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Shawnee Mission East’s Luke Taylor carried the ball in the fourth quarter during the Kansas Class 6A state title game on Saturday in Topeka.
Although Shawnee Mission East’s historic football season ended with a 28-21 loss to Derby in the Kansas 6A state championship game last Saturday, the effects of its success will linger.
Dec 4, 7:04 PM
The death of a man who had apparently climbed into the wrong car in the Arrowhead Stadium parking lot during a Chiefs game Sunday has been preliminarily ruled a homicide, police said Wednesday. The ruling means Kyle Van Winkle’s death was caused by the hands of another but does not necessarily mean criminal charges will be filed.
Dec 4, 5:55 PM
A weekly look at Kansas City’s Central Hockey League team.
Dec 4, 5:13 PM
It is still unclear why the man was on the highway in the dark.
Dec 4, 2:57 PM
Kansas State welcomes Mississippi and Marshall Henderson to Manhattan on Thursday for a Big 12/SEC Challenge matchup. The game is scheduled to tip at 8 p.m. and air on ESPN2.
Dec 4, 2:24 PM
Overland Park police released surveillance photographs that they hope will help them find the suspects.
Dec 4, 6:20 PM
The Chiefs practiced Wednesday without three crucial starters in left tackle Branden Albert (knee), outside linebacker Justin Houston (elbow) and tight end Anthony Fasano (concussion).
Dec 4, 7:01 PM
Find out where the fish are biting and the ducks are flying.
Dec 4, 8:26 AM
Want to go to the SEC championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta? Be prepared to fork over a small fortune. The average price for tickets to seet Missouri play Auburn, according to RazorGator.com, is $499 — an 11 percent increase from last Wednesday and 9 percent higher than the 2012 game, which pitted Georgia against Alabama.
Dec 4, 6:29 PM
The truck was stolen just after 4 p.m. Wednesday after it had made a stop near Bannister Road and Interstate 435. The pursuit continued west on Missouri 350 during evening rush hour traffic. It was the second FedEx truck stolen that day.
Dec 4, 3:57 PM
Rockhurst makes its first appearance in the Division II men’s soccer Final Four at 4 p.m. Thursday against Southern New Hampshire, but coach Tony Tocco’s program has been knocking on the door for the past few seasons with appearances in the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight. The nucleus of the team has been together in that span.
Dec 4, 2:13 PM
Independence police have identified the 63-year-old man who died Tuesday when he was pinned between two tractor-trailers as Manjit S. Nirwal.
Dec 4, 10:38 AM
Police said Kyle Van Winkle the father of a 7-week-old baby entered an apparently unlocked vehicle resembling one belonging to the group he came with and close to where the group had parked earlier. His death is being investigated as a possible homicide.
Dec 4, 1:02 PM
When the scoreboard clock read all zeros, there were players wearing the Blue Valley High School black uniforms celebrating the Kansas Class 5A football state championship, while the white-shirted Salina South players were on the ground in dejection as their last quarter comeback came up just short.
Dec 4, 3:24 PM
The Hospital Hill facility is now called Children’s Mercy, Adele Hall Campus. Hall was a longtime benefactor and volunteer leader.
Dec 4, 6:17 PM
A proposal to stop a downtown drive-through on Broadway failed on a 2-2 vote Wednesday at a Kansas City Council committee meeting. But a key sponsor of the proposed moratorium on downtown drive-throughs may try to bring it up at a future meeting.
Dec 4, 11:00 AM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt and several former players and their wives hosted a hands-on clinic and discussion regarding football safety and concussions Tuesday evening at Arrowhead.
Dec 4, 4:38 PM
Robert R. Bartunek was selected to lead the four-year private college in Kansas City, Kan., until a successor to outgoing President Steve LaNasa is named.
Dec 4, 3:12 PM
K-State plays host to undefeated Mississippi on Thursday at 8 p.m. in an intriguing game that will be televised nationally on ESPN2 as part of the new Big 12/SEC Challenge. Curious eyes will be on Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson, one of the most flamboyant and best scorers in college basketball, and how the Wildcats try to defend him.