Edwards won his fourth race of the year after usng an "alternative" racing strategy when rain started on lap 127 of the 200-lap race.
While protesters voiced anger outside the walls of Second Missionary Baptist Church, other members of the black community gathered inside the church for a fundraising benefit.
Randall Olson, 60, traveled 6½ hours from Norfolk, Neb., to participate in the State Games of Mid-America. He competed in 10 events this weekend and placed first in most of them.
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Women's wrestling was first added to the Olympics in 2004. Missouri Valley College started a team in 1999 and two other Missouri colleges will add teams this fall.
Sherryl Laws and a team of 10 are going to Romania to work on the completion of a church in memory of her son, Scott Laws. The project has been under way for 17 years.
The same two teams have vied for the gold medal every summer lacrosse has been held at the Show-Me State Games.
Amanda Lee of Lincoln, Neb., traveled to Columbia to compete in the State Games of Mid-America.
The Show-Me State Games tournament allowed parents to teach their children about the game.
The quickly erected walls against flood waters have become bloated, smelly eyesores for some communities.
Man says he attacked 32 women in the Kansas City area as part of a 2006 plea deal. Now, police are looking for the victims he claims to have raped.
David Johnson, commissioner of the pee-wee basketball tournament for the Show-Me State Games, doesn’t just helps out at the games; he has a history of helping out his community through basketball.
As the last person born in the historic black enclave of Pennytown, Virginia Huston has spent much of her life working to preserve the history of a community founded in 1871 by a freed slave.