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Central Missouri posts 66-41 win against Lincoln women

Published Jan. 19 2017

Just a few day removed from scoring 75 points on the road, the Lincoln women's basketball team could only manage...

Jays fall as Pacific erases 19-point deficit

Published Jan. 13 2017

The lead for the Jefferson City Jays was 19 with 2 minutes left in the third quarter of Thursday night's...

Davis helps Jays get past Waynesville

Published Jan. 11 2017

The Jefferson City Jays are glad to have Rae'Quan Davis back.

Press Box: One easy way to shorten college football games

Published Jan. 8 2017

On Monday night, we'll all sit down to watch the rematch of Alabama and Clemson in the college football championship...

Lincoln women drop nail-biter to Central Oklahoma

Published Jan. 6 2017

For a moment, the Lincoln women's basketball team thought they had the lead with :02.5 left.

Jays fall to Oxford in Classic

Published Dec. 31 2016

Jarkel Joiner left no doubt he would get his name in the Great 8 Classic record book. Going into Friday's seventh-place...

Jays fall to Tolton in consolation semifinals

Published Dec. 30 2016

In the first round of the Great 8 Classic, the Jefferson City Jays essentially played a game and a half...

Western tops Jays in four OTs

Published Dec. 29 2016

It seemed like it would never end. The Jefferson City Jays and the Western (Ky.) Warriors decided to make the first...

Great 8 Classic: Whitehaven edges Raytown South

Published Dec. 29 2016

Raytown South struggled to get past Whitehaven's (Tenn.) full-court pressure, and it cost the Cardinals.

Blair Oaks races past Fatima 86-71

Published Dec. 23 2016

WARDSVILLE — The Fatima Comets tried to slow down the Blair Oaks Falcons on Thursday night. They could only manage...

Helias boys top Bolivar in double overtime

Published Dec. 22 2016

Nick Brandt summed it up nicely. "Well, that was fun," the Helias sophomore said as he headed to the locker room...

Jays overcome struggles to beat Willard in overtime

Published Dec. 21 2016

It was slow going Tuesday night at Fleming Fieldhouse, a pace the Jefferson City Jays would rather avoid.

Defense leads Blair Oaks to win vs. St. Elizabeth

Published Dec. 16 2016

WARDSVILLE — The final minute of the first quarter was the beginning of the end of Thursday night's game between...

It's not perfect but College Football Playoff system works

Published Dec. 11 2016

We're three years into the College Football Playoff, and what have we learned? There's no perfect system.

Pittsburg State makes 18 three-pointers to beat Lincoln women

Published Dec. 11 2016

The Pittsburg State Gorillas have made by far the most 3-pointers in the MIAA this season. What they did Saturday...

Jays get to play on home floor in Shootout and Great 8 Classic

Published Dec. 8 2016

The Jefferson City Jays have yet to step foot onto their home floor this season, except for practice of course.

Blair Oaks tops Eugene for tournament title

Published Dec. 4 2016

Eugene was hoping for one long run in the second half of Saturday night's game against Blair Oaks, but the...

Jays basketball begins season at Marshall Tourney

Published Nov. 29 2016

Jefferson City Jays coach Blair Thompson admits his team is still a work in progress. The Jays lost five players to...

Falcons basketball opens season in Eugene Tourney

Published Nov. 29 2016

Having five seniors is already proving to be an asset for the Blair Oaks Falcons. When Helias scored the first 13...

Helias edges Blair Oaks in season opener

Published Nov. 23 2016

WARDSVILLE — Alan Lepper almost had to wait for his first win as a head coach.