High School Roundup: March 24, 2017

Brad Porter takes you around the Kansas City metro area to highlight the best in high school athletics.

March 24, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

All-Metro Wrestling Team

The All-Metro Wrestling team is a collection of the best area wrestlers in the Spectrum Sports footprint. The team was selected based on record, finish in state tournament, quality of opponents and head-to-head matches. The team consists of 14 members, from 106 lbs. to 285 lbs.

DiRenna Award Girls Finalists

The DiRenna Award is given to the most outstanding male and female high school basketball player in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Check out the female finalists.

DiRenna Award Boys Finalists

The DiRenna Award is given to the most outstanding male and female high school basketball player in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Check out the boys finalists.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Abby Hipp

After making history in getting the Lady Warriors of St. Pius X to their first State Final in school history, Hipp lead the way in scoring and on the glass.

Jayhawk Insider: March 22, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we preview the KU basketball team's weekend in the NCAA March Madness Tournament. We also visit the KU softball team with their 'Orange Game', along with a special feature on one of KU's baseball players.

#RockChalkTV: March 22, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by Laura Taylor.

High School Roundup: March 17, 2017

Mick Shaffer and Brad Porter break down all the action from high school basketball this weekend!

March 3, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

Sporting KC vs. San Jose Preview

Brad Porter and Andy Edwards preview this weekend's tilt between Sporting KC and San Jose.

Royals Bullpen

After trading away their All-Star closer, Kansas City has promoted the spot within, but who are the guys to get the ball to the 9th inning?

Kansas Arrives In Tulsa

The Jayhawks have rolled into Oklahoma, as Kansas prepares for their game Friday we hear from Head Coach Bill Self.

Jean-Yves Viardin, FC Kansas City GM

Dave Stewart chats with the Blues' General Manager as FC Kansas City gets ready to start their 4th season.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Darien Jackson

A standout performance in the KSHSAA 6A Championship game to go with a State Title, this senior guard is our Athlete of the Week.

#RockChalkTV: March 15, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Schaffer is joined by Chad Hanna on the golf course.

Kansas Tournament Preview

Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star looks at what the Jayhawks could potentially face in their run to another Final Four.

Jayhawks in Review

Rachel Kilmer recaps the 2016-2017 regular season for the Kansas Men's Basketball team.

Royally Faithful

Several members of the Kansas City Royals are devoted to their religion. Rachel Kilmer speaks with them on how that effects them on and off the field.

Huskies Are Champions Again

Dave Stewart is joined by the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies basketball team, the 2017 KSHSAA 6A Boys Basketball Champions.

Sydney Leroux Returns to FCKC

After taking last season off to start a family, Dave Stewart chats with the USWNT member about returning to the pitch.

Sporting KC Still Unbeaten

While Sporting Kansas City has yet to suffer a loss or goal in 2017, they also haven't picked up a win yet. Andy Edwards answers if it's time to panic yet?

Jayhawk Insider: March 14, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the KU men's basketball team enters the NCAA tournament as a No. 1 seed, the football team begins spring practice and much more.

High School Roundup: March 10, 2017

Leif Lisec and Brad Porter take you around the KC metro area for some of the best high school sports highlights!

March 10, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Damien Daniels

Carrying the Hogan Prep Rams to the State Semifinals with a 32-point performance in the Quarterfinals.

Jayhawk Insider: March 9, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the men's basketball team is preparing for the post-season, the KU baseball coach reaches a milestone and much more.

#RockChalkTV: March 8, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer's special guest is quarterback Carter Stanley.

Lee's Summit West vs Lee's Summit North

3/3/17 - In this boys high school basketball game, the Lee's Summit West Titans (22-2) square off against the Lee's Summit North Broncos (13-11).

High School Roundup: March 3, 2017

Postseason high school basketball is here, join us on the High School Roundup for all of the weekend's action!

March 3, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

Belton vs Lee's Summit Girls

3/3/17 - In this girls high school basketball game, the Belton Pirates (15-11) take on the Lee's Summit Tigers (12-13).

KSHSAA Wrestling Recap

Kyle Haas recaps all of the action from the Sunflower State's Wrestling Championships.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Corbin Nirschl

This Basehor-Linwood Senior just ended a four-year career that Bobcats of the future will struggle to improve on. Dave Stewart with the recent State Champion.

What to do with K-State, Missouri

Blair Kerkhoff discusses the chances that both Kansas State and Missouri bring their Men's Basketball coaches back.

Royals Social Media

The Royals love to stay in-touch with their fans, through whatever medium. Rackel Kilmer reports from Royals Spring Training.

Shane Ray

The former Bishop Miege standout and Mizzou Defensive Lineman, Shane Ray talks on his time with the Broncos and his charity work in Kansas City.

Stephen Paterson

The Missouri Comets are back in the playoffs, thanks to the play of Goalkeeper, Stephen Paterson.

Morgan Byrn

The heart of the order and the center of the action is exactly were UMKC's Shortstop wants to be at.

Jayhawk Insider: March 2, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we look back at Senior Night that had its share of laughs and some tears. The women look ahead to their postseason tournament, and some all-time great performances by the swim and dive team.

Sporting KC Season Preview

Brad Porter and Andy Edwards look at what the 2017 season could be for SKC.

SKC vs. D. C. United Preview

The new MLS season starts off this Saturday and Brad Porter and Andy Edwards look at what this match means to Sporting.

Royals Rotation 2017

Brad Porter tries to piece together the starting rotation for the upcoming season.

What Does K-State Do Now?

Kevin Lockett speaks with Dave Stewart about what Kansas State will do to fill the void left when their Athletic Director returned to Tennessee.

#RockChalkTV: March 1 , 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU coach Kenny Perry.

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Blue Valley North Boys

2/24/17 - In this boys high school basketball game, the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (16-3) take on the Blue Valley North Mustangs (13-6).

High School Roundup: February 24, 2017

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Leif Lisec reca all the basketball action along with a full week of wrestling!

Highlights: February 24, 2017

Check out all the high school basketball action from this weekend!

St Thomas Aquinas vs. Blue Valley North Girls

2/24/17 - In this girls high school basketball game, the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (16-3) face off against the Blue Valley North Mustangs (14-5).

MSHSAA Wrestling Recap

Kyle Haas breaks down all the action from Missouri State High School Wrestling in Columbia.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Ryan Downing

After breaking a State Record in Topeka, Ryan Downing cemented his legacy at Bonner Springs.

Jayhawk Insider: February 23, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we talk to KU Head Coach Bill Self about the Jayhawks making history by clinching a share of their 13th consecutive Big XII title, we take a look at the swimming and diving team as they are headed to the Big XII Championship, and finally a preview of a very young starting lineup as baseball season is about to start.

#RockChalkTV: February 22, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by Jackie Georgoulis inside Rock Chalk Park.

Rush on Jersey Retirement

Wednesday night, Brandon Rush will have his jersey retired at halftime of Kansas' game against TCU. He spoke with the media ahead of Wednesday.

Lightfoot, Self Preview TCU

Kansas previews their conference match-up with Texas Christian.

Eric Hosmer Sit Down

Brad Porter recently caught up with the Royals All-Star first baseman at Spring Training.

Wendell Barnhouse on Kansas

Kennetra Pulliams caught up with the former anchor of the Big 12 Digital Network to discuss Kansas' chances on winning their thirteenth straight Big 12 basketball title.

February 17, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

Dion Clisso Remembers Eric Driskell

The Managing Editor of PrepsKC.com was with Coach Driskell when he was hospitalized, he shares his fondest memories of the Blue Valley coach to Mick Shaffer.

High School Roundup: February 17, 2017

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Leif Lisec take us through high school hoops and remember a coach who passed away too soon.

Lee's Summit West vs Park Hill

2/17/17 - In this boys high school basketball game, the Lee's Summit West Titans (19-2) face off against the Park Hill Trojans (18-4).

HyVee Athlete of the Week: Kearney Swimming

The trio of Bulldogs Swimmers were double-winners at the Suburban Conference meet and are ready for more success at State.

Royals Off-Season

An emotional off-season for the Royals continues on to the first day of player arrivals at Spring Training.

Position Players Arrive

Brad Porter and Rachel Kilmer catch up with Royals Players arriving to start Spring Training.

Dorsey Addresses QB Situation

The Chiefs General Manager spoke on the potential of adding Tony Romo from the Cowboys.

College Basketball Preview

Kennetra Pulliams and Stan Weber preview the weekend slate for Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri.

Jayhawk Insider: February 16, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we take a look back at the KU's incredible comeback last week in Allen Field House, a pair of former teammates who now team up to help coach, we look at the fantastic start the softball team is off to and much more.

Travis Wood Joins Royals

The worst kept secret over the past few weeks has been Kansas City adding another arm to their arsenal. Rachel Kilmer explores what this added depth means for the Royals.

Tiffany Davenport

Blue Springs South's guard made history when she hit the 1,000-point mark in her Jaguar career, however, she was only the second in her family to accomplish it. Kennetra Pulliams describes how Tiffany's sister's coaching from afar has helped her out.

Kyle Zimmer in Royals Camp

Brad Porter looks at the great unknown in the Royals' former first round pick.

Jordan Lathon

One of the top juniors in the Midwest has impressive jump shot, but an even more impressive sneaker collection.

Jen Harvey

Staley High School's do-everything girl: A State Softball Champion, 1,000 career point club and a perfect ACT score for this Falcon Senior.

#RockChalkTV: February 15, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU football offensive lineman Jayson Rhodes!

Whit Merrifield at Fan Fest

After bursting onto the scene for the Royals, Whit Merrifield is ready for a more permanent stay in Kansas City.

Royals Camp Report

Brad Porter and Rachel Kilmer recap the first day of Royals Spring Training.

West Virginia at Kansas Recap

The Jayhawks miraculous Monday night comeback has given Kansas a substantial lead in the Big 12 Conference regular season title.

Gurley on Kansas

The Jayhawks' color analyst, Greg Gurley, breaks down the improbable come-from-behind win over West Virginia.

Chiefs Coaching Carousel

New position changes and shake-ups in the Kansas City coaching staff, but what does it mean? Leif Lisec and Danan Hughes break it down.

St. James vs Bishop Miege Boys

2/10/17 - In this boys high school basketball game, the St James Thunder (9-4) square off against the Bishop Miege Stags (14-1).

High School Roundup: February 10, 2017

Kennetra Pulliams and Brad Porter give you all the highlights and action from this weekend's high school basketball games!

February 10, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

St James vs Bishop Miege

2/10/17 - In this girls high school basketball game, the St. James Thunder (4-10) take on the Bishop Miege Stags (12-3)!

Oak Grove Wrestling 17 in '17

The most successful Wrestling program in Missouri for the past three decades is on the eve of another milestone. Rachel Kilmer goes through the history and future of Panther Wrestling.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Mitchell Ballock

This Eudora standout Senior has been appointment-making hoops for the past four years, but does he have one final push for the Cardinals this year?

Remy Abrought

More than just a Hurlder for the Kangaroo's Track team, Remy brings out beauty in other art forms. Dave Stewart has her story.

Matt Strahm at Fan Fest

A pleasant surprise for Kansas City in 2016, this Royals pitcher can challenge for a spot in the rotation this year.

Raytown Boys Basketball

The Blue Jays are never far removed from their talent taking off for a deep postseason run and this year's Raytown squad may be poised for just that.

Chiefs GM John Dorsey

The Chiefs General Manager fields questions from the media on Thursday on a variety of things effecting Kansas City this off-season.

College Hoops Preview

Kennetra Pulliams and Stan Weber look ahead to the weekend of games for Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri.

Jayhawk Inisder: February 9, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we take a look a the KU men's basketball team after their win against rival Kansas State. Now, they head into Texas Tech, as we also check in with the KU track & field and swimming & diving teams!

Bill Self Reflects on Kansas' Tough Stretch

After a slate of brutal games for the Jayhawks, Head Coach Bill Self looks at how Kansas survived it and what one play stood out to him.

Royals Add Jason Hammel

Kansas City adds depth to their starting rotation as Jason Hammel joins the Royals from Chicago.

Nico Hernandez

As an Olympic Bronze Medalist in Rio, Nico Hernandez returns to the Silver Gloves Championships where he started his winning ways.

Nathan Karns at Fan Fest

While fans were sad to see Jarrod Dyson get traded away, meet the pitcher they received in return, Nathan Karns.

#RockChalkTV: February 8, 2017

Mick Shaffer brings us a football signing day edition of #RockChalkTV!

Drew Butera at Fan Fest

The Royals catcher speaks about what the off-season has been like for him.

Emil Ozoria

Avila has a standout hurdler who recently showcased his skills in Lawrence.

Holly Rowe on Upcoming Schedule

ESPN's sideline reporter shares her thoughts on the schedule ahead for Kansas.

Sunflower Showdown Recap

Kennetra Pulliams takes a look back at Kansas' most recent win in Manhattan.

High School Roundup: February 3, 2017

Join Leif Lisec and Kennetra Pulliams as they take you through some of the best high school basketball this weekend!

Highlights: February 3, 2017

Check out some of the highlights from high school basketball this weekend!

Park Hill South vs. Raytown

2/3/17 - In this boys high school basketball game, the Park Hill South Panthers (14-5) face off against the Raytown Bluejays (13-3).

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Ochai Agbaji

This Junior Guard has been taking over games for the Northmen and he doesn't plan to let up anytime soon. Brad Porter reports from the Northland.

Park Pirates Volleyball

The men's volleyball team is a national power and is building to improve upon that. Brad Porter reports from the Northland.

Moore on Yost, Life Away From Baseball

Royals General Manager, Dayton Moore, shared his thoughts on the team's most successful manager in team history and their relationship.

Eric Hosmer at Fan Fest

The Royals All-Star first baseman speaks about the loss of teammate Yordano Ventura, what the off-season has been like and previews the World Baseball Classic.

Area College Basketball Previews

Blair Kerkhoff of The Kansas City Star breaks down the upcoming weekend slate of games for Kansas and Kansas State.

Jayhawk Insider: February 2, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we take a look at the KU men's and women's basketball teams with the men coming off of a big win against Kentucky We also look at the new KU tennis facilities!

#RockChalkTV: February 1, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer talks tennis with Nina Khmelnitckaia.

Mike Moustakas at Fan Fest

The Royals third baseman spoke at Fan Fest about returning from a season-ending injury in 2016 and the recent loss of Yordano Ventura.

Starling's Time?

Royals General Manager, Dayton Moore, spoke to Dave Stewart on the opportunity the former 5th overall pick has to crack into the Majors this year.

Chiefs Offseason Checklist

With the departure of members of the Chiefs staff and free agency, Rich Baldinger looks at what Kansas City should do this offseason.

Building KC's Depth

Royals General Manager, Dayton Moore, shares his thoughts on what depth can showcase itself this year.

Colon Remembers Ventura

The Kansas City infielder spoke at Royals Fan Fest about the recent loss of Yordano Ventura.

Zach Schneider, NWMSU Basketball

The Bearcats are the top-ranked team in NCAA Division II and are steamrolling to a Football-Basketball National Title double-dip for the school year.

Rockhurst Women's Basketball

Last year, Rockhurst University turned heads just by having a winning season. This season, the Hawks are already setting their sights higher.

High School Roundup: January 27, 2017

In this edition of High School Roundup, Mick Shaffer and Kennetra Pulliams recap rivalry week in high school basketball and wrestling!

January 27, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

Shawnee Mission South vs. Shawnee Mission West Basketball

1/27/17 - In our Hy-Vee Game of the Week, the Shawnee Mission South Raiders (5-6) take on the Shawnee Mission West Vikings (5-6) in a boys basketball game.

Shawnee Mission South vs. Shawnee Mission West

1/27/17 - Shawnee Mission South faces off against Shawnee Mission West in this high school wrestling match.

HyVee Athlete of the Week: Cody Phippen

The Platte County Junior is focused on taking home another State Title, after claiming a Class 3 crown last Winter. Brad Porter finds out how this Pirate wrestler is working each day to get better.

Shawnee Mission South Hall of Fame Night

Dave Stewart explains the impact the 8th annual Shawnee Mission South Hall of Fame night has had on previous individuals recognized and who is getting that honor this year.

Sam Disette

A State Champion Mustang Swimmer continues to make waves en route to another title. Kennetra Pulliams reports.

Jayhawks fall at West Virginia

Rachel Kilmer recaps Kansas' fourth-straight loss in Morgantown.

Big 12/SEC Challenge

Stan Weber previews the weekend in College Basketball for Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri.

Moore on the 2017 Royals

Royals General Manager, Dayton Moore shares his thoughts on what moves may take place for Kansas City and how he views the 2017 team.

Meet Colton Storm

Get to know Sporting Kansas City's recent draft pick and newest defender.

Jayhawk Insider: January 26, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the KU men's basketball team faces Kentucky after a tough loss to West Virginia. Also, the indoor track team gains national ranks and we go in-depth with one of the female tennis players!

#RockchalkTV: January 25, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU volleyball player Addie Barry!

Remembering Yordano Ventura

Brad Porter recaps the life and career of the standout Royals pitcher.

Dominican Republic Conditions

Mick Shaffer spoke about his previous experience in the Dominican Republic and the life that many baseball players go through to make their life better.

Les Norman on Yordano Ventura

The former Royals outfielder shares his thoughts on the passing of the 25-year-old Dominican pitcher.

Dayton Moore on Royals Rotation

Prior to the tragic loss of Yordano Ventura, the Royals General Manager spoke with Dave Stewart about what things could look like in 2017.

Winnetonka Wrestling Invitational

Watch the 46th annual Winnetonka Wrestling Invitational, held on January 21, 2017.

High School Roundup: January 20, 2017

This week, Mick Shaffer and Brad Porter recap all the high school basketball action from Friday.

January 20, 2017 Highlights

Check out some of the best high school action from around the Kansas City metro area!

Park Hill South vs. Rock Bridge

1/20/17 - In this boys high school basketball game, the Park Hill South Panthers (12-4) square off against the Rock Bridge Bruins (10-3).

Liberty North vs. North Kansas City

1/20/17 - Our Hy-Vee Game of the Week features the Liberty North Eagles (8-6) visiting the North Kansas City Hornets (11-5) in this boys high school basketball game.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Ali Vigil

This sharpshooting freshman guard buried 6 three-pointers last week en route to a 25-point night and another Piper win. Brad Porter checks out what's making this young Pirate so successful.

Area College Basketball Previews

Blair Kerkhoff previews the upcoming weekend in College Basketball for Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri.

First Duffy, Now Who?

The Royals have extended Danny Duffy to be with the team long-term. Les Norman answers who will be next for the Royals to extended.

Olathe West has a Football Coach

The school hasn't even opened it's doors and won't play a Varsity schedule this year, but they do have a leader in T.J. O'Neil.

Jayhawk Insider: January 19, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, we preview the KU men's basketball team as they prepare for Texas. We also look at the KU women's basketball team and their upcoming tilt against TCU!

Royals, Duffy Commit For Future

Royals Pitcher Danny Duffy signs a 5-year extension to stay in Kansas City. Brad Porter and Les Norman break down what it means moving forward for KC.

Kansas at Iowa State Recap

Mick Shaffer looks at the unsung heroes for the Jayhawks that came up big on the road for Kansas.

Bill Self Recaps Iowa State

Kansas' Head Coach sits down with Brian Hanni to recap the Jayhawks' big win in Ames on Monday.

#RockchalkTV: January 18, 2016

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU track and field star Tre Daniels!

Center's Swarm

The boys basketball team from Center is showcasing a collection of talent that could challenge for the Final Four in Class 4 come March.

Pint's Progress

After being a top five selection in June's MLB Draft, St. Thomas Aquinas alum Riley Pint speaks about his first year as a professional baseball player.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Madi McAvoy

This Raiders hoopster is making an impact on the court and in the classroom at SM South, Brad Porter reports.

Expect Change With KSHSAA

Mick Shaffer speaks with Sam McDowell of the Kansas City Star as they discuss the probable classification changes proposed for Kansas high school activities.

High School Roundup: January 13, 2017

This week, Mick Shaffer takes you around the Kansas City metro region to highlight the best in high school athletics.

Jayhawk Insider: January 5, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the men's basketball team is off to a hot start, the women's basketball team is facing a tough first half of the season, and the season never ends for the football team.

Jayhawk Insider: January 13, 2017

In this edition of Jayhawks Insider, we take a look at the KU men's basketball team along with a former women's player turned broadcaster. Also, take a look at one of the little known sports centers!

#RockChalkTV: January 11, 2017

On this episode of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by track and field athlete Nicole Montgomery.

Blue Springs vs. Lees Summit West

1/6/17 - In this boys high school basketball game, the Blue Springs Wildcats (5-4) look to dethrone the undefeated Lee's Summit West Titans (8-0)!

Highlights: January 5, 2017

Check out some of the weekend's high school basketball highlights!

High School Roundup: January 7, 2017

Kennetra Pulliams and Mick Shaffer get 2017 started with high school basketball action as well as our Athlete of the Week!

Jacob Gilyard

A key part of the past three seasons during Barstow's run to a trio of State Title games is the primary focus of the 2017 version of the Knights. Dave Stewart catches up with this Senior leader.

Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week: Clay Lautt

This Senior Wrestler for St. James Academy captured the title of Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Texas Outlaw Tournament last weekend. Rachel Kilmer goes toe-to-toe with this Thunder Grappler in his quest for a 3rd State Title.

Tom Keegan Previews the Big 12

Lawrence Journal-World writer Tom Keegan takes a look at this year's Big 12 Conference race.

Rivalry Renewed?

The Kansas City Star's college columnist, Blair Kerkhoff, recaps the deciding and controversial call at the end of the most recent Sunflower Showdown.

#RockChalkTV: January 4, 2017

In this edition of #RockChalkTV, Mick Shaffer is joined by KU women's basketball player Jayde Christopher.

Jayhawk Insider: December 29, 2016

On this edition of Jayhawk Insider, the men's basketball team travels to TCU for their first Big 12 game. The KU women's team has won three straight and a professor finds a historic voice recording!

Fantasy Huddle: December 29, 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.