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Falcons finish fourth
The Blair Oaks Falcons dropped a 63-55 decision Saturday night to the Salem Tigers in the third-place game of the St. James Tournament.
The California Pintos suffered their first loss of the season Saturday, falling 68-34 to Conway in the Camdenton Shootout.
The Blair Oaks junior varsity captured the title in its own tournament Saturday with a 40-27 victory against Fatima.
The Helias Lady Crusaders freshman teambeat the Linn JV 42-23 in the Blair Oaks JV Tournament on Saturday.
Frankie Falotico of Blair Oaks captured individual honors Saturday at the Brookfield Tournament.
The Tri-Cap Wrestling Club hosted its 27th annual tournament Saturday at Helias.
The Jays Kids Club took part in the Tri-Cap Tournament on Saturday at Helias.
News Tribune editorial
In response to Thursday’s State of Judiciary address, one lawmaker characterized Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary R. Russell’s remarks as “candid insights.”
A Jefferson City Public Schools middle-school student is facing disciplinary action after walking away from the group he was with while on a tour of the St. Louis Holocaust Museum on Thursday.
During Tour of Champions
It was an honor befitting an undefeated state champion.
In win against Prairie Home
RUSSELLVILLE — The Russellville Indians put three players in double figures and captured a 64-52 win against Prairie Home on Friday.
At Iberia Tournament
IBERIA — The Vienna Eagles claimed a 75-56 decision Friday night against the Dixon Bulldogs in the fifth-place game of the Iberia Tournament.
On Friday night
TIPTON — The Sedalia Sacred Heart Gremlins spoiled Courtwarming on Friday night for Tipton, posting a 62-44 victory against the Cardinals.
To even record at 8-8
LINN — The Linn Wildcats celebrated Homecoming with a 66-56 win against New Bloomfield on Friday.
With win against School of the Osage
KAISER — The Eugene Eagles improved to 15-2 on the season by routing School of the Osage 74-44 on Friday night.
In 76-62 victory
Behind 29 points from Nolan Huot, the Comets defeated Harrisburg 76-62 on Friday.
With win against Versailles
VERSAILLES — With four players scoring 11 or more, No. 7 California rolled to a 66-32 defeat of Versailles on Friday.
In St. James Tournament
ST. JAMES — The Blair Oaks Falcons dropped a 73-50 decision Friday to Licking in the semifinals of the St. James Tournament.
On Friday night
The Calvary Lutheran Lions raced out to an 18-4 lead after one quarter and romped to a 60-31 win against Malta Bend on Friday night.
Haley Windsor totaled 18 points Friday night for Russellville in a 49-45 loss to Prairie Home.
The Lincoln Blue Tiger women’s and men’s basketball teams will be back on the floor at Jason Gym this afternoon, hosting Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association foe Southwest Baptist.
Let’s give credit where credit is due.
The Columbia College Cougars notched their eighth straight win by beating Hannibal-LaGrange 68-59 on Thursday night.
South Callaway doubled up Linn in a 60-29 win Thursday.
Russellville fell 58-27 to Crocker on Thursday.
Vienna rolled past St. Elizabeth in the Iberia Tournament loser’s bracket semifinal with a 69-32 win Thursday night.
Paige Nolte matched St. Elizabeth’s point total on her own, and Chamois defeated the Lady Hornets 43-22 on Thursday.
With three players in double figures, the Fatima Lady Comets held off California 73-63 on Thursday.
The St. James Lady Tigers scored at least 20 points in each of the first three quarters and cruised to an 80-30 win Thursday against Blair Oaks.
The Helias freshman boys fell 47-30 to Camdenton on Thursday.
The Linn Wildcats knocked the South Callaway Bulldogs from the ranks of the unbeaten, posting a 50-47 win Thursday night.
A male middle-school student fro the Jefferson City Public Schools walked away while on a field trip to the Holcaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis.
To supporters of recreational marijuana use, we pose this question: What is so unsatisfying or unfulfilling about your life that you feel a need to get high?
The Blue Tigers led the defending national champions seven times, including as late as 10 minutes into the second half, but Central Missouri pulled away for a 71-62 defeat of Lincoln on Wednesday.
Kelsey Williams scored 20 points in a losing effort for Lincoln, as the Blue Tigers fell 79-67 on Wednesday. Williams shot 7-of-14 from the field and notched six rebounds and four assists as well.
Tuscumbia leapt out to a 22-2 lead by the end of the first quarter and held on for a 68-48 defeat of Richland on Wednesday in the semifinals of the Iberia Tournament.
The Kansas City Royals Caravan will be making a stop next Wednesday in Jefferson City.
The Helias junior varsity boys defeated Jefferson City 46-41 on Tuesday at Rackers Fieldhouse.
By Missouri Valley Conference
Missouri State sophomore Erin Struemph (St. Elizabeth High School) was named a preseason all-Missouri Valley Conference selection on Wednesday.
It will be tough to match the intensity of Tuesday night’s boys basketball game, but the wrestling version of the crosstown showdown will give it a try tonight.
Paige Nolte scored 18 points, but the Lady Pirates came up just short as Chamois fell to Hermann, 40-38 on Tuesday.
Chelsi Emerson scored 13 points, but it was not enough as the Blair Oaks girls basketball team fell 59-45 to Battle on Tuesday.
Linn outscored New Haven in every quarter on its way to a 59-38 win Tuesday.
Five players hit double digits for Eugene en route to a 98-64 defeat of Russellville on Tuesday.
Zane Humphreys went off for 31 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tuscumbia to a 74-69 defeat of Belle in the Iberia Tournament on Tuesday.
California trailed by seven entering the fourth quarter Tuesday, but surged past School of the Osage for a 65-62 victory.
Behind 21 points from Sammey Bunch, Fatima defeated New Bloomfield 60-37 on Tuesday.
The Jefferson City freshmen defeated Helias 46-39 Tuesday at Rackers Fieldhouse.
With two players scoring 10 or more, the Blair Oaks freshman boys defeated St. James 52-30 on Tuesday.
Owen Luebbering was two rebounds shy of a double-double as Blair Oaks defeated Newburg 73-39 in the first round of the St. James Tournament.