Blair Kerkhoff

Blair KerkhoffA typical fall Saturday for Blair Kerkhoff growing up in Raleigh, N.C., was to take in a Duke or North Carolina game in the afternoon (no lights) and a North Carolina State game at night. He graduated from Appalachian State and joined for the Roanoke (Va.) Times & World-News in 1981 and since then has spent nearly every school-year Saturday in a press box or on press row. Blair has been covering college sports for the Kansas City Star since 1989 and is proud to say he lives in the hometown of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Tyrel Reed: A Kansan at Kansas is about as good as it gets

February 01, 2011

Tyrel Reed is the essence of Kansas basketball. Not just the university, where he’s a starting guard for the highly ranked Jayhawks, but of a state that loves its college basketball. When a small c… Continue Reading…


December 05, 2008

Okay, so it gets a lot of airtime – on television and on the video screens inside the arenas during March Madness. But if I’m not buried in note-taking I pay attention. “There are over 400,000 stuContinue Reading…
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