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Gore hopes to be running with Royals again in postseason

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If there's one guy you'd think can't wait for September and October to come around, it's Royals outfielder Terrance Gore. Gore was the Royals' secret weapon last season after September callups and in the postseason. Read More »

Caribbean Series prepares Pena for upcoming season

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From the World Series in October to the Caribbean Series earlier in February, it's been a memorable few months for Royals backup catcher Francisco Pena. Read More »

Sexual assault charge filed in Nebraska against Iowa politician dropped

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Sexual assault charges filed in Nebraska against an Iowa politician have been dropped. The charges against 69-year-old Donald Brantz of Mineola, Iowa were originally filed following an incident in Bellevue, Nebraska on October 10, 2014. Brantz was accused of inappropriately touching a woman and allegedly threatened to choke her. Brantz maintained he was innocent of […] Read More »

Streak to AL pennant defined 2014 for Royals

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What can be said about the 2014 Kansas City Royals that can even attempt to put into words what America saw throughout October? Ned Yost's plucky bunch emerged as a tight-knit, rapidly improving baseball team with one common goal and one nasty bullpen ... Read More »

Past Meetings a harbinger of Royals moves to come

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Wednesday at the Winter Meetings brought about more conversations and more confidence that the Royals will eventually be successful in landing a bat or two and a starting pitcher, the needs that they've outlined very clearly since the end of October. Read More »

Courageous coming out by Royals employee

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Inspired by Kansas City's magical October bond, Royals employee Matt Schulte came out to the world. Read More »

Pattersons Named October Students of the Month

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The NCHS Students of the Month for October, 2014 have been announced. Congratulations to Raenee Patterson and Cale Patterson!! Read More »

Girls 6th at State; Griffith, Patterson Medal

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On Friday, October 31, the Class 3A State Cross Country Championships were held at Rim Rock Farm outside of Lawrence. Competing for the Bluejays were the Girls team and Cale Patterson and Ryan Thrailkill on the Boys side. The girls were able to earn 6t... Read More »

Loyal Royal Sweeney cherishes connection to club

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Although Mike Sweeney doesn't feel any pangs watching the Royals make their frenetic push through October, it does serve as a reminder that he wasn't able to do the same with the organization when he was in uniform. In that respect he's glad to be cont... Read More »

Unfazed by stage, Finnegan weathering first October

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Self-confidence. Not cockiness, but self-confidence. That's what the good pitchers bring to the mound. They believe they can get hitters out. They believe the guy with the bat in his hand is trying to take food off their table. Self-confidence is what ... Read More »

Jays Qualify for State Cross Country

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On Saturday, October 25, the NCHS Team traveled to Cimarron to compete in the Class 3A Regional Cross Country Meet. On a unseasonably hot day, the Lady Jays were able to finish 2nd overall and qualified as a team for the State Meet. The Boys finished i... Read More »

Statcast: Cain robs Pence of extra bases

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Lorenzo Cain has spent much of this postseason flying all over the outfield to take hits away from opposing batters. He added another clip to his October highlight reel on Sunday night, in Game 5 of the World Series, helping to keep the Royals close in... Read More »

Shields did his part in getting Royals to World Series

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James Shields' performance this October wasn't the kind any pitcher dreams about, but the right-hander, whose time in Kansas City may soon be over, accomplished what he was acquired to do. Read More »

Royals’ bats tied in knots by Bumgarner

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Ahead in the count with a man on first base and two outs in the top of the first inning Sunday night, Royals cleanup man Eric Hosmer got a hittable fastball from Giants ace Madison Bumgarner. He took a healthy cut from his powerful left-handed stance a... Read More »

Key 1985 Royals gather at Negro Leagues Museum

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Whether a team is a consistent contender or one that has endured several angst-ridden decades trying to get to the postseason, nearly every club has a healthy list of Hall of Fame-caliber players and at least a few unforgettable October moments. On Wed... Read More »