Lake Of The Ozarks Gatherings | Kansas City Summer Sports
Segment 1, beginning at 4:20: In the midst of a global pandemic, parties at Lake of the Ozarks made international news.
A sociologist explores the considerations behind why large of groups of revelers would choose to gather during the Memorial Day weekend without social distancing.
- Keith Durkin, professor of sociology at Ohio Northern University
Segment 2, beginning at 33:30: How area sports officials are handling summer sports
With a global pandemic disrupting public events and outings, area rec sports directors discuss how the nature of leagues, particularly for youths, will have to change.
- Darwin Pennye, executive director of the Kansas City Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy
- Joe Burger, executive director of the Kansas State Youth Soccer Association
- Nathan Musteen, parks director for Raymore Parks & Recreation