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Press Box: More to life

Death puts sports into perspective

I’ve been thinking about Jim McKay a lot during the last week. Specifically, I’ve been thinking about the late broadcaster’s tour de force moment in a career full of great work. That is, his terrific on-air performance during the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Calvary does its job

In baseball win

Coaches often make reference to “in-game adjustments.” It’s just that some of those adjustments are bigger than others.

Blair Oaks moves up to Class 3 football

There’s not a whole lot different when it comes to the 2014 football schedule for the Blair Oaks Falcons, except for at the end. At even then, things will look very similar.

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Kirchner ties LU softball record

In doubleheader loss to Central Missouri

On a day where neither the playing conditions or the on-field results had much to offer, at least one thing was worth celebrating Friday for the Lincoln softball team.

Helias set to start tennis season

Last year was a tough one for the Helias boys tennis team. Not only in the on-court results, but just in the work it took to get on the court.

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Jays open tennis season today at Rolla

Last year, the Jefferson City boys tennis team went through a murderer’s row of a schedule, facing tons of the state’s elite programs. So did they take a step back after running the gauntlet, taking some time to catch their breath? Not even close.

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Wilson a key cog for Central Missouri baseball

The University of Central Missouri has had one of the nation’s elite baseball teams for decades, and it appears the reason is simple — they don’t take anything for granted, even after all their successes.

Blue Tigers fall 7-5 to opportunistic Mules

Despite having a 9-7 edge in hits, the Blue Tigers couldn’t turn them into enough runs and came out on the short end of a 7-5 score Friday at Lincoln Field.

Press Box: Helias working overtime

Great season for Crusaders ends in extra time

SPORTS COMMENTARY: If you followed the Helias boys basketball team to the Final Four the past few days, you definitely got your money’s worth.

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Republic edges Helias in triple overtime

COLUMBIA — In a game that featured dozens of big plays, the Republic Tigers got the last one to finally finish a contest that seemed like it would never end.

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