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Collecting the gold

James Hayhurst collected gold medals for the 5 stand as well as the sporting clays shooting competitions from Ralph Gates for the Show-Me State Games at Prairie Grove Shooting Sports on Saturday afternoon. Hayhurst hit 48 out of 50 targets in 5 stand and 49 our of 50 in sporting clays.

Hitting his target

James Hayhurst hits his target during the 5 stand shooting competition for the Show-Me State Games at Prairie Grove Shooting Saturday. Hayhurst hit 48 out of 50 targets and won the gold.

Waiting for scores

Dave Quevreaux waits for an official determination about his lift during the Powerlifting event on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Lange Middle School.

Warming up for lifting

Anchana Heng of Heng’s Gym in Jefferson City spots Frank Gilder as he warms up for the 65-69 year old bench press division.

Powerlifting oldest competitor

Dave Quevreaux, 78, talks about his exercise routine during the powerlifting event on Saturday, July 17. Quevereaux is this year’s oldest competitor.

Attempt on goal

Eli Sherman of the Boone County Tornadoes, left, grapples with Jake Hale of the Waynesville Hurricanes for an attempt on goal and Waynesville Hurricanes goalie Karl Dupont on Saturday morning at a Show-Me State Games soccer match in Cosmo Park. The Tornadoes went on to win the game, 4-0.

Oldest competitor

Abraham Bahghet, 73, walks up to the stage to compete in the bench press at Lange Middle School on Saturday. Bahghet was the oldest competitor in last year’s powerlifting competition.

Fight for the ball

Ryder Timmins, of the Waynesville Hurricanes, scrambles for the ball with Alex McDonald, of the Boone County Tornadoes, Saturday morning at a soccer match at the Show-Me State Games located at Cosmo Park. The Tornadoes went on to win the game, 4-0. It was a hot day in Columbia and the players jerseys were drenched. "You may want to wash those things, those things are gross," Tornadoes Coach Ron Schmidt said.

Preparing for powerlifting

Bill Clark, right, explains the rules of the powerlifting competition at Lange Middle School on Saturday. Clark, who founded Clark’s Champion Gym near Columbia, has set several records in powerlifting and other sports, but will not compete this year due to injuries.

Under the arm

Jesse Kalliangos, of The Cleveland Steamers, narrowly throws a forehand under the arm of his mark, Nathan Freeman, of Sweet Action, at the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate tournament on Saturday at Hinkson Fields. Sweet Action went on to win the game on a final, tiebreaking point.

Dodging the defense

Bethany Lindaman, of Sweet Action, throws a forehand under the arm of her defender, Mira Barasch, of The Cleveland Steamers, during the third game of the day at the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate tournament on Saturday at Hinkson Fields.

Leaping ahead

Dan Schisler, of The Cleveland Steamers, leaps forward to catch a disc as his trailing defender, Calvin Maginel, of Sweet Action watches at the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate tournament on Saturday at Hinkson Fields.

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.
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