July 23, 2007
Contestants at the Show-Me State Games 3-D Archery tournament check their scores after shooting one arrow each at this styrofoam target on Sunday, July 22. Shots are scored depending on where they hit - the closer to the heart the more points they are worth. A hit anywhere on the body is worth 5 points, in the heart area is worth 12.
Hanna Brown hits on the eighth hole at A.L. Gustin Golf Course during Sunday’s Show-Me State Games father and daughter golf competition.
Kevin Gwaltney, left, and Megan Keck, of Sedalia, MO, receive the first place gold medals in the Father-Doughter 12 and under category during the Show-Me State Games golf tournament on Sunday, July 22 at A.L. Gustin Golf Course. Gwaltney and Keck scored a 40 after nine holes in this alternate shot tournament.
Tony Pena’s fourth-inning sacrifice fly scored Reggie Sanders from third for the lead. The Royals supported starter Brian Bannister with five runs to finish a winning road trip against AL contenders. K.C. also continued to play wel against 2006 AL champion Detroit.
Rolland Stiles, a St. Louis Browns pitcher, is shown during his major league days (circa early 1930s). Stiles, who at 100 was believed to be the oldest former major leaguer, died in his sleep Sunday morning, July 22, 2007, at Bethesda Southgate nursing home in St. Louis County, a spokesman for the nursing home said Monday. A cause of death was not given.
July 22, 2007
Jamie Clitheros, 14, prepares her horse for the Western Pleasure event Saturday as part of the Boone County Fair & Horse Show. The county fair runs through July 29.
Michelle South, 21, a contestant for the Boone County Fair Queen Scholarship Competition, gets help with her sash from Chairperson Julia Edgar. South and other contestants practiced their talents and a coordinated dance for the show.
The parade held Saturday morning on Broadway was one of the pre-fair activities leading up to the official start of the Boone County Fair on Monday afternoon.
Jamie Clitheros, 14, prepares her horse for the Western Pleasure event.
An artist’s rendering shows one of the homes being built at the Gates at Old Hawthorne development in Columbia as part of the Thomas Kinkade - Masterpiece Homes series.
Thomas Kinkade in his home studio in 2005.
Caroline Brumfield, right, and her teammates on the Jefferson Junior High basketball cheerleading squad practice with a buddy team from Hallsville.
Tara Baker and McKenzie Price practice a cheer while waiting for the judges’ evaluations.
Along with many of the girls on her team, Paige Shipman shows her Cyclone spirit with fun accessories during the daytime events on Wednesday.
Aaro Froese, dressed as Severus Snape, gets ready to announce the winner of the free copy of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” shortly before midnight on Friday at Brady Commons.
Sydney Deters, left, and Anna Tamerius enjoy their butterbeer at the book-release party for the Harry Potter series. Refreshments and games kept the crowd entertained until the book’s release at midnight.
University bookstore employees dressed as Death Eaters guard covered stacks of the final Harry Potter book, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS before its release on Friday night.
During the Wednesday afternoon team evaluations, the Jefferson football squad shows their stuff.
Teams from across the state fill basketball courts at the Rec Center, working on their skills.
During the champion chant competition, the girls perform the cheer they worked on throughout the week for all the other squads.