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By Celisa Calacal  For the second year in a row, Kansas City Chiefs fans will descend on downtown to celebrate a Super Bowl win and show some love to their favorite players. The parade and celebration are slated for Wednesday, Feb. 14...
By Greg Echlin  Kansas City groundskeeping legend George Toma made a big splash at last year’s Super Bowl, when the Chiefs won their third in franchise history. But the field conditions in Arizona made headlines in all the wrong ways. This...
By Dylan Lysen The Kansas City Chiefs are back in the Super Bowl, and extra excitement surrounding Taylor Swift has Kansas sports bettors again wagering millions of dollars on their local team to win. But all that excitement and gambling may...
By Savannah Hawley-Bates, Isabella Luu  How much would you pay to see the making of a dynasty? Tickets to Super Bowl LVIII, where the Chiefs will once again face off against the San Francisco 49ers, are the most expensive in history. Fans...
A Lenexa family that's held Kansas City Chiefs season tickets for 55 years has hopes for another championship. "I think the Chiefs are going to do pretty good in this and I think they'll win," said Jim Waechter. He even has...
Prairiefire in southern Overland Park will be the new home of the first-ever permanent College Baseball Hall of Fame. State and local leaders, as well as representatives from the College Baseball Foundation which oversees the Hall of Fame, announced the...
On Monday, Olathe resident Colby Rainey woke up to a surge of unexpected attention. A video of Rainey, a lifelong Chiefs fan, jokingly positioning a fan to force the Buffalo Bills's kicker to miss a potentially game-tying field goal in...
This past Friday’s football game was no ordinary contest for two coaches of Blue Valley Northwest and Blue Valley Southwest. The in-district matchup has become something of a family tradition for BV Southwest head coach Anthony Orrick and BV Northwest...
Blue Valley students at all five high schools will face off in an online sports tournament Friday evening. High school students from across the Blue Valley School District will compete in the district's Esports competition. The tournament is already attracting college...
Blue Valley North High's varsity swimmers took home a state championship title last weekend.  The boys' varsity team won the Kansas Class 6A boys swimming team title — the team's first state title since 2014.  https://twitter.com/TheKurle/status/1627010344647360512?cxt=HHwWgIC86bjSppQtAAAA The team scored 268 points in...
Rising stomach flu cases have caused a spike in absences and sport-related cancellations at Blue Valley. Officials say the district has seen a high number of illness-related absences recently, amid winter outbreaks of the flu and norovirus in the county. Most recently, this...
Blue Valley North girls basketball coach Ann Fritz recently hit a major career milestone. The latest: Fritz, who has been coaching at BV North for nearly three decades, notched her 600th career win earlier this month. Key quote: "It's not about...