<![CDATA[High School Sports News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:00:25 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:00:25 CST High School Sports 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com As two of Smithville’s best athletes, Jayce Tingler and Jacob Bohlken share admiration http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article91631867.html#storylink=rss Texas Rangers field coordinator Jayce Tingler lives in Smithville in the offseason

Tingler gave baseball lessons to The Star’s Scholar-Athlete Jacob Bohlken for five years

The two reunited at the Royals’ game on Sunday

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Blue Springs players chase same dream as Royals farmhand Nick Tepesch in Ban Johnson All-Star Game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article91651682.html#storylink=rss Three former Blue Springs players played in the game

Royals minor-leaguer Nick Tepesch went to the same high school

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:47:01 CDT

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The Star’s All-Metro baseball team: SM East’s Joey Wentz is player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article89959492.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:32:08 CDT

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The Star’s All-Metro Kansas softball team: Olathe South’s Kala Holder is player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article89986037.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:50:28 CDT

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All-Sunflower League boys track and field team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article89638957.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:15:35 CDT

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All-Sunflower League girls track and field team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article89625037.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:38:20 CDT

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The Star’s All-Metro girls soccer team: SM West’s Sinclaire Miramontez is athlete of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article88591232.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2016 19:26:59 CDT

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The Star’s All-Metro Kansas girls swimming team: Bishop Miege’s Cailey Grunhard is swimmer of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article88738882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 22:23:23 CDT

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Former NBA player Dean Tolson uses his life story to preach value of education http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article88085722.html#storylink=rss Former Seattle SuperSonics forward Dean Tolson was a standout player for Kansas City’s Central High and played for Arkansas, but he left school with only a fifth-grade education

He returned to Arkansas years later and earned a bachelor’s degree and, in 2007, a master’s

The Tacoma, Wash., resident now tells his story to young people with the message that education is an opportunity, not an obstacle

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Shawnee Mission East’s Andy Spencer is first two-time winner of Kenneth Smith Award http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article88069187.html#storylink=rss Shawnee Mission East golfer Andy Spencer won the annual Kenneth Smith Award Wednesday

Spencer became the award’s first-ever two-time winner

He finished second at the Kansas 6A tournament and led East to a team state title

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The Star’s All-Metro girls track and field team: SM Northwest’s Molly Born is athlete of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article87421172.html#storylink=rss Born broke the Kansas Class 6A state meet record in the 3,200 meters

She also broke the mark in the 1,600 meters

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The Star’s All-Metro boys track and field team: Park Hill’s Christopher Nilsen is athlete of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article87415532.html#storylink=rss Nilsen set national high school record in pole vault

He capped his senior season with another Missouri Class 5 state championship the following week

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The Star’s All-Metro boys golf team: SM East’s Andy Spencer is player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article87024157.html#storylink=rss Spencer finished second in Kansas Class 6A

He won four tournaments

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The Star’s All-Metro boys tennis team: BV West’s Max Kurzban is player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article87017347.html#storylink=rss Kurzban was 23-0 and won Kansas 6A title

He had won Kansas 5A championship as a sophomore

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All-Sunflower League softball team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86886097.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:10:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86886097.html All-EKL softball team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86887832.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:16:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86887832.html No. 1 high school story for 2015-16: Three Kansas City area players get picked among top 100 in MLB Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86013192.html#storylink=rss St. Thomas Aquinas’ Riley Pint was selected fourth overall by the Colorado Rockies in the Major League Baseball Draft

SM East’s Joey Wentz was picked No. 40 overall by the Atlanta Braves

By the time the Angels selected Turner’s Nolan Williams 96th overall, three Kansas City-area players were among the top 100 picks

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No. 2 high school story for 2015-16: Park Hill’s Christopher Nilsen sets national record in pole vault http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86011037.html#storylink=rss Nilsen’s leap of 18 feet 4  3/4 inches is a high school record in the pole vault.

Nilsen also repeated as state champion in Missouri Class 5

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No. 3 high school story for 2015-16: Skylar Thompson leads Fort Osage to state title in football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86010252.html#storylink=rss Thompson helps Fort Osage to first state title in school history

Thompson had 455 total yards of offense in win over Chaminade

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:47:11 CDT

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No. 4 high school story for 2015-16: Bishop Miege girls complete second straight undefeated season in basketball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86009627.html#storylink=rss Miege wins third straight state championship

The program has not lost a game since Feb. 11, 2014

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:42:43 CDT

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No. 5 high school story for 2015-16: Jeriah Horne, Michael Porter put on show in state title basketball game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86004652.html#storylink=rss Barstow’s Jeriah Horne put up 39 points and 14 rebounds in a loss to Father Tolton Catholic in Missouri Class 3 championship game

Michael Porter, one of the top recruits in nation, had 31 points, 19 rebounds

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Tyronn Lue’s former Raytown teammates celebrate Cavs’ title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article85230067.html#storylink=rss Lue graduated from Raytown in 1995

He remains close with several former Bluejays players

Those teammates are understandably proud of Lue’s accomplishment

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Fire wrecks home of Rockhurst soccer coach Chris Lawson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article85165702.html#storylink=rss Lawson’s home in the Northland caught fire Monday evening

His family of four was uninjured, including a son who was inside at the time

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A look back at a high school basketball classic: Central vs. Raytown in 1995 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article84791742.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:19:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article84791742.html Missouri All-Stars celebrate win over Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article84323362.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:56:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article84323362.html Missouri tops Kansas for 6th straight time in football high school all-star game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article84321472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:39:56 CDT

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High school football players shows their skills to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article84077312.html#storylink=rss Players powered through 30-yard dashes, shuttles, one-on-one competitions and other drills

There were 305 players pre-registered, and about 75 joined as walk-ups

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Local prep pitchers set to sign Major League Baseball contracts Wednesday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article83748217.html#storylink=rss St. Thomas Aquinas’ Riley Pint will sign a contract worth $4.8 million

Joey Wentz, from Shawnee Mission East, will sign a $3.05 million deal

Both pitchers will forgo their respective college careers

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Royals draft pick Nathan Webb of Lee’s Summit North already has a World Series ring http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article83280912.html#storylink=rss Right-handed pitcher was selected in the 34th round by the Royals

He’s a member of the Royals grounds crew and was presented a World Series ring in April

With 40th-round pick, Royals took leukemia survivor Taylor Kaczmarek, whom the Royals drafted in the same spot in 2012

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Jenna Gray of St. James Academy is The Star’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article83270777.html#storylink=rss She helped St. James win three state titles in volleyball

Gray also holds Kansas Class 5A record in javelin

Gray is headed for Stanford

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