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Press Box: Missouri basketball looking for someone to sit next to Anderson

News Tribune Sports Commentary

While we’ve been watching the best of the best play in college basketball, some of the rest are trying to catch up. The Missouri Tigers are one of the rest.

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Crusaders fail to capitalize in 3-2 loss to Pirates

Missed opportunities

The Helias Crusaders pushed across a run in the bottom of the fourth inning Thursday to take a 2-1 lead against the Boonville Pirates. But they also left two runners in scoring position in the inning. Then left the bases loaded in the fifth and sixth. And the Pirates took advantage.

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Jays golfers ahead of schedule

Normally, it can take some time for a team to hit its stride. This is not a normal year for the Jefferson City Jays golf team.

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Weather halts Helias-Fatima contest; game reverts to tie

After pushing across a run in the top of the ninth inning to take a 2-1 lead, the Fatima Comets were just three outs from a win Tuesday against the Helias Crusaders.

Crusaders a close group on golf course

It’s a good problem to have. In preseason golf practice, the Helias Crusaders have had five players average within 1.5 strokes of each other. Now it’s a matter of getting them all to improve a little more.

Helias track teams focused on long-term goals

Until May rolls around, the Helias Crusaders and Lady Crusaders are treating the track and field season as an extended practice.

Helias poised for strong baseball season

The pieces appear to be there for the Helias Crusaders.

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Blair Oaks figures to contend for top honors in golf again this season

What’s better than a 1-2 punch?

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Lady Jays looking to improve on last season’s third-place finish

A healthy number of starters returning, most at key positions, from a Final Four team should mean continued success this season.

Missouri to face South Carolina today in SEC tourney

Kim Anderson likes to split basketball seasons into four portions — non-conference, conference, conference tournament and the postseason.

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