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Lady Crusaders win at Mexico Classic

The Helias Lady Crusaders took team honors Tuesday at the Mexico Autumn Cross Country Classic.

Boys soccer: Southern Boone blanks Helias

Eagles top Crusaders 4-0

ASHLAND — The Helias Crusaders were shut out 4-0 on Tuesday by Southern Boone.

Royals get old-timey with tip o’ the cap

Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue.

Softball: Jamestown players honored

All-district and all-conference awards

The Jamestown Lady Pirates had six softball players earn all-district and all-CCAA honors in voting by coaches.

Jays JV falls to Rockhurst

The Jefferson City junior varsity team lost for the first time all year, falling 27-21 to Rockhurst on Monday in its final game of the season.

MU’s Ruise shines in native state

When Missouri linebacker Darvin Ruise intercepted Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel in the third quarter of Saturday’s game, Ruise knew only Driskel stood between him and the end zone.

Youth Cross Country: St. Stanislaus results

The St. Stanislaus boys captured team honors Tuesday in a 1.5-mile PAL meet at Binder Park.

Tuesday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Oct. 21, 2014

NHL ROUNDUP: Seth Griffith, Gregory Campbell and David Krejci scored in the third period, leading the Boston Bruins to a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

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Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.

Royals add Nix to active roster

Drop Colon

KANSAS CITY — Infielder Jayson Nix was added to the Kansas City Royals’ active roster for the World Series against San Francisco in place of rookie Christian Colon.

Cowboys release Michael Sam

From practice squad

IRVING, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Jays freshmen fall to Rockhurst

The Jefferson City freshman football team lost to Rockhurst 26-14 on Monday in the Jays’ final game of season.

San Francisco radio stations ban hit song ‘Royals’

The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

Volleyball: Missouri S&T 3, Grand Valley State 0

The Missouri S&T Miners held off Grand Valley State 25-23, 25-23, 25-23 on Saturday.

Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.

Youth Volleyball: St. Stanislaus 2, Trinity Lutheran 1

The St. Stanislaus fifth grade volleyball team defeated Trinity Lutheran on Saturday, 17-25, 25-22 and 25-4.

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

With neither team knowing what to expect, Eagles post win against Jays in soccer

Neither coach knew quite what to expect Monday night.

Four remain in prep football rankings

The positions remain the same for the four area schools in the state high school football rankings.

Eldon volleyball beats Versailles when it matters most

It took the Versailles Lady Tigers three sets each time to beat the Eldon Lady Mustangs in the first two meetings between the teams this season.