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Jays battle their way to 13-10 victory against Rolla

Published Apr. 19 2018

Something was off at Wednesday's game between Jefferson City and Rolla, and it wasn't just the newly-installed scoreboard at Vivion...

Wobbe's grand slam leads St. Elizabeth past Calvary Lutheran

Published Apr. 18 2018

It wasn't a no-doubter. Actually, it appeared it would be a flyout to left field to strand the bases loaded...

Vienna defeats Calvary Lutheran 9-2 in tournament

Published Apr. 14 2018

The Calvary Lutheran Lions have put plenty of practice time in working on defense. It showed for the final three...

Calvary Lutheran falls to New Haven in home opener

Published Apr. 11 2018

The Calvary Lutheran Lions are still working out some kinks, but they are starting to straighten out one of them. Calvary...

Helias scores 11 in first inning, defeats Jefferson City for third place in CCI

Published Apr. 8 2018

The Helias Crusaders might want to make the Capital City Invitational version of the crosstown showdown an annual occasion. Jefferson...

Jays split Friday's games, will face Helias today for third place in CCI

Published Apr. 7 2018

Losing is never fun, especially when it's by double-digit runs. But Jefferson City's 14-1 loss to Eureka on Friday night...

11 Jays record a hit in 16-4 win vs. Russellville in CCI

Published Apr. 6 2018

Jefferson City baseball coach Brian Ash saw an opportunity to mix up the Jays' lineup and he took it.

Press Box: NFL is not soft by banning hits with the helmet

Published Apr. 1 2018

The debate about the catch rule was a blessing for the NFL. While the arguing about that was still raging...

Jays escape with 7-5 victory against Waynesville

Published Mar. 29 2018

The math didn't seem to quite add up. Waynesville had more hits and fewer errors than the Jefferson City Jays on...

Getting experience key for Calvary baseball

Published Mar. 22 2018

There could be times half of Calvary Lutheran's baseball lineup will be made up of freshmen. That has coach Rusty...

Calvary track striving for more after last season's success

Published Mar. 20 2018

What the Calvary Lutheran track and field team strives for changes each season. It hasn't always been about winning a conference...

Optimism high for Jays, growing for Lady Jays in track

Published Mar. 19 2018

Jefferson City track and field coach Melvin Myers wasn't quite sure what caliber of a girls team he would have...

Jays split, Fatima goes 0-2 to start season

Published Mar. 18 2018

The Jefferson City Jays had a mix of experience and inexperience in the lineup Saturday. They had mixed results. The St....

Jays returners want own identity after state championship run

Published Mar. 17 2018

Having seven senior starters, including two Division-I caliber players, added up to the first state baseball championship in nearly three...

Earleywine named AD at Jefferson City

Published Mar. 14 2018

"We think that we have everything strategically planned and we know our next step," Earleywine said Tuesday, when he was...

Press Box: Wallace Jr.'s stock quickly rising in NASCAR

Published Mar. 4 2018

Richard Petty greeted Darrell Wallace Jr. on pit road with a wide smile and a hug following a qualifying race...

Hawklets down Jays 64-39 on Senior Night

Published Feb. 24 2018

"We just couldn't get anything going offensively because they guarded us and they were tough and they were in our...

Jays lose to Kirkwood in OT

Published Feb. 20 2018

Kirkwood guard Damien Loyd made the play the Pioneers needed, driving in for a layup in the final seconds of...

Blair Oaks tops Osage 72-56 to go 7-0 in conference

Published Feb. 17 2018

WARDSVILLE — Blair Oaks Falcons coach Ryan Fick knew it wouldn't be easy finishing a perfect Tri-County Conference season having...

Lady Jays stroll past Battle

Published Feb. 16 2018

Jefferson City forced seven turnovers and scored 13 points in less than four minutes to start the game on its...