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Schaefer takes fourth

Matthew Schaefer of Truman State finished fourth in the unseeded 800-meter run Thursday at the Kansas Relays.

Raithel sets record at Relays

Dan Raithel set a stadium record Friday in the men’s hammer throw at the Mules Relays.

Hawkins wins pair

Adriel Hawkins of Missouri S&T won a pair of events, one in a school-record time, Saturday at the Dewey Allgoood Invitational.

Thomas Jefferson sweeps

Thomas Jefferson swept the titles in an eighth-grade quadrangular Thursday.

MU falls to Mississippi State

The Missouri Tigers dropped a 9-7 decision to the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the finale of a three-game Southeastern Conference series Sunday at Taylor Stadium.

Owls win AMC title

The William Woods Owls wrapped up the American Midwest Conference title and No. 1 seed in the conference tournament with a doubleheader sweep Saturday of Lyon College.

Thompson’s win highlights Blue Tigers’ results at Kansas Relays

Monique Thompson win the 1,500-meter run highlighted Lincoln’s performances in the Kansas Relays that concluded Saturday.

Falcons take title at Eldon meet

The Blair Oaks boys track and field team earned a first-place finish at the Eldon Maroon and Gold meet on Thursday.

Falcons fall in tourney title game

After winning its first two games of the Columbia Tournament, Blair Oaks surrendered six unearned runs in the fourth inning of the championship game as Rock Bridge claimed a 7-2 victory Saturday.

Freebairn challenges Kehoe for Missouri Senate

Democrat Mollie Kristen Freebairn of Jefferson City filed last month to run against incumbent Mike Kehoe in the Missouri Senate’s 6th District.

Lincoln drops pair in baseball to Washburn

Lincoln lost a pair of Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association games against Washburn on Saturday.

Jays go 1-1 at Columbia Duals

The Jefferson City Jays fell to Christian Brother College High School 7-2, but bounced back to claim a 5-4 win against Joplin at the Columbia Duals on Saturday.

Missouri baseball squad falls to Mississippi State

A three-run seventh inning for the No. 22 Mississippi State Bulldogs proved to be the difference as Missouri fell 6-2 on Saturday afternoon at Taylor Stadium.

Mules win baseball series

Brad Wilson (Helias High School) went 9-for-15 to help lead No. 21 Central Missouri in a Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association four-game series against Missouri Western.

William Woods sweeps baseball trio

William Woods completed a three-game American Midwest Conference sweep against Mid-Continent University on Saturday.

Missouri softball team sweeps Mississippi

The freshman duo of Natalie Fleming and Tori Finucane once again put together a pair of strong performances for No. 13 Missouri in the final game of the weekend series against Mississippi.

Women’s Track: Crumpton takes third

Emily Crumpton (Blair Oaks High School) earned a third-place finish in the 5,000-meter run for Southwest Baptist University at the Mule Relays on Friday.

Man arrested after taking child

A Jefferson City man was arrested Saturday after getting into a pursuit with police, ending with the safe recovery of a child taken after a domestic violence incident.

Our Opinion: Lawmakers act on ‘vaping’ amid unknowns

News Tribune editorial

Public debate about e-cigarettes is heating up. The byproducts — controversy, promotion and opposition — may be outpacing factual information.

Grand jury indicts couple on burglary charge

The Cole County grand jury this week indicted a Jefferson City man and woman who are each charged with second-degree burglary for breaking into a home on East Capitol Avenue in February.

Lincoln baseball falls to 1-34

The Lincoln baseball team managed just nine hits in 16 innings of play Friday and dropped both halves of a doubleheader with the Washburn Ichabods.

Weekend events celebrate Easter

Details on of Easter-related events and church services this weekend in the Jefferson City area.

Linn defeats Belle

In baseball

Blake Snyder and Ryan Mantle combined to strike out 14 batters Friday as Linn defeated Belle 8-2.

Blue Tigers halt 15-game skid by beating Lynx

The Lincoln softball team ended a 15-game losing streak with a 7-6 win against Lindenwood-Belleville in the second game of a non-conference doubleheader on Friday afternoon.

Jays, Lady Jays capture titles at Capital City Relays

The Jefferson City Jays and Lady Jays both took home first-place finishes in the 55th Annual Capital City Relays held Friday afternoon at Adkins Stadium.

Two charged with kidnapping JC child

The mother and aunt of an 8-year-old child who was taken from a Jefferson City elementary school Thursday have been charged with parental kidnapping.

Our Opinion: Disappointing decision without a plan

We’re disappointed. We had hoped the Cole County Commission would use a decision on the future of vacated facilities as a springboard to create a comprehensive, master plan.

Crews to begin laying asphalt on Business 50 West

Cole County Public Works officials have announced that crews will be laying asphalt in the westbound lanes Monday.

Skating benefit slated for skating director

A Skate for Rachel benefit for Rachel Bruemmer is today at Jefferson City's Washington Park Ice Arena.

Jays JV, freshman baseball

Split with Hickman

The Jefferson City Jays earned a split with Hickman on Thursday at Vivion Field.

Jays JV wins

The Jefferson City JV team posted a 7-2 win against the Sedalia Smith-Cotton varsity Thursday at Washington Park.

Jays, Helias JV teams compete in golf match

The Helias Crusaders finished third, while the Jefferson City Jays earned a fourth-place finish in a quadrangular match with Rock Bridge and Hickman on Thursday.

Eugene tops Fatima

The Eugene Eagles downed Fatima in a dual golf match Thursday at Redfield Golf Club, winning 148-177.

Lady Jays blank Battle

The Jefferson City Lady Jays posted their fifth straight shutout Thursday night, blanking Battle 7-0.

Schmid fires ace

Wayne Schmid of Jefferson City made a hole-in-one Thursday at the Eagle Knoll Golf Club.

Our Opinion: Improve, don’t duplicate, farm-to-school program

Providing locally produced food to Missouri students is a good idea.

Fake priest soliciting donations

The Diocese of Jefferson City has been notified by the Chief of Police of Salisbury, MO that a man purporting to be a Roman Catholic priest or monk, and claiming to have plans to build a convent or monastery, is soliciting money for donations.

Shooting blamed on drug deal

Court documents say a drug deal led to Friday’s shooting on East Dunklin Street that left one man injured.

TJMS student assaults classmate

A seventh-grade boy assaulted another seventh-grader in a hallway at Thomas Jefferson Middle School on Tuesday.

South Callaway sweeps titles

In conference track and field

MOKANE — The South Callaway Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs swept team honors Tuesday at the Show-Me Conference Track and Field Championships.

Helias frosh sweep

The Helias Crusaders swept a freshman doubleheader Wednesday from the Rolla Bulldogs.

Jays at Invitational

The Jefferson City Jays played Wednesday at the Springfield Invitational.

William Woods keeps rolling

College baseball

OLATHE, Kan. — William Woods extended its undefeated streak in mid-week contest to 10 after the Owls swept a pair of seven-inning games at MidAmerican Nazaren on Tuesday afternoon.

Helias falls to Duchesne

The Helias Lady Crusaders fell to Duchesne 3-2 on Wednesday.

Eugene captures quad

The Eugene Eagles rolled to a victory in a quadrangular at Redfield Golf Club.

Helias, Jefferson City play at Laker Invitational

The Helias Crusaders finished 13th and the Jefferson City Jays took 18th on Wednesday at the Camdenton Laker Invitational at Old Kinderhook.

Our Opinion: Patrol adopts cross-training for Lake area

Missouri law enforcement is adapting a concept from athletics.

Columbia sweeps Stephens

Columbia College swept an American Midwest Conference doubleheader from crosstown rival Stephens College on Tuesday afternoon.

Lincoln adds game

The Lincoln Blue Tigers have added one more non-conference opponent to their schedule, filling their open date on Nov. 1 with a road game at Central Washington.

Ferrier wins award

William Woods sophomore Kaylee Ferrier (Helias High School) earned her second straight American Midwest Conference Field Athlete of the Week award, the league announced Tuesday.