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Boys Basketball: South Callaway 76, Eugene 71

With three players scoring 20 or more points, the South Callaway Bulldogs staved off Eugene in overtime 76-71 on Saturday.

Our Opinion: Pondering the source of values

News Tribune editorial

Here’s a question to ponder: What is the source of your values?

Highway Patrol recruiting for troopers

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers.

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Martin advances to title match for Jays

At 195 pounds

COLUMBIA — It was a rough Friday night for the Jefferson City Jays.

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Falotico, Schroeder and Johnson advance out of semifinals

To wrestling championship matches

COLUMBIA — Three area schools will have one individual each shooting for a championship today at the state wrestling tournament.

Crusaders eliminated from state wrestling championships

The two Helias Crusaders were eliminated Friday from the Class 3 state wrestling championships with losses in the second round of wrestlebacks.

Blue Tigers host Lindenwood with postseason on line

Lincoln will host Lindenwood for a basketball doubleheader today in the Blue Tigers’ final home games of the season. The women’s game has been pushed back to 3 p.m., and the men’s game has been moved to 5 p.m.

Lincoln men host Lindenwood on Senior Day

The Lincoln men’s basketball team will attempt to split the season series with Lindenwood, which defeated the Blue Tigers on Feb. 4, 83-71.

Blair Oaks claims share of Tri-County crown

The Blair Oaks boys basketball team clinched a share of the Tri-County Conference championship with a 74-50 defeat of School of the Osage on Friday.

Boys Basketball: Vienna 61, Cuba 57

Bolstered by 17 points from Isaac Weider, the Vienna boys basketball team defeated Cuba on Thursday, 61-57.

Our Opinion: Virtual schools won’t solve real education puzzle

A problem with expanding virtual schools is we have not yet created virtual motivation.

Prep Wrestling: State Tournament results for area teams

Here are the results and pairings for area competitors at the Missouri state wrestling tournament, which will be held through Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.

Lincoln-Lindenwood baseball series postponed

The weather has affected the baseball series between Lincoln and Lindenwood once again.

Lincoln softball postpones twinbill

The Lincoln softball team decided it didn’t need to see what the weekend brings before cancelling their home-opening doubleheader.

Men’s Basketball: Fontbonne 86, Westminster 80

The Westminster men’s basketball team fought back from a 17-point halftime deficit Wednesday but fell 86-80 to Fontbonne on Senior Night.

Boys Basketball: California 66, Pilot Grove 61

Jaden Barr pumped in 23 points to lead the California Pintos to a 66-61 win against Pilot Grove on Thursday night.

Boys Basketball: Versailles 85, Tipton 76

The Versailles Tigers got 53 points from Trey Woods and Michael Allen while snagging an 85-76 win against Tipton on Thursday.

Boys Basketball: New Bloomfield 82, St. Elizabeth 54

The New Bloomfield Wildcats put four players in double figures while beating St. Elizabeth 82-54 on Thursday night.

Boys Basketball: Fatima 52, Linn 43

The Fatima Comets outscored Linn 18-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 52-43 win Thursday night.

Girls Basketball: Chamois 29, Eugene 26

The Chamois Lady Pirates won a low-scoring affair Thursday night, slipping past Eugene 29-26.

Girls Basketball: California 47, Blair Oaks 36

California outscored Blair Oaks 37-24 during the final three quarters to rally for a 47-36 win Thursday night.

Girls Basketball: Fatima 84, Linn 25

The Fatima Lady Comets captured the Show-Me Conference championship Thursday with an 84-25 defeat of Linn.

Girls Basketball: Jefferson City 66, Battle 32

The Jefferson City Lady Jays closed out their regular season by ripping Battle 66-32 on Thursday night.

Our Opinion: Transparency. What exactly are we seeing?

Who could possibly oppose a Taxpayer Transparency Act?

More than 250K Missourians enrolled in the Health Insurance Marketplace

About 253,969 Missouri consumers selected a health insurance plan or automatically re-enrolled in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the second year of open enrollment, according to information released from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Lincoln women fall to Griffons

The Lincoln women's basketball team turned the ball over 22 times en route to a 77-49 loss to Missouri Western on Wednesday.

Lincoln men fall to Missouri Western

The Lincoln men's basketball team lost Wednesday to Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association foe Missouri Western.

Girls Basketball: Fatima 62, Russellville 28

The Fatima Lady Comets trailed after one quarter but more than made up for it in the next three, defeating Russellville 62-28 on Wednesday.

Boys Basketball: Linn 45, Tuscumbia 42

The Linn Wildcats won their 12th game in 14 attempts Wednesday with a 45-42 defeat of Tuscumbia.

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Charges filed in Jefferson City murder case

Three men have been charged in connection with the killing a Jefferson City man, Sunday.

Our Opinion: Survival plan: Inject sulfur pollution into the air?

Is solar radiation management a scientific scare tactic or potential climate control option?

Missouri to play in Hall of Fame Classic this November

The Missouri men’s basketball team will compete with North Carolina, Northwestern and former Big 12 foe Kansas State in the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Tuesday. The tournament will be held Nov. 23-24 in the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

Girls Basketball: Eugene beats St. Elizabeth

On Tuesday night

ST. ELIZABETH — Lexi Dickerson totaled 21 points Tuesday night to lead the Eugene Lady Eagles to a 57-48 victory against the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets.

Girls Basketball: Osage gets past California

At the free-throw line

CALIFORNIA — School of the Osage scored all 18 of its fourth-quarter points at the free-throw line Tuesday night in a 58-53 victory against the California Lady Pintos.

Boys Basketball: Calvary downs M.S.D.

Balanced attack

FULTON — The Calvary Lutheran Lions put three players in double figures Tuesday night in a 58-41 win against Missouri School for the Deaf.

Boys Basketball: Fatima tops St. Elizabeth

On Tuesday night

ST. ELIZABETH — Nolan Huot and Jared Schulte combined for 37 points Tuesday to lead the Fatima Comets to a 70-54 win against the St. Elizabeth Hornets.

3 JC men arrested after Friday vehicle pursuit

Three Jefferson City men have been charged in federal court following a police chase Friday that resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of methamphetamine.

JC schools running snow routes

JCPS will again be running snow routes in Callaway County after school dismissal today and again tomorrow morning.

Our Opinion: Cooperation essential on mental health initiatives

A column about depression among college freshmen and a recent news story about Missouri initiatives offer a reminder about the need to address mental health issues.

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Light snow, holiday ease weather fears

Monday snowstorm created minor trouble, but wasn’t a major event

Cole County Public Works Director Larry Benz said the weekend’s snow storm was “nothing out of the ordinary.”

Busy night for high-school basketball

Some of the top basketball teams in Central Missouri will be in action tonight.

Our Opinion: Fires ignite renewed plea for home heating safety

The return of frigid temperatures and a recent series of fatal fires have prompted public safety officials to renew cautions about the use of space heaters.

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Heart Ball close to $210,000 goal

The Mid-Missouri chapter of the American Heart Association made close to its $210,000 goal at Saturday’s annual Heart Ball.

Lincoln falls to No. 9 Southern Arkansas again

The Lincoln baseball team managed just three hits against the nation’s ninth-ranked team in Division II and dropped an 8-4 decision to Southern Arkansas on Sunday.

Missouri softball shuts out South Dakota State

The Missouri softball team wrapped up a 4-1 performance in the Dot Richardson Invitational with a 13-0 win against South Dakota State on Sunday.

Women’s Basketball: Westminster wins ninth straight

The Westminster Blue Jays snagged their ninth straight win by downing Eureka College 79-62 on Saturday.

Men’s Basketball: Westminster wins against Eureka

The Westminster men’s basketball team improved to 5-17 on the season with a 54-50 win against Eureka College on Saturday.

Lincoln track fares well against high-level talent

Lincoln’s Wesley Best won a pair of events and the Blue Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay team was also victorious Saturday at the Fred Wilt Invitational.

Boys basketball: Blair Oaks freshmen top Versailles

The Blair Oaks freshman boys basketball team notched a 62-54 win against Versailles on Friday.

Boys Basketball: Blair Oaks JV downs Versailles

The Blair Oaks JV team improved to 18-4 on the season with a 58-40 win against Versailles on Friday night.