Sports

Silver claimed in USA Nationals

Stealth 16u went 5-2 on the weekend to bring home second place in the USA Nationals in Topeka, Kansas. Pictured are local team members: Mariah Prince (1 home run), Addison Lange, Zoey DeHaas (2 home runs).

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Lighter weights at faster speeds improve mobility

According to the National Institute on Aging, people aged 65 or over are more likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease and limited mobility in their joints and limbs. To keep older populations healthy and mobile, MU School of Health Professions associate professor Stephen Sayers has been exploring the effectiveness of low weight, high-speed weightlifting on

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Mizzou Athletics goes mobile

Mizzou Athletics is excited to announce that ticketing for home football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball games will fully transition to a digital system starting this fall. The new model stresses the importance of safety, ease and convenience as the Mobile Entry procedures will cut down on hand-to-hand contact, limit time spent entering Mizzou’s venues

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Show-Me Games Canceled

The 2020 Show-Me State Games has canceled its summer events to protect the health and safety of athletes, spectators, volunteers, officials and the community due to current COVID-19 concerns. Twenty events had already been canceled due to health and safety guidelines and facility availability. Additional factors that contributed to the cancelation include the withdrawal of

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Baseball season ends for Eagles

The Southern Boone high school hurlers ended their 2020 season last week in games versus Rock Bridge on Tuesday and a double-header on Thursday versus Capital City high school in Jefferson City. The Eagles won out in a pitching duel beating the Bruins 1-0 after a rainy day that threatened to wash out the game.

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MDC’s Runge Nature Center reopens July 7 with health precautions

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City will reopen July 7 with public health precautions in place. Outdoor programs will resume at the nature center this month, as well as virtual offerings. The nature center has released its program schedule for the month of July at short.mdc.mo.gov/ZPf. Most programs require

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Eagles rock Kewpies

Southern Boone baseball was on the winning side of the line last week splitting games with the Blair Oaks Falcons in a double-header on Tuesday. The Eagles took game one in a 5-0 shut-out with Jakob McKee driving in three runs and Braeden Hawkins going 1-1 with a double. The Falcons soared in the second

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Frogging season runs June 30 through Oct. 31

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages the public to discover nature this summer during frogging season. Beginning June 30 at sunset through Oct. 31, those with a fishing permit or small-game hunting permit may frog for bullfrogs and green frogs. The daily limit is eight frogs of both species combined and the possession limit

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