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Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:53 PM

Truman boys soccer coach Jared Byrne wasn’t exactly happy with the way his team played, but he’ll take it. Despite holding a sizable advantage in shots and missing opportunities on William Chrisman’s side of the field, the Patriots (14-3) managed to squeak by with a 1-0 home win against their Noland Road rivals Wednesday. “I am pleased we got the win, but we needed to finish that game,” Byrne said. “We needed to get some more goals in...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:52 PM

It appears Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost saved some of his best quotes for the postseason as he left an overflow crowd of local and national media begging for more following his introductory press conference Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:51 PM

The 2015 season has been one of the most bizarre in recent memory for local high school football. Teams that had been struggling in recent years, such as Truman and Lee’s Summit North, have winning records. And perennial powers like Blue...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:49 PM

A seventh-inning rally fell short as the Fort Osage softball team’s season came to an end. Trailing 6-3, the Indians scored a run in the top of the seventh but couldn’t get any closer in a 6-4 loss to the Winnetonka Griffins...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:48 PM

The Blue Springs volleyball relied on Kate Tucker and its defense Wednesday night. As a result, the Wildcats outlasted the host St. Teresa’s Academy Stars in three sets, 25-19, 24-26, 25-18, for a non-conference victory. Tucker...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:48 PM

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8 ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY 7 p.m. — Missouri Mavericks Orange/Black Intrasquad Game HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER 5 p.m. — Blue Springs at...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 4:37 PM

Former Los Angeles Lakers teammates Derek Fisher and Matt Barnes allegedly got into an altercation due to Fisher's relationship with Barnes' wife, Gloria Govan.

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:51 AM

When your jam comes on, it really doesn't matter where you are or what you are doing.You just have to dance.

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Last week, a manager from daily fantasy sports website DraftKings admitted he accessed insider information on NFL fantasy teams, then won $350,000 playing fantasy football on rival site FanDuel. 

Posted Oct 7, 2015 at 4:33 AM

Kansas City Royals teen idol Eric Hosmer – who also happens to be a Gold Glove Award winning first baseman – was just kidding when he said all kids should be allowed to miss school during October. “Kids should stay in...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 12:04 AM

For the past three years, the Lee’s Summit North girls tennis doubles team of Logan Morrissey and Camryn Parnell formed one of the most formidable duos in the state. They finished sixth at state in 2012 and were the state runner-up...

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