Tony Hawley


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Prep Football: Blair Oaks, Eldon feature high-powered offenses

It’s a game that has the potential to wear out the guy working the scoreboard.

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Lady Crusaders ride defense past Lady Jays for 49th straight volleyball victory

Time after time, the ball came across the net, and time after time, the Helias Lady Crusaders picked it up and sent it back. Utilizing some stout defense, the Lady Crusaders won all the long points and plenty of others for good measure, winning the crosstown volleyball showdown with Jefferson City by a 25-13, 25-13 score.

Press Box: Sports world shows things aren’t always so clear-cut

News Tribune Sports Commentary

The past seven days have been interesting in regard to foresight, with two sports helping illustrate the point.

Closser’s big plays propel Falcons past Dutchmen

The way C.J. Closser has been with predictions lately, he’d better start buying some lottery tickets.

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Blair Oaks football advances to 2-0

The Blair Oaks Falcons got two touchdowns apiece from three different players and had a fourth one score one while rolling to a 48-19 win against the Owensville Dutchmen on Friday night.

Calvary softball to debut program

It was like getting a Christmas present in the middle of the summer. The past few years, it’s been tough drumming up enough interest for Calvary Lutheran to have a softball team.

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Prep Football: Blair Oaks looking for Owensville to spread things out

WARDSVILLE — It took just one play in the Jamboree two weeks ago to realize the Owensville Dutchmen were going to have a very different look this season.

Helias wins final two games to down Fatima in volleyball

The Helias volleyball team just needed to progress through the gears Thursday night. Playing their home opener and just their second match of the season, the Lady Crusaders got off to a slow start at Rackers Fieldhouse, then shifted into a higher gear before finally hitting cruising speed by the end of the night.

Helias racks up seven goals in rout of Kirksville

Fresh off a season opener in which it scored five goals, the Helias soccer team turned it up a notch Tuesday night. Or two notches, to be accurate.

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Lady Crusaders haven’t changed things as state champions

There’s one major difference surrounding this year’s Helias volleyball team, but that change hasn’t resulted in other changes.

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