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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.
Mike Mudd of the Central Missouri Dart Association says Columbia is right in the middle of a darts hotbed in the Midwest.
Columbia native Phil Garverick, who has swam for Hickman and MU, is keeping his love for swimming alive as head coach of the Columbia Swim Club.
The Katy Trail Ride, hosted by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri State Parks Foundation, is a 225-mile, five-day bike ride that started Monday in St. Charles and will end Friday in Clinton.
The Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals give the Chasteen brothers a chance to compete against each other with friendly sibling rivalry, while still strengthening their brotherly bond.
Columbia native Carl Edwards won his first road-course race in any of NASCAR's three national touring divisions Saturday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisc.
Victoria Meyer of Moscow Mills says competing in high school rodeo has taught her to be persistant, which helped her in Thursday night's events at the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals.
Just as calf roping requires New Bloomfield's Justin Becker to keep track of a number of different factors at the same time, so does his lifestyle.
Cowgirls and cowboys competing in the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals don’t arrive at the Boone Country Fairgrounds until Thursday, but a group of select people have been working all week to see that everything runs smoothly when the first rider saddles up.
About 75 high school students from across the state will compete in the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals from Thursday through Sunday in Columbia.
Senior athletes from across the region spent the weekend competing at the Show-Me State Senior Games.
Racers Thomas Ferguson and Jordan Weltha came away happy at the Mid Missouri Soap Box Derby after winning their divisions. The two will get the opportunity to compete at nationals in Akron, Ohio.
Columbia's Raymond Sapp, 63, was the first to cross the finish line for his age group in the 40K road race at the Missouri State Senior Games. His win qualifies him for his fourth National Senior Games.
Bowling duo roll into their third year of competition together in the 2010 Missouri State Senior Games.
The Missouri Senior State Games bowling competition featured teams, singles and doubles events.
At 61, Larry Pauley is finally getting to participate in competitive sports, which is something he's wanted to pursue since he was in high school.
For Johnston Ewing, the Missouri State Senior Games are a place to have fun and meet new people. Ewing, 66, has been participating in Senior Games since he was 50. He loves pole vaulting, high jump, and triple jump.
The finals of the Missouri State Champshionships were held Sunday afternoon with the fastest time of 13.7 seconds.