December 9, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from this week from around the Kansas City metro area!

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Arinze Mgbemena

After a big offensive output of 29 points versus Kansas City East, Arinze is working on being much more balanced this season for Archbishop O'Hara.

Fantasy Huddle: December 8, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of experts sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the week in NFL fantasy football.

#RockChalkTV: December 7, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU baseball player Stephen Villines.

Simone Awards

The Thomas A. Simone Awards were presented on December 6, 2016. Watch the entire ceremony here.

HyVee Athlete of the Week: Brody Flaming

This Jaguar Quarterback was a one-man touchdown machine in the 5A State Title game, helping Mill Valley repeat as State Football Champs.

Liberty North vs. Rockhurst

12/02/16 - In an early-season high school boys basketball matchup, the Liberty North Eagles take on the Rockhurst Hawklets.

High School Roundup: December 2, 2016

Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams take you around the Kansas City metro area and highlight the best high school sports this week.

Fantasy Huddle: December 1, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of experts sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the week in NFL fantasy football.

Jayhawk Insider: December 1, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the KU women's basketball team is coming off of a win and the KU men's team has a five game home stretch. Also, the women's volleyball team won the Big 12 championship as they head into the NCAA tournament!

#RockChalkTV: November 30, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Tyler Self is Mick Shaffer's guest host.

MSHSAA Class 4 Title Game

Kearney vs. Hendersonville

High School Roundup: November 25, 2016

Mick Shaffer and Dion Clisso take you through some of the high school football playoff games throughout the Kansas City metro-area!

KSHSAA 6A Preview

Mick Shaffer & Dion Clisso preview a rematch of last year's State Title game.

KSHSAA 5A Preview

Mick Shaffer & Dion Clisso see if a 4-loss Mill Valley team can repeat as State Champions.

KSHSAA 4A-Div. I Preview

Mick Shaffer & Dion Clisso gauge whether or not Bishop Miege can be upset by Buhler.

HyVee Athlete of the Week: Will Evans

After going for a pair of scores and 200+ yards in the Kansas 6A Sub-State, he became our Athlete of the Week

Jayhawk Insider: November 24, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we recap Kansas' big win over Texas on the gridiron, a Big XII Championship for volleyball and the men's basketball team keeps rolling along.

#RockChalkTV: November 23, 2016

This week on #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU golfer Ari Fonseca Diaz.

Jayhawk Insider: November 18, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we recap the Kansas men's basketball victory over top-ranked Duke. We talk with boach Bill Self and also preview the Senior game for KU football when they play host to Texas.

Fantasy Huddle: November 18, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of experts sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the week in NFL fantasy football.

High School Roundup: November 18, 2016

With the playoffs almost coming to an end, we take you through some of the postseason matchups around the metro-area!

HyVee Athlete of the Week: Julian Ross

Going off for four touchdowns on a Friday has become common place for this Staley Tailback, that frequency of reaching paydirt is why he's our Athlete of the Week. Brad Porter reports from the Northland.

November 18, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from this week from around the Kansas City metro area!

​Mitch Holthus on Chiefs

The 'Voice of the Chiefs', Mitch Holthus discusses what to take away from the Carolina game and what lies ahead.

#RockChalkTV: November 16, 2016

This week on #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU grad Jill Dorsey-Hall.

Park Hill South vs. Staley

11/11/16 - In this high school football Class 5 state quarterfinal matchup, the Park Hill South Panthers take on the Staley Falcons.

High School Roundup: November 11, 2016

Mick Shaffer and Rachel Kilmer take you around the Kansas City metro area for the best high school sports highlights.

Summit Christian

The Eagles have gone unbeaten and unchallenged against Missouri teams this fall. Jen Halverson finds out how this new kid on the block is making such a big improvements.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Alex Rotert

A game-winning goal is always a big deal. When you do it for a state title in overtime, it's worthy of being our Athlete of the Week.

November 11, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from this week from around the Kansas City metro area!

Fantasy Huddle: November 10, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the week in NFL fantasy football.

Jayhawk Insider: November 10, 2016

In this episode of Jayhawk Insider, the men's basketball team is preparing for the season, the football team is preparing for two straight home games, plus news about the women's volleyball and soccer teams.

#RockChalkTV: November 9, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer's co-host is senior softball player Sophia Templin.

Center Football

Brad Porter catches up with the small class team making a big time impact in the KC-Metro this fall.

Norm Stewart Classic

Dave Stewart chats with the former Mizzou men's basketball coach about an upcoming 48 hours of high school hoops.

Emporia State vs. Kansas Basketball Recap

Our Kansas men's basketball broadcast team recaps the Jayhawks final exhibition tune-up on Jayhawk Gameday Live.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Audrey Fisher

The Ravens took home the 6A State Volleyball crown after downing nationally ranked Blue Valley West. A key to Olathe Northwest's success was Audrey Fisher.

High School Roundup: November 4, 2016

In this edition of High School Roundup, Leif Lisec and Rachel Kilmer take you around the Kansas City metro area to recap some of the best high school sports highlights from this week!

Platte County vs. Kearney

11/04/16 - In this high school football playoff game, the Platte County Pirates take on the Kearney Bulldogs.

November 4, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from this week from around the Kansas City metro area!

Fantasy Huddle: November 3, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

Jayhawk Insider: November 3, 2016

Find out everything Jayhawk Athletics that happened this week with host Leif Lisec.

HS Football Playoff System

Leif Lisec and Dion Clisso of PrepsKC evaluate the brand new and less-new playoff systems between the two neighboring states.

HS Games to Watch

Leif Lisec and PrepsKC's Dion Clisso preview the top three games on the Kansas-side and top three on the Missouri-side this Friday.

#RockChalk TV: November 2, 2016

In this episode of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by guest-host Landen Lucas of the men's basketball team.

Oak Grove vs. Center

10/28/16 - In this high school football matchup, the Oak Grove Panthers take on the Center Yellowjackets.

October 28, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from this week from around the Kansas City metro area!

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Sam Bond

Our Athlete of the Week turned a runner-up finish a year ago into all-around gold this year.

Big Games in KC

Mick Shaffer & PrepsKC.com's Dion Clisso look at 3 games both sides of the State line with big playoff implications.

Kansas vs. Texas Volleyball Preview

Leif Lisec sits down with Kansas coach, Ray Bechard, to preview the Jayhawks match with Texas.

High School Playoff Preview

Mick Shaffer & PrepsKC.com's Dion Clisso preview the front-runners in Kansas and Missouri's High School Football Playoffs.

Changes Coming to College Basketball

Kansas Basketball's Bill Self and Landen Lucas share their thoughts on the changes in officiating this upcoming hoops season.

College Football Preview

Brad Porter & Stan Weber preview the upcoming weekend for Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri.

Fantasy Huddle: October 27, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

Jayhawk Insider: October 27, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the Kansas Volleyball team prepares for a weekend with major conference implications and the Men's Basketball team gets ready for the exhibition season to start.

#RockChalk TV: October 26, 2016

In this episode of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by guest-host Janet Koch of the Kansas Women's Tennis team.

Chiefs at Colts Preview

We find out about the Chiefs' mindset as they head into the heart of their schedule.

KU Hoops at Media Days

The Jayhawks are looking to win their 13th-straight Big 12 regular season Title, so how do they handle that pressure? Rachel Kilmer reports from the Sprint Center.

Connor Harris

The all-time leader in tackles​ speaks with Dave Stewart about earning this honor.

Sporting Playoff Preview

As Sporting Kansas City heads into the playoffs, our crew looks at the chances SKC has in this win-or-go-home match.

KU-Oklahoma Football Preview

The Jayhawks head on the road to the defending Big 12 Champions this Saturday, Mick Shaffer finds out how KU can slow down the Sooners.

Logan Brettell

After winning a State Title 3 years ago for Blue Valley, he has Baker University steamrolling to a top-5 ranking in NAIA.

KU Basketball Boot Camp

Josh Jackson and Landen Lucas share an "interesting" story from Kansas Men's Basketball's most recent boot camp.

Bob Bowlsby

The Big 12 Commissioner was in town for a charity event at the Kansas School for the Deaf. He also shared his thoughts on the status of the conference he oversees.

Kansas Reclass Proposal

Mick Shaffer and Dion Clisso of PrepsKC discuss a recent proposal submitted to KSHSAA that would reclassify Kansas' High Schools and alter the classification sizes.

Swope Park Rangers

In the first year of their existence, the Swope Park Rangers are challenging for a trophy.

Sporting KC-San Jose Preview

The crew from Center Circle previews this Sunday's pivotal match.

Pete Gorton

A baseball historian is making a push for a player that might have a greater legacy than Satchel Paige, but you've never heard of him.

Jayhawk Soccer Playing Well

The Kansas women's soccer team keeps answering the bell in Big 12 play this fall. Mick Shaffer catches up with how they've done it so far.

Kansas-OSU Preview

The Jayhawks look for their first win against an FBS opponent and first win in the conference in nearly two years. Mick Shaffer previews KU's game against the Pokes.

Kansas City CFB Preview

Stan Weber looks ahead at Saturday's matchups for Kansas State, Kansas and Missouri.

FCKC on the Move?

Could the two-time NWSL Championship franchise be headed north? The crew from Center Circle takes a look at it.

Diamonds in the Rough

The boys from Fantasy Huddle give their picks on who you should snag on the waiver wire this week.

Did the Big 12 Get It Right?

Big 12 broadcaster Stan Weber comments on if the conference was right not to expand.

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Blue Valley

10/21/14 - In this EKL matchup, the Blue Valley Tigers host the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints.

High School Roundup: October 21, 2016

Dave Stewart and Rachel Kilmer bring you some of the best high school highlights from around the Kansas City metro area!

HyVee Athlete of the Week: Chloe Kuckelman

Sophomore standout is the new Queen of 6A Tennis. Rachel Kilmer with this Mustang leading a Champion charge

October 21, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from this week from around the Kansas City metro area!

Fantasy Huddle: October 20, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

Free State vs. Shawnee Mission South

10/18/16 - In this high school boys soccer matchup, the Shawnee Mission South Raiders host the Free State Firebirds.

#RockChalk TV: October 19, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by special guest Mitchell Cooper, a senior discus thrower on the track team.

Jayhawk Insider: October 20, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the KU football team prepares for their homecoming game, we check in with the women's soccer team, the rowing team and more.

Multiplier

Mick Shaffer and Dion Clisso of PrepsKC discuss the pros and cons to what adding a multiplier would do to KSHSAA athletics.

Belton vs Grandview

10/14/16 - In our Hy-Vee Game of the Week, the Belton Pirates (5-3) square off against the Grandview Bulldogs (3-5).

Jayhawk Insider: October 14, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we recap the KU football game against Texas Christian. We also visit the women's volleyball team, who had a big win against the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

High School Roundup: October 14,2016

Join Mick Schaffer and Leif Lisec as they take you through all the high school action from the weekend on High School Roundup!

Highlights October 14, 2016

Check out some of the best high school sports highlights from this week from around the Kansas City metro area!

HyVee Athlete of the Week: Samantha Paulak

After finishing 3rd at State Golf in Class 2, Park Hill's top golfer is our Athlete of the Week.

Raytown vs. Raytown South

10/13/16 - In this high school football matchup, the Raytown South Cardinals host the Raytown Bluejays.

Coaches Go To School

Head Football Coach David Beaty makes it a priority for his coaching staff to take time every morning with their family.

Fantasy Huddle: October 13, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

#RockChalkTV: October 12, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, KU women's soccer player Kayla Morrison joins our Mick Shaffer.

Lee's Summit vs. Lee's Summit West

10/11/16 - The Lee's Summit Tigers take on the Lee's Summit West Titans in this high school girls volleyball matchup.

St. Thomas Aquinas vs St. James

10/7/16 - In this high school football game, the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints face off with the St. James Thunder.

High School Roundup: Oct. 7, 2016

Catch all of the weekend's high school sports action in this edition of High School Roundup!

October 7, 2016 Highlights

Check out some of the highlights from the Greater Kansas City metro area!

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Neil Ruff

This Schlagle tailback has been tearing up the competition. After a 6 touchdown performance last week, he became our Athlete of the Week.

KU Women's Hoops Preview

After not winning a game against a conference opponent until the Big 12 Championships, the Kansas Women's Basketball team has taken that performance and plans to expand upon it this year.

Buck O'Neil Bridge

Ten years after his passing, Buck O'Neil's legacy lives on with his name being placed on one of Kansas City's premier bridges.

Danny Clickscale

The local Kansas City sports radio personality discusses his new book, "Leaving Cancer for the Circus."

Fantasy Huddle: October 6, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

Steve Sims Jr.

There hasn't been a bigger play threat for the Kansas offense than Steve Sims Jr. Mick Shaffer finds out how he's become such a treat for the Jayhawks.

William Chrisman Football

The Bears have been turning heads all season, but Dave Stewart finds out they are just getting started.

Jayhawk Insider: October 6, 2016

The KU football team is back home for the first time in a month and will have a new QB when they face TCU, we take a look at some of the new faces on the women's basketball team and much more on this edition of Jayhawk Insider.

Who Follow Who: Caelynn Manning-Allen

How well does the Kansas forward know her fellow senior?

Check Yo' Self

Rachel Kilmer hits the streets to know how well students at Kansas know their favorite student-athletes.

Swipe Right/Swipe Left

Clowns, high heels and binge-watching Netflix - find out Caelynn Manning-Allen's feelings on those things and so much more.

6 Questions: Caelynn Manning-Allen

Who passes to the post, dunking skills, how's her impression game?

Lee's Summit West vs. Lee's Summit North

10/03/16 - The Lee's Summit North Broncos face off against the Lee's Summit West Titans in the Strike Out Cancer softball game.

#RockChalkTV: October 5, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer's co-host is Caelynn Manning-Allen.

Pulling for Pirch

Longtime Oak Grove Assistant Coach, George Pirch, has been the rallying force behind so much Panther pride. However, after he was diagnosed with cancer, it was the town that rallied around him. Rachel Kilmer explains from Oak Grove.

2016 Royals Season is a Wrap

Following their run to a world title in 2015, this year's team fell short of the playoffs and now have to face an October without postseason baseball for the first time in three years. Rachel Kilmer on how the Royals plan to bounce back from this year's disappointment.

September 30, 2016 Highlights

Check out the highlights from this weekend's high school football games!

Basehor-Linwood vs. Bonner Springs

9/30/16 - Our Hy-Vee Game of the Week takes us to the Kaw Valley League, where two rivals, the undefeated (4-0) Basehor-Linwood Bobcats and the 2-2 Bonner Springs Braves, both believe they can walk away with a league title this season.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Emily Venters

This Free State runner showed off what's made her a champion when she finished atop the elite division at Rim Rock Farms last weekend.

High School Roundup: Sept. 30, 2016

Join us for High School Roundup as we take you through some of the weekend's best high school football action!

Gardner-Edgerton vs. Blue Valley North

09/29/16 - In this high school football matchup, the Gardner-Edgerton Trailblazers take on the Blue Valley North Mustangs.

Fantasy Huddle: September 29, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

Face2Face: Matt Kleinmann

Mick Shaffer catches up with a member of the 2008 National Title team.

6 Questions: Lydia Saggau

We get to find out little known facts about this Kansas runner.

Swipe Right/Swipe Left

What are Lydia Saggau's likes and dislikes, Mick Shaffer finds out in this word-association game.

Who Follows Who: Lydia Saggau

How well does Lydia know her teammate's Twitter account?

Check Yo' Self

We test KU Students knowledge of their favorite student-athletes.

#RockChalkTV: September 28, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer visits Rock Chalk Park and sits down with a special guest.

Jayhawk Insider: September 29, 2016

On this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we get a peek into Bill Self's basketball boot camp, we check in with the women's volleyball team, who opened up Big 12 play with a win, and the women's soccer team has found some new talent via Iceland.

A Final Salute to Vin Scully

Dave Stewart reminisces about listening to baseball on his transistor radio and the retirement of Vin Scully.

Murphy Grant

Meet the man and his staff that work every day to keep the Jayhawks on gridiron.

Texas Tech - Kansas Preview

Brian Hanni previews KU's upcoming opponent, Texas Tech, with the Jayhawk's Head Football Coach David Beaty.

Libero to Law School

Kansas volleyball's libero, Cassie Wait, is taking on a heavy work load on and off of the court.

David Beaty Recaps Non-Conference

The Kansas head football coach speaks with the "Voice of the Jayhawks," Brian Hanni, about where he sees KU after three games.

Liberty North vs. Park Hill South

09/23/16 - In this high school football matchup, the Liberty North Eagles take on the Park Hill South Panthers.

High School Roundup: September 23, 2016

Mick Shaffer and Leif Lisec take you all around the Greater Kansas City Metro Area to showcase some of the best in high school sports.

Olathe Northwest vs. Shawnee Mission North

9/22/16 - In this high school football matchup, the Olathe Northwest Ravens (0-3) face off against the Shawnee Mission North Indians (2-1).

Life After USA Soccer for Heather O'Reilly

What is next for Heather O'Reilly after retiring from the US Women's National Team? Our Dave Stewart might have an idea.

Fantasy Huddle: September 23, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

Heather O'Reilly

The former USWNT player speaks with Dave Stewart following her retiring from the U.S. National Team.

KU Defense

Surrendering just 22 points against 11 turnovers has been a remarkable feat for the Jayhawks. Mick Shaffer finds out how they've been able to respond so quickly to adversity.

Chiefs vs. Jets Preview

Coming into a vital week three match against the Jets has the Chiefs focused on getting another win at home. Rachel Kilmer explains.

Jayhawk Insider: September 22, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we sit down with Kansas football head coach David Beaty. We also take an inside look at the KU trainers and one volleyball player reveals her plans to have a career in the courtroom.

#RockChalkTV: September 21, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by Bazie Bates IV and Rachel Kilmer hosts Check Yo' Self.

Face2Face: Catherine Carmichael

Mick Shaffer catches up with the former Jayhawk volleyball standout.

Check Yo' Self

Rachel Kilmer hits the KU campus to see how well the student body knows their Jayhawk athletics.

Who Follows Who: Bazie Bates IV

How well does Bazie Bates IV know his teammate, Montell Cozart?

6 Questions: Bazie Bates IV

The Jayhawk defensive back takes on Mick Shaffer's random questioning.

Shawnee Mission East vs. Rockhurst

09/16/16 - In this cross-state matchup, the Shawnee Mission East Lancers take on the Rockhurst Hawklets.

Shout Out to Rockhurst and SM East

Brad Porter writes about Friday night's cross-state rivalry game between Rockhurst and Shawnee Mission East.

Sept. 16, 2016 Highlights

Check out all the high school football action from September 16th, 2016.

High School Roundup: Sept. 16, 2016

The High School Roundup gets a brand new set, as Leif Lisec and Dave Stewart take you through the State Line Showdowns.

Blue Springs South vs. Olathe North

09/15/16 - In this high school football matchup, the Olathe North Eagles host the Blue Springs South Jaguars.

ALS Walk

Grant Golson stops by to talk to Leif Lisec about this Saturday's "Walk to Defeat ALS."

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Robert Rawie

Robert Rawie of Liberty High School ran for a school record 444 yards last week. Rachel Kilmer checks in with the junior Blue Jay.

Fantasy Huddle: September 15, 2016

Who to start? Who to sit? Our Fantasy Huddle team of Mick Shaffer, Dave Neilson and Soren Petro sort out all you need to know each week to prepare you for the NFL fantasy football season.

Jayhawk Insider: September 15, 2016

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the KU football team is focusing on a tough road game against Memphis, the women's volleyball team is perfect through non-conference play and focusing on taking on the Big 12, the swimming team hits the great outdoors and much more!

#RockChalkTV: September 14, 2016

Join Mick Shaffer for this week's edition of #RockChalkTV with special guest, student-athlete Tori Miller.

Who Follows Who?: Tori Miller

How well does Tori Miller know her teammate, Kelsie Payne's Twitter account?

KU Open Water Swimming

The Jayhawk swimmers are headed into uncharted waters. Leif Lisec explains.

6 Questions: Tori Miller

Kansas Volleyball's Tori Miller goes bump, set, spike to Mick Shaffer's questions.

Swipe Right/Swipe Left: Tori Miller

The Kansas junior lets us know her thoughts on a variety of subjects.

Face2Face: Keon Stowers

Mick Shaffer Skypes with former Kansas defensive lineman Keon Stowers.

David Beaty

Kansas head football coach David Beaty addressed the media Tuesday.

Hunter Dozier

The newest Royal call-up speaks about his trip to the big leagues with our Dave Stewart.

Dozier's Debut

Dave Stewart writes about MLB debut of Hunter William Dozier.

Chiefs vs. Chargers Recap

Leif Lisec rewinds the biggest comeback in Chiefs history.

You Can Call It A Comeback

The Chiefs erased a 21 point deficit to win their season opener. Leif Lisec has more.