Pete Wilden has been refereeing in the Show-Me State Games for five years, mostly working adult contests.
The route will travel from St. Louis to Kansas City, a reversal from past years, and the race will include seven teams who raced in this year's Tour de France.
St. Louis' starting quarterback Marc Bulger is enjoying the new atmosphere.
Kansas City coach will open camp with three 300-yard shuttles.
Winning six games this season would give Kansas State quarterback Carson Coffman the same number of victories his father, tight end Paul Coffman, had in three years with the Wildcats in the 1970s.
Tickets are available starting at 10 a.m. Central Daylight Time on Saturday at ticketmaster.com, by phone at 314-241-1888 or 800-745-3000 or at Ticketmaster outlets.
No. 2 overall selection Jason Smith remained unsigned by the St. Louis Rams as of Thursday morning.
Missouri alumni Jim Johnson, whose attacking defenses helped the Philadelphia Eagles to one Super Bowl appearance and five NFC title games, died on Tuesday in Philadelphia. He was 68.
J.T. Jarnegan has played in the Show-Me State Games' basketball tournament every year since suffering a heart attack and undergoing surgery. He is set to make his 12th appearance at the games on Friday.
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel hopes linebacker Sean Weatherspoon can fill the leadership void left by players like Chase Daniel and Jeremy Maclin.
Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe says the league will eventually consider whether to make the new Cowboys Stadium a permanent home for its football championship game.
By offering Olympic gold medal winners $250,000, USA Wrestling hopes to entice wrestlers to stay in the sport rather than moving to other forms. Ben Askren of MU, a 2008 Olympian, is one of those eager to take advantage of the bonuses.
Wagner Mateo, a 16-year-old top prospect from the Dominican Republic, was invited to Busch Stadium on Monday to take batting practice and experience the big leagues firsthand. Mateo received a $3.1 million bonus from the Cardinals earlier this month.
Chris Ogbonnaya, a seventh-round draft pick, has signed with the St. Louis Rams, the team said Monday. Ogbonnaya attended the University of Texas at Austin.
Former Missouri wide receiver was a no-show on the first day of training camp.
Dee Sanders won his third senior championship in four years in record-breaking fashion.
Cardinals GM said pushing Holliday at this point doesn't make sense.
Eddie Chick and Rob Heuer have been running in derbies together for 20 years.
The Lowden family competes and bonds in Show-Me State Games
The defensive lineman from Missouri agrees to five-year contract.