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Press Box: Mother Nature plays trick on prep basketball games

News Tribune Sports Commentary

It was hard to avoid thinking about the Yiddish proverb “Man plans, God laughs” as Saturday unfolded.

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Helias boys defeat Rock Bridge after slow start

With the offense a little stagnant, the Helias boys basketball team decided to go for a run to clear its head.

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Thrill and heartbreak for Blair Oaks at state wrestling

Wrestling is a funny thing: In the space of one day you can be thrilled with a sixth-place finish and heartbroken with a second-place result. That was the scenario for the Blair Oaks Falcons ....

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A little of everything for Blair Oaks at state wrestling

The first day of the Class 1 state wrestling tournament had a little bit of everything for the Blair Oaks Falcons — some ups, some downs and one thing that was kind of a middle-of-the-road type of thing.

Blair Oaks wrestling returns to state

The Blair Oaks Falcons will enter the Class 1 state wrestling tournament that begins today as the defending champions, but they’re harboring no illusions of winning back-to-back titles.

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Father Tolton clamps down on Helias

Defense name of the game

The Father Tolton boys basketball team picked a perfect time for its best defensive effort of the season. Playing in front of a sold-out-for days, standing-room-only crowd at Rackers Fieldhouse, the Trailblazers clamped down in the second half and surged past the Helias Crusaders by a 63-44 score.

Helias basketball gets hot from stripe, turns back Hickman

For the first three quarters, the Helias Crusaders couldn’t buy a free throw.

Bell joins LU baseball coaching staff

The head coach of the Lincoln baseball team might be unfamiliar to area fans, but his assistant coach is the exact opposite.

Blue Tigers’ DeMilia drawn to baseball

It didn’t take long for the new face at Lincoln University to determine coaching baseball was in his future.

New coach, players dot Lincoln baseball roster

This season will be all about newness for the Lincoln University baseball team.

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