<![CDATA[High School Sports News | The Kansas City Star & 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 KCK native Neil Allen returns to big leagues as Twins pitching coach http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article26246317.html#storylink=rss Minnesota pitching coach Neil Allen grew up in Kansas City, Kan., and played at Bishop Ward High School. His brother still lives in the area, so Allen is always happy when the Twins play at Kauffman Stadium.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:40:13 CDT

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SM East golfer Andy Spencer wins Kenneth Smith Award http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/other-kansas-prep-sports/article26009710.html#storylink=rss Shawnee Mission East junior Andy Spencer was honored Wednesday with the Kenneth Smith Award, which recognizes the top high school boys and girls golfer in the Kansas City area. Blue Springs’ Mariah Peters won the girls’ award in the fall.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:39:42 CDT

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No. 1 high school sports story of 2014-2015 season: Olathe East football player James McGinnis makes steady progress http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article25726618.html#storylink=rss On Sept. 12, 2014, Olathe East High School senior James McGinnis struck his head while attempting a tackle and was rushed to the hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery to stop bleeding in the line of his brain. He spent the next two weeks in an intensive care unit. Over the next nine months, James McGinnis beat those odds — time and time again.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 18:48:30 CDT

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No. 2 high school sports story of 2014-2015 season: Winnetonka’s Marquise Doherty can choose between baseball and football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article25726714.html#storylink=rss Marquise Doherty told The Star after the Major League Baseball Draft that there is a “90 percent chance” he delays his professional baseball career in favor of attending Missouri to play both football and baseball. As a result, he prolongs his football career. It has been a good one, too — especially his senior season last fall.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 18:50:31 CDT

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No. 3 high school sports story of 2014-2015 season: Three Division-I signees lead Leavenworth girls to hoops state title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article25727950.html#storylink=rss Leavenworth, which lost just one player from its previous season’s Kansas Class 5A state championship girls basketball team, was fueled by three players who signed Division I letters of intent during the fall. Tyler Johnson Rachel Blackburn and Tashia Jones sparked the Pioneers to a 23-2 record and their second consecutive state title.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:09:56 CDT

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No. 4 high school sports story of 2014-2015 season: SM East wins double overtime football thriller on two-point conversion http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article25728727.html#storylink=rss Sam Huffman’s two-point conversion run after a 1-yard touchdown run by teammate Wyatt Edmisten propelled Shawnee Mission East to a dramatic 36-35 victory over Olathe North in double overtime in a Kansas Class 6A football substate playoff game. The victory put SM East in the state title game, which they won 33-14 over Hutchinson.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:23:36 CDT

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No. 5 high school sports story of 2014-2015 season: Blue Springs’ Davis twins take football, track and field skills to Nebraska http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article25728811.html#storylink=rss It looked as if Blue Springs High School twins Carlos and Khalil Davis were reconsidering their original football commitment to play at Nebraska, when the Cornhuskers fired coach Bo Pelini in early December. But new Nebraska coach Mike Riley made a trip to Blue Springs the following week, and the defensive linemen standouts signed with the Cornhuskers, after all.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:25:22 CDT

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Missouri downs Kansas in High School Football All-Star Game at Blue Springs South http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24944743.html#storylink=rss Missouri ousted Kansas, taking a 12-11 all-time lead in the High School Football All-Star Game series.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:50:02 CDT

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The Star’s Scholar-Athletes: Missouri school winners http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23990818.html#storylink=rss  

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The Star’s Scholar-Athletes: Kansas school winners http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24000535.html#storylink=rss  

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 14:59:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24000535.html
Missouri high school track and field state meet: 10 things worth a second look http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24664237.html#storylink=rss Here are 10 memorable moments worth a second look from the recent Missouri high school boys and girls track and field state meet in Jefferson City.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:18:18 CDT

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Shawnee Mission South Raiders Flagler and Lewallen star at high school track meet http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24937069.html#storylink=rss Shawnee Mission South duo ends high school track careers with first and second place finishes at the Meet of Champions.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 21:09:58 CDT

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Missouri blows out Kansas twice at Mo-Kan All-Star Softball Series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24550447.html#storylink=rss Missouri won the Mo-Kan All-Star Softball Series held at the Shawnee Mission School District Complex, defeating Kansas in consecutive games. Emily Robinson of Lee’s Summit was selected as the MVP of the Missouri team, while Alyssa Bates of Olathe South was selected MVP for the Kansas side.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:59:15 CDT

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Juggling schoolwork, sports is no problem for Dalton Schoen, The Star’s 2014-15 male Scholar-Athlete winner http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24139288.html#storylink=rss In an era when the three-sport athlete is a dying breed, Dalton Schoen proved to be an anomaly. He received all-state status in football, basketball and baseball in his senior season with Blue Valley Northwest — all while maintaining a perfect academic record. Schoen, who will attend Kansas State, is The Star’s male Scholar-Athlete of the year.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 20:56:39 CDT

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Desire to do things right helped Dorian Bailey become The Star’s 2014-15 female Scholar-Athlete winner http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24139753.html#storylink=rss Dorian Bailey helped St. Teresa’s Academy win a Missouri Class 4 state title while graduating with an average grade of better than 95 percent in her classes. She is the reigning Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year, a North Carolina signee and a regular member of the U.S. Soccer youth national team system. Now she can add one more accomplishment: The Star’s 2014-15 female Scholar-Athlete of the year.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:00:23 CDT

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Scholar-Athlete special mentions http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24034963.html#storylink=rss Meet The Star’s Scholar-Athlete students who earned special mention status by finishing second and third, respectively, in voting by the final judges.

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Photo gallery: Missouri, 35, Kansas, 7, Mo-Kan All-Star football game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/prep-football/article24945625.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:57:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/prep-football/article24945625.html GKCFCA Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Game set for Thursday night http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/prep-football/article24821662.html#storylink=rss Some of the best seniors from Kansas and Missouri will meet in the Kansas City Football Coaches Association All-Star Game at 7 p.m. at Blue Springs High School.

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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:05:31 CDT

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Photo gallery: Mo-Kan All Star Softball Series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24553018.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:16:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24553018.html Dorian Bailey of St. Teresa’s Academy and Dalton Schoen of Blue Valley Northwest are The Star’s Scholar-Athlete overall male and female winners for the 2014-15 school year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24142153.html#storylink=rss Dorian Bailey of St. Teresa’s Academy and Dalton Schoen of Blue Valley Northwest had success in the classroom and athletics and were active in other activities while in high school.

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2005 Scholar-Athlete boys winner: Ten years later http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24073369.html#storylink=rss Here’s an update on The Star’s 2005 Scholar-Athlete overall boys winner — Louis Caputo of Blue Springs High School.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 19:01:57 CDT

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2005 Scholar-Athete girls winner: Ten years later http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article24034033.html#storylink=rss Here’s an update on The Star’s 2005 Scholar-Athlete overall girls winner — Katie Martincich of Bishop Miege High School.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 17:13:53 CDT

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Raytown South suspends boys basketball coach Brad Oestreich for next season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23907190.html#storylink=rss Raytown South has suspended boys basketball coach Brad Oestreich for the 2015-16 basketball season and transferred his teaching employment to Raytown Central Middle School — a punishment that stems from the actions of one of his former assistants.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:31:53 CDT

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Missouri high school spring sports postseason: 10 things worth a second look http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23851102.html#storylink=rss Here’s a look back on 10 things worth a second look from the high school spring sports playoffs. In next week’s edition, we’ll review 10 things worth a second look from the boys and girls track and field postseason stretch.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:52:35 CDT

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Kansas high school girls track and field state meet recap http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23850823.html#storylink=rss Here’s one more look at some memorable storylines from the recent Kansas high school girls track and field state meet.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:47:23 CDT

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Kansas high school boys track and field state meet recap http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23850055.html#storylink=rss Here’s one more look at some memorable storylines from the recent Kansas high school boys track and field state meet.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:41:25 CDT

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KC area, Wichita State well represented in baseball draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23701546.html#storylink=rss The third day of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday saw five Wichita State players and several Kansas City-area high school players chosen.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:32:04 CDT

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Royals draft Winnetonka grad Marquise Doherty, but he’s leaning toward playing at Mizzou http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23670097.html#storylink=rss Marquise Doherty, a two-sport star at Winnetonka High School, was chosen by the Royals in the 15th round of the Major League Baseball draft on Wednesday. But Doherty is not sure if he will be offered enough money to forgo a chance to play two sports at Missouri.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:42:53 CDT

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High school results - June 6 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23324802.html#storylink=rss High school results for area teams

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Photo gallery: Missouri Class 3 and 4 girls soccer championships http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23320575.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 22:55:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article23320575.html