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Tarkanian on the mend after heart attack

Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at a Las Vegas hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and contracting pneumonia.

Columbia sweeps Stephens

Columbia College swept an American Midwest Conference doubleheader from crosstown rival Stephens College on Tuesday afternoon.

Lincoln finishes 7th

Austin Wheeler and Brian Lillevold tied for 25th overall, leading Lincoln to a seventh-place finish at the Embassy Suites Invitational on Tuesday.

Lincoln adds game

The Lincoln Blue Tigers have added one more non-conference opponent to their schedule, filling their open date on Nov. 1 with a road game at Central Washington.

Ferrier wins award

William Woods sophomore Kaylee Ferrier (Helias High School) earned her second straight American Midwest Conference Field Athlete of the Week award, the league announced Tuesday.

LU women No. 3, men 13th

The Lincoln women’s track and field team remained No. 3 in the country while the Blue Tiger men moved all the way up to No. 13 in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Association’s Division II rankings released Tuesday.

Helias JV wins golf match

The Helias JV golf team won a triangular match with Rock Bridge and Blair Oaks on Tuesday at the Oak Hills Golf Center.

Tennis: Jays 9, Rolla 0

The Jefferson City Jays rolled to a 9-0 victory Tuesday against the Rolla Bulldogs.

Tennis: Helias 5, Waynesville 4

The Helias Crusaders outlasted the Waynesville Tigers 5-4 on Tuesday, taking the final match of the dual to claim the victory at Washington Park.

Court expands legal rights for injured workers

The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.

Nixon keeps pushing for expansion of Medicaid

Gov. Jay Nixon observed the nation’s income tax deadline day Tuesday by arguing, again, that Missouri lawmakers are hurting the state’s economy with their refusal to expand Medicaid, as envisioned by the federal health care law.

Jays, Blair Oaks frosh split

Baseball doubleheader

The Jefferson City Jays and Blair Oaks Falcons freshmen earned a split Tuesday afternoon.

Prep Baseball: Linn 8, Hermann 2

Cameron Laughlin and Ben Klebba had two hits and two RBI apiece as Linn dropped Hermann 8-2 on Tuesday.

Prep Baseball: Belle 11, Russellville 10

The Belle Tigers outlasted the Russellville Indians by an 11-10 score Tuesday night.

Prep Baseball: Fatima 5, Eugene 0

Will Robertson twirled a complete-game shutout to lead Fatima past Eugene by a 5-0 score Tuesday night.

Prep Baseball: Helias 12, Moberly 2

The Helias Crusaders pounded out 18 hits Tuesday in a 12-2 victory in five innings against the Moberly Spartans.

Ogletree rips grand slam as Jefferson City routs Battle

Brenden Ogletree hit a grand slam in the top of the first and the Jefferson City Jays went on to claim a 12-0 victory against Battle in five innings Tuesday afternoon.

Monson strikes out 18 as Lions handle Hornets

Throughout the early part of his career at Calvary Lutheran, Beau Monson has made a habit of coming out of the bullpen.

Tuesday's American League Capsules

Games played on April 15, 2014

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.

Tuesday's National League Capsules

Games played on April 15, 2014

NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole's winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.

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