It’s fine to lose. It’s inexcusable to no-show. The most anticipated Royals game in a generation needed 31 minutes to turn into boos. From there, it just got worse. Much, much worse, a 10-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s performance on Friday may have been forced and wooden, but the conversations and the consciousness-raising resulting from Ray Rice’s attack on his fiancée may end up moving society to a place where domestic violence won’t be tolerated.
Olathe East defeated SM South 14-6 in its first game without senior linebacker James McGinnis, who remains hospitalized after collapsing on the field on Sept. 12. Students showed up at Friday’s game with signs, the booster club sold shirts and the Olathe East crowd chanted “Play for James” after touchdowns.
Our third of 16 #PaperChiefs action figures, Travis Kelce, is out Friday in the Chiefs Extra section of The Star's print edition. Tweet your most creative photos with the hashtag #PaperChiefs or email them to email@example.com for a chance to win upcoming prizes (we gave away a TV on Thursday, Sept. 18th). Check out our photo gallery of some of the best submissions so far:
A new kind of publishing outlet in the mystery/thriller genre offers authors a 21st century business model with backlisted or out-of-print books. The founders plan to offer them in print and as e-books.
The story of three Lost Boys from Sudan relocating to Kansas City in 2001 is told in the new movie “The Good Lie,” which stars Reese Witherspoon as an employment counselor who befriends the three young men. It will have a red carpet premiere in Olathe on Monday.
The barbecue at McGonigle’s was spot on perfect with eye appeal, tenderness and flavor. The baked bean medley, mixed with a mild McGonigle’s secret formula sauce and pieces of barbecue meat, along with the waffle fries, made excellent complementary sides.