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Posted Dec 18, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Sitting on a desk in coach Kelly Donohoe’s office were some significant certificates for Blue Springs High School senior defensive lineman Carlos Davis.He and his twin brother, Khalil, were human wrecking balls on the Wildcats football team in 2014 and a big reason the undefeated Blue Springs High School squad won a 2013 state championship.“Carlos,” Donohoe asked, as he handed the big defensive lineman an all-state and Missouri High School Football Coaches...

Posted Dec 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM

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 Dec 18, 2014 at 12:28 AM

After three quarters of seemingly having to make two baskets for every one by Olathe Northwest, the Truman girls basketball team created just enough breathing room to start the fourth period.In Wednesday’s opening game of the Hy-Vee...

Updated Dec 18, 2014 at 12:25 AM

Four William Chrisman wrestlers recorded falls as the Bears improved their dual record to 6-1 with Wednesday’s 42-27 home win over the Raytown Blue Jays.Dean Wollard (126 pounds), Jacob Bennett (152), Zach Soule (182) and Dylan...

Updated Dec 18, 2014 at 12:24 AM

Despite a complete lineup shuffle, the Blue Springs South girls swimming and diving team managed to sweep Tuesday’s three-team meet at the Lee’s Summit Aquatics Center.The Jaguars beat Pembroke Hill 227-22 and Lee’s...

Updated Dec 18, 2014 at 12:24 AM

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL7 p.m. — Fort Osage at Staley7 p.m. — Grain Valley at Smithville7 p.m. — William Chrisman at Oak Park8:30...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 12:22 AM

Reid Titus had been on the receiving end of a few turnover calls earlier Tuesday that he didn’t like and had shot 3 of 11 as the fourth quarter wound down.But with the Truman boys basketball team tied with a Fort Osage squad trying...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 12:22 AM

The Van Horn boys wanted this one badly.It showed in their outpouring of emotion on the court. Whether it was Dakota Isbell pumping his fist after an and-one basket, or Louis Wilson letting out an intense shout after a big block, it was...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 12:19 AM

Liberty tried to flummox Blue Springs South’s boys basketball team with a junk defense, but the Jaguars kept their poise and remained unbeaten with a 60-46 non-conference road win Tuesday.K.J. Robinson scored 14 points and backcourt...

Updated Dec 16, 2014 at 11:59 PM

Three Van Horn wrestlers won their weight class as the Falcons captured the Truman Invitational last weekend, the team’s first tournament win since the school joined the Independence District in 2008.Preston Murphy went 4-0 at 113...

Updated Dec 16, 2014 at 11:59 PM

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALLHy-Vee Shootout at Avila University4 p.m. — Truman vs. Olathe (Kan.) NorthwestHIGH SCHOOL...

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