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Boys basketball: Helias rallies to beat Republic

The Helias Crusaders woke up in the second half.

Boys basketball: California defeats Green Ridge

The California Pintos improved to 14-1 with a 58-30 win Thursday night against the Green Ridge Tigers.

Boys basketball: Prairie Home 64, Calvary 51

Prairie Home led from start to finish and captured a 64-51 win against the Calvary Lutheran Lions on Thursday night.

Lincoln women win second straight; men fall

The Lincoln Blue Tiger women have a winning streak.

Youth Basketball: St. Stanislaus beats I.C.

The St. Stanislaus seventh-grade boys topped Immaculate Conception 53-24 on Thursday.

Women’s Basketball: William Woods wins

The William Woods Owls used a big second half to beat Hannibal-LaGrange on Thursday night, winning 75-66.

Men’s Basketball: Cougars win 10th straight

The Columbia College Cougars notched their 10th straight win Thursday night, topping Lyon College 61-48.

Girls Basketball: Russellville, Eugene win at tourney

Russellville and Eugene cruised to victories Thursday in loser’s bracket action at the Russellville Tournament.

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Alden stepping down at Missouri

Last day as athletic director will be Aug. 31

The longest-tenured University of Missouri athletic director since the legendary Don Faurot will be stepping down, as Mike Alden has announced he will leave the post Aug. 31.

Our Opinion: Expand Safe at Home, protect victims

Victimization is sustained by fear.

JC man is second charged in November robbery, chase

A second person has been charged in connection with a robbery and chase with authorities in November.

Georgia man sentenced on wire fraud charges

Man illegally received $2.3 million in tax refunds

A Georgia man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Jefferson City for a wire fraud scheme in which he used the identities of deceased people to obtain more than $2.3 million in tax refunds from many states.

Chamois Lady Pirates defeat Hermann in overtime

It took overtime, but the Chamois Lady Pirates defeated Hermann 52-47 on Wednesday to advance to the championship of the Hermann Tournament.

Boys Basketball: South Callaway 87, New Bloomfield 57

The South Callaway Bulldogs had four players score in double figures Monday night in an 87-57 win against the New Bloomfield Wildcats in the opening round of the Sturgeon Tournament.

Lincoln hoops to host Missouri Western

The Lincoln women will look to start a winning streak while the Lincoln men want to stop a losing skid tonight as the Blue Tigers host Missouri Western in a Mid America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) basketball doubleheader at Jason Gym.

Lady Crusaders fall to St. Joseph’s Academy

The Helias Lady Crusaders dropped a 48-36 decision to the St. Joseph’s Academy Angels on Wednesday night.

Water line work to close streets Thursday in JC

Missouri American Water Company will be conducting repair work at the intersection of Jefferson and Dunklin Streets, Thursday.

Our Opinion: Time to ground excessive state flights

News Tribune editorial

When verbal barbs are flying, keeping your head down is advisable.

Lafayette Street to be closed on Thursday

Contractors working for MoDOT will close a section of Lafayette Street in Jefferson City on Thursday.

Man arrested after standoff with Jefferson City police

One man is in custody following a standoff with Jefferson City police overnight that lasted for about 90 minutes outside an apartment complex.

Royals Caravan in Jefferson City today

The Kansas City Royals Caravan will be making a stop this afternoon in Jefferson City.

Prep Wrestling: Jays 78, Hickman 6

The Jefferson City High School wrestling team eased past Hickman on Tuesday.

Girls basketball: Chamois 61, Wright City 20

The Chamois Lady Pirates blanked Wright City in the first quarter and cruised to a 61-20 win at the Hermann Tournament.

Boys basketball: Vienna 73, Richland 59

The Vienna Eagles jumped out to a 12-point lead after the first quarter Tuesday on their way to a 73-59 win against Richland.

Boys basketball: Fatima 77, Dixon 43

Nolan Huot scored 23 points to lead the Comets to a 77-43 defeat of Dixon.

Boys basketball: Russellville 51, Calvary 37

Coy Bond tossed in 17 points Tuesday to lead the Russellville Indians in a 51-37 win against the Calvary Lutheran Lions.

Softball: Struemph named preseason all-conference

The Missouri State softball team recently was selected to finish seventh in the Missouri Valley Conference according to the preseason poll of coaches.

Hughes named preseason All-American

Westminster College junior Deion Hughes has been named to the 2015 Preseason All-America team.

Lincoln football player Walls invited to Showcase

Lincoln University senior Davon Walls will participate in the College Gridiron Showcase all-star game Saturday in Arlington, Texas.

Prep wrestling: Falcons split

The Blair Oaks wrestling team won one match and lost one Tuesday, falling 47-24 to Sedalia and defeating Knob Noster 57-23.

Girls basketball: Helias frosh lose to Tolton

The Helias Lady Crusaders’ freshman team fell 40-24 to the Father Tolton junior varsity Tuesday in the Helias Gym.

Girls Basketball: Jamestown, Prairie Home win

Haley Windsor and Justice Miller each reached double digits, but Russellville fell to Jamestown on Tuesday in the Russellville Tournament.

Boys basketball: Helias frosh fall to Tolton

The Helias Crusaders dropped a 41-40 decision to Father Tolton in freshman action Tuesday in the Helias Gym.

Boys Basketball: Blair Oaks 68, Southern Boone 62

The Blair Oaks Falcons put four players in double figures while claiming a 68-62 win against Southern Boone on Tuesday night.

Our Opinion: Pass legislation requiring students to pass civics test

News Tribune editorial

Do Missouri high school students need another mandatory test?

Girls Basketball: Linn 58, Calvary 40

The Calvary Lutheran Lady Lions scored just two points in the fourth quarter Monday and fell to Linn, 58-40.

Girls Basketball: Tuscumbia 70, St. Elizabeth 50

TaKayla Gunter ripped the nets for 31 points Monday night, leading the Tuscumbia Lady Lions to a 70-50 win against St. Elizabeth.

Girls Basketball: Blair Oaks 56, Osage 51

Seniors Chelsi Emerson and Lauren Viessman led the way for Blair Oaks as the Lady Falcons edged School of the Osage 56-51 on Monday.

California rips Warsaw to open Russellville tourney

Top-seeded California pounded eighth-seeded Warsaw 82-26 on Monday in the opening round of the Russellville Tournament.

Boys Basketball: Vienna 68, Dixon 66

The Vienna Eagles handled the Dixon Bulldogs in the first half and then held on for a 68-66 win Monday night.

Boys basketball: Blair Oaks frosh roll against Fulton

The Blair Oaks freshman boys basketball team topped Fulton on Monday, 45-29.

Our Opinion: Celebrating a continuum of progress

News Tribune editorial

Any gala become more celebratory when there is more to celebrate.

College Track: Lincoln wins titles

The Lincoln University women’s and men’s indoor track and field teams captured titles Saturday in the Illinois College Snow Bird Open.

Lady Crusaders to host Lady Jays in basketball

The third and final installment of the Jefferson City-Helias winter sports rivalry will be played tonight when the Lady Crusaders host the Lady Jays in a basketball game at Rackers Fieldhouse.

Hentges confirms he will sign with Alabama

Last May, Hale Hentges announced his intentions to play college football at Alabama.

Our Opinion: State of state workers remains stagnant

News Tribune editorial

Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address on Wednesday offered something for everyone, with the possible exception of Missouri's state employees.

Jays romp to win at Hickman wrestling tourney

The Jefferson City Jays rolled through the competition in talking the title at Hickman Wrestling Invitational that concluded Saturday.

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JCHS hosts Winter Sports celebration

Jefferson City High School celebrated Winter Sports this past week with an assembly, basketball game and dance.

Holts Summit man killed in collision

A Holts Summit man was killed in a two-vehicle collision in Moniteau County Friday morning.

Blair Oaks falls to Salem in St. James Tourney

Falcons finish fourth

The Blair Oaks Falcons dropped a 63-55 decision Saturday night to the Salem Tigers in the third-place game of the St. James Tournament.