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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...

Fatima gets much-needed work in during Jamboree

Published Mar. 12 2019

The Fatima Comets were just happy to finally step foot onto a baseball diamond Monday for a Jamboree at the...

Springfield Catholic ends Blair Oaks' run in Class 3 quarterfinals

Published Mar. 3 2019

BOLIVAR — The Blair Oaks Falcons had the formula to make a run to the state semifinals. They have a...

Press Box: Harper was never the correct move for Cardinals

Published Mar. 3 2019

Back in early November, the St. Louis Cardinals teased a big announcement was coming soon.

South Callaway edges Blair Oaks in OT to win girls crown

Published Feb. 24 2019

LINN — The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons were fortunate and unfortunate Saturday afternoon's Class 3 District 9 championship game went...

Blair Oaks' defense halts Father Tolton in district title game

Published Feb. 24 2019

LINN — The Blair Oaks Falcons always play close against the Father Tolton Trailblazers. They're just never the team with...

Rissmiller's free throw lifts Blair Oaks girls past California

Published Feb. 15 2019

WARDSVILLE — When 3-pointers, jump shots and layups aren't going through the basket, the only thing left to do is...

Falcons dominate third quarter to defeat Pintos

Published Feb. 13 2019

WARDSVILLE — California started it. Blair Oaks finished it. After trailing by as many as nine points in the first quarter,...

Blair Oaks takes over in OT to defeat Jays

Published Feb. 9 2019

It just wouldn't be right if Jefferson City and Blair Oaks only played four quarters after not facing each other...

Lincoln women struggle down the stretch in loss to Missouri Western

Published Feb. 8 2019

Despite never leading, the Lincoln women's basketball team thought its nine-game losing streak may finally come to an end Thursday...

DeSha scores 30, leads Jays past Hickman

Published Feb. 6 2019

The Hickman Kewpies like to pressure the ball with a full-court press and traps. The Jefferson City Jays didn't panic, found...

Jones helps Blair Oaks defeat Hallsville for fourth straight victory

Published Feb. 5 2019

WARDSVILLE — Kayla Jones is usually one of the first players off the bench for the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons. She...

Blair Oaks boys hold off St. Michael the Archangel

Published Feb. 3 2019

The Blair Oaks Falcons didn't play their best basketball during several stretches Saturday. But a stellar start and solid finish...

Cardinal Ritter's size, athleticism dominate Jays

Published Feb. 3 2019

The Jefferson City Jays got the ball first and scored. It was all Cardinal Ritter after that.

Press Box: Don't expect Murray to pull a Deion Sanders or Bo Jackson

Published Feb. 3 2019

Kyler Murray is going to play professional football. He just doesn't want to tell the Oakland A's that yet. Even...

Blair Oaks closes out Father Tolton for 48-40 win

Published Feb. 1 2019

The Lady Falcons drained more than a minute and a half off the clock before the Lady Trailblazers stole the...