The North Kansas City football team ran its record to 4-0 Friday night with a 19-18, comeback road victory over Fort Osage. “It’s the biggest win I’ve ever been a part of,” Hornets coach Leon Douglas said of the game.
The Star is partnering with ScoreStream for real-time collection and reporting of high school sports results. On Friday nights, for example, you’ll find up-to-the-minute scores on KansasCity.com from high school football games across The Kansas City Star’s coverage area. A separate scoreboard will feature results from all other high school sports.
Nolan Sprague, a pitcher on the Mill Valley High School baseball team, was paralyzed in a diving accident earlier this month. He was given a farewell ceremony as he was transferred to a hospital in Denver.
Notre Dame de Sion sophomore Megan Propeck shot a 1-under 71, taking medalist honors at Monday’s 18th annual Mo-Kan Golf Varsity Invitational at Blue Hills Country Club. The Storm finished second as a team.
The NFL’s revised rules on tackling, leading with the helmet and player safety will receive no shortage of scrutiny on Sundays this fall, but local high school football coaches and those governing the game in Missouri and Kansas say they’re already at the forefront of awareness.