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Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 12:24 AM

If there was ever a game Blue Springs wanted more than the rest, this was the one. The Wildcats boys basketball squad lost its last two games against crosstown rival Blue Springs South by double digits. They wanted this one bad. Really bad. While playing aggressive basketball the entire night, Blue Springs put together a solid 32 minutes. The Wildcats had a huge third quarter in which they outscored the Jaguars 21-6, helping it get revenge with a 74-59 victory Friday at...

Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 12:20 AM

Josh Robinson is not only a record-setting ECHL goaltender, he is also the master of understatement. Following a white-knuckle 4-3 win over the Indy Fuel Friday night at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, in which the visitors twice tied...

Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 12:18 AM

Grain Valley couldn’t match its first-half intensity in the second half Friday. The Eagles, though, still had enough to hold on. Jake Salisbury tallied 18 points to help spark host Grain Valley to a 60-52 victory over Excelsior...

Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 12:17 AM

I have had an opportunity to visit with several present coaches as well as some of my high school coaches and everyone has arrived at the same conclusion. Pressure outside of high school sports has had a negative effect on current high...

Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 12:15 AM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13 ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY 7:05 p.m. — Indy Fuel at Missouri Mavericks, Silverstein Eye Centers Arena HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING 8 a.m. —...

Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 12:14 AM

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Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 12:14 AM

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa is facing a wide-ranging federal civil rights investigation into allegations that its athletics department does not provide equal opportunities for female athletes, correspondence obtained by The...

Updated Feb 11, 2016 at 11:43 PM

The final game this season between the Blue Springs and Blue Springs South girls basketball teams turned into a real family affair. Cousins Naia Tauai and Jasmine Tauai starred for their respective teams and the junior varsity contest...

Updated Feb 11, 2016 at 11:42 PM

There were plenty of times William Chrisman could have folded Thursday. Adreon Bell missed some of the first half with banged-up right knee and Bri Burns was taken out in the third and didn't come back due to what appeared to be a head...

Updated Feb 11, 2016 at 11:41 PM

When Scott Hillman returns to the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena for three games this weekend, he will feel a bit more comfortable than his team’s trip earlier this season when the former Missouri Mavericks head coach made his first return...

Updated Feb 11, 2016 at 11:40 PM

If only the outcome had been different. That was how Fort Osage senior guard/forward Paige Bunn said she felt after scoring a career-high 30 points during Fort Osage’s 56-42 Suburban Middle Seven girls basketball loss Thursday night...

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