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Week 4 — The running backs are coming! The running backs are coming!

Week 4 — The running backs are coming! The running backs are coming!

Ok, so the headline this week is probably only funny to some of the parents (maybe grand-parents) and coaches. But last week’s rain-soaked fields offered a perfect opportunity to highlight a position of strength for many of the teams in the suburban areas. Before diving into this week’s slate of games, the panel takes a look at some of the rushing performances on display so far in the 2018 season.

The Varsity Kansas City panel includes:

  • Thom Hanrahan — Courier-Tribune

  • Brent Kalwei — Jackson County Advocate

  • Cody Thorn — Platte County Citizen

  • Troy Chrisman— Formerly of the Examiner and the Lee's Summit Journal

  • Fred Liggett — Lee's Summit Tribune

  • Jenna Roncelli — The Odessan/The Growler

Varsity Kansas City focuses on the following teams:

  • Belton

  • Blue Springs

  • Blue Springs South

  • Center

  • 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

Week 5 — We're at the halfway point and ain't nobody safe

Week 5 — We're at the halfway point and ain't nobody safe

Week 3 — The conference battles cometh

Week 3 — The conference battles cometh