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Blocking a throw

Nathan Freeman, of Sweet Action, extends his arm to try and block a backhand throw from Greg Trotts, of The Cleveland Steamers, at the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate tournament on Saturday at Hinkson Fields.

Biking the loop

Cyclists sport their various colors and affiliations on their jerseys as they bike the 28-mile loop near Interstate 70 and Highway DD in Auxvasse. Raymond Sapp, the event's commissioner, said that race is great for "amateurs or people who want to see what cycling is about."

Rounding a curve

Ronald Davis and others round a corner along the path of the 19-mile loop in the 2010 Show-Me State Games road cycling event.

Ready to start

Henry Stansfield, 13, Micah Bennett, 11, Adam Lehman, and John McNail await the start of the 2010 Show-Me State Games road cycling race outside Rising Sun Baptist Church, which is located near Auxvasse, on Saturday. There were two different length races, 19 and 28 miles, and a total of 66 cyclists entered the competition.

Cheering on his team

John Hay, head coach of the Gators, cheers on his team after their victory over the California Blue Crushes in the 9-and-under league game of the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Cosmo Park.

Celebrating victory

From Left, Jack Fischer, 9, Bryce Rauba, 9, Zack Hay, 9, and William McCormick, 9, celebrate their victory over the California Blue Crushes in the 9-and-under league baseball tournament of the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Cosmo Park.

Watching the game

Mason Boussad, 9, of the Gators watches the game from the dugout during a 9-and-under league baseball game of the Show-Me State Games at Cosmo Park on Saturday.

Running for home

Mason Boussad, 9, of the Gators runs for home plate during a 9-and-under league baseball game of the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Cosmo Park.

Shaking hands

The Boone County Bad Boys and the St. Charles Rottweilers shake hands after the game on Saturday. The Rottweilers won the game 12-2.

Ducking a pitch

Sammy Modica, of the Rottweilers from St. Charles, ducks out of the way of a stray pitch during the Show-Me State Games on Saturday. The Rottweilers won the game against the Boone County Bad Boys, 12-2.

Ed Robb

Ed Robb

Volleying for a play at Show-Me State Games

Rachael Oziomek of the Kansas City Forbes volleyball team hits the ball against blocker Sara Lowe of the Waynesville YaYa's during the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Columbia College.

Setting up

Aaron Boone sets up a sign on Saturday in preparation for the public grand opening of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's new office near Rock Bridge High School in Columbia. "It just stick's with ya," said Boone referring to his volunteering experience. "Six hours turns into 10 years."

J. Scott Christianson

J. Scott Christianson

John Sam Williamson

John Sam Williamson

Jerry Beck

Jerry Beck, Constitution

Cooling things off

Aaron Boone dumps ice into kiddie pools swimming with a variety of drinks for the riders coming back from their 40-mile ride to support the grand opening of the Multiple Sclerosis Society's new office on Saturday.

Joe Martellaro

Joe Martellaro

Jonathan Dine

Jonathan Dine, Libertarian

Reaching for volleyball at Show-Me State Games

Rachael Oziomek, left, and Emily Carr of the Kansas City Forbes volleyball team block the ball against Sara Lowe, far right, of the Waynesville YaYa's during the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Columbia College.
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