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

Just when you thought you were getting a clear picture of the Suburban Conference races. You don’t. For the second straight week, we saw a few surprising upsets and the list of unbeaten teams dwindles yet again. In addition to getting you ready for this week’s action, the panel also hands out the inaugural Hanrahan Specialist of the Week award. Here’s a hint, the trophy probably isn’t traveling the direction you think.

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