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Helias set to open wrestling season

Published Nov. 30 2016

A few holes in the lineup may cost Helias some wrestling dual victories this season, but the Crusaders are looking...

Lady Jays roll past Rolla

Published Nov. 29 2016

The outcome was never in doubt Monday night. But that doesn't mean the Jefferson City Lady Jays didn't have things to...

Jays set to open wrestling season

Published Nov. 29 2016

With an inexperienced lineup, the Jefferson City Jays could take their lumps early in the wrestling season. But when the Jays...

Still work to do for Lady Jays basketball

Published Nov. 26 2016

The Jefferson City Lady Jays enter the basketball season ranked No. 10 in Class 5 by the Missouri Basketball Coaches...

Helias girls basketball features veteran core

Published Nov. 22 2016

The Helias Lady Crusaders have made a habit of making it to the state basketball playoffs in recent seasons. It's a...

Press Box: Missouri struggles to find a bright side to the start of 2016-17 athletic season

Published Nov. 20 2016

It's not easy backing the Black and Gold. Even though you probably already knew that, there have been a couple...

Jefferson City girls defend well in Jamboree wins

Published Nov. 19 2016

Defense has been the name of the game recently in practice for the Jefferson City Lady Jays.

Fatima girls stumble in Jamboree loss

Published Nov. 19 2016

The Fatima Lady Comets will bring an inexperienced team into the basketball season.

Yanskey helps Helias girls to third-place cross country finish

Published Nov. 6 2016

It's been a pretty good first few months in Kayla Yanskey's senior year.

Helias boys finish fourth in Class 3 cross country

Published Nov. 6 2016

The Helias Crusaders may have entered the Class 3 cross country championships under the radar. That likely won't happen again...

Helias falls to Hannibal in battle to the end

Published Nov. 6 2016

HANNIBAL — The Helias Crusaders had their chances in Friday night's Class 4 District 7 championship game against the Hannibal...

Helias girls among favorites in Class 3 cross country

Published Nov. 5 2016

The Helias Lady Crusaders haven't lost to a Class 3 team all season.

Prep Football: Helias heads back to Hannibal for district title

Published Nov. 4 2016

Back in mid-August, the Helias Crusaders dropped a 19-14 decision to the Hannibal Pirates. Along with the disappointment of losing,...

Helias advances to district title game with win against Warrenton

Published Oct. 29 2016

The Helias Crusader offense is hitting its stride.

Warrenton on hot streak coming into tonight's game against Helias

Published Oct. 28 2016

The Warrenton Warriors don't get a lot of attention in Mid-Missouri.

Top-seeded Jays fall in district soccer opener 1-0

Published Oct. 25 2016

The Sedalia Smith-Cotton Tigers aren't your typical No. 4 seed.

Helias takes care of business against Warrensburg

Published Oct. 23 2016

It was a business-like football game for the Helias Crusaders.

Press Box: Football districts will never be perfect

Published Oct. 23 2016

The one consistent thing about the football playoffs is there will be some unhappy people.

Prep Football: Surging Helias to host Warrensburg on Saturday

Published Oct. 21 2016

A dominant victory, a pair of school records and their first winning streak of the season has the Helias Crusaders...

Prep Football: Record-setting night for Helias' Storms, Stiles

Published Oct. 17 2016

It was easy to tell where the game balls were going Saturday night for the Helias Crusaders. Jacob Storms cradled his....