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Whitt's decision came down to Arkansas and Missouri, but ultimately his heart was in Arkansas.
Defending champion Mindy Coyle of Columbia and Ellen Port of St. Louis were disqualified for inadvertently playing from the wrong tees.
Mid-Missouri representatives Kaden Montegue competed in the stock division, Carter Montague in the Superstock division and Breann Standifer in the Masters division.
Tryouts for all Missouri Stealth Fastpitch softball teams will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the softball complex at Scott Boulevard and Chapel Hill Road. The tryouts will be on fields 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Schmidt captured in his third Guinness World Record in nail-lifting with his teeth during intermission at Show-Me State powerlifting event.
On Saturday at Walton Stadium, hundreds of athletes competed in the 90-degree heat in the track and field portion of the Missouri State Senior Games.
Scott Schwartz, 58, of Chesterfield, tallied the highest score for the day at 467. Each competitor threw 24 darts in the competition Saturday.
The annual Missouri High School Rodeo has returned to Columbia and brought with it excited and nervous high schoolers, ready to compete for spots at the national finals.
The Douglass Athletic Association summer baseball program has grown over the past 18 years. The program aims to bring the community together and defy the stigmas that Douglass Park has accumulated.
Lindsey Wright scored two goals to lead the Fr. Tolton Regional High School girls' soccer team to a 3-1 win over Southern Boone in the Class 1, District 8 semifinals.
The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School tennis team lost to Boonville 6-3 Monday.
The Stars avenged an earlier 5-4 loss with a convincing sweep of the Blue Tigers at home Wednesday.
Junior shortstop Sami Baugher went 3-for-4 with five RBIs, and junior first baseman Jake Litteken went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Hickman High School to a 12-6 win over Jefferson City Monday in Columbia.
The Columbia College softball team beat Hannibal-LaGrange University on Friday 8-0 and 9-0 in a doubleheader.
Three Stephens College golfers opened the season at a 36-hole tournament.
The Columbia College softball team swept its second doubleheader in two days Saturday.
Stephens College was blanked by Nebraska Wesleyan in a double-header Friday.
MU freshman James Bohnett practices wheelchair basketball every weekday morning at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
Taylor Gaedtke had 18 points and nine rebounds — both game-highs — to lead Lyon College to a 64-42 win over Stephens College women's basketball on Saturday.
In the second inning, the team didn't stop hitting for an hour, scoring an NAIA record of 23 runs.