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Columbia Dart Association enjoys area's high level of play

Mike Mudd of the Central Missouri Dart Association says Columbia is right in the middle of a darts hotbed in the Midwest.

Coach brings 'infectious passion' to Columbia Swim Club

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.

Ride celebrates 20th anniversary of Katy Trail

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.

Rodeo brings Brady Chasteen closer to brother, family

 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.



Carl Edwards wins Nationwide race

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.

Cowgirl says high school rodeo full of life lessons

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. 

Justin Becker balances rodeo, everything else

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.

Fairgrounds set for Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals

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.

State high school rodeo finals begin Thursday

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Competing at the Show-Me State Senior Games

Senior athletes from across the region spent the weekend competing at the Show-Me State Senior Games.

Soap box derby racers battle the elements

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.

Raymond Sapp qualifies for Nationals at the Missouri State Senior Games

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 team smiles through Missouri Senior Games

Bowling duo roll into their third year of competition together in the 2010 Missouri State Senior Games.

PHOTO: Missouri State Senior Games showcases bowlers

The Missouri Senior State Games bowling competition featured teams, singles and doubles events.

Larry Pauley gets opportunity at Senior Games

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.

Senior Games give athletes a place for friends, new adventures

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.

DeMarre Carroll hosts Next Level Basketball Camp

Missouri State Senior Games kick off this weekend

Boone County Fairgrounds hosts state barrel racing championships

The finals of the Missouri State Champshionships were held Sunday afternoon with the fastest time of 13.7 seconds.

Ultimate Frisbee begins its summer league

Ultimate Frisbee kicked off its summer leagues Tuesday. Fresa Jacobs, the league coordinator, started the Ultimate Frisbee summer leagues in 2002 for those who were interested in organized play for the summer. This year, 96 people signed up.