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Jason Strickland is a sports reporter at the News Tribune. Follow him on Twitter at @JStrickSports.

Press Box: U.S. women's soccer players should celebrate as much as they want

Published Jun. 23 2019

Two months ago, I used this column to write about how retaliation of excessive celebration led to the benches clearing...

Reuther drives in deciding run in 7-6 win for Renegades

Published Jun. 12 2019

It hasn't been the best start to the summer for Thomas Reuther, who entered Tuesday night's game against the St....

Renegades to resume home opener this afternoon

Published Jun. 2 2019

The Jefferson City Renegades struck out 16 times in Friday's season opener at Ozark. Things were a lot different Saturday night....

Jays' Roberson unleashes record throw to win Class 5 discus state title

Published May. 26 2019

COLUMBIA — Not even a second after the discus left his hand on the final throw of his high school...

Jays win first state trophy since 2005; two Lady Jays win pair of medals

Published May. 26 2019

COLUMBIA — Winning a state trophy is always on the list of goals for the Jefferson City track and field...

Press Box: Considering the circumstances, backup plan for state track goes well

Published May. 26 2019

Frequent visitors of the state track and field championships realize the importance of keeping track of the weather. With the...

Strayhorn, Roberson aiming for titles for Jefferson City

Published May. 25 2019

Jefferson City freshman Kiara Strayhorn didn't sneak up on anybody. By the time she was 12 years old, she could leap...

St. Elizabeth gets past Wellsville to make return trip to Class 1 Final Four

Published May. 23 2019

ST. ELIZABETH — The St. Elizabeth Hornets have made a habit of playing suspenseful state tournament baseball games. With the go-ahead...

Tipton teammates Weaver, Dick each capture two state medals

Published May. 19 2019

There's been chance after chance after chance for Tipton's Dalton Weaver to win a state medal. It took until the final...

South Callaway's Mealy wins Class 2 boys javelin, Calvary's Allen 5th in girls triple jump

Published May. 18 2019

Nick Mealy didn't really expect to make it to the top of the podium Friday at the Class 2 state...

Leap into Class 2 has been good challenge for Calvary

Published May. 17 2019

Life in Class 2 has been a challenge for the Calvary Lutheran track and field teams. That isn't necessarily a bad...

Pitching, defense lead Russellville to third straight district championship

Published May. 15 2019

After allowing two runs and five hits in the first two innings, Nick Thompson retired 16 straight batters to lead...

South Callaway tops Jefferson City in regular-season finale

Published May. 10 2019

The South Callaway Bulldogs strive to be the more aggressive team on the baseball diamond each game.

Northway tosses one-hitter in 4-0 win for Jays vs. Quincy

Published May. 2 2019

Ian Northway has already been part of a no-hitter this season. He came close to tossing his own Wednesday night...

St. Elizabeth wins pitcher's duel against Vienna

Published Apr. 14 2019

Vienna finished with nothing but 1s on the scoreboard in its three games in the Calvary Lutheran/New Bloomfield Tournament.

California uses nine-run inning to defeat Calvary 13-2

Published Apr. 13 2019

The Calvary Lutheran Lions halted the California Pintos in the first inning and limited the damage in the second. The...

Jays extend streak with walk-off win against Battle

Published Apr. 10 2019

None of the Jefferson City Jays' wins last weekend in the Capital City Invitational came easy.

Terry tosses complete game as Jefferson City wins CCI championship

Published Apr. 7 2019

The Jefferson City Jays came close to playing their third extra-inning game in two days Saturday. Blake Terry was in...

Jays to play Hickman for CCI championship

Published Apr. 6 2019

The Jefferson City Jays didn't play as crisp as they'd like to Friday, but they prevailed in extra innings in...

Press Box: MLB needs to stay out of its own way

Published Mar. 31 2019

Don't change baseball, let baseball change on its own.