumpy first part of the season.But the Jaguars hope Thursday’s Suburban Big Six opener, an 8-1 win at Young Park over visiting...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 12:48 AM

With William Chrisman giving his ballclub all it could handle for four innings, Blue Springs South baseball coach Ben Baier was trying to find a way to create some breathing room.With the Jaguars up one, he elected to bunt three straight...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 12:41 AM

Emily Jungmeyer booted a goal in the second overtime period Thursday to give Fort Osage’s girls soccer team a 1-0 win at home over conference rival Raytown.“It was a such a nice shot by Emily to win the game for us, and I...

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