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High school football players shows their skills to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh was 703 miles away from Michigan Stadium on Wednesday night. But the mania followed the Wolverines’ head coach to Missouri all the same.  Harbaugh was at Blue Springs South High School for one of his controversial “satellite camps,” which he has sold as development opportunities for high school football players but opponents view as a chance to nab recruits from talent-rich regions.

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SM East’s Joey Wentz is selected by Atlanta Braves in MLB Draft

It was probably a longer wait that Shawnee Mission East senior Joey Wentz would have liked, but he finally heard his name called Thursday during the 2016 MLB Draft. Wentz, 18, was selected No. 40 overall in the Lottery A round, which is sandwiched between the first and second rounds. He has until July 15 to decide if he’ll sign.

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A look back at a high school basketball classic: Central vs. Raytown in 1995

On March 4, 1995, Central and Raytown clashed in a Missouri Class 4A state quarterfinal game at a sold-out Municipal Auditorium. It was a game that all of Kansas City wanted to see. At stake was a trip to the state tournament. Central’s Derek Hood hit a clutch three-pointer with seconds left in regulation that tied the game at 64. It set the stage for Central’s dramatic 80-73 double overtime victory against the previously unbeaten Blue Jays. Video by Allison Long, along@kcstar.com. (Game footage provided by: Time Warner Cable SportsChannel)

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Ashley Daugherty hits grand slam, Templeton softball advances in playoffs 1:29

Ashley Daugherty hits grand slam, Templeton softball advances in playoffs

Barstow junior Jeff Hollis eyes high jump state title in honor of late father 1:19

Barstow junior Jeff Hollis eyes high jump state title in honor of late father

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Joey Wentz, standout pitcher at Shawnee Mission East

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A look back at a high school basketball classic: Central vs. Raytown in 1995

On March 4, 1995, Central and Raytown clashed in a Missouri Class 4A state quarterfinal game at a sold-out Municipal Auditorium. It was a game that all of Kansas City wanted to see. At stake was a trip to the state tournament. Central’s Derek Hood hit a clutch three-pointer with seconds left in regulation that tied the game at 64. It set the stage for Central’s dramatic 80-73 double overtime victory against the previously unbeaten Blue Jays. Video by Allison Long, along@kcstar.com. (Game footage provided by: Time Warner Cable SportsChannel)
Allison Long along@kcstar.com
A look back at a high school basketball classic: Central vs. Raytown in 1995 3:21

A look back at a high school basketball classic: Central vs. Raytown in 1995

Missouri All-Stars celebrate win over Kansas 0:35

Missouri All-Stars celebrate win over Kansas

Jenna Gray is The Star's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year 0:53

Jenna Gray is The Star's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Jacob Bohlken is The Star's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year 1:43

Jacob Bohlken is The Star's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year