Neal Jones, KWCH Eyewitness News

Neal Jones

KWCH Eyewitness News

Overland Park, KS, United States

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Past articles by Neal:

‘Kansas gave me a chance’: Former coach Roy Williams speaks about Tar Heels, Jayhawks game

Roy Williams is the only man to have been the head coach for both the Kansas Jayhawks and North Carolina Tar Heels basketball programs. → Read More

Looking back: Highlights from 22 high school basketball playoff comes across the Kansas City metro area

For student-athletes across the Kansas City metro area, this was one of the most important weeks of the year: The start of playoff basketball. → Read More

Local gymnast tests positive for COVID-19, was alternate on U.S. women's gymnastics team

A local gymnast and alternate on the United States women's gymnastics team has tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

TOP 5: Things we didn't appreciate about high school until later

Thousands of new graduates are still celebrating the end of their high school years, but our Neal Jones thinks they'll eventually miss those days! → Read More

Fans turn out to watch Mizzou’s comeback victory against Arkansas

Even in this year of the COVID virus, one thing is clear: At the University of Missouri, Tiger fans are thrilled with their new head coach. → Read More

Blue Valley Northwest's Cinderella season

The high school football playoffs continue on both sides of the state line tonight and, as Neal Jones explains, this postseason might mean a little more to one group of → Read More

Local high school coaches battle COVID-19

Like it has for over 100 years, high school football season kicks off with the start of school. In Missouri, that means they get going tomorrow night. But, in 2020, → Read More

Top 5 Consequences of canceling youth sports

It's one of the hottest topics in the country right now: can kids play sports this fall and be safe from COVID-19? And as we all know, there's no hot topic that Neal Jones won't touch. → Read More

Weighing the risks and benefits of professional sports in a COVID-19 world

There’s no doubt about it, the coronavirus is playing hardball. The number of coronavirus cases continue to rise, not just in the metro area, but nationwide. → Read More

Blue Springs gymnastics center remains in limbo due to pandemic

For 40 years, Gage Gymnastics in Blue Springs has earned a reputation for excellence, turning out dozens of college gymnasts and four U.S. Olympians, but since shutting their doors in → Read More

High school hoops playoff dreams stopped by coronavirus

It's one thing to be beaten in the playoffs, but to have high school basketball championship dreams ended by a committee is tough for youngsters in the Kansas City metro, → Read More

'Pine Tar Game' items headed to auction later this month

Items from what became known as “The Pine Tar Game" between the Royals and Yankees will be sold by Heritage Auctions later this month. → Read More

Meet the man who played on both sides of the Sunflower Showdown

The Jayhawks and Wildcats meet for the Sunflower Showdown this weekend, and one man has a unique perspective on the game, since he was the only man ever to play → Read More

Bill Self discusses NCAA probe, bringing back Border Showdown at Big 12 Media Day

As much as players and coaches at Big 12 media day wanted to focus on basketball, KU head coach Bill Self could not avoid questions about the NCAA inquiry. → Read More

Local Olympic medalist fired over Facebook post

The post contained a meme that showed football coaches yelling at their players. Humphery wrote, "What champions consider coaching is what the entitled consider abuse." → Read More

No. 15 K-State beats TCU 70-61 in Big 12 quarterfinals

Kamau Stokes had just been hammered by TCU on the way to the basket, and Kansas State's senior guard was still lying face-down on the floor when a scratchy voice → Read More

Local players at the NFL Combine on Saturday

There are a lot of local players to keep tabs on who are at the NFL Combine. Here's a rundown. → Read More

No. 1 ranked Jayhawks in search of record 15th-straight conference championship

For hundreds of thousands of Kansans, Allen Field House is the place to be during basketball season. While KU fans are thrilled with the start of season, there is no → Read More

Infamous 'Pine Tar' game still a Royals highlight, even 35 years

There have been thousands and thousands of great Kansas City Royals memories over the years, but one of the greatest remains the infamous “Pine Tar” game. → Read More

Young officer diagnosed with ALS has special night at Kauffman

A Kansas City Royals fan was living out her dream as a KCPD officer until a recent diagnosis. Here's how she was able to combine those passions while facing a great challenge. → Read More