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College Basketball: Cougars nab win

The Columbia College Cougars posted a 79-54 win against the Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans on Saturday.

Bower takes third in pole vault

Missouri Southern’s Melanie Bower placed third in the pole vault in the Missouri Southern Invitational that took place Friday and Saturday.

Lincoln baseball falls to Maryville

The Maryville Saints completed a four-game, neutral-site series with the Lincoln Blue Tigers to open the season by capturing a 12-6 win Sunday.

Lincoln softball falls to 0-5

The Lincoln University softball team wrapped up a winless trip to the Southern Arkansas University Invitational with a 9-5 loss to Newman University on Sunday.

Prep Football: Area players honored

Several area players recently earned academic all-state status from the Missouri Football Coaches Association.

Prep Volleyball: Helias players honored

The Helias Lady Crusaders had 12 players earn spots on the 2015-16 Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association Academic All-State Team.

Culver-Stockton's Lueckenhoff honored

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Friday that 428 women’s volleyball student-athletes have been named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Jays Kids Club wrestling results

The Jays Kids Wrestling Club had 14 wrestlers compete in the Missouri State Rookie Tournament for first-year wrestlers on Jan. 30.

Tri-Cap Wrestling results

The Tri-Cap Wrestling Club competed in both the Jays Kids Wrestling Club Casey J. Luebbert Memorial and Novice Wrestling tournaments this weekend.

Lincoln track competes in Mule Relays

The Lincoln women’s track and field team won eight events in the Mule Relays hosted Friday and Saturday by the University of Central Missouri.

Our Opinion: Expedite bill to intercept Rx drug abuse

News Tribune editorial

Prescription drug abuse has become a scourge in Missouri, and a statewide monitoring program is needed to address addiction and overdoses.

Building permits issued in January 2016

In Jefferson City

Jefferson City issued 37 building permits during January 2016, as follows.

Linn tops Fulton, takes third in Southern Boone Classic

It took overtime, but Linn defeated Fulton 78-74 on Saturday in the thirdplace game of the Southern Boone Classic.

Girls Basketball: Hallsville 46, Blair Oaks 39

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons fell to Hallsville on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Southern Boone Classic.

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Jays take second at Elite 8 Duals

The Jefferson City wrestling team finished second in the inaugural Elite 8 dual match tournament on Saturday.

Prep Wrestling: Helias goes 2-0

The Helias Crusaders swept a pair of wrestling duals Friday.

Crusader junior varsity closes out wrestling year

The Helias junior varsity team closed out its season with a third-place finish Saturday at the Hickman Junior Varsity Tournament.

Lincoln's fourth-quarter comeback falls short

Loss to Missouri Western makes Blue Tigers' fourth straight

The Lincoln men’s basketball team has dropped four straight after Saturday’s 76-68 loss at Missouri Western.

Our Opinion: Earthquake preparedness emphasized

News Tribune editorial

Because more than 200 years have elapsed since the New Madrid earthquake, preparedness concerns may be met with complacency by Missouri residents.

St. Louis woman on probation for Jefferson City theft, chase

A St. Louis woman was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to charges in connection with stealing from a Jefferson City business and a car chase with authorities in November 2014.

Jefferson City heroin dealer charged

An admitted known heroin dealer is facing multiple drug charges.

Cole County firefighters honored for service

The Cole County Fire Protection District recently held its 2015 annual service awards banquet, which shows appreciation to firefighters for their years of service and dedication to the district.

Probation for Jefferson City man in LU lockdown

A Jefferson City man was placed on two years unsupervised probation for pleading guilty in Cole County to an amended charge in connection with a November 2014 lockdown of the Lincoln University campus.

Blair Oaks splits wrestling tri-dual with Whitfield, Vianney

The Blair Oaks wrestling team picked up a win and a loss Friday in a tri-dual at Whitfield.

Boys Basketball: South Callaway 70, Tuscumbia 53

Dylan Lepper’s five 3-pointers led South Callaway to a 70-53 win against Tuscumbia on Thursday.

Girls Basketball: Jamestown 68, Bunceton 41

The Jamestown Lady Eagles celebrated Homecoming on Friday with a 68-41 defeat of Bunceton.

Boys Basketball: New Bloomfield 72, Eugene 56

New Bloomfield spoiled Eugene’s Homecoming on Friday with a 72-56 defeat of the Eagles.

Boys Basketball: Chamois 59, St. Elizabeth 32

Aaron Brandt matched St. Elizabeth point for point Friday as his Chamois Pirates defeated the Hornets 59-32.

Boys Basketball: Jamestown 56, Bunceton 29

Jamestown topped Bunceton 56-29 on Friday in the Eagles’ Homecoming game.

Lincoln falls in baseball opener

The Lincoln Blue Tigers trailed 6-1 after three innings Friday afternoon and dropped an 9-4 decision to the Maryville Saints in the baseball opener for both teams.

Lincoln softball opens season with pair of losses

The Lincoln University softball team managed to score just one run while dropping a pair of games Friday to open the season.

Blue Tiger women face rugged test in ninth-ranked Griffons

The Lincoln women’s basketball team will finish a four-game road trip with perhaps the toughest of the bunch, playing at 3 p.m. today at No. 9 Missouri Western.

Our Opinion: Is it time to reconsider City Council term limits?

We’re open to the idea of easing term limits for members of the Jefferson City Council.

Girls Basketball: Eugene 61, Russellville 49

Lexi Dickerson of Eugene surpassed the 1,000 point mark Thursday as the Eugene Lady Eagles beat the Russellville Lady Indians 61-49.

Girls Basketball: St. Elizabeth 54, Bourbon 41

The St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets used a big third quarter to beat the Bourbon Warhawks 54-41 on Thursday in the loser’s bracket semifinals of the Newburg Tournament.

Boys Basketball: Falcons frosh take seventh

The Blair Oaks freshmen boys basketball team took seventh in the Rock Bridge Tournament with a 63-18 win against Linn on Thursday.

Girls Basketball: Vienna 59, Laquey 39

Abbi Kern’s triple double led the Vienna Lady Eagles to a 59-39 win against Laquey on Thursday in the loser’s bracket semifinals of the Newburg Tournament.

Girls Basketball: Jamestown 58, New Franklin 41

The Jamestown Lady Eagles beat New Franklin 58-41 on Thursday.

Boys Basketball: Blair Oaks JV beats Fulton

The Blair Oaks JV beat Fulton 61-48 on Thursday in the Helias JV Tournament.

Boys Basketball: Father Tolton 99, Linn 40

Father Tolton Regional Catholic rolled to a 99-40 win against Linn on Thursday in the semifinals of the Southern Boone Classic.

Boys Basketball: Fatima 68, Harrisburg 37

The Fatima Comets defeated Harrisburg 68-37 on Thursday in the loser’s bracket semifinals of the Southern Boone Classic.

Boys Basketball: Jays JV takes third in tourney

The Jefferson City Jays JV beat Battle 40-34 on Thursday in the third-place game of the Helias JV Tournament.

Boys Basketball: Helias takes second in JV tourney

The Helias JV lost 48-25 to Rock Bridge on Thursday in the Helias JV Tournament title game.

Wrestling: Crusaders go 2-1

The Helias Crusaders finished 2-1 in wrestling duals Thursday night.

Lincoln women fall short to Northwest Missouri

A second-half rally fell short for the Lincoln’s women in a 73-63 loss to Northwest Missouri State (4-18, 2-14 MIAA) on Thursday.

Lincoln men done in by Northwest Missouri's early run

Northwest Missouri State started Thursday’s game against Lincoln on a 19-3 run and the Blue Tigers never recovered in an 86-61 win for the Bearcats.

Our Opinion: Caregiver bill needs structure to prevent abuse

A Missouri lawmaker has an idea to provide another option to care for the increasing population of elderly residents. Although the option is attractive in theory, potential problems abound.

Unattended stove leads to Jefferson City structure fire

A stove left unattended led to a Thursday morning structure fire in Jefferson City.

Girls Basketball: Blair Oaks 44, Harrisburg 33

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons had three players score in double figures Wednesday in a 44-33 win against Harrisburg in the loser’s bracket of the Southern Boone Classic.

Boys Basketball: South Callaway 82, Russellville 52

The South Callaway Bulldogs used big runs in the middle quarters to beat the Russellville Indians 82-52 on Tuesday.