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  • SPORTS

    Outlaws survive sweltering slugfest

    As the Lee’s Summit Outlaws’ starting pitcher and most productive hitter July 20, Hayden Bradford seemed perfectly suited to answer this question:

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    Midwest A’s move on in league playoffs

    Independence Veterans manager Vern Hasty had a message for the Midwest Athletics just before game one of their best-of-three Mid-Plains League playoff series.

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    Outlaws roll into postseason play

    With their regular-season schedule behind them, the postseason now awaits for the Lee’s Summit Outlaws. And much to Outlaws’ manager Mark Bradford’s delight, his American Legion baseball team will head into the playoffs on an uptick.

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    SCA athletes honored for academics

    Boys and girls who participated in athletics during the last school year at Summit Christian Academy were recognized at the highest academic level by Missouri State High School Activities Association.

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    Queen makes her mark in national meet

    Carlie Queen ended her high jumping season on a high note. A really high note.

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    Outlaws swing good wood in Wood Bat tournament

    For one week in July, American Legion baseball players from all over the Midwest get an opportunity to swing real lumber instead of cold metal. For many of these high-schoolers, hearing the bat crack instead of ping is a real novelty.

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    SCA football will see the light

    Summit Christian Academy has taken on all the trappings associated with a thriving high school football program: spirited cheerleaders on the sideline, enthusiastic fans in the stands and recent success on the field.

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    Hitting slump puts Midwest A’s in a slump

    Midwest Athletics manager Will Rogers has been around baseball long enough to know that solid hitting will often make up for shaky pitching.

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    Outlaws taking part in Wood Bat tournament

    The Lee’s Summit Outlaws will compete against 23 teams from five states in the 28th annual American Legion Wood Bat Invitational baseball tournament this week at Blue Springs.

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    In seven on seven, competition is key

    In the all-passing-all-the-time format of seven-on-seven football, there would seem to be little for a coach to assess besides how well is team can throw the ball. Especially on a sweltering June day far removed from that first Friday night under the lights.

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