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Columbia soccer team wins gold medal

A group of men with different backgrounds won the gold medal in the Show-Me State Games’ men’s over-30 soccer tournament Sunday.

Mini golf offers a fun alternative to serious competition at Games

People of all ages participated Sunday in the Show-Me State Games’ miniature golf tournament.

Younger players put new spin on sport at Show-Me State Games

The Show-Me State Games table tennis tournament was held at the Helias High School gym Saturday.

Young paintballers gain experience at the Show-Me State Paintball Competition

On Saturday, the Show-Me State Paintball competition took place at Battle Creek Paintball in Kingdom City, Mo. Eight teams competed to win the tournament, the Mid-west Assassins being the youngest of all teams.

Youngsters try disc golf, often for first time, at Show-Me State Games

The event happened Saturday at Oakland Park.

Shooting brings family together at Show-Me State Games

Edward Ruehter, 73, has shot trap his whole life and has inspired his family to shoot, too.

Tennis Club working to train teens to compete nationally

The Country Club of Missouri has a new program that aims to get youths more serious about tennis.

Seniors strike it big with virtual bowling

A recreation room at the Lenoir Woods retirement community in Columbia functions as a virtual bowling alley once a week when residents gather to play the game on Nintendo Wii.

Stewart recovering from heart surgery

Former Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart is recovering from open-heart surgery.

MU golfer wins St. Louis amateur event

Missouri senior women's golfer Chelsea Schriewer earned a one-shot victory Tuesday at the the St. Louis Metropolitan Women's Amateur Championship.

Judge grants continuance in Horton assault trial

The former MU basketball player’s trial on a third-degree assault charge was scheduled to start Wednesday.

Size no big deal for Big 12 QBs

Nearly half the returning quarterbacks on the Big 12 Conference football teams, including MU’s Chase Daniel, are considered undersized by today’s standards.

High expectations follow MU and Illinois to St. Louis

Missouri and Illinois are likely to come into their sold-out season opener on Aug. 30 in St. Louis with high national rankings.

Big 12 football notes: Spread challenges defenses

The spread offense is relatively new to the Big 12 Conference, and defenses are still struggling to figure out how to stop it.

Big 12 football gaining respect

After a surprising season when four of its football teams finished in the top 10 in the final 2007 AP poll, the Big 12 Conference is no longer behind powerhouses like the SEC, Big 10 and Pac-10. The Big 12 is back among the elite, perhaps as strong as it’s been in 12 years as a conference.

Old tradition sparks interest at Show-Me Games

This weekend, 44 men and women competed in the Show-Me State Games’ muzzle loading shooting competition.

Father and son spend a day on the greens

Tim and Austin Kuchta competed in the Show-Me State Games in the parent/child golf division.

Family strikes it big at Games

Five-year-old Spencer Robarge and his family traveled from Springfield to compete in the bowling portion of the Show-Me State Games.

Ultimate Frisbee teams play in Show-Me State Games

Teams played ultimate Frisbee in several games at Hinkson Field on Saturday.

Young volunteer pitches in at Show-Me State Games

Eight-year-old Ashleigh McKinley volunteers at the Show-Me-State Games as a “noodler.” She taps wrestling referees with a blue foam pool noodle to remind them when there’s five seconds left in a match.

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