NEW BLOOMFIELD — The Helias Crusaders dropped a dual Wednesday to the Camdenton Lakers at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.
After pushing across a run in the top of the ninth inning to take a 2-1 lead, the Fatima Comets were just three outs from a win Tuesday against the Helias Crusaders.
All-district teams selected
A whopping total of 70 area basketball players were honored today when the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association released its Central District teams.
It’s a good problem to have. In preseason golf practice, the Helias Crusaders have had five players average within 1.5 strokes of each other. Now it’s a matter of getting them all to improve a little more.
WAYNESVILLE — The Helias Lady Crusaders picked up their first win of the year Tuesday with a 1-0 defeat of Waynesville.
There’s such a thing as a veteran squad, and then there’s the Jefferson City boys tennis team.
The Helias boys tennis team began its season with a victory Tuesday, defeating Moberly 8-0 at Washington Park.
The Jefferson City High School and Helias track and field teams opened their respective seasons Tuesday with an unscored meet at Adkins Stadium.
WARRENSBURG — The Eldon girls and the California girls and boys teams participated Tuesday in the University of Central Missouri Indoor Track Meet.
The Blair Oaks began its golf season on the right foot Monday, defeating Fulton and Boonville at Tanglewood.
Ryan Paschal threw five shutout innings Monday to lead the Blair Oaks Falcons to a 6-1 victory against the New Bloomfield Wildcats.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays opened play Monday in the Lee’s Summit Soccer Tournament with a 2-1 victory against Kearney.
Until May rolls around, the Helias Crusaders and Lady Crusaders are treating the track and field season as an extended practice.
During the past two seasons, the Helias boys tennis team has been stuck in a district with three of the state’s largest schools. As a result, the light at the end of the tunnel usually ended up being an oncoming train.
Melvin Myers is no stranger to Jefferson City High School’s prestigious track and field history.