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College softball: Cougars go 3-1

The Columbia College Cougars went 3-1 in a pair of softball doubleheaders this weekend.

College Softball: Bears sweep pair with Redbirds

The Missouri State Bears swept a doubleheader with the Illinois State Redbirds on Saturday, giving head coach Holly Hesse career wins No. 699 and 700.

Prep Baseball: Tuscumbia takes eighth

The Tuscumbia Lions dropped a pair of games Saturday in the Calvary Lutheran/New Bloomfield Tournament and finished in eight place.

Blair Oaks track second, third at Maroon and Gold Invitational

The Blair Oaks boys finished second and the girls were third in the Maroon and Gold Invitational held Thursday.

Area athletes shine at Mule Relays

Four area athletes posted top-eight results in the Mule Relays hosted by the University of Central Missouri on Friday.

Lincoln track shines at Allgood Invitational

The Lincoln women’s track and field team won a whopping eight events Saturday at the Dewey Allgood Invitational hosted by Missouri S&T, while the men’s team captured six titles.

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Jays, Lady Jays win team awards at Capital City Relays

Jefferson City swept the 56th Annual Capital City Relays on Saturday, finishing first in both the boys and girls competitions.

‘Spring Cleaning’ to close pedestrian bridge, some driving lanes

The Missouri River bridges at Jefferson City will get a routine spring cleaning Tuesday.

Lions finish fifth in tourney

Calvary Lutheran won its pair of baseball games in the Calvary Lutheran/New Bloomfield Invitational, earning fifth place honors.

Boys Tennis: Jays go 1-1

The Jefferson City Jays finished 1-1 on Friday in the Columbia Duals.

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JC Fire Department completes rescue training

This week, 31 members of the Jefferson City Fire Department completed an 80-hour specialized Structural Collapse Rescue Training class conducted by the University of Missouri Fire Rescue Training Institute.

Funds available for food, shelter programs

Congress has appropriated funds for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend its Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) for Phase 32.

Public gets second chance to weigh in on education standards

Public hearing set for Monday in Jefferson City

The public is getting a second chance on Monday to weigh in on an effort to review Missouri’s educational standards at a public hearing in Jefferson City.

Four injured in three crashes in Jefferson City

Five cars involved in collisions on U.S. 50

Four people were reported as injured in three crashes, including a five-car pileup on U.S. 50, on Friday evening in Jefferson City.

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Weirich throws perfect game as Jays top Helias

“I wanted to throw strikes, make them put it in play and let my defense make plays,” the Jefferson City Jays sophomore pitcher said of his strategy heading into the Friday night’s baseball bragging rights battle against the Helias Crusaders.

Blair Oaks baseball splits

COLUMBIA — Blair Oaks split two games in the Columbia Tournament on Friday, falling 7-4 to Moberly and defeating Warrenton 4-0. The Falcons played both games at Rock Bridge.

Baseball: Owensville 13, Linn 6

OWENSVILLE — The Linn Wildcats sufferred their third loss of the season Friday, falling 13-6 to Owensville.

Tennis: Helias 6, Tolton 3

The Helias tennis team held off Father Tolton for a 6-3 victory Friday.

Calvary wins two track and field events

BELLE — The Calvary Lutheran track and field teams won two events while taking part in the Belle Relays on Thursday.

Lincoln's Schnieders deals in loss

JOPLIN — The Lincoln baseball team wasted a tough effort by Trevor Schnieders on Friday, as the Blue Tigers dropped a 4-0 decision to Missouri Southern.

South Callaway, Fatima claim track titles

In Show-Me Conference

RUSSELLVILLE — The South Callaway Bulldogs and Fatima Lady Comets claimed team honors Wednesday in the Show-Me Conference Track and Field Championships.

Lincoln drops softball twinbill

ST. LOUIS — On a day when the ball was flying out of the part, the Maryville University softball team swept a doubleheader with Lincoln.

Lincoln baseball blanked twice

JOPLIN — The Lincoln baseball team managed just five hits in a total of 14 innings while falling 7-0 and 10-0 to Missouri Southern on Thursday.

Former manager of restaurant charged with stealing

A Jefferson City woman has been charged with stealing more than $10,000 while working as a manager at Lee’s Chicken on Missouri Boulevard.

Jefferson City man on probation for stealing packages

A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to charges in connection with package theft cases in Cole and Callaway counties.

Probation for Russellville man in domestic assault case

A Russellville man has been placed on five years supervised probation in connection with a domestic assault case from last August.

Boys Golf: Blair Oaks’ Elder claims medalist honors at Classic

HARTSBURG — Tanner Elder of Blair Oaks captured medalist honors Wednesday at the Eighth Annual Southern Boone Classic played at Eagle Knoll Golf Club.

Prep Baseball: Jays frosh split doubleheader

COLUMBIA — The Jefferson City Jays freshman team split a doubleheader Wednesday with the Hickman freshmen and sophomores.

Boys Tennis: Helias tops Mexico

The Helias Crusaders defeated the Mexico Bulldogs 6-3 in a dual Wednesday at Washington Park.

Boys Tennis: Jays at Invitational

SPRINGFIELD — The Jefferson City Jays won three of their four matches Wednesday in the rain-shortened Springfield Invitational.

Basketball Tigers add point guard

From Oak Hill Academy

COLUMBIA — Terrence Phillips knows a little something about winning basketball games.

Street repairs to close part of Missouri Boulevard

Beginning Thursday at 9 a.m., Missouri American Water Company, along with Stockman Construction will be conducting street repairs on Missouri Boulevard, near the intersection of West Main Street.

Prep Baseball: Calvary downs St. Elizabeth

The Calvary Lutheran Lions defeated the St. Elizabeth Hornets 6-2 on Tuesday.

Prep Baseball: Fatima 8, Eugene 0

Fatima rapped out 11 hits and Josh Holtschneider threw a one-hit shutout as the Comets defeated Eugene 8-0 on Tuesday.

Prep Baseball: Belle 7, Russellville 5

Russellville fell to Belle 7-5 for its fifth loss of the season Tuesday.

Boys Tennis: Waynesville 5, Helias 4

The Helias Crusaders dropped a 5-4 decision Monday to the Waynesville Tigers.

Lincoln softball drops two

The Lincoln softball team managed just three hits while dropping both halves of a non-conference doubleheader with Illinois-Springfield on Tuesday at Lincoln Field.

6 hurt in Callaway County accident

Six Fulton residents were hurt in an accident between a school bus and another vehicle in Callaway County, Monday afternoon.

NHL Playoffs: Western Conference looks tough

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Western Conference produced six of the last eight Stanley Cup champions, and the NHL appeared to be tilted decidedly to the left again when this season began.

MIAA honors Lincoln's Ellington

Lincoln senior Yanique Ellington was named the MIAA Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week on Monday, following a weekend in which she won two events to propel Lincoln to a Darrel Gourley Open win.

Lincoln golf takes 12th at Triton Invitational

The Lincoln Blue Tigers finished 12th in the Triton Invitational that concluded Monday at Norwood Hills Country Club.

Baseball: Falcons’ C team takes two from Southern Boone

The Blair Oaks C team defeated Southern Boone in two games Monday, topping the Eagles 7-3 and 16-8.

Girls Soccer: Helias 2, Kirksville 0

The Helias Lady Crusaders evened their soccer record at 4-4-1 with a 2-0 win Monday against the Kirksville Lady Tigers.

Boys Baseball: Linn 10, Russellville 0

Ben Brandt tossed a three-hitter Monday to lead the Linn Wildcats to a 10-0 win in five innings Monday against the Russellville Indians.

Gym-Zzouri hosts Spring Show Me Days

Gym-Zzouri Gymnastics recently hosted its Spring Show Me Days Recreational meet.

Struemph gets win vs. Loyola

Erin Struemph got the win Sunday as Missouri State topped Loyola of Chicago 8-5 in Missouri Valley Conference action.

Boys Golf: Jays, Helias in tourney

The Jefferson City Jays finished ninth and the Helias Crusaders were 12th on Monday at the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Classic at the Sedalia Country Club.

Boys Golf: Blair Oaks takes second

The Blair Oaks Falcons finished second Monday at the Father Tolton Invitational at Columbia Country Club.

Boys Tennis: Jays 9, Hickman 0

The Jefferson City Jays improved to 7-0 on the season with a 9-0 blanking Monday of the Hickman Kewpies.

Girls Soccer: Lady Jays 3, Rock Bridge 2

Mackenzie Lochhead scored six minutes into the first overtime period Monday to lead the Jefferson City Lady Jays to a 3-2 win against the Rock Bridge Bruins.