Pickleball competition at the Missouri State Senior Games opened Thursday
Wayne McGraw, left, 61, and his wife, Debbie McGraw 60, watch a pickleball match Thursday afternoon at Rock Quarry Park. The McGraws traveled from Tennessee to Columbia in a motor home to participate in their first Missouri State Senior Games.
Mixed double partners Joan Van Matre, left, 61, and Mark Van Matre, 62, return a volley during a pickleball match Thursday afternoon at Rock Quarry Park in Columbia. The Van Matres of Kirkwood, Mo,. are playing in the 2012 Missouri State Senior Games.