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Fox works to promote Kansas City Athletics and highlight UMKC student athletes.

Meet a Roo: Jerod Fox

Julia Kapros, Photo Editor, Social Media Manager
December 1, 2022

  Kansas City Athletics Communications Director Jerod Fox is responsible for emailing coaches and athletes, tweeting about the basketball team’s latest slam dunk and organizing teams for content creation.   Fox takes pride in being a vital piece of an ever growing organization...

Mahomes hosted an event with his 15 and The Mahomies Foundation to watch Black Panther: Wakanda Forever with individuals from the Boys and Girls Club.

15 Minutes with Mr. KC

Julia Kapros, Photo Editor, Social Media Manager
November 30, 2022

  Cameras were set up. The red carpet was out. The media was poised and ready for Patrick Mahomes, the King of Kansas City and one of the world’s best-known athletes, to make his entrance. I stood there, a 23-year-old college student, holding my camera and ready to let loose...

Cody Tapp

Meet A Roo: Cody Tapp

Karine Robinson, Writer
November 8, 2022

Before Cody Tapp lent his voice to 610 Sports Radio, UMKC communications professor Peter Morello saw something unique in the UMKC alumni.      “Cody was a leader, both free-spirited and had such a high capacity for discipline,” Morello said. “I knew that he...

Kansas City Mens Soccer Victorious Final Home Game

Kansas City Men’s Soccer Victorious Final Home Game

Julia Kapros, Photography Editor
November 6, 2022

Kansas City Men's Soccer team celebrate their victory win 2-0 against St. Thomas on Senior Night.

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