Shooting competition at the Show-Me Games

Adam Winter, 14, won a gold medal in Class B sporting clays this year. He competed in trap and sporting clays during this year’s Shooting Show-Me State Games at Prairie Grove Shooting. Winter has been playing for about four years.


Demolition derby a team sport for Columbia family

There is a lot of preparation involved in entering a car into the Boone County Fair's Demollition Derby, but the family of Trevor Howard and his nephew Jessey Gonzalez works tirelessly to make sure their cars are ready for the mud ring when the time comes.

Family Fun Night brings families together despite rain and mud

Families enjoyed a fun and free event Monday night. Parents and children participated in games such as a sack race and water balloon toss.

Osborne set to listen at Big Ten meetings

Nebraska's Tom Osborne will go to the Big Ten athletic directors' meetings next week in Chicago, where divisional alignment and a possible conference championship football game will be among the issues discussed.


Novice horse show a stepping stone

The novice youth and amateur horse show had approximately 20 participants in more than 40 different shows at the Midway Exposition Center on Saturday and Sunday. Participants vied for the ultimate prize — a belt buckle worth over $150.

Texas A&M quarterback focuses on team goals

"My biggest goal is just to leave a winning legacy," Aggies quarterback Jerrod Johnson said Monday at the Big 12 media days.

Raptors sign former MU player Kleiza

The NBA's Toronto Raptors have signed former Missouri player Linas Kleiza to a multi-year contract. Kleiza played with Greek club Olympiakos last year after four seasons in Denver.

WikiLeaks: More documents coming on Afghan war

The documents cover some known aspects of the troubled nine-year conflict, and they also include previously unreported incidents of civilian killings and covert operations.

Tests aim to settle if fresher blood works better

The National Institutes of Health will work to find if the age of blood affects patient recovery and, if so, whether older blood can be improved.

Missouri State University approves construction plan

Missouri State University plans to construct and renovate several buildings on its campuses by issuing $57 million in bonds.

Missouri flags at half-staff to honor fallen soldier

Sgt. Zachary Fisher of Ballwin was among four soldiers killed July 14 at Zabul province, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked their military vehicle.

Lyle Abbott

Lyle Abbott died on July 24, 2010. He was 92.