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Lady Jays down Marshall in tennis dual

The Jefferson City Lady Jays improved to 16-4 on the season with a 7-2 win against Marshall on Tuesday.

Fatima cruises to win in soccer against School of the Osage

The Fatima Comets ripped off 37 shots, including 27 on goal, and cruised to a 5-1 win against School of the Osage on Tuesday night.

Helias tennis blanks Osage

The Helias Lady Crusaders dropped just nine games in nine matches Tuesday, rolling to a 9-0 victory against School of the Osage at Washington Park.

Linn softball tops Russellville

Adrianna Basnett went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, but it was not enough as Russellville fell to Linn.

Lincoln golf finishes 17th

The Lincoln men’s golf team finished 17th out of 18 teams in the 16th Annual Northeastern State University Classic that wrapped up Tuesday.

Oliver wins medalist honor

Competing as individuals, Russellville had two girls claim the top two invidual spots in a triangular featuring teams from New Bloomfield, Eugene and Hallsville on Tuesday at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.

Eugene downs Tipton in volleyball

The Eugene Lady Eagles fought past Tipton on Monday night, claiming a 23-25, 25-21, 25-22 win.

Lewis and Clark volleyball splits

Lewis and Clark split a seventh and eighth grade doubleheader with Lange Middle School on Tuesday.

Russellville falls in junior high basketball

Russellville Junior High dropped a 28-25 decision to Chamois on Tuesday.

Thomas Jefferson splits in volleyball

Thomas Jefferson split Tuesday with Jefferson Junior, winning the seventh graders’ match and losing the eighth graders.

Our Opinion: The business of simplifying and saving

The impulse to reduce business fees is laudable but, as always, the proverbial devil will be in the details.

Lady Jays fall to Ozark

The Jefferson City volleyball team fell to Ozark in straight sets Monday night, losing 25-14, 25-16.

Pintos now at No. 2 in Class 3

The California Pintos moved up one spot in the latest edition of the Missouri high school football rankings released this morning.

Calvary rallies past Russellville

The Calvary Lutheran Lady Lions rallied for a 20-25, 25-19, 25-17 volleyball win at home Monday against Russellville.

Softball: Fatima 4, St. Elizabeth 2

Morgan Brandt hit a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning to give Fatima a 4-2 win against St. Elizabeth on Monday.

Lady Crusaders win title, move to 17-0 on season

The Helias Lady Crusaders went 8-0 to win the Gateway Matchup Tournament over the weekend while improving to 17-0 on the season.

Anderson, Tigers to make one stop at Hearnes Center this season

Kim Anderson’s return to the Hearnes Center is one of the highlights of the finalized Missouri men’s basketball schedule that was released Monday.

Blair Oaks romps past Southern Boone

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons romped to a 25-11, 25-14 win in volleyball action Monday against Southern Boone at Jason Gym.

Hayes wins title at C.C. Invitational

Taylor Hayes of School of the Osage shot a 77 to lead the field Monday in the Capital City Invitational at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.

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Lincoln’s Henderson receives conference award

Lincoln senior running back Morris Henderson earned multiple honors Monday after breaking three records with a six-touchdown performance during Saturday’s win against Quincy.

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Lady Jays cruise to 8-1 win against Lady Crusaders

The Jefferson City tennis team celebrated Senior Night by beating Helias 8-1 on Monday at Washington Park.

2 area residents hurt in wrecks

A Camdenton woman was injured in a one-car accident at 7:40 a.m. Sunday on Missouri 5, south of Lebanon in Laclede County.

Eldon man charged in holdup, chase

An Eldon man was identified Monday as the man believed to have robbed an Eldon convenience store early Sunday morning.

Our Opinion: Review of highway, water patrol merger needed

Sadly, a drowning had to happen to prompt a much-needed review of the 2011 merger of Missouri’s Highway Patrol and Water Patrol.

Cricket tournament

The Jefferson City Champions League 20-20 Cricket Tournament – Season II wrapped up Saturday at Lions Field.

Westminster 27, MacMurray 21

The Westminster Blue Jays posted a 27-21 win against MacMurray College on Saturday.

After holdup, suspect leads area police on car chase

A man suspected of burglarizing an Eldon convenience store and leading Eldon police on a high-speed chase early Sunday morning was caught more than two hours later after assistance from three other law enforcement agencies.

Our Opinion: Adjusting the volume on trash service

News Tribune editorial

Jefferson Citians are talking trash. The occasion is the effort by city officials to seek public input in advance of negotiating a new contract for solid waste services.

The Mayor’s Cup — sparking a sailing interest

The Fifth Annual Mayor’s Cup Regatta was Saturday afternoon at Binder Lake.

Master gardeners to celebrate 10th anniversary

Central Missouri Master Gardeners will be celebrating their 10th year anniversary in October and are holding several workshops and events to mark the occasion.

Lady Jays win at Blue Springs Invitational

The Jefferson City Lady Jays finished first while the Jays were third Saturday in the Blue Springs Invitational.

Meyer leads Calvary Lutheran at Odessa

Ryan Meyer of Calvary Lutheran finished seventh Saturday at the Odessa Invitational.

Helias goes 2-3 at softball tourney

The Lady Crusaders went 2-3 in the Liberty tournament Friday and Saturday.

Girls Tennis: Lady Jays drop 2 in tourney

Jefferson City went 1-2 at the Columbia Tournament, opening with a 2-7 loss to Lee’s Summit West.

Our Opinion: The laws of civics

News Tribune editorial

Alarmed by data showing only about a third of Americans can name the three branches of U.S. government, a group of concerned Missourians has launched the Missouri Civics Education Initiative.

Faith leaders join forces to protect environment

The Capital Area Interfaith Alliance and Lincoln University have teamed up to feature a panel discussion “Some Like It Hot!? Religions Respond to Environmental Issues.”

Kaiser woman charged with stealing car at gunpoint

A Kaiser woman is charged with forcibly stealing a vehicle Thursday afternoon in Cole County.

New Bloomfield district may hire engineer to assess needs

New Bloomfield R-3 School District Superintendent David Tramel spoke with an engineer about performing an assessment of the district’s facilities.

Helias tennis wins tourney

The Lady Crusaders topped six teams in the Smith Cotton Invitational with 24 combined points. Hickman finished second with 23.5.

Blair Oaks wins two in softball tourney

The Lady Falcons trounced Nevada and Holden in their first two games of the University of Central Missouri Tournament.

Softball: Eugene 5, New Bloomfield 2

The Lady Eagles defeated New Bloomfield behind two RBI from Lexi Dickerson. Andrea Blochberger led Eugene with two hits.

Softball: New Bloomsfield 8, Russellville 2

The Lady Indians fell to New Bloomfield for their sixth loss of the year.

Boys Soccer: Fatima 9, Stover 0

Fatima shut out Stover in soccer, 9-0, behind four goals from Evan Schulte.

California tops Eugene in volleyball

The California Lady Pintos notched a 25-15, 25-16 win against Eugene on Thursday night.

Russellville middle school girls basketball wins

LINN — The Russellville junior high girls basketball captured a 40-38 win against Linn on Thursday.

PAL meet held in Westphalia

The latest PAL cross country meet was held Thursday night in Westphalia.

Our Opinion: Employers aid process of recovery

Among the many contributions businesses make to our community, 35 employers were honored Wednesday for helping people in recovery.

Man on probation for mailbox vandalism

A Jefferson City man was placed on probation after pleading guilty to charges in connection with the vandalism of mailboxes in February.

Cardinals make donation to horse-riding school

A Mid-Missouri therapeutic horseback riding school for handicapped children is getting some help from the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Lucky 13 for Helias Lady Crusaders

In tennis

The Helias girls tennis team improved to 13-1 the year after claiming a 9-0 win against Rolla on Thursday at Washington Park.