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Helias volleyball team shakes nerves to beat Waynesville in opener

Published Aug. 24 2016

It was everything the Helias Lady Crusaders would want from a volleyball season opener — they played well and they...

Helias softball has inexperienced roster

Published Aug. 23 2016

The Helias Lady Crusaders aren't quite sure what kind of softball team they will be this season. That's what happens when...

Lady Crusasders will have new look this golf season

Published Aug. 22 2016

The Helias Lady Crusaders had one of the best girls golf seasons in program history in 2015. The Lady Crusaders repeated...

Friday Night Recap: Helias shows improvement against Hannibal

Published Aug. 21 2016

After losing twice on the road to Hannibal last season, the Helias Crusaders had a chance to gain a measure...

Helias drops season opener at Hannibal

Published Aug. 20 2016

The Helias Crusaders needed a yard. They missed it by about six inches.

Jays soccer counting on last year's JV players

Published Aug. 20 2016

The Jefferson City Jays had a very successful junior varsity soccer season last year.

Helias boys soccer looks for another deep run

Published Aug. 20 2016

The Helias Crusaders hit their stride midway through the soccer season last season.

Helias looks to turn familiarity into wins

Published Aug. 19 2016

Year 1 is in the rearview mirror. Tim Rulo and the Helias Crusaders are fully focused on the task at...

Lady Jays putting in work on golf course

Published Aug. 19 2016

Things aren't always going to go your way on the golf course.

Helias impresses in Jamboree

Published Aug. 13 2016

WARDSVILLE — There wasn't much to do except sit around and wait.

Helias football looks to start another district title streak

Published Aug. 7 2016

For the first time in a long time, the Helias Crusaders weren't in the state football playoff bracket last fall.

Press Box: Friday was another bad day for Missouri athletics

Published Jul. 31 2016

Will the last one to leave make sure to turn out the lights?

Press Box: Cardinals, Royals need to keep plugging along

Published Jul. 3 2016

It's been an up and down first half of the season for both the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas...

Schnieders named new baseball coach at Jamestown

Published Jul. 3 2016

"I've always loved baseball and this is an opportunity I couldn't pass up," said Brent Schnieders, who recently was named...

Press Box: College camps have caused quite the squabble

Published Jun. 5 2016

If nothing else, Jim Harbaugh is getting quite a jersey collection. Harbaugh, the Michigan head football coach who has become...

Helias' Albertson closes career in style

Published May. 28 2016

School record, school record, school record. The last three track and field meets have been something special for Emma Albertson.

Helias set for Class 4 state track championships

Published May. 27 2016

At the start of the season, Helias track and field coach Tim Rulo encouraged the Crusaders and Lady Crusaders to...

Helias continues winning ways, beats Salem in sectional

Published May. 25 2016

Something has clicked for the Helias Crusaders.

Press Box: Results speak louder than words for MU softball team

Published May. 22 2016

Two weeks ago, the Missouri softball team issued a written statement of support for head coach Ehren Earleywine prior to...

Lepper new head coach of Helias girls hoops

Published May. 21 2016

Alan Lepper has spent a lot of years affiliated with the Helias girls basketball program.