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The Jefferson City Homeless Task Force faces two challenges — one immediate, the other complicated.
The Jefferson City Jays had four individual champions and took second as a team in the Cape Girardeau Central Tiger Classic that concluded Saturday.
Frankie Falotico captured individual honors as the Blair Oaks Falcons finished 13th in the team standings in the Battle of Lexington Tournament that concluded Saturday.
A Fulton man sustained injuries in a one-vehicle accident Friday in Callaway County.
Lizzie Nessling posted her first career double-double Saturday and the Lincoln Blue Tigers picked up their first Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association victory this season after claiming a 90-68 win against Nebraska-Kearney at Jason Gym. Meanwhile, the Lincoln men posted its highest point total this season, but it wasn’t enough as the Blue Tigers suffered a 95-85 loss to Nebraska-Kearney on Saturday.
News Tribune editorial
The thought of climbing into a burning vehicle to rescue someone is absolutely terrifying.
State and local officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Lafayette Street interchange project in Jefferson City on Friday.
The Missourians, a Dickens-style caroling group, is nearing the end of its season, but the public still has one more opportunity to enjoy a performance.
The California boys basketball team beat Fatima 54-37 in the title game of the Linn Invitational on Friday.
The Blair Oaks boys basketball team defeated Linn 57-39 to finish third in the Linn Invitational.
When the Calvary Lutheran girls basketball team found themselves down 11-0 less than four minutes into Friday’s game against Higbee, it looked as if it might be a long night for the Lady Lions.
In loss at Branson
BRANSON — Helias fell Friday night after Branson’s Colby Sutton drilled a 3-pointer with 4.4 seconds left, sending the Pirates to a 47-44 victory.
Behind 18 points from Aaron Brandt, Chamois defeated Prairie Home on Friday, 56-46.
Jordan Garnett and Isaac Weider each scored 20 points as Vienna defeated Newburg on Friday, 65-51.
The Jefferson City JV boys basketball team defeated Cuba 62-47 in the fifth-place game of the Linn Invitational.
The Miller County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about a scam.
After several months of searching, the Jefferson City Public School District has found its new superintendent.
Are environmentally conscious motorists being shortsighted?
South Callaway put three players in double figures while notching an 80-70 win against Harrisburg on Thursday night.
Levi Anderson scored 20 points Thursday as the Russellville Indians defeated the Belle Tigers 55-44.
Zane Humphreys put up 21 points, but Tuscumbia fell short against New Franklin, 56-52, at the W-K Shootout on Thursday.
The Eugene Eagles used a big third quarter to rally for a win against the Hallsville Indians on Tuesday night.
The Fatima Comets defeated Eldon on Thursday, 75-67, thanks to strong performances by Morgan Brandt, Sammey Bunch and Kate Massman.
The Lincoln women shot just 25 percent from the field and dropped a 61-46 decision against Washburn.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Thursday that Central Methodist quarterback/wide receiver Kaleb Borghardt and linebacker Conner White are among 319 football student-athletes that have been named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes.
The Westminster Blue Jays dropped to 2-7 on the season with a 70-52 loss to Simpson College on Wednesday night.
The Columbia College Cougars saw their NAIA record of 58 straight home wins at Southwell Complex come to a close Thursday with an 82-80 loss to Benedictine College.
15 JV Jays take titles
The Blair Oaks freshmen notched a 59-50 basketball win against Rolla on Thursday.
Because a Christmas tree is a symbol of life, its association with tragic house fires is particularly disturbing.
After wins Wednesday
Jaden Barr’s basket with three second left Wednesday night lifted the California Pintos to a 52-50 win against the Blair Oaks Falcons at the Linn Tournament.
The Lincoln men’s basketball team is back in action after an 11-day break while the Blue Tiger women continue a three-game homestand today against Washburn in a Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association matchup.
The Blair Oaks Falcons defeated the California Pintos 57-56 in the Blair Oaks JV Tournament on Wednesdsay night.
The St. Stanislaus fifth-grade girls team defeated Immanuel Lutheran, 42-12, Saturday.
The St. Stanislaus seventh-grade team claimed a 28-25 win against St. Joseph on Tuesday.
Missouri defensive end Shane Ray was named Wednesday to the American Football Coaches Association, the Sporting News and the Football Writers Association of America All-America first teams.
To preserve and maintain our state Capitol building, lawmakers must follow authorization with action.
The Tuscumbia Lions had four players score 10 or more points — two with double-doubles — in a 71-58 defeat of Vienna on Tuesday.
The Fatima Comets edged the Jefferson City Jays JV team 71-63 on Tuesday in the Linn Tournament.
Levi Anderson scored a game-high 26 points and Coy Bond finished with 20 to lead the Russellville Indians to a 69-49 win against the St. Elizabeth Hornets on Tuesday.
The California Pintos ripped Cuba in the first round of the Linn Tournament on Tuesday, 71-40.
The Fatima girls basketball team moved to 5-0 on the year with a 59-23 defeat of Hermann on Tuesday.
The Belle Tigers overcame an early deficit to claim a 54-48 win against the Chamois Pirates on Tuesday.
Paige Nolte scored 30 points and the Chamois Lady Pirates rolled to a 75-49 win against the Belle Lady Tigers on Tuesday.
For the 2015 Allstate Good Works Teams
Columbia College men’s basketball player Zach Rockers was recently selected as one of 251 nominees for the 2015 Allstate Good Works Teams, announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Allstate Insurance Company.
The Blair Oaks freshman boys basketball team defeated Helias on Tuesday, 41-33.
Blair Oaks Middle School won both the seventh- and eighth-grade girls games against Fulton on Tuesday to end the two teams’ seasons.
An irony of life in America is indicated by references to both an obesity epidemic and a hunger problem.
Water line connection work will close Lafayette Street from East Elm to Miller Street and East Miller Street from Cherry Street to Marshall Street beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Zane Humphreys and Orrie Patterson both finished with a double-double and the Tuscumbia Lions rolled to a 50-29 win against Stoutland on Monday.