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Boys Basketball: Tuscumbia 63, Jamestown 57

Jamestown’s rally fell short Tuesday in a 63-57 loss at Tuscumbia.

Lincoln women, men to face Northwest Missouri State

Coming off a 59-57 win at Northeastern State on Saturday, the Lincoln women’s basketball team will take on last place Northwest Missouri State (3-18, 1-14 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association) at 5:30 p.m. today in Maryville.

Helias JV in title game

The Helias JV made a game-winning shot with less than a second remaining Wednesday as the Crusaders beat Battle 50-49 in the semifinals of the Helias JV Tournament.

Blair Oaks JV wins

The Blair Oaks JV team beat Camdenton 49-36 on Wednesday in the Helias JV Tournament.

Missouri's Odom adds 2 RBs in first recruiting class

Barry Odom has filled a sudden vacancy at quarterback and Missouri's new coach said on-campus turmoil was no factor in assembling his first recruiting class.

Our Opinion: Public deserves answers from parks commission

News Tribune editorial

Will an indoor recreation facility now under construction serve the needs of Jefferson City residents who requested it?

Jays romp past Bruins to extend wrestling streak

It might have been the easiest victory in the streak.

Crusaders go 1-1 in duals

The Helias Crusaders split a pair of wrestling duals Tuesday against Springfield Central and Waynesville.

Boys Basketball: Linn 73, Fatima 70

Fourth-seeded Linn edged fifth-seeded Fatima 73-70 on Tuesday in the Southern Boone Classic.

Boys Basketball: Iberia 88, Eugene 67

Dexter Frisbie scored a school-record 52 points as Iberia defeated Eugene 88-67 on Tuesday.

Boys Basketball: Chamois 55, M.S.D. 25

Aaron Brandt scored 18 points as the Chamois Pirates defeated Missouri School for the Deaf 55-25 on Tuesday.

Blair Oaks boys down Warsaw 100-52

The Blair Oaks Falcons reached the century mark Tuesday, beating Warsaw 100-52.

JC man sentenced for meth distribution

A Jefferson City man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

JC man sentenced for possession and distribution of child porn

A Jefferson City man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for possessing and distributing child pornography over the Internet.

Williamsburg man sentenced for illegal firearm

A Williamsburg man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for illegally possessing a firearm.

Former JC bank officer sentenced for stealing

A Jefferson City woman was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for embezzling $410,000 from the bank where she had been employed.

Our Opinion: You, too, can enjoy the show, feel the history

More visitors are “enjoying the show” Missouri offers and “feeling the history” in Jefferson City.

Absentee voting for primary begins today in Missouri

Absentee voting begins today for the March 15 Presidential Preference Primary Election in Missouri.

Local woman faces child endangerment, drug charges

A Cole County woman is facing multiple child endangerment charges after a plastic bag with methamphetamine was found at her mother’s babysitting business.

Boys Basketball: South Callaway 73, Community 52

The South Callaway Bulldogs took fifth place in the Sturgeon Tournament with a 73-52 win against Community on Saturday.

Boys Basketball: Helias frosh roll

The Helias freshman boys basketball team defeated Linn in the Rock Bridge Tournament on Monday, 61-21.

Boys Basketball: Helias JV beats Camdenton

The Helias Crusaders posted a 66-37 win against Camdenton to open the Helias JV Tournament.

Boys Basketball: St. Elizabeth 62, Richland 52

Wyatt Stiles pumped in 23 points to lead the St. Elizabeth Hornets past Richland 62-52 on Monday.

Girls Basketball: Steelville 69, St. Elizabeth 40

Fourth-seeded Steelville used a big advantage in the middle two quarters to beat fifth-seeded St. Elizabeth on Monday in the opening round of the Newburg Tournament.

Girls Basketball: New Haven 28, Chamois 17

The New Haven Lady Shamrocks held Chamois scoreless in two quarters Monday night and posted a 28-17 win.

Girls Basketball: Fatima 51, Blair Oaks 37

After a low-scoring first quarter, the Fatima Lady Comets were able to pick up the scoring in a 51-37 win against Blair Oaks to open the Southern Boone Classic.

Prep Softball: Helias players honored

The Helias softball team recently had seven players honored for making the academic all-state team.

Youth Basketball: K of C free-throw contest winners

The Knights of Columbus recently held its annual free-throw contest at the Sellinger Center.

College Softball: SFCC hires Talbot

State Fair Community College recently announced it has hired Lyndsey Talbot as the head coach of its new softball program, which will begin play in the spring of 2017.

Wrestling: Tri-Cap at three tourneys

The Tri-Cap Wreslting Club competed in three tournaments Saturday.

College Track: “Prin” Relays results

ELSAH, Ill. — Six area athletes placed in the Principia College “Prin” Relays held Friday and Saturday.

Lincoln tracksters break records at Invitational

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Lincoln’s Ladonna Richards, Jhevere Hall and Diana Cauldwell won in record-breaking style Friday at the Pittsburg State Invitational.

Prep Cross Country: Calvary runners honored

Calvary Lutheran recently had six competitors earn academic all-state honors in cross country from the Missouri Track Cross Country Coaches Association.

Women's Basketball: Owls fall

FULTON — The William Woods Owls dropped a 78-70 decision to Harris-Stowe on Saturday.

Men's Basketball: Cougars drop Eutectics

COLUMBIA — The Columbia College Cougars racked up their fifth straight win, rolling over the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Eutectics by a 118-50 score.

Our Opinion: County must be circumspect when disbursing tax dollars

News Tribune editorial

Cole County commissioners recently voted to distribute funds to two local organizations; among the actions, one was justifiable and the other questionable.

Helias wins wrestling title at Warrensburg Invitational

Three Helias wrestlers earned individual honors while the Crusaders captured team honors Saturday at the Warrensburg Invitational.

Helias downs Logan-Rogersville to finish second

While Helias JV takes first at JV tourney

The Helias Crusaders finished the Logan-Rogersville Tournament with a 2-1 record after a 54-41 win against the host Wildcats on Saturday.

Boys Basketball: Wellsville 63, Calvary Lutheran 50

Calvary Lutheran wasn’t able to hold on to an early lead Friday as the Lions lost 63-50 to the Wellsville-Middletown Tigers.

Boys Basketball: St. James 58, Chamois 47

A hot start propelled St. James to a 58-47 win against Chamois on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Hermann Tournament.

Girls Basketball: Parkway Central 63, Helias 47

The Helias Lady Crusaders dropped a 63-45 decision Saturday afternoon to Parkway North in the third-place game of the Lebanon Tournament.

Girls Basketball: Eldon 47, California 41

The Eldon Lady Mustangs were able to sneak by California on Saturday to win 47-41 in the Eldon Tournament title game.

Girls Basketball: Russellville 58, Belle 12

The Russellville Lady Indians claimed fifth-place in their tournament Saturday afternoon with a 58-12 victory against Belle.

Boeckman leads Falcons in tourney

Riley Boeckman finished third at 182 pounds to lead the Blair Oaks Falcons in the Seneca Tournament that concluded Saturday.

Our Opinion: Observance celebrates Catholic education

The key components of Catholic education are embraced in the theme for this year’s observance.

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Law offices evacuated due to gas leak

A Jefferson City law firm had to be evacuated for a short time Friday morning after a natural gas line was struck.

Boys Basketball: Helias 66, Waynesville 47

Big second and third quarters led the Helias Crusaders to a 66-47 win against Waynesville on Friday in the Logan-Rogersville Tournament.

Boys Basketball: South Callaway 81, Paris 57

Blake Parker and Dylan Lepper combined to score 41 points for South Callaway on Thursday as the Bulldogs beat Paris 81-57 in the Sturgeon Tournament.

Ten Jays in semifinals at Thrasher Tourney

The Jefferson City Jays had 10 wrestlers advance to the semifinals Friday of the Kyle Thrasher Memorial Tournament hosted by Francis Howell.

Boys Basketball: Blair Oaks 71, Linn 59

After stumbling out of the gate Friday night against Linn, the Blair Oaks Falcons rallied past the Wildcats to win 71-59.