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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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    Buzz surrounds Baker sports, as soccer and football prepare for semi-final matchups

    BALDWIN CITY, Kan. — Baldwin City is buzzing because the Baker University women’s soccer team is playing in the NAIA national semi-finals against the top-ranked team in the country Friday at noon, and the football team is preparing to host a national semi-final Saturday at Liston Stadium. The undefeated Wildcats are in the semi-finals for the first time since 1993, back in the days of legendary head coach Charlie Richard. The cats are the second-ranked team in the country. If they […]

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    Shane Ray talks facing off against his hometown team in Sunday’s Chiefs-Broncos game

    DENVER, Colo. — The Chiefs head out to Denver to take on the Broncos on Sunday. Denver linebacker and KC-native Shane Ray will face his hometown team. The Bishop-Miege grad and Mizzou alum has 32 tackles and 4 sacks so far. Ray won a Super Bowl with the Broncos as a rookie and after a brief offseason break back in KC, he returned to Denver with a huge Kansas City-themed tattoo across his back. Some might wonder how Ray’s Denver teammates […]

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    FOX 4 Prep Report: State finals and semi-finals feature metro squads

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    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Sporting Kansas City signed two of its own to new contracts. Benny Feilhaber agreed to a two-year contract. Defender Ike Opara signs a one-year deal with options for 2018 and 2019. Sporting KC has advanced to the MLS Cup Playoffs is each of Feilhaber’s four seasons. He also helped the club win the 2013 MLS Cup and the 2015 U.S. Open Cup. He’s been one of the club’s most productive players. The attacking midfielder has scored […]

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    LENEXA, Kan. — The St. James Academy boys soccer team seemed to be going nowhere fast when this season started, but the Thunder found a way to turn their season around just in time and won the program’s second state championship. A few weeks ago, the boys at St. James Academy thought they’d never get their hands on that coveted trophy. “Honestly, I didn’t think we could be any farther from it,” senior Jack DuBois said. “Nothing was going right […]

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    FOX 4 Prep Report: Teams fight to advance through playoffs on both sides of state line

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    FOX 4 Prep Report: State playoffs in full swing

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Friday night was marked by high school football playoff matchups. In this week’s FOX 4 Prep Report, Jason Lamb has highlights from games including Bonner Springs vs St. Thomas Aquinas,  Piper vs. Bishop Miege, Liberty vs. Staley and Ft. Osage vs Park Hill South.

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    FOX 4 Team of the Week: Heritage Christian Academy volleyball

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Heritage Christian Academy Chargers won a volleyball state championship last weekend, and that means they fulfilled the vision of their late head coach. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb reports in the video on about our FOX 4 HyVee Team of the Week.

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    FOX 4 Prep Report: District Playoffs underway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This week’s FOX 4 Prep Report features playoff action from both sides of the state line. Jason Lamb has highlights in the video from games including: Raytown South vs. Grain Valley, Center High vs. Oak Grove, Olathe North vs. Shawnee Mission North and Schlagle vs. Highland Park.

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    Team of the Week: Blue Springs South softball

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Blue Springs South softball team just completed its best season in the 24-year history of the school, and had a lot fun along the way. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has the full report on this week’s FOX 4 Team of the Week in the video.