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California cruised to a 63-32 victory against Eugene on Thursday night.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped a 38-30 decision Thursday to Olathe (Kan.) East in the first round of the Stephanie Phillips Classic at Kickapoo High School.
Blair Oaks swept a tri-dual from Versailles, Hallsville and the Missouri Military Academy on Thursday night.
Michael Sam showed it all year long. Now the Missouri defensive end has the honor to back up that he’s among the best. The senior has been named a Walter Camp Football Foundation First-Team All-American for his stellar play in 2013, it was announced Thursday. Sam becomes the 33rd first-team All-American in school history and the seventh under head coach Gary Pinkel.
Authorities responded around 4:43 p.m. Thursday to a report that a man may have jumped off the Missouri River bridge in Jefferson City.
Pope Francis, who preaches and practices humility, has been elevated by Time magazine as its Person of the Year.
Fresh off its most successful campaign in program history, the Missouri volleyball team announced Wednesday the additions of three prospects. California standout Sydney Deeken, Rock Bridge’s Ali Kreklow and Kasy Reuter of Hinton, Iowa recently signed national letters of intent to play for the Tigers in 2014.
Northwest claimed a 64-36 victory agaist Calvary Lutheran in a loser’s bracket semifinal game at the Pilot Grove Tournament on Wednesday night.
The eighth-seeded Lions topped fifth-seeded Otterville 54-30 in a loser’s bracket semfinal Wednesday night in the Pilot Grove Tournament.
The awards keep coming in for Michael Sam and the Missouri Tigers. Sam, who was named Wednesday as the Southeastern Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s coaches, led the conference in quarterback sacks (10.5) and tackles for loss (18.0), ranking in the top-10 nationally in both categories.
The conference center is consuming much time and energy for Jefferson City officials, but — for now, at least — added costs to taxpayers are not skyrocketing.
The jury trial for Pamela Carter, the Fulton woman accused in the robbery and beating of a stranger leaving the Fulton Walmart in October 2012, has been delayed to give attorneys more time to issue a subpoena to an out-of-state witness.
Tuscumbia placed four players in double figures as the Lions claimed a 56-43 victory against Prairie Home in the opening round of the Pilot Grove Tournament on Tuesday.
It was another strong year for boys soccer in the area. Jefferson City and Helias reached the state playoffs, while Southern Boone earned a Final Four berth. That was reflected when the Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association released its all-state team Tuesday.
Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel will make a major announcement regarding a new unclaimed property program at 10 a.m. today in the Capitol Rotunda.
A total of 25 area football players have been selected to all-state football teams in their respective classes for the 2013 season by media members from around Missouri In addition, five of those schools earned spots in the final state rankings, while two others received votes.
The Blair Oaks Falcons rolled to a pair of dual victories Tuesday night, defeateing Fatima (60-12) and Tipton (57-24).
The Helias Crusaders finished 1-1 in duals Tuesday night. The Crusaders opened with a 61-20 loss to the Moberly Spartans before posting a 454-30 victory agianst the Hickman Kewpies.
The Jefferson City Jays had 10 winners to claim a 47-18 win over Camdenton on Tuesday night.
After dominating the competition at the Bob Timmons Challenge, Lincoln juniors Yanique Ellington and Nickeisha Beaumont swept the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s women’s track and field Athlete of the Week awards.
The Chamois Lady Pirates took a 26-point lead in the first half and cruised to a 48-17 win against Wellsville on Tuesday night.
Newburg used a strong third quarter Tuesday night en-route to a 75-47 win against St. Elizabeth.
Jaden Barr scored 16 points and Damon Shaw added 10 as the California Pintos rolled to a 70-40 victory against Cole Camp Tuesday night.
Jefferson City had three players score in double figures as the Jays claimed a 72-62 win against Blue Springs in the opening round of the Blue Springs Tournament on Tuesday night.
The “Peanuts” gang may have definite ideas about what happiness is, but does government?
A Jefferson City man is facing two counts of statutory sodomy for having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 14.
A Russellville man charged with holding a man in Eldon against his will in December 2012 has been placed on five years supervised probation.
The Linn Wildcats improved to 3-0 on the season by dismantling Hermann 61-40 on Monday night.
The Fatima Comets jumped out to an early lead before cruising to a 69-39 victory over New Bloomfield on Monday night.
The Helias Lady Crusaders’ game against Lebanon, scheduled for Monday night at Rackers Fieldhouse, was postponed due to poor road conditions in the Lebanon area. A new date for the game was not announced.
The California Lady Pintos used a strong third quarter en route to a 65-49 victory over Tipton on Monday night.
A.J. Grellner scored 15 points and recorded 10 rebounds to help lead Russellville to a 51-39 win over South Callaway on Monday night.
The Fatima Lady Comets outscored the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets 12-8 in overtime to capture a 67-63 victory Monday night.
The Missouri Tigers’ run to the Southeastern Conference championship game has reaped some individual awards. A total of seven Tigers made the Associated Press’ All-SEC team released Monday. Four of the Tigers were first-team picks, while two were on the second team and the other was honorable mention. Michael Sam, a senior defensive end, led the Missouri contingent by being named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year.
Missouri junior guard Jordan Clarkson was named the National Player of the Week by College Sports Madness on Monday as well as the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week.
We support legislative passage of an incentive package to attract Boeing Co. to build its new aircraft in Missouri.
The Helias Lady Crusaders improved to 2-0 with a 47-29 victory against the Moberly Lady Spartans on Saturday night in the Norm Stewart Challenge at Columbia College.
The Blair Oaks Falcons used a 24-point third quarter Sunday afternoon to defeat the Warrensburg Tigers 66-54 in the Norm Stewart Classic at Columbia College.
The hottest place in Mid-Missouri on Sunday may have been Mizzou Arena.
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A former businessman, the president of the University of Missouri System believes in his product — education.
Wyatt Porter and Michael Tannehill played huge roles in leading the Helias Crusaders back to the Class 4 state championship football game.
Six members of the National Organization for Women (NOW) picketed Saturday morning in front of Jefferson City's Hobby Lobby store to protest the company's stance against the federal mandate to include birth control in its employee health care coverage.
Missouri volleyball team bows out with loss
The No. 4-seeded and undefeated Missouri women’s volleyball team bowed out in the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 18-25, 25-23, 16-25, 25-27 loss to Purdue on Saturday night at the Hearnes Center.
Jefferson City dropped a 56-42 basketball decision to Liberty North in the Norm Stewart Classic on Saturday at Columbia College.
The Helias freshman basketball team defeated Fulton 41-39 to claim the Mexico Tournament title.
Alex Gaydos and John Karsten captured individual wrestling titles Saturday for Blair Oaks at the Knob Noster Invitational.
Foster paces Jefferson City with 13 points
The Kickapoo Lady Chiefs defeated the Jefferson City Lady Jays 50-32 on Saturday afternoon at Fleming Fieldhouse, two days after the game was originally scheduled to be played.
The American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter collected more than 3,500 Holiday Mail for Heroes cards that will be sent to service members stationed in the United States and overseas.
The Cole County grand jury met this week and found there was enough evidence in several cases to move them on to the circuit courts for possible trial.
Heisinger Auxiliary’s 21st annual Christmas Homes Tour will be held from 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $10, and the proceeds benefit Heisinger Bluffs and St. Joseph’s Bluffs.