Jun 9, 2012
The Kansas City Star
Olympic Trials await Maurice Mitchell after 'perfect' day
It’s been a busy 10 months for Florida State and former Raytown South sprinter Maurice Mitchell.“I got married, I graduated, my wife got pregnant and I’m trying to make the Olympics,” Mitchell said.Throw a second-straight NCAA outdoor track championship in the 200 meters on the achievement list.Mitchell roared past the ... (more)
Jun 9, 2012
Matt Joyce's homer helps Rays beat Marlins 5-1
Carlos Bocanegra, Clint Dempsey and Herculez Gomez scored as the United States opened World Cup qualifying with a somewhat shaky 3-1 victory over Antigua and Barbuda on Friday night.
Tomlin, Damon lead Indians over Cardinals 6-2
Matt Joyce homered, doubled and scored three times, and the Tampa Bay Rays escaped several jams to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-1 Friday night.
Kansas City Star
Learning curve: Former Ray-South sprinter Mitchell wins two titles at NCAA meet
Tom Lester climbs to the top row at Drake Stadium opposite the finish line because he prefers the wider perspective of the 200 meters, the race that brought this bail bondsman from Kansas City to the NCAA outdoor track and field championships.On the track to his right, Maurice Mitchell shakes the tension from his legs.Until now, Lester, Raytown ...