July 17, 2010
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."
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer
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.
Republican James O. Baker
Democrat Abdul Akram
Democrat Richard Tolbert
Robin Carnahan, Democrat
Water gushes from under the street at the corner of Ninth Street and Broadway. There has been ongoing construction at the site.
Participants in the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' presentation about bats Friday night walk toward Devil's Icebox Cave, where they watched bats fly out as the sun set.
Hickman tennis coach Andy Materer serves a ball to the Rolla High School boys' tennis coach Cody Kennedy during the Show-Me State games on Friday. "The spirit of competition is better than most, I've known most of these guys for ten years," Materer said.
Rusty Crane, left, walks back to the scoring pavilion with Joe Kupersmith after Crane won two sets. "Rusty has a killer serve," said Kupersmith.
From left, Rusty Crane and Joe Kupersmith talk before starting another set during the Show-Me State games on Friday.
Rolla High School's boys tennis coach Cody Kennedy sits on the court between serves during the Show-Me State Games tennis tournament on Friday. Kennedy lost both sets to Hickman tennis coach Andy Materer, 6-2, and 6-4.
The shadow of a tennis player falls on the crowded court during the Show-Me States games tennis tournament on Friday, July 16, 2010.
July 16, 2010
The heat beats down on Maggie Filbert as she plays in her second Show-Me State games tournament. Filbert played against Patti Cole on Friday. "It's super hot, and that's the challenge," Filbert said.
The Rim Rockers from Conway form a huddle before the fourth quarter during their game with the Moberly Ballers on Friday.
Hickman Tennis Coach Andy Materer swings at the ball during the Missouri Show-Me State Games on Friday. Materer beat Cody Kennedy, Rolla High School's boys' tennis coach in both sets, 6-2, and 6-4.
Jamonta Black takes a shot on the net while his friends attempt a rebound during their own game of basketball, which they played before the next official tournament game on Friday.
Mike Vavruska talks to his team, the Rim Rockers, during the opening day of the Show-Me State Games basketball tournament on Friday.
Lynn Woodward talks railroad history with John Wilke at the Wabash Station Centennial Celebration on Friday.