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Jason Lamb joined FOX 4 News in August 2002. He spends his Saturdays and Sundays at FOX 4 following the stories and the games that matter the most to Kansas City sports fans.

Most normal people who have grown-up jobs go back to work on Monday. Jason looks forward to Mondays because it's the beginning of his weekend. If you ever see him out and about town, he's always wearing a ball cap -- because he looks good in a cap and because he is follicularly-challenged.

In Jason's 17 years covering sports in Northeast Kansas and the Kansas City metro, the Chiefs have made it to the playoffs six times, but they haven't won a postseason game since 1993. The Royals have had just one winning season, but he still loves going to the ballpark. He has covered a couple of KU NCAA Final Fours. He raced around Kansas Speedway in an IndyCar two-seater driven by Davey Hamilton, and he rode along with Carl Edwards in the front seat of a Ford Mustang. He even worked in a pit crew during one of NASCAR's Sprint Cup races at Kansas.

Jason has had the pleasure to meet and visit with many of Kansas City's sports icons. But what he enjoys most is covering and promoting high school sports.

Jason grew up in Great Bend, Kan. (Class of '90). He graduated from KU in the spring of 1995. He worked at Topeka TV stations WIBW and KTKA before coming to FOX 4. He and his wife Amy have an ornery son. Jayce is a third-grader at St. Joseph School in Shawnee, Kan.


Recent Articles
  • Smithville’s own “Running Rachel” set to take on Boston Marathon

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The Boston Marathon is on Monday, and among the official registry of runners you’ll find 163 runners from the Kansas City metro area. And among that group is a young mother from Smithville who calls herself “Running Rachel.” FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has her story. Click here to read Rachel Steffen’s blog.

  • FOX 4 Team of the Week: Blue Valley West Tennis

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Our FOX 4 Hy-Vee Team of the Week is currently ranked number 1 in the state of Kansas. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb profiles the boy’s tennis team at Blue Valley West High School in the video.

  • Two young golfers from Johnson County set sights on golf tournament at Augusta National

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — A pair of youth golfers from Johnson County are preparing to play in a national event on the most famous golf course in the country. Eleven-year-old Julia Misemer of Overland Park and nine-year-old Chance Rinkol qualified for the Drive, Pitch & Putt National Finals at Augusta National, home of The Masters. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb caught up with the pair getting their practice in on the links, check out their interview in the video.


    KU’s legendary Allen Fieldhouse celebrates 60 years

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Allen Fieldhouse was dedicated 60 years ago on March 1, 1955. On Sunday FOX 4 Sports visited with legendary KU broadcaster Max Falkenstien and Warren Corman, one of the original Fieldhouse architects, about the birth of the historic Home of the Jayhawks. As a FOX 4 web extra, Max Falkenstien shares his favorite Allen Fieldhouse moments in the video below:

  • FOX 4 Team of the Week: Turner High School wrestling

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — This week’s FOX 4 Hy-Vee High School Team of the Week is from Turner High School in KCK. As FOX 4’s Jason Lamb reports in the video, the wrestling team is fresh off of a big tournament win that’s become a tradition.

  • FOX 4 Team of the Week: Washington High Boys Basketball

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Our FOX 4 HyVee Team of the Week is bringing the excitement back to high school hoops in KCK. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has the full scoop on the boys basketball team from Washington High School in the video.

  • Overland Park firm designs new College Football Playoff logo

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks will meet in the first College Football Playoff national championship game Monday night. There’s at least one strong KC tie to college football’s new Football Bowl Subdivision championship format. The logos for the CFP were designed by Premier Sports Management of Overland Park. The format and new marks replaced the controversial Bowl Championship Series, which ended last year. The design of the new gold, bronze and stainless steel championship trophy […]

  • FOX 4 Prep Report: Teams vying for spots in state championship games

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The state championship match-ups in Missouri and Kansas high school football are almost all set. We still had a handful of games in the Show-Me State, but most of the state semi-finals were played Friday night. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has all the highlights in week’s FOX 4 Prep Report in the video.

  • FOX 4 Prep Report: Unbeatens square off in quarterfinals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This is a playoff edition of the FOX 4 Hy-Vee Prep Report. We’ll begin with the Missouri state quarter-finals and a battle of unbeatens in Class-5, Fort Osage at Park Hill. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has all the highlights in the video.

  • FOX 4 Prep Report: Playoffs in full swing in Kansas and Missouri

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Friday night on the FOX 4 Hy-Vee Prep Report has highlights from the playoffs kicking off in Kansas. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has all the highlights in the Sunflower State and more from the third round of the playoffs in Missouri.

  • Prep report: Last night of district play in Kansas, playoffs press on in Missouri

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Week 11 of the Prep Report features the last night of district action in Kansas and the second round of district playoffs in Missouri. FOX 4’s Game of the Week is a playoff rematch from a year ago, a district semi-final matchup between undefeated Hogan Prep and 8-2 Oak Grove. FOX 4’s Eric Burke and Jason Lamb have the highlights in the video.

  • FOX 4 Team of the Week: Lee’s Summit softball

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The Lee’s Summit High School softball team just won its second straight state championship, which is why they are FOX 4’s Hy-Vee Team of the Week.