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MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music 3:58

MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches 2:30

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future' 2:10

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future'

Royals' Alex Gordon returns to lineup after rehab 2:11

Royals' Alex Gordon returns to lineup after rehab

Cool inner-city aquaponics project to grow tilapia and veggies 2:23

Cool inner-city aquaponics project to grow tilapia and veggies

A self-sustaining fish farm in a KC food desert 1:56

A self-sustaining fish farm in a KC food desert

Five injured in KCK shootings 0:32

Five injured in KCK shootings

Introducing inner-city kids to the outdoors 2:56

Introducing inner-city kids to the outdoors

Royals' Volquez says everything was in the middle in 13-4 loss to Astros 1:50

Royals' Volquez says everything was in the middle in 13-4 loss to Astros

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback congratulates lawmakers on school finance bill 0:46

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback congratulates lawmakers on school finance bill

Wild mustangs draw curious crowd at Kansas auction 1:15

Wild mustangs draw curious crowd at Kansas auction

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Courtney Frerichs preparing for run at Olympics in steeplechase

Courtney Frerichs, from Nixa, Mo., has the top time in the United States in the steeplechase and is likely to represent the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The former UMKC runner is competing for New Mexico this season.

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UMKC’s Antoine Rozner reaches NCAA championships in men’s golf

UMKC’s Antoine Rozner became the second Kangaroos men’s golfer to advance to the NCAA championships Wednesday following a runner-up finish at a regional tournament. Rozner finished with a 54-hole score of 1-over 217 in the 14-team Stillwater Regional at Karsten Creek Golf Course in Oklahoma, one shot behind Oklahoma State’s Kristoffer Ventura.

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Three Frenchmen help UMKC golf team make NCAA tournament

Antoine Rozner, Francois Lagraulet and Thibault Vieilledent are enjoying success with the UMKC men’s golf team. The three Frenchmen helped the Kangaroos win the Western Athletic Conference championship and earn a spot in an NCAA regional tournament Monday through Wednesday at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. If they can finish among the top five teams in the regional, UMKC would qualify for the national tournament May 27-June 1 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore.

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KU, UMKC in field for NCAA men’s golf tournament

The Kansas and UMKC men’s golf teams are headed to the NCAA Tournament. The Jayhawks and Kangaroos were in the field when regional pairings were announced Thursday morning. Six 54-hole regional tournaments will be held May 16-18. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals May 27-June 1 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore.

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MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music 3:58

MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches 2:30

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future' 2:10

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future'

Royals' Alex Gordon returns to lineup after rehab 2:11

Royals' Alex Gordon returns to lineup after rehab

Cool inner-city aquaponics project to grow tilapia and veggies 2:23

Cool inner-city aquaponics project to grow tilapia and veggies

A self-sustaining fish farm in a KC food desert 1:56

A self-sustaining fish farm in a KC food desert

Five injured in KCK shootings 0:32

Five injured in KCK shootings

Introducing inner-city kids to the outdoors 2:56

Introducing inner-city kids to the outdoors

Royals' Volquez says everything was in the middle in 13-4 loss to Astros 1:50

Royals' Volquez says everything was in the middle in 13-4 loss to Astros

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback congratulates lawmakers on school finance bill 0:46

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback congratulates lawmakers on school finance bill

Wild mustangs draw curious crowd at Kansas auction 1:15

Wild mustangs draw curious crowd at Kansas auction

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Courtney Frerichs preparing for run at Olympics in steeplechase

Courtney Frerichs, from Nixa, Mo., has the top time in the United States in the steeplechase and is likely to represent the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The former UMKC runner is competing for New Mexico this season.
Jesse Newell jnewell@kcstar.com
Courtney Frerichs preparing for run at Olympics in steeplechase 1:15

Courtney Frerichs preparing for run at Olympics in steeplechase

MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music 3:58

MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches 2:30

Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future' 2:10

Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future'