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Eagen to lead Helias girls basketball program

Sarah Eagan believes she is ready to be a head basketball coach.

Late score sends Kewpies past Lady Jays for district title

A second of hesitation was all it took.

Blair Oaks looks for Class 2 golf honors

It’s the final competition for Kory Franks at Blair Oaks High School.

Lady Jays open district soccer with decisive win

“I did not expect the score to be as lopsided as it was,” Lady Jays coach Eddie Horn said after Jefferson City opened Class 4 District 11 Tournament play with a 7-1 victory against the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers at the 179 Soccer Park.

Lady Crusaders blank Lady Lakers in soccer

The Helias Lady Crusaders are figuring things out.

Lady Jays soccer edges Kickapoo 1-0

Playing games is the fun part. Practice sometimes can be a necessary evil.

Lady Crusaders score early in OT, beat Blue Devils

“We feel like we were better team, it was nice that we came through and got the goal,” Helias coach Brad Dempsey said after the Lady Crusaders defeated the Quincy (Ill.) Blue Devils 1-0 in overtime on a rainy Saturday afternoon at the 179 Soccer Park.

Press Box: Dizzying amount of coaching changes hit central Missouri

News Tribune Sports Commentary

I’ve been at this job for a lot of years and I don’t remember anything like the slew of coaching changes we’ve seen in just the past few months.

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Lady Jays ease to crosstown soccer win

The crosstown soccer showdowns are usually tight affairs and Wednesday night’s edition between the Jefferson City Lady Jays and Helias Lady Crusaders was expected to be no different.

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Helias gets past Blair Oaks in baseball

The Helias Crusaders and Blair Oaks Falcons have been brothers in the tough-luck club for much of this season.

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