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Actor Lucas Black, who competed in the Francis Hagen golf tournament Saturday, says playing golf gets him outside away from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood and its high-pressure movie sets.
David McDonald has won the Francis Hagan Match Play tournament, played at the Lake of the Woods golf course, four times since it began in 1994. Only one other person has won the tournament at least twice in its 14-year history.
The president of the Wilton Boat Club says he expects the winning fish in this weekend's overnight catfish tournament on the Missouri River to weigh as much as 90 pounds.
The Downtown Optimist Club's Soap Box Derby, set for Sunday, is an annual Columbia tradition cherished by veteran racers of all ages.
Wednesday night's games were cut short by thunderstorms.
The Country Club of Missouri hosted its third annual Knickerbocker Golf Tournament on Saturday. The event serves as an opportunity to wear traditional or crazy golf outfits, inspired by late member Steve Inslee.
Nearly 11 years ago, Columbia Pride soccer coach Rick Hess was approached to be the commissioner of the first Columbia three-on-three soccer tournament, a realm of soccer he knew nothing about. Now the event has grown.
Phil Schaefer, the head pastor at Christian Fellowship Church in Columbia, is a long distance runner who often uses running as an analogy for life in his sermons. But being involved in the sport has also become a way to reach others beyond his congregation.
MU recreation officials said dates have been set to renovate Stankowski Field and the floor in the Jungle Gym at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
American Top Team is one of the top Mixed Martial Arts gyms in America. Former MU wrestler Ben Askren has been training there and will wrestle in his second professional MMA fight Saturday.
The Home School Communicator Basketball league provides fourth- and fifth-grade students an opportunity to play basketball, with strict rules about attendance and grades.
Gerry Moore has only missed one game since he first started buying Missouri football and basketball season tickets in 1970. Although he never attended the university, Moore is also a member of the MU Alumni Association.
The MU club men's basketball team won the the National Collegiate Championship Series title last weekend in Detroit.
Click here for photos from the NAIA title game held Tuesday night in Kansas City
The Cougars defeated the Pioneers 60-56 on Monday night
MU senior Whitnee Maycock is an Olympic-style weightlifter and wants lifting to remain a part of her life after college.
About 16 players showed up to the Columbia Trojans' first practice Saturday.
Winter weather greets anglers on opening day, but as Angela Seymour said, "Even when it's cold, everyone's happy."
Columbia native Carl Edwards led NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series in wins last year with nine victories, but he fell 69 points short of the championship. He would like to change that this season.