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HS Preview: Wichita South

Posted: 11:22 PM - WICHITA, Kan. -- South High head coach Kevin Steiner has had back to back 1-8 seasons to start his campaign with the Titans, but the amount of players he has is increasing.

Royals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1

Posted: 10:55 PM - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

Athlete of the Week: Zach Thomas

Posted: 6:16 PM - WICHITA, Kan. -- You can probably find most 9 year-olds at a local playground looking forward to their next field trip. But for Zach Thomas, he's at Wichita Airstrike training for a trip to Italy.

Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

Posted: 5:42 PM - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota.

HS Preview: Goddard Eisenhower

Posted: 08/26/2014 - Goddard Eisenhower opens the season September 5th against the Andover Trojans. After a 2-7 season, the Tigers look for improvement with the most leadership on the offensive line and defensive side of the ball.

Thunder release 2014-15 schedule

Posted: 2:20 PM - The Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League, powered by Toyota, announced today their 2014-15 regular season schedule, which will feature a stand-alone home opener on Saturday, October 25th against the defending champion Allen Americans.

Gordon's 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

Posted: 08/26/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

Posted: 08/26/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a distinct possibility with the start of the regular season just a week away.

Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

Posted: 08/25/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

K-State could use running back by committee

Posted: 08/25/2014 - The graduations of three-year starter John Hubert and longtime backup Robert Rose have left a massive void for the Wildcats in the offensive backfield.

Chiefs announce first round of cuts

Posted: 08/25/2014 - The Kansas City Chiefs announced Monday the release of 11 players. Additionally, the team has placed safety Sanders Commings on injured reserve.

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