<![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 BV Southwest’s Miller Hogan is The Star’s All-Metro baseball player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article29065126.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro baseball team spotlights 11 high school players who were judged best for their performance during the season. Miller Hogan of Blue Valley Southwest is the player of the year, and other standouts are recognized from Blue Springs South, Mill Valley, SM East, Rockhurst, Liberty North, Winnetonka, SM North, Staley and Lawrence Free State.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:07:05 CDT

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Jamie Kutey of St. Thomas Aquinas is The Star’s All-Metro girls soccer player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article28953769.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro girls soccer team spotlights 11 high school players who were judged best for their performance during the season. Jamie Kutey of St. Thomas Aquinas is the player of the year, and other standouts are recognized from St. Teresa’s Academy, Blue Valley Northwest, Notre Dame de Sion, Grain Valley, Blue Valley North, Blue Valley Southwest, Lee’s Summit North, Park Hill and St. Pius X.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:47:08 CDT

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Only a junior, Columbia basketball star Michael Porter has Mizzou’s and KU’s attention http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article28728388.html#storylink=rss Michael Porter is a 6-9 small forward from Columbia who ranks as the No. 2 overall basketball recruit in the class of 2017, according to a consensus of recruiting rankings. He’s earned the nicknamed “Baby Kevin Durant,” and his skillset borders on the absurd. And for college coaches — from KU’s Bill Self to Kentucky’s John Calipari to Mizzou’s Kim Anderson — the most intriguing thing is not how good Porter is right now. It’s how good he could become.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:32:47 CDT

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Lawrence Free State’s Courtney Caldwell is The Star’s All-Metro Kansas girls swimmer of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article28431367.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro Kansas girls swimming and diving team features the top high school competitiors on the Kansas side of the state line, as judged by our high school sports staff. Nine girls are highlighted in individual events from the following high schools: Lawrence Free State, SM East, Blue Valley West, Bishop Miege and Blue Valley Southwest.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:33:47 CDT

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Blue Springs’ Carlos Davis is The Star’s All-Metro track and field boys athlete of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article27660898.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro boys track and field team features the top high school competitiors in the Kansas City area, as judged by our high school sports staff. First-team and honorable-mention selections were made in individual events that featured competitors from both sides of the state line. Only first-team selections were made in relays.

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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 15:44:57 CDT

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Grandview sprinter Anglerne Annelus is The Star’s All-Metro track and field female athlete of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article27655351.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro girls track and field team features the top high school competitiors in the Kansas City area, as judged by our high school sports staff. First-team and honorable-mention selections were made in individual events that featured competitors from both sides of the state line. Only first-team selections were made in relays.

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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 15:02:30 CDT

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Olathe Northwest’s Reagan Hathaway is The Star’s All-Metro Kansas softball player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article27445894.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro Kansas softball team spotlights 11 high school players who were judged best for their performance during the season. Reagan Hathaway of Olathe Northwest is the player of the year, and other standouts are recognized from Olathe South, Olathe East, Oskaloosa, BV West, Lawrence, BV Northwest, Olathe North, St. Thomas Aquinas and Basehor-Linwood.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:50:25 CDT

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Ban Johnson All-Star Game players relish chance to play at Kauffman Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article27234307.html#storylink=rss For many of the Kansas City-area amateur baseball players who played in the Ban Johnson All-Star Game on Sunday Kauffman Stadium, the experience was exciting and unique. One player called it ‘unreal’ and another recalled seeing one of his idols play at the ballpark.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:32:53 CDT

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Shawnee Mission East’s Andy Spencer is The Star’s All-Metro boys golfer of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article26813566.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro boys golf team spotlights six Kansas City-area high school players who were judged best for their performance during the season. Andy Spencer of SM East is the player of the year, and other standouts are recognized from Barstow, Pembroke Hill, Blue Valley West, Lee’s Summit West and Piper.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:59:03 CDT

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Fletcher Scott of Barstow is The Star’s All-Metro boys tennis player of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article26699935.html#storylink=rss The Star’s All-Metro boys tennis team spotlights eight Kansas City-area high school players who were judged best for their performance during the season. Fletcher Scott of Barstow is the player of the year, and other standouts are recognized from Blue Valley West, Shawnee Mission East, Blue Valley Northwest and Rockhurst.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:35:14 CDT

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

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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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