Gymnast Hatcher travels long road to reach Missouri

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 | 10:51 p.m. CDT; updated 8:34 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Growing up, Missouri junior gymnast Alicia Hatcher idolized her cousin Tricia Shaw and wanted to be like her in every way. When they were at their grandmother’s house, Hatcher made sure she played the same game or did the same activity as her cousin.