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Luebbert scores two goals at Lady Jays win

The Jefferson City Lady Jays opened play Monday in the Lee’s Summit Soccer Tournament with a 2-1 victory against Kearney.

Baseball: Fatima 13, Hallsville 0

Fatima eased its way to its second win in as many games, blowing out Hallsville 13-0 in five innings Monday.

Baseball: St. Elizabeth 6, Tipton 4

The hits weren’t there, but the scoring sure was.

Assault, drug charges filed in crash

A Holts Summit man is facing charges in connection with a February vehicle crash in Jefferson City.

Assault charges in accident that injured 2 boys

A Jefferson City man has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault in connection with an October 2014 traffic accident.

Our Opinion: Improve track record for trespassing

Two things to remember about trains — they can’t stop quickly and they can’t steer out of your way.

MU women romp in WNIT

Morgan Eye definitely had her shooting eye Sunday afternoon.

Struemph gets win against Bradley

Erin Struemph picked up the victory as Missouri State slipped past Bradley 3-2 in softball action Sunday.

Weavers hits two homers in Saint Louis win

The Saint Louis softball team tied a school record by hitting five home runs in a come-from-behind, 11-10 win Sunday against Fordham.

LU's Riley a part of two records

Jeromia Riley was a part of two meet records, highlighting the season-opening results for the Lincoln men’s outdoor track and field team at the two-day Billiken Kickoff that wrapped up Saturday.

Tigers lose finale to Gamecocks

The South Carolina Gamecocks salvaged the final game of a three-game set with the Missouri Tigers by posting a 7-5 win in baseball action Sunday.

MU falls to Tennessee in softball

The Tennessee softball team won its rubber match with Missouri on Sunday, posting a 10-7 win to take two games in the three-game weekend series.

Our Opinion: Do lawmakers lack confidence in laws?

News Tribune editorial

Legislators must lack confidence in laws or they wouldn’t repeatedly propose constitutional amendments to guarantee “rights” already outlined in state statute.

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Candidates discuss school board policies

Reader asks how each would change current board policy, procedure

With the April 7 election less than three weeks away, four challengers and an incumbent are vying for two open seats on the Jefferson City Board of Education.

School board candidates detail views on academies

This week, candidates for the Jefferson City Board of Education respond to questions submitted by a News Tribune reader concerning academies.

Prep Baseball: Linn wins Silver Division

Linn came up short once again against Valle Catholic, the team that defeated the Wildcats in the Class 2 semifinals last season, but finished atop the Silver Division in the Valle Catholic Tournament.

News Tribune wins advertising awards

The Jefferson City News Tribune received awards in several categories from the Missouri Advertising Managers Association at its recent annual meeting.

Prep Baseball: Vienna 7, Newburg 6

Vienna had just three hits but scored seven runs on eight walks and four hit batsmen to defeat Newburg 7-6 on Saturday in the Stoutland Spring Classic.

Lady Jays fall in PKs to Ursuline

The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped a 2-1 decision Saturday afternoon in PKs to Ursuline Academy.

Incarnate Word wins in Class 4

Napheesa Collier totaled 31 points while pulling down 19 rebounds Saturday to lead Incarnate Word to a 60-27 victory against MICDS in the Class 4 girls basketball state championship game at Mizzou Arena.

Our Opinion: In work zones, your job is being attentive

News Tribune editorial

The signs of spring, which began Friday, include the appearance of orange barrels designating the renewal of roadway construction season.

Lincoln University inks transfers agreement

Pact could bring California community college students to LU

Lincoln University announced Friday it has reached a “new agreement that will bring continued educational opportunities for community college graduates from the state of California.”

Rock Bridge soccer nips Helias 3-2

COLUMBIA — The Helias girls soccer team dropped its season opener Friday, losing 3-2 to Rock Bridge in penalty kicks.

Lincoln softball drops to 2-20 on year

The Lincoln softball team fell to 2-20 on the season with two losses to Fort Hays State on Friday at Lincoln Field.

LU baseball gets first win

BOLIVAR — It took 12 innings to do it, but the Lincoln baseball team finally picked up its first win of the season Friday.

Missouri baseball tops No. 6 South Carolina

The Missouri baseball team beat a top-10 team for the first time in more than a year Friday, defeating No. 6 South Carolina 3-2 at Taylor Stadium.

MU softball falls to Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Missouri softball dropped the opening game of a three-game series to No. 14 Tennessee on Friday, 12-4.

Prep Baseball: Linn 12, Tolton 6

STE. GENEVIEVE — The Linn baseball team began its season on the right foot Friday, defeating Father Tolton 12-6 in the Valle Catholic Tournament.

Prep Baseball: Stoutland 6, St. Elizabeth 3

STOUTLAND — The St. Elizabeth Hornets dropped a 6-3 decision Friday to Stoutland.

Helias JV wins at triangular

The Helias Crusaders defeated Jefferson City and Blair Oaks in a junior varsity triangular Friday at the Oak Hills Golf Center.

Missouri football to host Idaho in 2017

The Missouri football team will host Idaho in 2017, the university announced Friday.

Houdashelt lone Tiger with chance for championship

ST. LOUIS — Drake Houdashelt of Missouri will wrestle for the NCAA title at 149 pounds after capturing his semifinal Friday night.

Missouri State falls in WNIT

On Friday night

SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State dropped a 78-72 decision Friday night to Tulsa in the opening round of the Women’s NIT.

Our Opinion: Civics test debate focuses on specifics

We’re on board with the notion that a fundamental knowledge of civics should be required for students to complete a high school education.

Missouri trio all go 2-0 at first day of championships

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Tigers had three wrestlers go 2-0 Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Wrestling Championships.

Cougars out in first round of championship

KANSAS CITY — The Columbia College Cougars saw their season come to an end with a 74-68 loss to Our Lady of the Lake University in the first round of the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship on Thursday.

MU tops Northern Iowa

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — The Missouri Tigers outscored Northern Iowa by four points in each half and claimed a 69-61 win in the opening round of the WNIT on Thursday night.

Lincoln softball loses to William Jewell

William Jewell jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning Wednesday afternoon on its way to a 12-1 victory against the Lincoln Blue Tigers in softball action at Lincoln Field.

Lincoln baseball falls

The Missouri S&T Miners scored multiple runs in five of the six innings Wednesday afternoon in a 22-7 victory against the Lincoln Blue Tigers in baseball action shortened by rain at Lincoln Field.

Lincoln softball picks up second win

The Lincoln softball picked up its second win of the season by taking the second game of a doubleheader with the Quincy Hawks on Tuesday at Lincoln Field.

Stover man charged with planning to kill the president

A Stover man was charged in federal court Tuesday for making threats against the President of the United States.

Our Opinion: 4-H teaches agriculture and life skills

Commitment, communication, caring — these are among valuable traits for young people.

Missouri, Missouri state earn WNIT invites

The Missouri women’s basketball team will make its third consecutive appearance in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after earning a bid Monday.

Central Oklahoma baseball overpowers Lincoln, 31-7

Central Oklahoma belted nine home runs Monday on its way to a 31-7 victory against the Lincoln Blue Tigers in baseball action at Lincoln Field.

Our Opinion: Rely on good judgment, not luck

Recognizing that St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may involve alcohol saturation, Missouri law enforcement agencies are conducting a saturation campaign of their own.

Cause of JC structure fire under investigation; reminder that burn ban is in effect

A structure fire and several other incidents kept Jefferson City Fire Department crews busy, Sunday.

Central Oklahoma pounds Blue Tigers

The Central Oklahoma Bronchos pounded out six home runs while powering themselves to 16-4 and 10-3 wins against the Lincoln Blue Tigers on Sunday at Lincoln Field.

Lincoln softball rocked against Northeastern State

The Northeastern State RiverHawks racked up 28 runs on 38 hits while sweeping a softball doubleheader with Lincoln on Sunday at Lincoln Field.

Our Opinion: We must rebound from crisis of confidence

News Tribune editorial

How does our collective crisis in confidence affect you? Where will it lead?

Reader’s questions for JC mayoral candidates

This week, candidates for Jefferson City mayor respond to questions submitted by a News Tribune reader concerning gifts to elected officials.