Category Archives: Football

Mascot On a Mission

He’s known to build up and rally the Kansas City Chiefs fans on game day, jokingly tease 200-plus-pound football players on the field and bring laughter and entertainment to millions on national television as the Chiefs’ KC Wolf. Dan Meers, the man inside the mascot, is also known for his community support and rapport, as […]

A Foundation of Excellence

It is the early 1960s, Palmyra, New Jersey, was like most suburbs. Children were running from house to house and playing in the street. Deron Cherry, former free safety for the Kansas City Chiefs experienced many opportunities there during his youth.

Mizzou Made

Football is a game of numbers: wins/losses, tackles, yards passing, and receiving yards, Mizzou is serious about football. Since 1890, the University of Missouri has been steeped in tradition; Marching MIZZOU, elaborate tailgating, Truman the tiger, stadium chants of MIZ-ZOU, the white-rocked “M” behind the end zone, the notorious fight song, and some fans may […]

2022 HK’s Celebrity Host: Dante Hall

In the sports world, INJURY is as good as a four-letter word. However, for former Kansas City Chiefs all-time great wideout and kick returner extraordinaire Dante Hall, a particular injury he faced some 15 years ago was actually a blessing in disguise. Without it, he wouldn’t be this year’s celebrity host for HK’s 43rd annual […]

Kansas City Chiefs: Commitment to Community Care

Throwing, catching and celebrating the value of giving. The Chiefs’ mission is to win with character, unite our community, honor tradition and inspire their fans. With each game played and each fan enabled by their time and generosity, the Chiefs Kingdom is strengthened and remains a strong beacon for others. The Super Bowl Champions Kansas […]

Toes To Heaven

Dustin and Britton Colquitt glance at their phones to find those words before each game; a message fueled by faith and sent by their mother. The saying serves as a constant reminder of who they’re playing for. It’s not the crowd of thousands of people, but a one-man audience, watching their one-man show. With the […]

Tony Richardson

Tony Richardson, aka T-Rich, proudly wore #49 on the field in the NFL for 17 years and went to 4 Pro Bowls. Thanks to his father, Sergeant Major Ben Richardson, and NFL mentors, Richardson learned that being a professional football player meant more than just practices and games—it meant giving back. When Tony Richardson walked […]