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Sophomore guard Jevin Sullivan dribbling in the paint for a layup attempt.

Men’s Basketball Schedule Released

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
June 6, 2023

  The unofficial schedule for the Kansas City Roos’ men’s basketball 2023 season reveals a slew of key games, with notable opponents like the University of Kansas.    This release comes from UMKC’s Request for Proposal to build a new sports arena across from Whole...

A look at Childrens Mercy Park.

Kansas City Shuts out Orlando at Home

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
May 1, 2023

The Kansas City Current found their first win of the young regular season against the Orlando Pride on April 23  at Children’s Mercy Park.    After a rough start to the season, the Current pulled away with a comfortable two-goal win against the Pride.    The Current...

The Kansas City Roos look to turn their season around after a rough couple of weeks.

Column: Softball’s Recent Woes

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
April 20, 2023

  After a 17-game losing streak, the faltering Roos managed a win against a Summit League rival.    Games being cut short due to run spread losses and nine shut-out losses punctuated Kansas City’s losing streak.   The Roos snapped the losing cycle against the North...

Every UMKC student can sway the future of KC on April 4th

Kansas City 6th District City Council Election

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
April 1, 2023

  All 12 city council seats–including the mayor's office–will be up for election on the April 4 primary. This primary will set the stage for the June 20 general election with new city district boundaries.    Kansas City’s district lines are changing, including the...

The Kansas City Chiefs added a potential starter in the third round.

Opinion: Kansas City’s Sports Renaissance

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
March 12, 2023

As the cool breeze flowed and the red and gold confetti filled the overcast skies, the feeling in the air was excitement. While standing at the barricade to watch the Chiefs Super Bowl parade, I could tell that Kansas City has entered the national sports stage.      Football...

The Kansas City Roos went on to play in their second tournament of the season.

Evansville Tournament Recap

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
February 26, 2023

  After a disappointing end to the Felsberg Invitational, ending 1-4, the Kansas City Roos looked to bounce back at the Evansville Tournament.    The Roos started the tournament losing 11-6 in an offensive showing against the hosts Evansville. They were hampered at the...

The Kansas City Roos went on to play in their second tournament of the season.

Softball Felsberg Invitational

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
February 19, 2023

  After a strong opening at the Felsberg Invitational, the Kansas City Roos could not maintain their momentum.    The Roos started strong by dominating Georgia State six to one. Junior pitcher Camryn Stickle led the way on the mound, pitching a complete game. They also...

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals Host Stadium Hearing

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
February 7, 2023

  The Kansas City Royals held a public hearing for the community to voice concerns over the proposed new stadium in the downtown area.      The Royals’ organization announced that the team will leave Kauffman Stadium and move after their lease is up in 2031.      The...

The Kansas City Roos went on to play in their second tournament of the season.

Softball Season Preview

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
February 5, 2023

  After a disappointing 13 wins and 34 losses in the 2022 season, the Kansas City Roos softball team looks to bounce back after an exciting offseason.      The 2022 season ended with Head Coach Kerry Shaw and Kansas City parting ways after three years at the helm.      Last...

Kansas City Roos, Mens Soccer

The Formula to Post-Season Success: Kansas City Roos’ Men’s Soccer

Gunnar Boughan, Writer
November 10, 2022

The Kansas City Roos' team improved mightily this season compared to last year. While they are young and inexperienced, the Roos’ have a chance to make a strong run this postseason. Here’s what they need to do if they want to make it deep in the Summit League Tournament.   Offense...

Kansas City Roos, Mens Soccer

Summit League Power Rankings: Men’s Soccer

Gunnar Boughan, Writer
October 2, 2022

The 2022 men's soccer season has just gotten started and there have been many impressive teams and players, while others haven't shown up. The Summit league will be competitive this year with many new transfers and freshmen, not to mention new coaches.  Denver   Dever...

Kansas City Roos, Mens Soccer, UMKC

Top Three Roos- Men’s Soccer

Gunnar Boughan, Writer
September 13, 2022

Four weeks in the season, the Kansas City Roos currently sit at a 2-3 record, as the inexperienced club is in the rebuilding process. While this team may be young, there are three players that stand out this year. Kotaro Hirokawa continues to be a key starter for the...

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