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David Owen is a sports writer for the News Tribune.

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Longhorns tell their version of story

Texas A&M could have been a partner with Texas in a lucrative television network but wasn’t interested in joining the Longhorns when the idea was hatched, Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds said Thursday.

Jays former head coach Cole back to pump up defense

No matter how much things change over the years, some things remain the same. Ron Cole knows that all too well. It’s been a decade since the former Jefferson City head coach retired, but he has returned to the sideline.

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Jays ready to get the season started

There’s an excitement in the air at Adkins Stadium that’s ready to explode.

British Open lives up to title with plenty of names taking aim at Claret Jug

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You have to love the British Open. It’s the history. It’s the weather. And it’s been wide open from the start.

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Winning in grand fashion: Geist’s slam helps Post 5 take opener

A home run can change a game, but a grand slam can blow it wide open.

Blair Oaks scores two runs in seventh, downs Centralia 8-7

The Blair Oaks Falcons had a little more fight in them Thursday night against one of their fiercest rivals.

Rory’s roaring: Northern Irishman seems destined for major breakthrough

Sports Commentary

It seems like it was only yesterday. Before all the tweeting pictures of a public figure became the headlines and even funnier punchlines. Before Tiger Woods announced he would miss his first U.S. Open since 1994.

Lady Jays not resting on past accomplishments

When you’ve won back-to-back district title and have four starters coming back, it’s a bit of a luxury.

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Thompson getting first look at Jays

The talent is there. Now it’s just a matter of harnessing it, helping it reach its full potential and taking it to the next level.

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Jays, Lady Jays wrap up Class 4 championships

It wasn’t the best final day of the state track and field meet for Jefferson City. But it’s something to build on.

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