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Cassmeyer strikes out 16 in 5-0 win for Helias

Published Apr. 28 2017

Tyler Cassmeyer has been working on his curveball and speeding up his fastball. It showed Thursday night.

Dickneite throws two-hitter, Fatima beats South Callaway

Published Apr. 26 2017

WESTPHALIA — Skyler Dickneite went from trying to close out a no-hitter Tuesday to just hoping for the game to...

Jefferson City scores four in sixth to beat Grain Valley

Published Apr. 15 2017

In six of the past seven games, the Jefferson City Jays' opponent has scored the first run. The Jays have...

Jays score three runs in sixth to beat Battle

Published Apr. 12 2017

The Jefferson City Jays are even keeled most of the time. Sometimes coach Brian Ash is in favor of that,...

Jefferson City tops Hickman in battle of aces

Published Apr. 11 2017

Two aces took the mound Monday at Vivion Field. Both were gone before the end of the fifth inning.

Press Box: Oakland let down Raider fans

Published Apr. 9 2017

Here we go again. Another relocation in the NFL.

Young arm, bats lead Helias past Jefferson City

Published Apr. 9 2017

A day after only trailing during a half-inning in two games, the Jefferson City Jays never led Saturday against Helias.

Top-ranked Jays beat Hickman to advance to CCI title game

Published Apr. 8 2017

It wasn't long before the Jefferson City Jays got down on the scoreboard Friday. It also didn't take long for...

Jays beat Fatima by one run for second time this season

Published Apr. 7 2017

The Fatima Comets have lost two game this season. Both to the top-ranked team in Class 5. Both by a...

Vienna baseball beats St. Elizabeth in Calvary Tourney

Published Apr. 2 2017

Between No. 5 in Class 1 and No. 5 in Class 2, it came down to a play at the...

Jefferson City has big goals for track season

Published Mar. 20 2017

The third-place plaque the Jefferson City Lady Jays track team earned last season was a nice addition to the collection,...

Top-ranked Jays pushing for another run to state

Published Mar. 18 2017

Pitching, defense and hot hitting at the right time. That's what sent the 2016 Jefferson City Jays to the baseball...

Press Box: Free-agent spending is not the way to go

Published Mar. 12 2017

With free agency in full swing, it's time for teams to sign those missing pieces that will lead them to...

Jays show off arms, bats in Jamboree

Published Mar. 11 2017

Jacob Weirich showed off his arm, Gaven Strobel showed off his bat, and Brandon Williams showed off his arm and...

Fatima eyes improvement at Jamboree

Published Mar. 11 2017

For Fatima baseball coach Scott Kilgore, Friday night's Jamboree at Vivion Field went about as expected for the team's first...

Battle sprints past Jays, 85-69

Published Mar. 3 2017

Any time the Battle Spartans tried to pull away, the Jefferson City Jays were able to make their own run...

Fourth-seeded Jays beat top-seeded Troy in district semifinals

Published Mar. 1 2017

With none of the four teams in the Class 5 District 8 Tournament boasting a winning record, it was clear...

Blair Oaks ends season with loss to Southern Boone in district title game

Published Feb. 26 2017

It didn't take long to know it wasn't going to be the Blair Oaks Falcons' night.

Big fourth quarter sends Blair Oaks past Hermann

Published Feb. 24 2017

WARDSVILLE — The free-throw line was uncharted territory Thursday night, but the 3-point arc was as busy as it has...

Blair Oaks opens district play with win against Dixon

Published Feb. 22 2017

WARDSVILLE — Two months ago, the Blair Oaks Falcons beat the Dixon Bulldogs 64-56. On Tuesday, it was a 29-point...