KWWR Sports Report 7/27/21

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 at the K in last night’s (Monday’s) series opener.

Royals slugger Jorge Soler hit home-runs in his first 2 at-bats.

Kansas City has now won 6 straight.

Missouri Athletics Director Jim Sterk is stepping down.

According to an email yesterday (Monday) from the University of Missouri, they and Sterk mutually agreed he would step down as soon as a new leader is found.

The email did not include reasons for his departure.

Sterk had 2 years left on his contract.

A national search for an athletic director will begin immediately.

Sterk was the 20th athletic director for MU and was hired in 2016, following Mack Rhoades and Mike Alden.