It’s not too often you see a soccer team squeeze off a shot every two minutes, but that’s exactly what the Jefferson City Lady Jays did Friday night.
WESTPHALIA — It was the best of both worlds for the Fatima baseball team Thursday — not only did the Comets get timely hitting, but they got it from the bottom of their order.
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WARDSVILLE — It might be intimidating for a football coach to take over a program when the previous two coaches have won state championships. A man who spent 22 years in the Air Force isn’t most people.
After having to sit for longer than originally scheduled Saturday, the Fatima Comets came out a little sluggish in the fifth-place baseball game of the Capital City Baseball Invitational.
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At a time when a lot of people are focusing on the beginning of the baseball season and the Masters, the year’s first golf major, it’s been hard to ignore college basketball.
In a game in which both starters threw well, and where both offenses mustered just five hits, it didn’t take a genius to figure out Friday night’s game between Jefferson City and Fatima in the Capital City Baseball Invitational would come down to the intangibles.
With a roster teeming with players returning from last year’s third-place team in the state in Class 2, you know you’re going to have a tough time keeping the Linn baseball team off the scoreboard.
The Incarnate Word Red Knights racked up 24 shots Friday night, including 15 on goal. The Helias Lady Crusaders notched just seven shots, putting only three of them on frame. Guess which team won?
There’s such a thing as a veteran squad, and then there’s the Jefferson City boys tennis team.
During the past two seasons, the Helias boys tennis team has been stuck in a district with three of the state’s largest schools. As a result, the light at the end of the tunnel usually ended up being an oncoming train.