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Susan Montee [Photo]

Susan Montee

Taking a swing, earning second in handball [Photo]

Dave Schafer takes a swing at the ball during the handball competition of the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Wilson's Fitness Center. He and his handball partner Mark Kohnle, far right, have been playing handball together for more than 30 years and came in second place during the tournament.

Tom Schweich [Photo]

Tom Schweich

Mary Still [Photo]

Mary Still

Laura Nauser [Photo]

Laura Nauser

Chris Kelly [Photo]

Chris Kelly

Paul Szopa [Photo]

Paul Szopa

Handball humor and camaraderie [Photo]

Sixteen men from across Missouri played handball in the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Wilson's Fitness Center on Forum Boulevard. The handball players have a strong sense of camaraderie and humor, as shown in a sign someone brought to the tournament.

Stephen Webber [Photo]

Stephen Webber

Kelly Schultz [Photo]

Kelly Schultz

Taking a break from handball [Photo]

Wearing a bandage over his injury — the only one of the tournament, Mark Kohnle talks with his wife Sarah, left, and his handball partner's wife Susan Schafer, right, on Saturday during a timeout in the final round. Kohnle and Dave Schafer finished in second place for the Show-Me State Games handball competition.

Mike Becker [Photo]

Mike Becker

Paul Quinn [Photo]

Paul Quinn

Steven Wilson [Photo]

Libertarian Steven Wilson

Christopher W. Dwyer [Photo]

Libertarian Christopher W. Dwyer

Stretching before the handball game [Photo]

Bob Gartner, left, of Lohman, stretches as Will Goldstein, right, of St. Louis takes a swing at the ball during the handball competition of the 2010 Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Wilson's Fitness Center on Forum Boulevard. "Any time I play with [the Columbia-based players] it's great fun," Goldstein said. "They're great guys."

Blaine Luetkemeyer [Photo]

Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer

Handball players await competitors [Photo]

Handball players Tom Burnett, left, and Bob Gartner, right, wait for the other two players to return to the court during the handball tournament on Saturday as part of the 2010 Show-Me State Games. The results of the first round of play split the brackets into winners and losers sides, ensuring that everyone would play at least three matches for the day.

James O. Baker [Photo]

Republican James O. Baker

Abdul Akram [Photo]

Democrat Abdul Akram
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