If you follow local high school baseball, chances are you've already made your picks for this coming week. If not, here's a preview of some stand-out upcoming boys varsity baseball games in and around Kansas City, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
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Bishop Ward vs. University Academy Charter
On Wednesday, May 1, the Bishop Ward varsity Cyclones (6-6) have a home nonconference game against the University Academy Charter Gryphons (1-12). The first pitch is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at 708 N. 18th St.
Lincoln College Prep vs. Northeast
On Thursday, May 2, the Lincoln College Prep Blue Tigers (11-3) face off against the Northeast Vikings (7-5) in a home nonconference game. The game will take place at 2111 Woodland Ave.
Staley vs. Liberty North
The Staley Falcons (14-5) have a nonconference game against the Liberty North Eagles (14-10) at home on Thursday, May 2. The game will take place at 2800 N.E. Shoal Creek Parkway.
Staley vs. Grain Valley
On Saturday, May 4, the Staley varsity Falcons (14-5) have a home nonconference game against the Grain Valley Eagles (15-8). The action kicks off at 2800 N.E. Shoal Creek Parkway, starting at 10 a.m.
Staley vs. Neosho
The Staley Falcons (14-5) will play a nonconference game against the Neosho Wildcats (12-6) at home on Saturday, May 4. The first pitch is scheduled for at 2800 N.E. Shoal Creek Parkway.
Belton vs. Ruskin
The Belton Pirates (10-11) have a conference game against the Ruskin Golden Eagles (1-14) at home on Monday, May 6. The clash will take place at 107 W. Pirate Parkway in Belton. Although Belton is undefeated in conference play, the Ruskin boys have yet to win a conference game this season.
Blue Springs South vs. Staley
The Blue Springs South Jaguars (11-5) have a nonconference game against the Staley Falcons (14-5) at home on Tuesday, May 7. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at 1200 S.E. Adams Dairy Parkway in Blue Springs.
Liberty vs. Staley
The Liberty Blue Jays (16-5) will play a nonconference game against the Staley Falcons (14-5) at home on Tuesday, May 7. Catch the action at 200 Blue Jay Drive in Liberty, starting at 5 p.m.
Liberty vs. Staley
The Liberty Eagles (16-4) are slated to play a nonconference game against the Staley Falcons (14-5) at home on Tuesday, May 7. The action kicks off at 2275 Sommers Road in Lake St. Louis.
Chillicothe vs. St. Pius X
On Tuesday, May 7, the Chillicothe Hornets (5-12) face the St. Pius X Warriors (12-4) in a conference game on their own turf. The action kicks off at 2801 Hornet Road in Chillicothe. While Chillicothe has a 2-2 conference record, the visiting St. Pius X boys are 2-0 in conference play this season.
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