A former standout at Oak Park High School, defender Kevin Ellis (right) is one of three homegrown players on the Sporting KC roster, along with defender Erik Palmer-Brown and goalkeeper Jon Kempin.
A former standout at Oak Park High School, defender Kevin Ellis (right) is one of three homegrown players on the Sporting KC roster, along with defender Erik Palmer-Brown and goalkeeper Jon Kempin. File photo by JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star
A former standout at Oak Park High School, defender Kevin Ellis (right) is one of three homegrown players on the Sporting KC roster, along with defender Erik Palmer-Brown and goalkeeper Jon Kempin. File photo by JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star

Sporting KC gives defender Kevin Ellis, midfielder Servando Carrasco new contracts

January 27, 2015 5:14 PM