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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Field of Dreams
Photos and article about HNTB, formerly known under individual names Howard Needles Tammen & Bergendoff. One of the three firms that shaped sports facility design throughout the world.
Five for the Fans
June 10, 2011
Pictures and some statistics of the five sports stadiums in the Kansas City area including Arrowhead Stadium, Kauffman Stadium, Kansas Speedway, Sprint Center, and Livestrong Sporting Park. No article....
Photos and information on football in the Kansas City and surrounding areas, including the Kansas City Chiefs professional team and the Kansas University college team, etc.
Football: Marty's Law
Photos and biographical article about Marty Schottenheimer, head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team since 1989 and in his final season here in 1999.
Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Nation yet Are Largely Forgotten by Subsequent Generations
One page of illustration and one page of text about Jim the Wonder Dog from Missouri, "known to correctly predict sports and political outcomes" and win hunting contests.
Fountains, Splash and Spectacle: Water and Design from the Renaissance to the Present
Photos and descriptions of the J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain on the Country Club Plaza and the Royals Stadium Fountain at the Truman Sports Complex.
Highlights of the sports career of Frank White, a star baseball player for the Kansas City Royals from the 1970s to the 1990s.
Funkhouser Backs Bannister Project
December 13, 2007
Article about the mayor's support of TIF for the $949 million Three Trails redevelopment plan for Bannister Mall. The former mall and adjacent Benjamin Plaza shopping center will be demolished to be replaced...
G.O.A.T. Means Gets Only a Third
August 23, 2004
Review of Maurice Greene, from Kansas City, Kansas, and his placing third in the Olympics. He won his first world championship in 1997, and set the world record in 1999, and won the gold at the 2000 Olypmics....
Game On: Greater Kansas City Sports Businesses Spend Their Time Juggling Competition, Revenue and Costs
Photos and article about the history of professional sports teams and their business aspects in Greater Kansas City from the 1960s to the present-day's "fledgling Kansas City Knights of the American Basketball...
View from south of garden pool at the Clyde E. McBride Residence, 6344 Indian Lane. McBride was a sports editor for the Kansas City Star.
Garmin Finds a Sure Way to Success
May 15, 2007
The top company in the Kansas City Star's Star 50 list is Garmin Ltd. The Olathe-based company manufactures navigation gear, and the CEO is Min Kao who emigrated from Taiwan in 1976 and co-founded, with...
Gateway Boxing Legend Remains a 'Knock-Out'
May 16-22, 2008
Article highlights the life and legacy of Arrington "Bubble" Klice, former owner and coach of the Gateway Boxing Club. Klice trained amateur boxers from 1936 to 1978 and was involved with the Golden Gloves...
Gear for Sports
Gear for Sports is "one of the nation's leading producers of customized sportswear." With world headquarters in Lenexa, it sells T-shirts, sweatshirts, etc. bearing school and athletic team logos to colleges...
Highlights of the sports career of George Brett, a star baseball player for the Kansas City Royals from the 1970s to the 1990s and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
George Brett: Anywhere He Swings His Bat Is Home
Biographical article about Kansas City Royals baseball star George Brett and his sports accomplishments and national celebrity status, also describing his experiences in the World Series, with photos.
Biography of George Toma, the world's foremost expert on groundskeeping for athletic fields and the groundskeeper of the Truman Sports Complex.
Article about Kansas City Star sports reporter Gib Twyman's prostate cancer and some of Kansas City's health care services in place to battle the disease of cancer.
Go-To- Player: HNTB's Expertise Runs Far and Wide, Like Its Business Reach
June 1-7, 2007
A short feature article on HNTB located at 715 Kirk Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. This engineering/architectural company was founded here in 1914 and is known for its work in transportation, bridges,...
Going to Bat for a Downtown Ballpark
November 19, 2004
The defeated Bistate II tax plan made way for the Downtown Council to officially announce its support for a ballpark in the downtown area. The article looks at the plans, obstacles, and a couple proposed...
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