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Helias football opener will not be televised

When Phil Pitts got the phone call earlier this week, there was one emotion on his end of the conversation.

Area teams ranked in first football poll

Area teams are receiving notice in each of the six football classes in the media’s preseason state poll released this morning.

Falcons meet goals in Jamboree

The Blair Oaks football team came into Friday night’s Jamboree with two goals. They left with two check marks next to those items on their to-do list.

Good and bad for Helias in Jamboree

There were good things and bad things Friday night for the Helias Crusaders.

Jays use scrimmage as game test

On Friday night

Ted LePage wanted to see his team in a complete football setting before the season kicks off next week.

Helias, Blair Oaks in Jamboree; Jays host scrimmage

Area high-school football players have already been strapping on the pads for two weeks.

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Helias’ Faddoul prepping for first varsity start at quarterback

Alex Faddoul is just two weeks away from his first varsity start at quarterback. The Helias junior is ready for the pressure.

Close-knit Jays have done work in preseason

Ted LePage is an optimist. But the Jefferson City head football coach is also a realist.

Falcons shifting into high gear

Preparations for football season underway

With a Jamboree set for Friday and the season opener just a week after that, preparations for the upcoming Blair Oaks football season are shifting into high gear.

Helias counting on veteran line

If things truly start up front in football, the Helias Crusaders should have a leg up on their opponents this season.

Elder splits pair of matches

Tanner Elder of Blair Oaks High School split a pair of matches Thursday while representing Team USA in the Junior Euro Cup.

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Jays building a bond with football

On Mom's Night

Watching football on televsion and from the stands has given Carla Saucier-Roling a basic understanding of the game. But the mother of Jefferson City Jays senior quarterback Isaac Roling has had the opporunity to expand that understanding during the last three summers.

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Local sports about to start

SPORTS COMMENTARY: The first day of practice for fall sports in Missouri is Monday, Aug. 4. In just eight days, it’s time for football, boys soccer, volleyball, girls tennis and golf and cross country to officially begin their preparations for their respective seasons.

Blair Oaks' Franks in top spot at Junior Championship

SPRINGFIELD — Blair Oaks senior-to-be Kory Franks is the leader after the first of four rounds in the boys division of the Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart Junior Championship.

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Area players earn honors

Fourteen area girls soccer players and one coach were recently honored when the Missouri Soccer Coaches Association announced its all-state teams.