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Week 6 — It's all about momentum

Week 6 — It's all about momentum

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. There’s a running back named CJ Price… Seriously, can anyone slow this kid down? Through five games, his stat line reads like this: 153 carries, 1,502 yards, 19 touchdowns. As they do each week, the panel takes a look at each of the suburban matchups and lets you know what to look forward to in this week’s varsity action. And listen all the through to find out this week’s winner of the Thom Hanrahan Specialist of the Week award.

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 7 Bonus — NKC Head Coach Leon Douglas

Week 7 Bonus — NKC Head Coach Leon Douglas

Week 5 Bonus: Live from Blue Springs/Blue Springs South

Week 5 Bonus: Live from Blue Springs/Blue Springs South