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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.
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.”
Some of the top basketball teams in Central Missouri will be in action tonight.
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.
The Mid-Missouri chapter of the American Heart Association made close to its $210,000 goal at Saturday’s annual Heart Ball.
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.
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.
The Westminster Blue Jays snagged their ninth straight win by downing Eureka College 79-62 on Saturday.
The Westminster men’s basketball team improved to 5-17 on the season with a 54-50 win against Eureka College on Saturday.
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.
The Blair Oaks freshman boys basketball team notched a 62-54 win against Versailles on Friday.
The Blair Oaks JV team improved to 18-4 on the season with a 58-40 win against Versailles on Friday night.
The Missouri women’s basketball team held Mississippi to 29-percent shooting for the game and captured a 72-58 win Sunday afternoon.
The Missouri wrestling team ran its dual-match winning streak to 25 by rolling to a 34-3 win against American on Sunday at the Hearnes Center.
News Tribune editorial
We support right-to-work legislation, but not with the same fervor other proponents and opponents bring to the issue.
Wrestlers from Versailles, Fatima, Tipton also advance
The Blair Oaks Falcons finished fourth in the Class 1 District 2 Wrestling Tournament that concluded Saturday.
The School of the Osage Indians have two district champions among their five qualifiers for the Class 2 state tournament.
Results for Jefferson City, Helias, Blair Oaks, Eldon, Osage, Fatima, Tipton, Versailles
Here's how area teams fared at the conclusion of district wrestling tournaments on Saturday.
The 12th-ranked Columbia College men’s basketball team won its third consecutive game Saturday, defeating American Midwest Conference foe St. Louis College of Pharmacy 98-52.
The William Woods women’s basketball team topped Lindenwood-Belleville in American Midwest Conference Play on Saturday, 77-65.
Troy Hentges poured in 27 points to lead South Callaway to a 63-52 defeat of Hallsville on Friday.
The Calvary Lutheran Lady Lions rebounded from a nine-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to force overtime Friday but ultimately fell to St. Paul-Farmington in overtime, 53-47.
The Columbia College softball team dropped two games Saturday, Day Two of the Oklahoma Baptist Valentine Festival.
Jefferson City sales tax receipts fell short of projections in February, but a surplus from January receipts has kept the city above projections for the year to date.
The Helias Crusaders will have two wrestlers in today’s semifinals in the Class 3 District 4 Tournament after action Friday.
VERSAILLES — The Blair Oaks Falcons will have four wrestlers in the Class 1 District 2 semifinals after quarterfinal victories Friday.
On Friday night
CHAMOIS — Pagie Nolte tossed in a game-high 25 points Friday to lead Chamois to a 61-31 win against Linn.
In slowdown game
CHAMOIS — In a slowdown game Friday night, the Linn Wildcats picked up the pace in the fourth quarter.
WESTPHALIA — The Fatima Comets defeated the Russellville Indians 63-42 on Friday night.
EUGENE — Four Eugene players scored in double figures Friday as the Eagles defeated the Tuscumbia Lions 63-36.
Four Pintos in double figures
CALIFORNIA — Jared Barr led four California players in double figures as the Pintos defeated the Eldon Mustangs 77-52 on Friday.
Area wrestling teams will bid for spots at the state tournament as district tournaments in their respective classes start today.
The Calvary Lutheran Lady Lions dropped a 55-25 decision Thursday to Jamestown.
The Linn Wildcats held the St. Elizabeth Hornets scoreless for the first 4 1/2 minutes of the third quarter Thursday in a 72-50 victory.
The New Bloomfield Wildcats put four players in double figures Thursday in an 86-25 win against the Tuscumbia junior varsity.
Foster reaches 1,000-point mark
COLUMBIA — Megan Foster scored 31 points Thursday night for Jefferson City as the Lady Jays dropped a 62-55 decision to the Rock Bridge Bruins.
Brooke Struemph finished with 23 points Thursday to lead the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets to a 61-42 win against the Linn Lady Wildcats in Show-Me Conference action.
The Tuscumbia Lady Lions topped the Eugene Lady Eagles 76-45 on Thursday.
Lauren Viessman totaled 17 points Thursday night as the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons dropped a 72-61 decision to the Eldon Lady Mustangs.
Russellville High School and Russellville Elementary/Middle School were were among 14 Missouri schools honored as Professional Learning Communities Exemplary Schools.
The Lincoln Blue Tigers women dropped a Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball decision to Central Missouri on Wednesday night at Jason Gym.
In the men’s game, defending NCAA Division II national champion Central Missouri jumped out to a 37-18 halftime lead and defeated Lincoln 67-47.
Nicole Martin scored 15 points for Jefferson City on Tuesday, but the Lady Jays fell short in a 61-46 loss to the Hickman Kewpies.
Fatima jumped out to a 27-point halftime lead on its way to a 61-28 win against South Callaway on Wednesday.
MARYVILLE — Shelby Mustain of Northwest Missouri had a double-double Wednesday in the Bearcats’ 73-71 loss to Missouri Southern.
If you’re a student experiencing stress, you’re not alone, according to a new study.
The Lincoln men’s and women’s basketball teams will host Central Missouri today at Jason Gym.
ST. ELIZABETH — Orrie Patterson had a monster night for Tuscumbia on Tuesday, racking up 19 points and 18 rebounds as the Lions beat St. Elizabeth 59-38.
Four Eagles reach double-digits
EUGENE — The Eugene Eagles put four players in double figures and captured an 85-77 win against the Fatima Comets on Tuesday.
Opens game with 17-0 run
RUSSELLVILLE — The Linn Wildcats started the game on a 17-0 run, then held on for a 70-60 win against Russellville on Tuesday night.