Chiefs bounce back against Oakland

The Kansas City Chiefs played two very different games against the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders. After the Steelers game, it seemed as if the Chiefs were headed on a downward slope, but the Raiders game seemingly restored hope. Against the Steelers, the defense seemed to be the biggest problem for Kansas City, especially theContinue reading “Chiefs bounce back against Oakland”

Defending world champion Royals struggle late in the season

A nine-game winning streak in Mid-August brought the Royals back into playoff contention, but a recent slump has the defending champs struggling to make up ground in the standings. After an 8-5 win over the Yankees on August 29, the Royals (74-69) have gone just 5-7, putting them a full four games behind the secondContinue reading “Defending world champion Royals struggle late in the season”

Chiefs start season with biggest comeback in franchise history

Despite a slow start and two key players sitting out, the Chiefs were still able to pull out a win. A strong offensive effort in the second half led to the largest comeback in the franchise’s history. Even though star running back Jamaal Charles sat out, the running back core stayed strong. Spencer Ware hadContinue reading “Chiefs start season with biggest comeback in franchise history”

Kansas City Sports

This piece was published in the September 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– Kansas City reestablished itself in the sports world in 2013 when Sporting Kansas City won the MLS Cup Finals. Before this, Sporting’s most recent championship was in 2000 as the KC Wizards; the Kansas City Royals most recent in 1985; andContinue reading “Kansas City Sports”

Kansas City Boosts Entertainment

This piece was published in the September 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– Many new attractions came to the Kansas City area this summer, including Scheels, Top Golf, and a Vineyard Vines store. These new attractions are adding to the already-growing popularity of Kansas City as a national city. Located at 135th & Metcalf,Continue reading “Kansas City Boosts Entertainment”