Kansas City Wizards Weekly Update: August 11, 2008

Kansas City Wizards Weekly Schedule

 The Kansas City Wizards will head to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Saturday for a match against the Colorado Rapids at 8:30 p.m. CT. The game will be shown live on Metro Sports (English) and Time Warner Cable Channel 5 (Spanish) and broadcast on the radio at La Playa 1480 AM (English) and La Gran D 1340 AM (Spanish). Watch parties will be held in Kansas City at Barley’s Brewhaus in Shawnee and O’Dowd’s Little Dublin at Zona Rosa in the Northland. Kansas City is 2-0-0 against Colorado this year in all competitions. Kansas City earned a 3-2 win April 5 in MLS play, then defeated the rapids in penalty kicks on June 4 to qualify for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup proper.

 Tuesday, August 12 – Training

10:00 a.m. CT; Swope Park Training Center


 Wednesday, August 13 – Training

10:00 a.m. CT; Swope Park Training Center


 Thursday, August 14 – Training

10:00 a.m. CT; Swope Park Training Center


 Friday, August 15 – Training

10:00 a.m. CT; Swope Park Training Center


 Saturday, August 16 – MLS Match

8:30  p.m. CT Kansas City Wizards at Colorado Rapids on Metro Sports and TWC Channel 5

 Kansas City Wizards Swope Park Training Center

6310 Lewis Road

Kansas City, MO 64132


The Jimmy Conrad Show Live from McFadden’s Wednesday

 The Jimmy Conrad Show is back on the air Wednesday for another dose of the latest in soccer news and notes. Conrad and voice of the Wizards Sean Wheelock will host the show live McFadden’s in Kansas City’s Power and Light District Wednesday, August 13 at 7 p.m. CT. Each week, Conrad and Wheelock will chat with guests from the Wizards and other MLS clubs for the latest from around MLS.

 Archives of The Jimmy Conrad Show are available online at the Wizards podcast page.


Wizards Weekly Press Conference Held Thursday at Swope Park

 The Wizards weekly press conference will start at 12:00 p.m. CT at the pavilion adjacent to the team’s Swope Park Training Center. Head Coach Curt Onalfo and midfielder Sasha Victorine will be available to discuss last weekend’s 3-2 win against Chivas USA and the upcoming game against the Colorado Rapids. Victorine converted his first goal of 2008 Saturday, receiving a Sierra Mist Goal of the Week nomination for his diving-header effort. Planet Sub sandwiches and cookies will be provided to all media members who attend. Each Kansas City Wizards practice will still be open to media, and outlets are encouraged to take advantage of the Wizards media policy.

Zona Wizards Airs Live Thursday on La Playa 1480 AM, Time Warner Cable Channel 5

 Zona Wizards, the weekly Spanish-language radio and TV show, will air live this Thursday at 2 p.m. on La Playa 1480 AM and Time Warner Cable Channel 5. Hosted by Enrique Morales and Raul Villegas, Zona Wizards will feature a player each week. 

Wizards Weekly to Air Thursday, Friday, Saturday

 Wizards Weekly, Kansas City’s weekly magazine show covering the Wizards will feature Head Coach Curt Onalfo and a player each week. Metro Sports will air Wizards Weekly three times per week.

Wizards Weekly show times:

Thursday’s        9:30 p.m. CT

Friday’s                        6:30 p.m. CT

Saturday’s         11:30 a.m. CT


Vermes, Tenney, North Host High School Coaches Clinic

Who: Technical Director Peter Vermes, Asst. Coach Dave Tenney, Trainer Chet North

When: Tuesday, August 12; 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Where: Kansas City Wizards Training Facility

What: The Kansas City Wizards have teamed up with Providence Medical Center to hold a private coaching clinic for KCK area high school coaches, focusing on technique and conditioning.


Hartman to Read His Book Boots Saves the Day Thursday at Plaza Library

Who: GK Kevin Hartman

When: Thursday, August 14; 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Plaza Library, Kansas City, MO

What: Kevin Hartman will be participating in the Plaza Library’s end of the Summer Reading Program by reading his book, Boots Saves the Day, for the children and then signing autographs. His book will also be available to purchase on site.





One Response to Kansas City Wizards Weekly Update: August 11, 2008

  1. Great post ! I want to know when you update your blog, where can i subscribe to your blog? 🙂 🙂 🙂

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