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PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games Baseball

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games Basketball

VIDEO: Handball players still going strong

Community members meet at Wilson's Fitness Center to play handball, showing that the sport still has its devotees.

Tradition big part of Show-Me State Games judo competition

The Show Me State Games judo competition Saturday at Smithton Middle School kept in mind many of the customs of the Japanese martial art.

PHOTO GALLERY: Powerlifting at the Show-Me State Games

SLIDESHOW: Show-Me State Games Day 1 baseball, 10-and-under division

The Games continue through the weekend and next weekend, as well.

PHOTO GALLERY: Opening ceremonies at the 2010 Show-Me State Games

Athletes from across the state arrived in Columbia Friday for the opening ceremonies and competition in the Show-Me State Games. Events continue next weekend as well.

Greyhounds know Show-Me State Games basketball about more than winning

In the three years the Columbia Greyhounds have played Show-Me State Games basketball, they haven't won a game. But that doesn't mean they're not enjoying the experience.

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games Day 1 basketball

Youth basketball games started Friday.

Coaches face off in Show-Me State Games tennis tournament

Coaches from Missouri high schools competed in the tennis tournament at the Show-Me State Games to encourage their players to stay active in the offseason.

VIDEO: Archery a BrandKamp family tradition

Sixteen-year-old Kelsey Brandkamp has been shooting arrows for most of her life, often alongside her father, Lee Brandkamp. Both will be competing in the archery events in this weekend's Show-Me State Games.



Coach stays involved through Moonlight Hoops league

As a coach in the Moonlight Hoops Summer Outdoor Basketball League, Wale Aliyu has become a part of an effort to keep Columbia youth safe and out of trouble.

Water skiers gather for tournament at Columbia's Lake Sundance

Skiers from Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Illinois and Nebraska participated in the USA Water Ski event on Saturday at Lake Sundance to spend time with family and friends and to increase their rankings as competitive skiers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia hosts Mid-America Open disc golf tournament

The 26th annual Mid-America Open disc golf tournament was held this weekend at two Columbia disc golf courses.

Columbia disc golf enthusiasts enjoy Mid-America Open tournament

The 26th annual Mid-America Open disc golf tournament was held this weekend at two Columbia disc golf courses.

Self-taught coach brings competitive roller skating to Columbia

Lisa Trent created and coaches the Artistic Skate Club at the Empire Roller Rink, even though she has never skated competitively herself.

Ride with Carl for Sam event celebrates a first

A mountain bike accident three years ago left Sam Russell paralyzed. His friend, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards, helped organize an annual bike ride to benefit Russell's recovery. This year, a unique hand-cycle bike will allow the Columbia natives to ride in the event together for the first time.

Lil' Lady Bulldogs Dance and Cheer Group strives for 'sense of accomplishment'

Part of the Columbia Community Recreation program, the Lil’ Lady Bulldogs Dance and Cheer Group assists young girls in gaining self-esteem and accomplishment through the instruction of cheer and dance skills.

Mid-America Open disc golf tournament set for weekend

The Columbia Disc Golf Club and Columbia Parks and Recreation are sponsoring the tournament, set for Saturday and Sunday at Columbia disc golf courses at Albert Oakland Park and Indian Hills.

Skateboarding not just for kids for pair of longboarders

Columbia's Jason Zoellers skateboarded as a teenager and returned to the sport as an adult. He says skateboarding has influenced his life in many ways, and that he can't help but love the sport he continues to pursue.