Sports

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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KMOU Sports Director Gervino to Retire

KOMU 8 Sports Director Chris Gervino is set to retire from KOMU 8, after spending more than two decades on the air providing national and local sports information to mid-Missouri. “My wife Gina and I are grateful to be able to retire together from our full-time jobs while blessed with good health. I appreciate the

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Protect yourself from tick and mosquito bites this summer

The summer heat has arrived! Although COVID-19 awareness and prevention continues to be a top priority, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) wants to remind Missourians to also take simple steps to prevent illnesses that are spread by ticks and mosquitoes when they spend time outdoors. “Missouri is a beautiful state, home

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Eagles back in action on the diamond

The Southern Boone High School baseball team is back in action with games versus Jefferson City and Battle High Schools last week. Head Coach Brian Ash is just glad to be back on the field. “It has been a positive experience for our players to even have opportunity to play this summer given the circumstances

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Learn2 Paddle kayaking instruction

Missouri State Parks invites the public to attend a Learn2 Paddle kayaking program this summer. This program is for those who want to experience kayaking but are not sure where to start and for those who want to get out on the water but don’t own a kayak. Missouri State Parks offers kayaking instruction on

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Apply online for MDC managed deer hunts starting July 1

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, and other public areas. Some managed

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