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The Blair Oaks Falcons didn’t get the end result they wanted in the Capital City Invitational. But they’re still happy where they sit 12 games into the season, despite a 7-6 loss to Hickman in the third-place game Saturday afternoon at Vivion Field.
Call it a walk-off umpire’s reversal.
Call it a walk-off umpire's reversal.
Becky Roberts has been a goal-scoring machine for the Helias Lady Crusaders this season. So it wasn’t a surprise the senior scored the game-winning goal in Helias’ 2-1 win Wednesday night against Rock Bridge at the 179 Soccer Park.
Dempsey to take position
It didn’t take Brad Dempsey long to climb the ladder at Helias. In just his third year associated with the high school, Dempsey was named the new activities director Tuesday afternoon.
The Jefferson City Jays are going for degree of difficulty when it comes to the 2014 football season.
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Track season really boils down to what happens at the state meet.
The Helias Lady Crusaders are scoring goals at an alarming rate. A formation change has proven to be the final piece of the puzzle.
In big-time soccer battle
The high-profile tilt between defending Class 2 state runner-up Helias against two-time defending Illinois champion Quincy Notre Dame didn’t disappoint.