Category: Sports

Eagles overwhelm the Cardinals

#4 Junior Running Back Vontrae Booker breaks loose for a big gain against the Grain Valley defense. Photo by R. C. Jones

Raytown South Cardinals played the Grain Valley Eagles at Markland Field at Raytown South in a semifinal game in Class 4 District 6.  The visiting Eagles defeated the Cardinals by a score of 35 to 14 to advance to the championship game against Harrisonville.   Save

Cardinals trounce Falcons

In a non-league match on Oct. 21, the Raytown South Cardinals football squad scored a big 44-6 victory over the Van Horn Falcons. The Cardinals will next face the Grain Valley Eagles in a non-league match Oct. 28. Raytown South must move on its 6-4 season record. The Eagles enter the match with a 7-3…

Bluejays defeat Eagles 44-19 in District playoffs

#14 Junior Wide Receiver Dominic Gicinto for a great catch over two Ruskin defenders that led to a Raytown Touchdown.

Ruskin Eagles football team (2-8) started with a 19-10 lead against Raytown (3-7). But the Bluejays responded with 34 unanswered points in the second half and defeated the Eagles 44-19 in the opening first round of the Class 5, District 6 playoffs. Raytown will travel to Columbia, MO in a semi-final game against Columbia Battle on…

12th annual Raytown Schools Alumni Hall of Fame weekend

St. Joe tips Raytown 36-30The crowd at last Friday’s league contest between the St. Joseph Central Indians and the host Raytown Bluejays observed Central edge Raytown by a count of 36-30. The Bluejays (2-6) will prepare for their match against Raytown South on. Oct. 13. The Cardinals enter the non-league match with a 4-4 record.…

Raytown South sneaks past Grandview

The Raytown South Cardinals nudged the visiting Grandview Bulldogs 35-22 in last Friday’s league bout. In their next game, the Cardinals face the Raytown Bluejays in non-league game on Oct. 13.  Raytown South will attempt to move on its 4-4 season record. The Bluejays have a 2-6 record after their 36-30 league loss to St.…

Raytown High varsity volleyball team wins 1st at tournament

The Raytown High School varsity volleyball team defeated 11 teams to win the William Chrisman Varsity Volleyball Tournament Sept.10. Front row, l-r: coach Nick Weinel, Ashley Stevenson, (back row, l-r) Marissa Poole, Bailey Sutherland, Skylar Moore, Laurynn Rudolph, Laisha Grimaldo, Hannah Flickner, Brittany Barnekoff, Carrie Fisher, Alisha Straws, assistant coach Sierra Oglesby, and Jenna Vickers.  …

Liberty defeats Raytown High 38-34

Photos by R.C. Jones Raytown High School senior Daquan Clark takes to the field carrying an American Flag for military appreciate night at Chitwood Stadium.   Junior running back Deon Carpenter for a big gain opposite Liberty High School this past Friday. (Jake Smirl) -Raytown High School senior QB Jake Smirl looks downfield while under…

Not one for the memory books

Raytown South falls 23 – 8 against BeltonBy Sterling L. Brown Homecoming was not the thing of memories for the Raytown South High School Cardinals football team as they lost their annual celebratory tilt versus the Belton Pirates this past week 23-8. While there were reasons to celebrate, the only memories from the field worth…

Sports Succotash vol.4

From the stands by Sterling Brown

By Sterling L. Brown The pre-snoozing I terribly dislike preseason NFL football games for many reasons. The overarching reason is because the results are largely red herrings that cloud the judgment of most every football fan about their team’s future outcome in the upcoming season.  There are meaningful snaps for many players, though they some…

Lady Jays volleyball slam Bulldogs

Raytown High School senior Brittany Barnekoff puts up a dink over a Grandview blocker during the Lady Jays match against the Bulldogs Tuesday. Raytown won the match 2 to 0, winning sets 25-11 and 25-6.

The Bluejays victorious over the Patriots 36-0

The game between Raytown High School Bluejays and Truman High School Patriots began this past Friday evening and was postponed until the following morning because of lighting. The Bluejays were victorious over the Patriots 36-0.