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Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 11:23 PM

Following a long trip to Lafayette, Indiana, only to lose their first game and see the rest of the tournament get rained out, the Blue Springs Post 499 Fike players were itching to get back on the field Monday.But they weren’t too jumpy to draw a few walks against Oak Grove Post 379, working six free passes that helped lead to nine runs in the first two innings of an 11-0 five-inning win at Oak Grove’s Webb Park.Three of those walks to start the second inning...

Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 11:22 PM

It’s not exactly the place of his roots, but it’s close enough that Jerry Girdner can say he’s returning home.Girdner, who has been the activities director at Oak Grove for six years and with the district for 15 years,...

Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 11:18 PM

Blue Springs Rod’s Sports Athletics received strong pitching performances from starting pitchers Devon Sesler and Aaron Bennefeld in Tuesday’s American Legion doubleheader sweep of the Post 340 Indians at the Independence Athletic...

Updated Jun 27, 2015 at 12:09 AM

A pair of Blue Springs High School golfers have gotten their summer schedules off to a solid start.Mady Acers, who will be a junior this fall, and Jailyn Marshall, who will be a senior – both members of The Examiner’s...

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 10:15 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A four-run third inning, highlighted by Jake Lufft’s bases-loaded triple, provided the necessary cushion for the Blue Springs Rod’s Sports Athletics as they beat Blair Oaks 5-2 in their first game Thursday...

Posted Jun 25, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Not too much can rattle Ethan Frazier on the pitcher’s mound.This season, his teammates on the Blue Springs South baseball team had little reason to be rattled either whenever Frazier toed the rubber.The right-hander...

Updated Jun 24, 2015 at 11:28 PM

The Blue Springs Post 499 Fike baseball team has been hot on offense as of late, and recent San Francisco Giants draftee Nate Pecota has been the key cog keeping the offensive machine going.The Blue Springs South senior went 3-for-4 with...

Updated Jun 24, 2015 at 12:00 AM

True, getting to play another game, or even another weekend right nearby would’ve been the perfect ending to her senior season.But Grain Valley girls soccer star Reighan Childers said her senior season still produced plenty of fond...

Updated Jun 23, 2015 at 12:03 AM

Michael Worth had the talent to be a very good high school golfer, but Lee’s Summit North coach Kevin Harrison said the Broncos sophomore didn’t truly unlock it he was able to quiet the noise between his ears.“It was...

Updated Jun 23, 2015 at 12:01 AM

For multiple weeks in a row now, Blue Springs Post 499 Fike has been getting strong starts from pitchers, dependable defense around them and solid bats up and down the lineup.At times, the biggest concern might be that a wasp in a corner...

Updated Jun 23, 2015 at 12:00 AM

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Both the Post 340 Indians and St. Joseph Post 11 went to the bullpen in the fifth inning of Monday’s doubleheader opener.The difference in the outcome came in how each team did against the...

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