Park Hill senior Papay Glaywulu wanted a letter for his varsity jacket so he got into doing jumps. Now he's among the best high schoolers in the nation in the triple jump. Watch Glaywulu triple jump at the Gary Parker Invitational at Blue Springs High School.
Missouri and Kansas high school basketball players participated in a dunk contest at halftime in the Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Association high school basketball game at Shawnee Mission South High School. Video by ALLISON LONG | firstname.lastname@example.org
Family and friends gathered to celebrate life of Eric Driskell, the Blue Valley High school football coach who died Wednesday after a ruptured brain aneurysm, at Church of the Resurrection on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Leawood, Kansas.
Shea was two months old when Roy Williams, then the coach at Kansas, pulled a scholarship offer for JaRon, then one of the nation's top recruits. JaRon and Williams haven't spoken in the 18 years since, and each say they regret how that ended. Now, Shea will play for Williams at North Carolina. (Video by Monty Davis and Sam Mellinger, Rush photos courtesy of Stephen Rock.)
Fort Osage quarterback Skylar Thompson won the 2015 Simone Award for the top football player in the Kansas City metro area on Tuesday morning at Fort Osage. The honor comes following the school's 2015 Missouri Class 5 state championship.
Overland Park city council candidate Gina Burke says incumbent Terry Goodman has besieged her with texts and other communications urging her not to run and demeaning her candidacy. Goodman says he's raising legitimate concerns about her inexperience.
At Lifted Spirits Distillery in Kansas City, Chow Town host Jill Wendholt Silva visits with Chef Renee Kelly about her new farm-to-table TV show, “Harvest With Renee Kelly.” The pair visited with Michael Stuckey, head distiller of Lifted Spirits, to learn more about the locally grown grains he uses to make the company’s line of craft spirits, and about the mystery of absinthe.
Merriam police officer Brad Thomas, stepson of slain Kansas City, Kansas police Capt. Robert "Dave" Melton, has been training to join area police officers, firefighters and EMT/paramedics for the upcoming Guns N’ Hoses 2017 Charity Boxing Event. The event raises money for the Kansas City Crime Commission’s Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment Fund. Video by John Sleezer and Joe Robertson/The Kansas City Star