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Saturday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on April 25, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Erik Compton birdied three of five holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of the rain-plagued Zurich Classic.

Saturday's NHL Playoff Capsules

Games played on April 25, 2015

NHL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.

Saturday's NBA Playoff Capsules

NBA PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over Chicago on Saturday, drawing the Bucks within 3-1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

Lincoln softball falls twice to Southwest Baptist

The Lincoln softball team finished the road portion of its schedule by dropping both halves of a doubleheader with Southwest Baptist on Saturday.

Weather postpones NASCAR race at Richmond

Weather disrupted NASCAR’s top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway.

RCR crew member released from hospital after pit-road fire

Richard Childress Racing said crew member Josh Wittman was released from the hospital Saturday, a night after he was injured in a pit-road fire during the Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

Saturday's MLB Capsules

Games played on April 25, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL UPDATE: Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the crosstown Yankees.

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Sandy Lyle, Ian Woosnam team to lead Legends of Golf

Boyhood rivals Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.

Injured knee keeps Cardinals' Molina sidelined vs Brewers

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers, a day after being struck on the right knee guard by a foul tip.

7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl

Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox were fined and six suspended by Major League Baseball on Saturday for their roles in a brawl days earlier.

Rain postpones Royals-White Sox games to Sunday

The Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals lost two games because of rain Saturday — the completion of a suspended game and Saturday's regular game.

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Metzger named Helias boys soccer head coach

Mike Metzger has been a fan of the game of soccer for his entire life. Now the 34-year-old will get the opportunity to pass along that passion, as he is the new head coach of the Helias boys program.

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Lady Jays stick to plan in 2-0 defeat of Broncos

The plan is simple. The execution isn’t.

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Helias soccer drops a pair in Shootout

Giving up two goals in a little more than three minutes of play should have been a sign to the Helias girls soccer team it was in for a long day in the Capital City Shootout.

Jays baseball splits pair despite no-hitter

The Jefferson City Jays split a pair of games Friday to open the River City Festival, with their loss coming in most unusual fashion.

Baseball: New Bloomfield 12, Tuscumbia 0

The Tuscumbia Lions were done in by six errors while dropping a 12-0 decision Thursday to New Bloomfield in five innings.

Jays win, Falcons split in freshman-sophomore baseball

The Jefferson City High School freshman-sophomore team defeated Blair Oaks 7-1 in the Blair Oaks C Team Baseball Tournament on Friday. The Falcons also defeated Southern Boone 6-2.

Track and Field: Vienna Invitational

Calvary Lutheran picked up three wins in the Vienna Black and Gold Invitational on Thursday.

Boys Tennis: Helias boys each go 1-2

The Helias boys tennis team competed in the Smith-Cotton Tournament on Friday and each Crusader player lost two matches and won one.

Lincoln drops doubleheader in softball to Central Missouri

The Lincoln Blue Tigers dropped both ends of a Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association doubleheader Thursday to the Central Missouri Jennies.