Lamar Hunt Jr. purchases Topeka RoadRunners

Lamar Hunt Jr. wants to create a “hockey ecosystem” here in the Midwest, adding Topeka to his plans.

Lamar Hunt Jr. announced Wednesday that his company, Loretto Sports Ventures, purchased the Topeka RoadRunners from Don Stone, who had owned Topeka’s Tier II junior hockey team since 2009.

Hunt’s company also owns the Kansas City Mavericks, a professional hockey team, and his acquisition of the Topeka RoadRunners is part of a much broader plan to enhance the Midwest’s hockey game. Read more here…