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Defensive adjustment leads Blair Oaks girls to 53-44 win vs. Osage

Published Jan. 23 2018

WARDSVILLE — After allowing 20 points in the first quarter Monday night, something had to change for the Blair Oaks...

Second-quarter run propels Lady Falcons to win vs. Warsaw

Published Jan. 19 2018

WARDSVILLE — Only up by two about 9:30 into Thursday night's game against Warsaw, Blair Oaks needed a spark. A combination...

Helias gains control early, tops Jays 58-49

Published Jan. 17 2018

There wasn't much the Helias Crusaders couldn't do on offense in the first half Tuesday night against Jefferson City. Helias knocked...

Anderson putting Missouri behind him, going forward at Pittsburg State

Published Jan. 14 2018

Kim Anderson isn't doing his job in front of 10,000-plus people anymore. He doesn't have a dozen assistant coaches. There...

Cardinals Caravan gives local fans chance to learn more about players

Published Jan. 13 2018

It took Tommy Pham nine years to make his Major League debut for the St. Louis Cardinals. On Friday night during...

Pittsburg State women hold off Lincoln

Published Jan. 12 2018

Lincoln utilized 6-foot-2 forward Robin Butler to attack the rim. Faith Brintle and Tempary Gunter found their stroke from long range...

Blair Oaks knocks off No. 4 Hallsville

Published Jan. 10 2018

WARDSVILLE — After losing by 25 points against Hallsville on Friday, Blair Oaks needed to adjust its game plan. The Falcons...

Chamois girls win tourney title against host Calvary Lutheran

Published Jan. 7 2018

Chamois has narrowly missed getting to the championship game of the Calvary Lutheran Tournament the past two years.

Press Box: UCF had a great season, not a championship one

Published Jan. 7 2018

There's no need to watch Monday night's college football championship game between Alabama and Georgia. A national champion has already...

Waynesville outlasts Jefferson City for 82-76 win in triple OT

Published Jan. 6 2018

Jefferson City Lady Jays coach Brad Conway knew he could take advantage of a matchup inside against Waynesville.

Jays hold off Hyde Park for seventh in Great 8 Classic

Published Dec. 31 2017

It was almost déj vu for the Jefferson City Jays on Saturday morning at Fleming Fieldhouse.

Holiday Hoops Invite: Quincy 43, Hyde Park 28

Published Dec. 31 2017

Hyde Park (Ill.) hung around for as long as it could, but Quincy (Ill.) was too much at the end.

Jays fall to another second-half rally

Published Dec. 30 2017

The Jefferson City Jays are stuck on repeat.

Great 8 Classic: Upper Arlington 71, Craigmont 36

Published Dec. 30 2017

Upper Arlington (Ohio) has proven to be consistent during the Joe Machens Great 8 Classic.

Craigmont's pressure gives Chiefs win vs. Jefferson City

Published Dec. 29 2017

It hasn't been in the cards for the Jefferson City Jays to get a first-round victory in the Joe Machens...

Great 8 Classic: Raytown South 62, Hyde Park 51

Published Dec. 29 2017

There wasn't a shortage of shots taken by the Raytown South Cardinals and Hyde Park (Ill.) Thunderbirds. However, there was...

Jefferson City has applicants for head football coach, ready to post A.D. position

Published Dec. 24 2017

It's certainly been a year of change for the Jefferson City athletic department. And that will continue to be the...

Blair Oaks overcomes Fatima's style for 40-31 victory

Published Dec. 23 2017

WESTPHALIA — Fatima wasn't quite at full strength Friday night, forcing the Comets to adjust their game plan.

Jays stifle Spartans in first half to stay undefeated

Published Dec. 17 2017

There's not much more Jefferson City could have done in the first half. At least defensively.

South Callaway breaks event record in win vs. Eldon

Published Dec. 17 2017

The South Callaway Lady Bulldogs are more than halfway to their total wins from last season, but coach Darren Humphrey...