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The weird weekend of the NFL Draft

The draft always comes with some oddities and this weekend was no exception.

While “Tim’s Two Cents” normally comes out on Fridays, I wanted to wait until Sunday this week so I could talk about the NFL Draft. I think it paid off, because it was as weird as ever this year. I’m not going to take the time to do a team-by-team breakdown, draft grades or things of that nature. Instead, I’m just going to go over some of the things that particularly stuck out to me from the three days of the draft.

Lake Regional offers free sports physical clinic in Macks Creek

Lake Regional Health System will offer free sports physicals to students in Macks Creek R-V School District on Friday, May 6.

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Eldon, Osage and Versailles have good showings at Osage Invitational

All three schools had several top five finishers

The School of the Osage hosted the Osage Invitational track and field meet on April 19. Several mid-Missouri participated, including much of the Tri-County Conference. Osage, Eldon and Versailles all had strong performances from both their boys and girls teams.

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Camdenton baseball goes 1-4 in rough week on the diamond

After opening the week with a loss to Rolla, the Lakers went 1-3 in their wood bat tournament

The Camdenton baseball team has been plagued by inconsistency this season. When their bats wake up they are all runs, and when the pitching and defense are sharp the bats die down.

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Are the Blues just destined to lose?

The St. Louis Blues never seem to capitalize on good regular season play.

Its playoff hockey time and the St. Louis Blue have again found themselves in the playoffs. For the fifth year in a row, the Blues finished the regular season in the top two in the Central Division and for the fifth year in a row they seem to be blowing it.

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Boys golf roundup: A busy week for golf at the Lake

All four schools took part in golf tournaments last week

The School of the Osage, Eldon, Camdenton and Versailles all took part in golf tournaments last week. Eldon, Camdenton and Osage started things off on April 11 and wrapped up with Camdenton on April 15.

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Camdenton takes down West Plains in extra innings

The Lakers won their first conference game with a 4-3 win

The Camdenton Lakers have had a propensity for losing close games. Prior to their game against West Plains, the Lakers had lost seven games by one run. When the Zizzers rolled into town on April 12, the Lakers finally found themselves on the other side of a one-run game.

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Osage girls’ soccer team gets an easy victory over Dixon at home

The Lady Indians scored four goals in the first half on their way to the win

The School of the Osage girl’s soccer team has gotten off to a solid start this season, opening with a 6-2 record. That strong start continued when the Lady Indians faced off against Dixon on April 11.

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The NBA post-Kobe

What is the NBA without Kobe Bryant?

On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant played in the final game of his illustrious NBA career. While Kobe hasn’t been the same player in the last few years, largely because of his poor health, the NBA is losing one of the most important players in its history.

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Versailles takes down Osage twice in a week

The Tigers have gotten off to a hot start on the diamond

The Versailles baseball team had a busy week in Osage last week, heading down for a conference game on April 5 before playing in the Osage Wood Bat tournament last weekend. The Tigers entered the week with a spotless 4-0 record and kept improving throughout the week.

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Eldon crushed by Linn

The game was ended after five innings because of the mercy rule

After starting the season with a 1-0 win over Camdenton, Eldon has struggled early in the baseball season. That continued when the Mustangs hosted Linn on April 4. Linn got off to a fast start and never looked back.

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Camdenton soccer team takes down Glendale for the first time in the program's history

Lady Lakers won 2-1

The Camdenton girls’ soccer team has a lot of fresh faces this season, but they’ve meshed well early on.

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Can the world care about a PGA Tour without Tiger?

Can the world care about a PGA Tour without Tiger?

I’ve always been a big fan of both playing and watching golf and yet, I find myself not caring about the Masters this weekend. In fact, I forgot they were even being played this weekend and I think there are a couple of reasons why.

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Lady Indians win home opener

The Osage girls’ soccer team defeated Crocker 3-1

The School of the Osage capped of a strong week with their home opener against Crocker on March 31.

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Camdenton gets first wins of the season by sweeping the Laker Wood Bat Invitational

The Lakers went 3-0 in the tournament after starting the season 0-3

The Camdenton Lakers hosted the Laker Wood Bat Tournament on April 1-2.


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