Staley converted a do-or-die two-point conversion with nine seconds left, the lasting highlight in a 36-35 seesaw victory over Pattonville in the Missouri Class 5 state championship Saturday night at Memorial Stadium in Columbia.
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.
Superheroes from around the metro area greeted one another Sunday night as they gathered at the Target store in Mission to shop for Christmas gifts for patients at Children's Mercy Hospital. Using about $17,000 in donations collected by Elite Comics in Overland Park, the superheroes, including Captain America, Thor, Snow White and Prince Charming packed cart after cart with toys and goodies for Christmas. William Binderup, owner of Elite Comics, says he gets weepy around the young patients, so he will let the superheroes deliver the goods. Donations are still being accepted at Elite Comics, 11842 S. Quivira Rd. in Overland Park through Dec. 22.
The Kansas City Chiefs won 26-15 over the Oakland Raiders, and after the final quarter players met at mid-field to greet each other, exchange jerseys, and mess around with Raiders fans at Arrowhead Stadium.