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Helias puts together better second half in loss to Hannibal

Down 35-0 at the half Friday night, the final result was all but decided. The Helias Crusaders didn’t want anything remotely similar to occur in the final two quarters.

Helias football's comeback falls short

HANNIBAL — Except for the final score, it was all but decided at halftime.

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Prep Football: Helias to take on familiar foe in Hannibal

Instead of heading southwest tonight, the Helias Crusaders are going northeast. But other than that, not a lot has changed for the Crusaders from Week One to Week Two.

Bottom of order shines as Helias beats Battle

Entering the softball season, the Helias Lady Crusaders had a pretty good idea of what they were going to get out of the top four hitters in the lineup.

Helias girls plan to improve in the field

The Helias Lady Crusaders went through some growing pains last season.

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Helias girls golf team looks to build on last year’s success

The Helias Lady Crusaders brought home a Class 1 state golf trophy last season by finishing fourth.

Press Box: Trying to simplify what’s going on in St. Louis

News Tribune Sports Commentary

What’s more exciting than billionaires talking with billionaires about trying to make more money? Well, pretty much everything. But since one of the billionaires is Stan Kroenke and he currently owns the St. Louis Rams, there is some local interest in this situation.

Some good, some not so good for Helias in opener

First game, new head coach, understandably there were some nerves Friday night.

Jays soccer looks to fill void left by Boone as season begins

Sometimes, it’s not who you have back. It’s who you don’t.

Helias falls to Nixa in first game of year

It was one of those games where the scoreboard really doesn’t tell the whole story. The Helias Crusaders dropped their season opener Friday night, falling 31-9 to the Nixa Eagles. But a tweak here and an adjustment there and the outcome could have been closer.

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