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New England Patriots hand Kansas City first loss of season

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

The New England Patriots handed Patrick Mahomes, quarterback, and the Kansas City Chiefs their first season loss in an exciting 40-43 Sunday Night game on Oct. 14. Harrison Butker, Chiefs kicker, started the game off by making...

Defense steps up in Kansas City Chiefs’ win over Jacksonville Jaguars

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

The Kansas City Chiefs keep on rolling after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-14 at home on Sunday, Oct. 7 thanks to an elevated defensive effort by the Chiefs. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs quarterback, got Kansas City on the bo...

Sports affect mental health

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2018

Filed under Sports

The start of the school year also signals the start of football season. It can also mean more stress for students initially as they are accustomed to a school-less summer schedule. Sports like football can add on to that stress,...

Mahomes leads Chiefs in late game drive to win against Broncos

Tristan Allen, Editor

October 3, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

The Kansas City Chiefs rallied for a comeback win after being down 10 points in the fourth quarter on an Oct. 1 Monday Night Football matchup against the Denver Broncos. The Broncos started the game off with a 42-yard field...

Penalties hurt 49ers in Chiefs’ home opener win

Tristan Allen, Editor

September 25, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

Penalties by the San Francisco 49ers was the main factor behind the Kansas City Chiefs’ 38-27 win in their home opener. The Chiefs scored on all of their drives in the first half. Kareem Hunt, running back, put the Chiefs up on the ...

Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs win first game in Pittsburgh since 1987

Tristan Allen, Editor

September 21, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

Patrick Mahomes, quarterback, did what Alex Smith, previous Chiefs quarterback, never could do: beat the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road, 42-37. The last time the Chiefs won in Pittsburgh was December 21, 1987. There were six games i...

Tyreek Hill leads Chiefs to win season opener against Chargers

Tristan Allen, Editorial board

September 14, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

Tyreek Hill, wide receiver, put on quite the show in the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2018 regular season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers, winning 38-28. The Chargers started out the game going 3 plays and out, thanks to the...

Royals continue struggles in lost season

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

September 7, 2018

Filed under Sports

The 2018 season has not gotten any better for the Kansas City Royals. Less than three years removed from a World Series championship, the Royals now have the second-worst record in MLB at 46-93, as of September 7. If they keep up ...

Chiefs end preseason on high note against Green Bay

Tristan Allen, Editorial board

September 4, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

The Kansas City Chiefs’ backups shined in their last preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, winning the game 33-26. None of Kansas City’s offensive or defensive starters played in this last game, as they were prepar...

Chiefs lose to Bears because of bad defense, even worse rushing offense

Tristan Allen, Editorial Board

August 30, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

An embarrassing defensive effort and an abysmal rushing offense were mainly to blame for the Kansas City Chiefs’ 20-27 road loss to the Chicago Bears Saturday, Aug. 25. What makes the loss even harder for the Chiefs was the...

Tracksters qualify for state at regional meet

Staff

May 22, 2018

Filed under Sports

The girls track team earned a regional championship at the 6A regional track and field competition Friday, May 18, at Blue Valley High School, and the boys team placed fourth. Many of the team members qualified to compete at...

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