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As the years go by, we always hear, the time seems to slip by more and more quickly.What seemed like an eternity when we were kids — just a month or so — can fly by, it seems, in the time it takes to turn a calendar page.Thinking from one Christmas to the next as a child is incredibly different from the same exercise as an adult.The same goes for birthdays, of course.The older we get, the sooner they seem to come around.

Posted Jul 25, 2015 at 12:30 AM

I have observed trout in lakes and streams for over 40 years and have decided they are powerful fish. Most critters wash downstream when heavy flooding occurs. Smart trout find areas out of the current while the dumber, smaller trout might be...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 11:52 PM

SEDALIA, Mo. – Blue Springs Post 499 Fike pitcher Tanner Lucas said he felt great after his team's game against the Sedalia Post 642 Travelers in the second round of the Zone 2 Tournament.It wasn't mentally. It was actually...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 11:52 PM

SEDALIA, Mo. – Players and coaches of the Blue Springs Rod's Sports A's must have felt like Friday's contest against Oak Grove Post 379 was déjà vu all over again.During the Zone 2 West tournament, Blue Springs blew a...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 11:51 PM

Names like Dax Lauwrence, Danick Pauquette, Rocco Cerzo and Tristan King might not mean much to Missouri Mavericks fans in the month of July, but once the team’s second season in the ECHL rolls around in mid-October, coach Richard...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 11:50 PM

By Bill Althausbill.althaus@examiner.netScott Kazmir paid immediate benefits to the Houston Astros while Preston Tucker provided a preview of Fireworks Friday at Kauffman Stadium with a single, double and home run as the visitors...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 12:34 AM

After sitting out his freshman season at Benedictine College in Kansas due to a shoulder injury, Blue Springs Rod’s Sports Athletics ace pitcher Devon Sesler consider his last American Legion season to be like rehabilitation.That...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 12:31 AM

SEDALIA, Mo. – Oak Grove Post 379 found itself in a good news-bad news situation after its game against the Post 340 Indians in the first round of the Zone 2 tournament.The good news was the team continued to rake, collecting 18...

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 11:21 AM

“Anything You Can Do”? was a song written by Irving Berlin for a Broadway musical called “?Annie Get Your Gun.” It was written in 1946.

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 12:28 AM

K.J. Robinson, the brilliant point guard who played such an important role in Blue Springs South's first state basketball championship, is doing something different this summer – rehabbing."It's not fun," said Robinson, who suffered...

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 12:23 AM

The first phase of the Truman High School stadium improvements is just a few final touches from completion.Truman Activities Director Eric Holm said the stadium will be able to host Van Horn High School home games, as it has for the past...

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