PHOTO GALLERY: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri Mudball 2010
Saturday, July 10, 2010 | 8:00 p.m. CDT;
updated 8:05 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 10, 2010
Mud, Sweat and Beers teammate Adam Crutchfield retrieves the ball and Ada Buckman wades through the mud in the final championship game on Saturday. Mud, Sweat and Beers took second place in the Big Brother Big Sister Mud Ball tournament.
COLUMBIA —About 80 people participated in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri's annual mudball tournament on Saturday. The event, which began at 10 a.m. and was located behind the Columbia Area Career Center, was held to raise awareness and money for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Both of the final teams competing in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mud Ball Tournament wash down after the championship game on Saturday.
Bladder Splatters team captain Michael Elley washes his face after his team won the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mud Ball tournament on Saturday. His team took second place two years ago, and five of the seven players on the team are family members. "We are a very competitive family," Elley said.
Teammates Myles Branch and Hayley Christensen hug after their team wins the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri Mud Ball tournament on Saturday. Twelve teams competed in the tournament that began at 10 a.m. and was held behind the Columbia Career Center.
First-year player Hayley Christensen pulls duct tape off her shoes after her team, The Bladder Splatters, took first place in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri Mud Ball tournament on Saturday. "They [her teammates] said it would keep our feet from slipping out of our shoes," Christensen said.
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