It's game time, are you ready?

The Varsity Kansas City podcast brings together a handful of veteran high school sports writers to feature suburban Kansas City's high school football teams. Each week, the panel will preview the full slate of games featuring teams in the Greater Kansas City Suburban Conference, as well as Summit Christian Academy, St. Michael's Academy, Odessa and Oak Grove high schools. Additionally, the show will include interviews and features on individuals from the area football teams. 

The panel includes: Nick Parker, Link 2 Lee's Summit; Thom Hanranhan, Courier-Tribune; Cody Thorn, Platte County Citizen; Brent Kalwai, Jackson County Advocate; Fred Liggett, Lee's Summit Tribune; and Troy Chrisman, formerly of the Examiner and the Lee's Summit Journal.

New shows will be posted each Thursday throughout the football season. Listen at or subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Google Play or your favorite podcast app.

Teams covered in this show include:

  • Belton

  • Blue Springs

  • Blue Springs South

  • Fort Osage

  • Grain Valley

  • Grandview

  • Kearney

  • Lee’s Summit

  • Lee’s Summit North

  • Lee’s Summit West

  • Liberty

  • Liberty North

  • North Kansas City

  • Oak Grove

  • Oak Park

  • Odessa Park Hill South

  • Park Hill

  • Platte County

  • Raymore-Peculiar

  • Raytown

  • Raytown South

  • Ruskin

  • Smithville

  • Staley

  • St. Joseph Centeral

  • Truman

  • William Chrisman

  • Winnetonka