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\The progression was slow at Leavenworth High School's first varsity volleyball practice of the season.The players started practicing spiking by standing on a table and receiving a feed from head coach Ashley Rogers. Next, the table was removed and Rogers fed players the ball from the other side of the net. Finally, she removed herself from the drill, letting a setter hit the balls to the individual players.Much like the first drill of practice, Rogers said the Pioneers...

Updated Aug 21, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Flanking University of Saint Mary head cross country coach David Dominguez as he sits at his desk Wednesday afternoon are two walls lined with the most successful athletes USM has seen in cross country and track and field.

Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 4:19 PM

School has started and with that comes new supplies and the beginning of sports. This is also the best time to invest in a sport bottle to keep our kids, and ourselves, hydrated while out on the field or just for our daily...

Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 10:12 AM

As Leavenworth High School football players headed to the Pioneer Field sideline Tuesday night for a water break, a few stayed back and watched.After an outside run led to a defensive strip of the ball, the running back who let it...

Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 10:09 AM

The Immaculata High School Raiders football team began practice Monday, following uncertainty surrounding the program last week.First-year Imac coach Fred Elliot said the team's future was never questioned as the beginning of fall...

Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 4:33 PM

Know your rights: Council on Aging seminar to educate on debt collectorsThe Council on Aging is scheduled to host an educational presentation, "Debt Collectors and Your Rights," from 1-2:30 p.m. Aug.

Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 11:35 AM

The world hasn't seen a successful professional dual-sport athlete since the days of Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders.But, the trend of the multi-sport athlete's fade into obscurity goes past professional and college athletics,...

Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 5:07 PM

Kansas City’s baseball team is in an enviable position so far as the races in the American League Central and second wild card are concerned.After the Royals finished a four-game series against Minnesota on Monday, the team...

Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 3:03 PM

If I were a local Catholic high school, I would be looking to field a bicycle racing team. It takes a lot fewer students to form a bicycle team than for some of the other team sports like football and basketball.Since at least some...

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Between matches at Thursday's first annual 'Pin Cancer' wrestling duel at Pioneer Field, the announcer reminded the crowd the reason for the event with a single request.He asked anyone in the crowd who had been affected or known...

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Scaffolding shadows the roof of Riverfront Community Center and fence is in place across the front entrance of the 126-year-old building.Yet amidst the $1.2 million restoration of the building's original sandstone, a banner hangs...

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