Stories by David
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.
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.
There’s an excitement in the air at Adkins Stadium that’s ready to explode.
You have to love the British Open. It’s the history. It’s the weather. And it’s been wide open from the start.
A home run can change a game, but a grand slam can blow it wide open.
The Blair Oaks Falcons had a little more fight in them Thursday night against one of their fiercest rivals.
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.
When you’ve won back-to-back district title and have four starters coming back, it’s a bit of a luxury.
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.
It wasn’t the best final day of the state track and field meet for Jefferson City. But it’s something to build on.
Kezia Martin had a goal of jumping 18 feet in the long jump.
The state meet isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s about staring down the best of the best and hoping to make it to the medal stand.
Vienna’s Meier wins two titles, Lady Eagles finish second
Katlyn Meier put in the work and it paid off. The Vienna senior grabbed state titles in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles and finished second and third in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, respectively, to help the Lady Eagles to a second-place finish Saturday at the Class 1 State Track and Field Championships.
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany announced last week the conference will starting looking into providing its student-athletes scholarships that will cover cost-of-living expenses. With the cost of everything rising every year and the problems with agents, certified or not, and boosters, it seems like the right thing to do.
Jefferson City’s track and field teams have one main goal at today’s Class 4 sectional meet at West Plains.
Being the top seed in a district tournament has its advantages. But not so much in the Class 4 District 10 tournament.
Belle, Linn, Tipton, Eugene seek trophies
Michael Huber is on a quest. The Helias senior is hoping to become an all-state golfer.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays have been winning district titles for the last 15 years.
One bad inning is all it takes. The second inning was that inning for the Jefferson City Jays.
By the time the Helias Crusader offense woke up, it was too little too late.
WESTPHALIA — A lengthy layoff can be detrimental to a baseball team.
A lengthy layoff can be detrimental to a baseball team.
Blair Thompson is back home.
Michael Washington knows how to set the tone.
Helias didn’t need any extra time. The Jefferson City Lady Jays could’ve used some.
With a little more than a month left before the state championships, the Jefferson City and Helias track and field teams want to see just where they stand.
Change is on the way again for the state’s high school football teams. The Missouri State High School Activities Association board of directors unanimously voted April 2 to change the football playoff format, beginning in 2012.
If you had to assess the Jefferson City Jays’ opening day of the Capital City Invitational, you could say it went well.
The Jefferson City Jays came into Wednesday’s game against Francis Howell Central riding a six-game winning streak, including a Willard Tournament title.
ASHLAND — The last time the Blair Oaks Falcons took the field, they had trouble capitalizing on their chances.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds came into their game against Blair Oaks scoring 60 runs in their first four games.
Since opening the season two weeks ago, the Jefferson City Jays had been waiting to get back on the field.
The Helias Crusaders are entering unfamiliar territory as the golf season is set to begin — they’re rebuilding.
The Jefferson City Jays know exactly how difficult their journey getting to state is going to be.
The Blair Oaks baseball team had plenty of talent last year. But the Falcons finished the season with an early exit in the district tournament.
The Jefferson City Jays are doing something they haven’t done in a while.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays spent the better part of the last decade hoisting team trophies.
After a 10th-place finish at last year’s state track and field championships, the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons are setting the bar higher.
It may have gone on longer than Helias wanted it, but the Lady Crusaders will take the win to start the season.
The Jefferson City Jays didn’t have the best season last year under first-year head coach Brian Ash.
The road to the Final Four came to an emotional end for the Blair Oaks Falcons.
Winning is nothing new to Blair Oaks or Strafford.
Four years of sectional heartbreaks were washed away Wednesday night when the Blair Oaks Falcons busted through the sectional barrier with a win over Dixon in their Class 3 sectional game at Missouri S&T.
The Blair Oaks Falcons already have achieved so much this season.
The St. Francis Borgia Knights took care the ball, shot it well and defended relentlessly Wednesday night.
The Helias Lady Crusaders had St. Francis Borgia right where they wanted them.
The Blair Oaks Falcons may have a big bulls-eye on their backs, but they’re sure not playing like it.
The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons know the road to the state playoffs is going to be a tough one.
The Jefferson City Jays’ roller coaster ride of a season came to a sudden end Friday night.
The Blair Oaks Falcons’ winning streak reached 16 games Tuesday night with a thrashing of California.