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Boys Tennis: Helias wins title

The Helias Crusaders captured team honors Saturday at the Hannibal Tennis Tournament.

Prep Baseball: Calvary Lutheran 13, Lutheran (Kansas City) 0

The Calvary Lutheran Lions defeated Lutheran: Kansas City 13-0 in five innings Saturday.

Prep Baseball: Blair Oaks JV splits

The Blair Oaks Falcons finished 1-1 on Saturday in the Hallsville JV Tournament.

Lady Crusaders place second; Crusaders fourth at Classic

Track and field results

The Helias Lady Crusaders were second while the Crusaders finished fourth Saturday at the Ron Whittaker Bulldog Classic.

2 victims in Jefferson City shooting

Jefferson City police say two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after a shooting Saturday evening.

Our Opinion: Tax Freedom Day arrives Sunday

News Tribune editorial

Less than a week after Monday’s deadline for Americans to meet their obligations to the Internal Revenue Service, Tax Freedom Day approaches.

Unlocked vehicle thefts continue

Jefferson City police report more thefts from unlocked vehicles occurred this week.

Girl Scouts sign-up event Tuesday

All girls in grades K-12 are invited to join Girl Scouts at a sign-up event from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday in Jefferson City at the Girl Scout Office, 230 Metro Drive.

Show-Me art contest winners announced

The following are winners in the Show-Me Conference Art Show. The winning entries are on display at Capital Mall.

Washburn baseball uses late surge to pound Lincoln

A 3-all tie took a quick turn in the wrong direction for the Lincoln baseball team Friday, as Washburn scored a combined 17 runs in the sixth and seventh innings to defeat the Blue Tigers 20-3 in seven innings at Lincoln Field.

UCM sweeps Lincoln in softball

The Lincoln softball team was outhit 11-4 in both games Friday against Central Missouri at Duensing Field, falling 9-1 and 9-0, with both being shortened to six innings due to the run rule.

MU baseball falls victim to Gamecocks’ rally

The Missouri baseball team couldn’t hold on to a 4-1 lead Friday, losing 8-5 to South Carolina.

Prep Baseball: Vienna 5, Steelville 4

The Vienna Eagles made the most of their five hits Friday, beating Steelville 5-4.

Crusaders take part in S-C Invitational

The Helias doubles team of T.J. Hagenhoff and Ben Mitan finished sixth in the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Invitational on Friday.

Lincoln’s Lammers invited to regional tournament

Lincoln golfer Blake Lammers has been selected to play in the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Central/Midwest Regional, the NCAA announced Friday.

Our Opinion: Tardy, theatrical resolutions

Depending on perspective, political theatrics are either an amusing aside or annoying digression from the business of lawmaking.

Overheated motor causes evacuation at LU residence hall

Overheated motor causes evacuation at LU residence hall

Lengthy layoff fails to slow Hornets’ offense

A break of almost two weeks without a game didn’t have any affect on the St. Elizabeth bats.

Baseball: Russellville 7, Harrisburg 6

Seth Kuda used his arm and his bat to beat Harrisburg on Thursday.

Baseball: Vienna 11, Newburg 1

The Vienna Eagles rolled to an 11-1 win against Newburg on Wednesday in a game shortened to five innings due to the run rule.

Softball: Hawks sweep Blue Tigers

After being shut out 6-0 in Game 1 of Wednesday’s doubleheader at Quincy, the Lincoln softball team nearly rallied for a win in Game 2 before falling 5-4.

Boys Golf: Blair Oaks wins triangular

The Blair Oaks Falcons defeated Southern Boone and Father Tolton on Thursday at Eagle Knoll Golf Club.

Gant leaving Missouri

The Missouri men’s basketball team has lost yet another player.

Baseball: Jays frosh, sophs win

The Jefferson City freshman and sophomore teams swept Rock Bridge on Thursday at Vivion Field, winning 3-2 in five innings and 7-0 in six innings, respectively.

JC middle school student suspended after weapon found

A sixth-grade student at Thomas Jefferson Middle School is facing a long-term suspension after being found to have a weapon while on school property.

Two businesses temporarily lose liquor license

The Jefferson City Liquor Control Board has suspended the liquor licenses of two businesses that failed recent compliance checks.

Jefferson City man gets probation in child porn case

A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation after pleading guilty to an amended charge in a child pornography case.

Documentary featuring JC artist to screen at Capitol City Cinema

“If You’re Really Ugly…” an award-winning short film documentary from James Hinkle of Cinemaddact LLC, was recently honored in the Every Picture Tells a Story film competition sponsored by the Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City.

Fatima golf wins Show-Me Conference Tourney

The Fatima Comets took team honors in a scorecard tiebreaker while Gannon Withers of New Bloomfield captured individual honors Wednesday in the Show-Me Conference Tournament at Redfield Golf and Country Club.

A sweet, comical event returns to local church

Tickets still are available for the second showing of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church presentation of “Sweet Live! Dessert Comedy Theater” at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Southern Boone golf wins conference tourney

Walter Kesterson led the field with a score of 68 as the Southern Boone golf team won the Tri-County Conference Tournament on Wednesday at the Eldon Country Club.

Girls Soccer: Lady Crusaders win in PKs

The Helias Lady Crusaders beat Sedalia Smith-Cotton in the seventh round of penalty kicks Wednesday, 2-1.

Lammers wins MIAA men’s golf title

A one-stroke lead turned into a seven-stroke win for Lincoln’s Blake Lammers on Wednesday in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Men’s Golf Championships.

Our Opinion: The challenge of evaluating leadership

Leadership positions invite constant evaluation.

Grand jury indicts Young in inmate killing

An Algoa Correctional Center inmate has been indicted by the Cole County Grand Jury for the killing of a fellow inmate in December 2015.

Shooting incident leads to arrest, no injuries

Three people were arrested after a shots fired incident Tuesday afternoon in Jefferson City.

Lincoln’s Lammers leads heading into final round

Blake Lammers of Lincoln kept his lead Tuesday in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Men’s Golf Championships, shooting a 72 in the second round.

Prep Baseball: Fatima 11, Russellville 1

The Fatima Comets defeated Russellville 11-1 in five innings Tuesday.

Girls Soccer: Lady Jays game postponed

Jefferson City’s girls soccer game scheduled for Tuesday at Hickman was postponed by lightning.

Track and Field: Blair Oaks at Sedalia Smith-Cotton

The Blair Oaks track and field teams competed Tuesday in the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Invitational.

Boys Tennis: Jays JV wins

The Jefferson City JV boys tennis team beat the Battle varsity 9-0 on Tuesday.

Barracuda swim team competes

Eight members of the Jefferson City Area YMCA Barracuda swim team participated in the Heartland Area YMCA Championship meet held March 18-20 in Edwardsville, Ill.

Track and Field: Jefferson City and Helias JV compete

The Jefferson City Jays hosted Helias and Rolla in a JV track meet Tuesday.

Three injured in two-car wreck

Three people were treated for minor injuries after a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Jefferson City.

Two hurt in motorcycle crash

A Jefferson City man and a juvenile from Jefferson City were treated for injuries after a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon.

Highway Patrol helicopter assists in search of suicidal man in Morgan County

A suicidal man was taken into custody in Morgan County with the help of Missouri Highway Patrol pilots.

Auxvasse restaurant owner facing federal firearms charges

An Auxvasse man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegally possessing 21 firearms and three firearm silencers.

Our Opinion: Want to save cleanup costs? Stop littering

Trash bags filled with debris rested on the shoulder of Missouri 179 last week, awaiting disposal as part of a spring anti-litter campaign.

Got an old prescription?

Sheriff slates drop-off for safe disposal

A prescription drug take-back program is planned for the end of the month in Cole County.

Wide array of charges levied on Stover man

A Stover man is facing multiple resisting arrest and drug charges for weekend incidents in Jefferson City and Cole County.