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Lady Jays get season-opening win against Rock Bridge

Published Aug. 23 2017

It's been five years since the Jefferson City volleyball team has won its season-opener. That streak ended Tuesday night against...

Lady Jays softball returns plenty of players this season

Published Aug. 22 2017

At times, more than half of the Jefferson City Lady Jays' lineup may be comprised of freshman or sophomores, but...

Lady Jays volleyball chasing district title with senior-heavy group

Published Aug. 22 2017

The Jefferson City Lady Jays volleyball season has ended in the district semifinals three straight years. Coach Lisa Hoffmeyer said...

Press Box: Finding the right QB a waiting game

Published Aug. 20 2017

To be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, players need to have been retired five years.

Jays hold McCluer North to under 50 yards in 47-0 victory

Published Aug. 20 2017

McCluer North gained seven yards twice in Friday's 47-0 loss to the Jefferson City Jays.

A dominant 47-0 win to start season for Jefferson City

Published Aug. 19 2017

It took the Jefferson City Jays more than 8 minutes to get on the scoreboard Friday against McCluer North, but...

Numerous Jefferson City players adjusting roles for 2017 season

Published Aug. 18 2017

As the 2016 Jefferson City Jays got deep into their schedule, shootouts became the norm.

Johnson, Denney molding offensive line for Jays

Published Aug. 13 2017

They aren't the loudest, meanest or biggest guys on the football field, but their presence is making a difference for...

Jays work on power game in scrimmage

Published Aug. 12 2017

The Jefferson City Jays are in a bit of a transition.

Jackson becoming leader of Jays defense

Published Aug. 6 2017

Elijah Jackson spent more time in the backfield last season than some of the players the Jefferson City Jays will...

Jays Mom's Night a chance to learn on the football field

Published Aug. 3 2017

Ellinger has become a household name for Jays football the past few years.

Post 5 Seniors win Legion state title vs. Lee's Summit

Published Jul. 30 2017

Jefferson City scored three or more runs in three different innings in a 13-3 win, including four in the seventh...

Press Box: Eldora a great site for Truck Series race, maybe not for Cup

Published Jul. 23 2017

First off, props to FOX Sports for televising the only NASCAR Truck Series race many fans tune into all season...

Jefferson City tops Columbia to win district tourney title

Published Jul. 15 2017

The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors are in the zone in more ways than one.

Post 5 Seniors one win away from district title

Published Jul. 14 2017

Thunder rolls, and so does Jason Rackers. The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors right-hander surrendered just one earned...

Press Box: While not perfect, new NASCAR format seems to be working

Published Jun. 25 2017

We're 15 races into the NASCAR Cup Series season, and we've gotten a snippet of what to expect out of...

Grant Wood getting acclimated to college baseball

Published Jun. 18 2017

A little more than a week after winning the Class 5 state championship with the Jefferson City Jays, Grant Wood...

Renegades' Grunden playing to improve back in his hometown

Published Jun. 14 2017

With the Mid-Missouri connection so strong with the Jefferson City Renegades, there are bound to be memories to reminisce from...

Renegades unable to hold early lead against Nevada

Published Jun. 13 2017

Adam Grunden's summer has been up and down so far. He closed out the Jefferson City Renegades' season-opening win at...

Jays win Class 5 state baseball championship 2-1 in eight innings

Published Jun. 3 2017

O'FALLON — Jacob Weirich was unable to win the Class 5 state championship on the mound, so he won it...