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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.

Anderson leaving JCHS to coach boys basketball at Boonville

Published Mar. 29 2019

Mark Anderson spent a handful of years coaching against Boonville prior to coming to Jefferson City. He'll be on the...

Calvary baseball opens with loss to Bunceton

Published Mar. 22 2019

The Calvary Lutheran Lions entered the season wanting to play as clean in the field as possible to assist their...

Calvary Lutheran hoping to keep progressing in baseball

Published Mar. 21 2019

Calvary Lutheran will need pitchers to eat up as many innings as they can this season. To help that cause, the...

Hickman scores 10 in the fifth in win vs. Jefferson City

Published Mar. 20 2019

What began as a pitcher's duel quickly shifted to a rout in the fifth inning.

Calvary preparing to compete in Class 2 in track

Published Mar. 19 2019

Emma Homfeldt became the first state champion for the Calvary Lutheran girls track and field program last season. To become a...

Talented Jefferson City track teams set to start season

Published Mar. 18 2019

In the past two years, the Jefferson City boys track and field team has caught up to and passed the...

Not much changing for Jays baseball with Lasley at the helm

Published Mar. 16 2019

New coach, same ol' Jays. For the most part.

Jays keep position battles going in Jamboree

Published Mar. 12 2019

Coming into the season with numerous players without varsity experience, Monday's Jamboree allowed the Jefferson City Jays to continue competition...