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Press Box: Bidding farewell to the News Tribune

News Tribune Sports Commentary

This is the column I never wanted to write. That’s because this will be my farewell column, as Tuesday will mark my last day at the News Tribune after more than 22 years of service.

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Lincoln players compete during spring scrimmage

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out football in the spring is much different than what it looks like in the fall. But the points were hammered home as the Lincoln University Blue Tigers wrapped up their 2015-16 school year with their Spring Game on Saturday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.

Winter freezes Bruins’ bats in 6-2 win for Crusaders

Helias’ Clayton Winter was so dominant Thursday afternoon that he not only messed things up for the Rock Bridge Bruins, but for his own coaching staff.

Wyrick sparks Helias in soccer season debut

For Emma Wyrick, Tuesday night was all about making up for lost time.

Vienna baseball blanks Calvary Lutheran

In a game where they pounded out 14 hits and scored 10 runs, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact the Vienna Eagles probably won Friday’s game with Calvary Lutheran thanks to manufacturing some early runs.

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Yanskey racks up four goals in Helias’ victory

If the Hannibal Lady Pirates have nightmares the next couple days, it’s safe to say they’ll probably feature Kayla Yanskey.

Crusaders fail to convert in 1-0 loss to Spartans

One team had runners on base in every inning, got hits from six different players and did not commit an error.

Press Box: Division II title game worthy of your attention

News Tribune Sports Commentary

As has been the case for several years now, the Division II title game kicks off the action on the Saturday of the Division I Elite Eight games. And what is also the case is that it ends up being my favorite game of the day.

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Helias baseball slips past Fatima, 1-0

It was exactly the score you would expect from a game matching up the state’s top-ranked teams in Class 3 and Class 4. The way it got there, not so much.

Helias wants to extend tennis season this year

The season starts today for the Helias boys tennis team, and it’s been a long time coming for the Crusaders.

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