July 18, 2010
The road cycling portion of the Show-Me State Games includes both individual and tandem events, each grouped by age and gender. Brent Young is a six-time participant in the individual race, and this year will ride with his son, Brandon, 10, in the tandem event.
Carl Edwards, left, passes Brad Keselowski in the final lap to win Saturday's Nationwide race at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill. Edwards nudged Keselowski out of control on the final straightaway spinning him into the wall before he was struck head-on by Shelby Howard as he slid back to toward the infield. Edwards won for the third time at Gateway, which he considers his home track.
July 17, 2010
On Saturday Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home celebrated its trademark “Framing Day” for the building of its fourth home. The all-day event included both professional carpenters and community volunteers to help construct the frame and roof of the house. Coyote Hill is an organization that takes in abused and neglected children.
Mark Mahnken, president of the Columbia Farmers Market, hosts a live auction supporting the Farmers Market and Sustainable Farms & Communities, at the Farmers Market's 2010 Appeteazer. There was also a silent auction, and donations and money raised from the auctions will be used to support the planned Columbia Farmers Market Pavilion.
Local food, drinks, and art abound at the 2010 Appeteazer, an event held in support of the Columbia Farmers Market, at the Fay Street Lofts on Saturday, July 17.
Dan Meenehan of Broadway Brewery pours a draft of beer for Rumi Faizer at an event benefiting the Columbia Farmers Market. Broadway Brewery joined other Columbia businesses, including Main Squeeze, Les Bourgeois, and the Wine Cellar and Bistro, to help raise funds for a proposed pavilion at the Columbia Farmers Market. Faizer, who lives in Columbia, is a "long-time supporter" of the Farmers Market, and was joined at the 2010 Appeteazer by his wife and two sons.
Mike Sleadd, Mike Knoll and Dorothy Canote talk at the 2010 Appeteazer, a charity event supporting the planned Columbia Farmers Market pavilion, on the Woodruff Sweitzer patio at Fay Street Lofts on Saturday. The Appeteazer was held by the Columbia Farmers Market and Sustainable Farms & Communities, organizations that have worked since 1996 to foster the growth of the Farmers Market. "This pavilion is a long-time dream," Knoll said, "and events like this help those in the community who want to help us."
The Show-Me State games had its second day of competition Saturday around Columbia. Here are some of the best moments that Missourian photographers found around town.
A photo hanging just to the right of the altar inside St. Patrick Catholic Church in Port Sulphur, La., shows the damage the church sustained after Hurricane Katrina. Now, many in the parish are dealing with the fallout of the BP oil spill.
St. Patrick Catholic Church in Port Sulphur, La., is frequently used for relief work related to the oil spill in the Gulf.
Two-year-old Colt Schmitz from Shelbina ventures onto the court and takes a shot at the net during the Show-Me State Games basketball tournament on Friday.
Greyhounds Joshua Matthews waits in anticipation while his teammate Manson Chandler receives the ball on Friday during the Show-Me State games basketball tournament. Greyhounds lost to South Shelby 66-7.
Columbia Orangemen player Aidin Rolley listens as Referee Paul Corpening addresses the rest of the team about proper technique after the second quarter on Saturday. The Columbia Orangemen are part of the 6th grade competitive division in the Show-Me State Games Basketball Tournament.
Columbia Orangemen Jerrion Nelson, center, tries to secure the ball from Gateway Basketball Club player Ryan Briscoe on Saturday. The Columbia Orangemen beat the Gateway Basketball Club by 55-32.
Columbia Orangemen Tyler Gray dribbles toward the net in the fourth quarter of a Show-Me State Games basketball game on Saturday in the MU Student Recreation Complex. The Columbia Orangemen beat the Gateway Basketball Club 55-32.
Columbia Orangemen coach Deronne Wilson places his hand in the center of the group and leads the team in the cheer to break the huddle. The Columbia Orangemen are part of the 6th grade competitive division in the Show-Me State Games Basketball Tournament.
The Columbia Orangemen Brayden Nichols drinks a sports drink after stepping off the court on Saturday. The Columbia Orangemen beat the Gateway Basketball Club from St. Louis 55-32.
Abbie Meyer attempts to throw Vanessa Mahan during a Judo match at Smithton Middle School on Saturday during the Show-Me State Games. “It was my first match, but it felt really good,” Meyer said.
Andrew Dodd, 9, rests after hurting his foot in a Judo match at Smithton Middle School on Saturday.