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