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PHOTO GALLERY: Volleyball team competes at Show-Me State Games

Members of the One Hit Wonders volleyball team competed Sunday in the Show-Me State Games.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sunday at the London Olympics

At the Summer Olympics on Sunday in London, the U.S. team won the silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle relay in swimming and the U.S. team beat France in men's basketball.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kari Stromhaug competes in Show-Me State Games gymnastics competition

Even though Kari Stromhaug moved to New York last August, she returned to Columbia to compete in the Show-Me State Games with her friends and teammates. This is Stromhaug's third time competing in the games and her ninth year practicing gymnastics.

PHOTO GALLERY: Young gymnasts take part in Show-Me State Games

The Show-Me State Games continued on Saturday at the Hearnes Center, where young Missouri gymnasts competed and showed off their talent.

PHOTO GALLERY: Johnathon Swymeler wins Show-Me State Games 400-meter dash

Johnathon Swymeler, a 14-year-old who has only competed in six track meets, won the Show-Me State Games 400-meter dash Saturday at MU's Walton Stadium. In addition to the gold medal he won in the 400m, Swymeler also won a silver medal in the boys' 200-meter dash.

PHOTO GALLERY: Archers compete in Show-Me State Games

Missouri archers of vastly different ages compete in the target archery competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Infants show off at the Boone County Fair

Infants were judged at the Boone County Fair Baby Contest on Saturday. The babies were judged on health, appearance and personality.

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games Disc Golf Tournament

Adam Morrison was among the Show-Me State Games Disc Golf Tournament competitors Saturday at Oakland Park disc golf course. Morrison, who won the 2012 PDGA 19-and-under World Championship last Saturday, finished second.

PHOTO GALLERY: Highlights of Day 1 of the London Olympics

Ryan Lochte took home the United States' only gold medal for the day, Elizabeth Beisel won silver in the 400-meter individual medley and the U.S. women's soccer team defeated Colombia 3-0.

PHOTO GALLERY: 10-year-old wins ham competition at the Boone County Fair

More than 350 people came out to the Boone County Fair ham breakfast on Saturday morning. Ten-year-old Audrey Brush had the prize-winning ham, which was auctioned off for $1,000.

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State baseball game at Cosmopolitan Park

A Show-Me States baseball game was held Friday at Cosmopolitan Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: 4-H members hold Livestock Buyers Dinner at Boone County Fair

Kids from 4-H clubs organized a dinner for livestock buyers from previous and present years as a thank you gift on Friday in the Boone County Fair multipurpose room.

PHOTO GALLERY: Stacey Robinson shows the art of carving at the Boone County Fair

Stacey Robinson carves the shape of an eagle into a walnut log on Friday afternoon at the Boone County Fairgrounds. It takes him one hour to complete the sculpture.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics

The Opening Ceremony kicked off the start of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Equestrian show family of four performs at Boone County Fair

The Loyal Vaulting Equestrian Show features Timi and Elizabeth Loyal and their two daughters, Aurora and Suri. They perform nightly at the Boone County Fair.

PHOTO GALLERY: Local man is historian of Olympics

John Lucas has authored over 200 articles and books about the Olympics. He coached cross-country, indoor, and outdoor track and field teams at Penn State from 1962-1968, and then he taught the “History, Philosophy, and Politics of the Modern Olympic Games” course for almost 30 years before retirement.

PHOTO GALLERY: Owners show off animals at Boone County Fair

Owners showed off their animals in competitions Thursday at the Boone County Fair. Lots of preparation is put into the meat market show. Before cattle are shown, they are bathed, dried, trimmed, and hair sprayed.

PHOTO GALLERY: Drivers compete in Figure 8 Derby and Tuff Truck Competition

The Figure 8 Derby and Tuff Truck Competition at the Boone County Fair on Thursday night brought out beat-up compact cars and trucks to the dirt track at the Grandstand.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sheep breeding spans generations for Hallsville Sheep Project

The Hallsville Sheep Project comprises members of the Hallsville, Shaw-Harg and Centralia 4-H sheep projects. Parental support drives the project, a close-knit group of families that spends every day together at the Boone County Fair.

PHOTO GALLERY: Patient approach pays off for Demolition Derby competitor

Ashley Elam, of Columbia, was the only woman of 25 competitors at the 2012 Boone County Demolition Derby. She won the compact division and took the $600 prize.
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