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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 »

Sundberg remembers Royals’ 1985 championship season

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Jim Sundberg's memory of where his World Series ring is may be a little hazy, but he still vividly recalls the events of October 1985. That was when the Royals played in their last World Series, and Sundberg played a significant role in bringing home t... Read More »

Royals’ machine built to perform in October

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As baseball has changed over the past half-decade or so, it seems that the formula for winning in October may have changed, as well. And if that is in fact the case, then the best example is the American League champion Royals. Read More »

History indicates extended layoff won’t hinder Royals

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The story of the 2014 playoffs -- at least on the American League side of things -- has been the utter dominance of the Kansas City Royals. But might the Royals be a victim of their own October success? Read More »

Statcast: A groundbreaking look at top LCS plays

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With Statcast, a new tracking technology that measures player movement all over the field, we have access to player data that we never had before, and it's changing the way we've been able to analyze this memorable October. Read More »

Royals lean on Cain to forge 2-0 ALCS advantage

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It yet was another gripping, spectacular night of October baseball at Camden Yards on Saturday, as the Royals once again had to go to the wire to defeat the Orioles, 6-4, to take a 2-0 lead back home in the American League Championship Series. Read More »

Royals, O’s set to begin throwback ALCS

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They're two teams with rich histories and passionate followings, yet they haven't played deep into October since a current generation of fans was in preschool, if even that. That leads you to believe we're in for a refreshing and entertaining American ... Read More »