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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.

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Recent Articles
  • Prep Report: Neighboring teams square off in final reg. season games

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In this week’s Prep Report the Rockhurst Hawklets finish up their regular season 8 and 1, locking up a number 1 seed in districts with a victory over Jeff City. Liberty North gave number-1 ranked Fort Osage a hard time last week before falling to the Indians 17-10. And this was the first week of district play in Kansas. Number-1 ranked Bishop Miege hosted Spring Hill; the Stags smacking Spring Hill 42 to zero, making them […]

  • FOX 4 Team of the Week: Shawnee Mission East girl’s golf

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This week’s FOX 4 Hy-Vee High School Team of the Week can be found on the links, even though it’s mid-October. Jason Lamb has the full report about Shawnee Mission East girl’s golf in the video.

  • So much pride in the Blue Springs South cross country team

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — The Blue Springs South Country Team went to Fayetteville, Ark., and finished first among 64 teams at the University of Arkansas Chili Pepper Festival. “A lot of teams we’ve never seen before.  State champions from Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma and then some really ranked good Missouri teams, so to race that well, with that early of bus trip and that big of field was quite surprising,” said Ryan Unruh, the team’s coach. If you think he seems […]

  • Prep Report: Neighbors square off in FOX 4 Game of the Week

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In this week’s Prep Report, Among the big match-ups were Blue Springs at Rockhurst and number-1 Lee’s Summit West visiting Drew Lock and the Lee’s Summit Tigers. But our game of the week was a clash between neighbors: Shawnee Mission West and number-1 ranked Shawnee Mission East. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb and Sean McDowell have the full prep report in the video.

  • FOX 4 Team of the Week: Harrisonville Boys Soccer

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Our FOX 4 Hy-Vee High School Team of the Week has proven to be unbeatable so far on the soccer field. The Harrisonville Wildcats are 14-0 after winning another one Thursday. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has their story in the video

  • Prep Report: Some big match-ups live up to hype, some turn into blowouts

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several heavyweight match-ups highlight Week-5 of the FOX 4 Hy-Vee Prep Report. A few of them turned out to be blowouts, and a few others lived up to the hype. Our Game of the Week was one of the close ones and featured 3-1 Lee’s Summit and 3-1 Blue Springs. Al Wallace and Jason Lamb have the full report in the video.

  • Prep Report: Kansas state semi-final rematch between rivals highlights action

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A little chill was felt in the air on the fourth Friday night of the high school football season. The FOX 4 Hy-Vee Game of the Week featured a grudge match between rivals separated by only a couple miles. Blue valley clipped Blue Valley West in the state semi-finals last fall on its way to a state championship. FOX 4’s Sean McDowell and Jason Lamb have all the highlights in this week’s FOX 4 Hy-Vee Prep […]

  • Prep report: High school football kicks off in Missouri

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Friday night features the first week of the FOX 4 Hy-Vee Pre Report. If it seems a bit early for high school football, it is. The Missouri schools started a week earlier than usual and the Kansas schools kickoff the football season in two weeks. We start with our game of the week: Liberty at Lee’s Summit West. FOX 4 Sports’ Al Wallace and Jason Lamb have all the scores and highlights in the video

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    K-State, Mizzou Open Season in AP Top 25

    Kansas State and Missouri will kickoff the 2014 college football season ranked in the AP Top 25. The Wildcats came in at no. 20 in the AP Preseason Poll. The Tigers will start the season ranked no. 24. K-State is one of thee Big 12 teams in the AP Preseason Top 25. Oklahoma begins the season ranked fourth. The Sooners received one first-place vote. Baylor is ranked tenth. The SEC led all conferences with eight teams in the Top 25. Alabama is second (one first-place vote), […]

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    Chieeeeeeeefs!

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs won their preseason opener Thursday night, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 41-39 at Arrowhead. It was far from perfect, but it was entertaining.  After falling behind 10-0, the Chiefs answered with a pair of explosive plays only a few seconds apart. Rookie De’Anthony Thomas returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown. “We just been working hard in our training camp,” Thomas said after the game. “And a lot of guys, we just want to win, […]

  • Training camp in full swing as Chiefs first pre-season game draws closer

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs started full-squad workouts at training camp in St. Joseph last week. We’re now just 11 days from the first pre-season game at Arrowhead Stadium against the Cincinnati Bengals. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb spent much of the week at the campus of Missouri Western University where there was news made on and off the practice field.

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    Plan your visit to Chiefs training camp

    Information from the Chiefs on fan visits to Training Camp 2014: ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Training camp officially kicks off on Thursday, July 24 with a 3:30 p.m. practice and conclude with the club’s final practice on Aug. 14 at 8:15 a.m. All practices beginning on July 24 will be open to the public. Practices conducted indoors due to inclement weather at Missouri Western will not be open to the public. Groups of players will sign autographs following each practice session. […]