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Rain affects area baseball schedules

The recent rain has brought some changes to area baseball schedules.

College Golf: Lincoln at Minority Championship

The Lincoln men are fifth and the women ninth after Friday’s opening round in the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship.

Women’s Tennis: LU’s Roling honored

Lincoln junior Ashley Roling was named to the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association’s Tennis Academic Honor Roll on Friday.

College Softball: Missouri State advances

Erin Struemph went the distance Friday to get the victory as Missouri State defeated Illinois State 3-1 in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.

Former Missouri captain Warren dead at 44

Jeff Warren, a letterwinner for the Missouri men’s basketball team from 1989-93, passed away Friday from lymphoma at the age of 44.

Our Opinion: Signature would close gap in child abuse laws

Credit Missouri lawmakers with acting to plug a gap in protecting children.

2 Holts Summit residents arrested for child sexual abuse offenses

A Holts Summit man and woman were arrested Wednesday for multiple counts of child sexual abuse and related offenses, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Lady Jays soccer blanks Quincy

Sarah Luebbert scored two goals Thursday to lead the Jefferson City Lady Jays to a 3-0 win against the Quincy Blue Devils.

College Baseball: Lincoln duo honored

Lincoln’s Kaleb Davis and Trevor Schnieders were selected as All-Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association honorable mention baseball selection Thursday.

Baseball: Jays frosh split with Sedalia

The Jefferson City Jays freshman baseball team split a doubleheader Wednesday with Sedalia, losing the first game 10-6 and winning the second 8-4.

Auburn knocks Missouri out of SEC softball tourney

The No. 13 Missouri Tigers were eliminated from the Southeastern Conference softball tournament with a 5-2 loss Thursday to the No. 7 Auburn Tigers.

College Softball: Struemph named all-MVC

Missouri State pitcher Erin Struemph was named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference first team when the league handed out its postseason awards recently.

College Softball: Welch picks up honor

Columbia College sophomore Paxton Welch was named the American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week for her efforts last week.

College Softball: Blue Tigers earn honors

Four members of the Lincoln University softball team were recently named to the All-Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association team.

Women’s Basketball: Two Missouri players named to U19 Trials

A pair of players with Missouri ties were recently named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Championship Team Trials roster.

Our Opinion: The elusive ‘meaning of life’

What is the purpose of your life?

Missouri softball tops Bulldogs

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Missouri Tigers advanced past Mississippi State 9-0 in six innings in their opening-round game of the 2015 Southeaster Conference tournament. The Tigers totaled nine hits in the contest.

California boys, Eldon girls win Tri-County titles

KAISER — The California Pintos and the Eldon Lady Mustangs claimed team honors Tuesday at the Tri-County Conference Track and Field Championships hosted by School of the Osage.

Tigers hire hoops assistant

Corey Tate is returning to the Missouri Tigers.

Our Opinion: Reduce filing fees for businesses

In the waning days of the session, Missouri lawmakers are getting down to business, both figuratively and literally.

3 hurt in JC accident

Three people were hurt in a two vehicle accident Tuesday night in Jefferson City.

Blair Oaks baseball falls to Battle

Battle 7, Blair Oaks 3

The Battle Spartans put up all seven of their runs in the second inning Tuesday in a 7-3 victory against the Blair Oaks Falcons.

Fatima baseball splits

The Fatima Comets split a pair of games Tuesday in the Fulton Tournament.

Baseball: New Bloomfield 9. St. Elizabeth 4

The New Bloomfield Wildcats posted a 9-4 win Tuesday against the St. Elizabeth Hornets.

Cinco de Mayo 5K results

Adam McCauley and Erin Hemeyer took the overall titles Saturday at the Cinco de Mayo 5K Run/Walk.

Tennis: Rock Bridge 7, Jays 2

The Jefferson City Jays dropped a 7-2 decision Tuesday to the Rock Bridge Bruins.

Tennis: Helias 8, Fulton 1

The Helias boys tennis team celebrated Senior Day with an 8-1 win against Fulton on Tuesday at Washington Park.

JCPD investigate shots fired on West McCarty Street

The Jefferson City Police Department is investigating an incident where shots were fired Monday night on West McCarty Street.

Our Opinion: An observance and invitation to pray

Will you participate in Thursday’s observance of National Day of Prayer?

Lady Jays claim track titles

Jefferson City cruised to wins in the both the varsity and junior-varsity divisions of the Victoria Reeves Invitational hosted Friday by Parkway South.

Linn hits two HRs in win against Tuscumbia

Behind home runs from Ryan Mantle and Daulton Niederhelm, the Linn Wildcats defeated Tuscumbia 4-3 in nine innings Monday.

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Reception will show off Sketch Day art

The Capitals Arts Gallery is hosting an awards reception to honor area art students’ work for the 68th Annual High School Sketch Day at the gallery, 1203 Missouri Blvd., from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Smoke break?

JCHS evacuated after smoke fills sections of school

An overheated motor on an HVAC unit caused smoke to fill the Little Theater and other nearby areas of Jefferson City High School on Monday afternoon.

Falcons baseball C team takes two

The Blair Oaks C team defeated South Callaway twice Monday, needing just five innings both times.

Helias tennis falls to School of the Osage

The Helias tennis team dropped a dual Monday against School of the Osage, 6-3.

Jays freshman baseball splits doubleheader with Battle

The Jefferson City freshman team split a doubleheader with Battle on Monday, winning 7-2 before losing 10-0.

Helias freshman baseball splits with Fatima

The Helias freshman baseball team went 1-1 against Fatima on Monday, falling 4-2 before defeating the Comets 5-3.

Tipton claims title in Class 1 district golf

The Tipton Cardinals claimed team honors Monday in the Class 1 District 2 Golf Tournament.

Individuals lead Helias golf to sectionals

The Helias Crusaders advanced to the sectional tournament the hard way.

Jays trio advance to Class 4 golf sectional

The quality of the field in the Class 4 District 5 Tournament was evident in the final team scores Monday.

Our Opinion: F.A.S.T. reaction to stroke

F.A.S.T. is an appropriate pneumonic device to remember the signs of stroke, because seconds count when a stroke occurs.

College Track: AMC Championships

COLUMBIA — The William Woods women steamrolled to the title in the American Midwest Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

College Track: CMU second at HAAC meet

FAYETTE — The Central Methodist men’s and women’s track and field teams were both second at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships during the weekend.

College Track: Karsten helps Miners to crown

LIBERTY — The Missouri S&T Miners rolled to their second straight title in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships that ran Friday and Saturday at William Jewell College.

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Lincoln's Walls getting his opportunity

Signs contract with New York Jets

One NFL-related drought continues for the Lincoln Blue Tigers, but they’re hoping another one could come to an end soon.

MU softball tops Florida

COLUMBIA — The Missouri softball team closed out the regular season on a high note Sunday, beating Florida, the nation’s top-ranked team, by a 3-2 score in eight innings.

Missouri wins baseball series with Mississippi

COLUMBIA — The Missouri baseball team narrowly missed recording a sweep of Mississippi this weekend, winning the first two games comfortably before taking a close setback in the series finale.

Youth Track: Capital City Eighth Grade Relays

Thomas Jefferson and Lewis and Clark took part in the Capital City Eighth Grade Relays that were held Friday at Adkins Stadium.

Prep Track: California, Eldon at Rush Invitational

CALIFORNIA — The California Pintos and the Eldon Lady Mustangs captured team honors Thursday at the Guy Rush Memorial Invitational.

Prep Track: Host teams second at South Callaway Invitational

MOKANE — The South Callaway Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs both took second Saturday at the South Callaway Invitational.