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For one ecologically-minded team at the Show-Me State Games, the laid-back game of Ultimate Frisbee isn't just a good time — it's a mirror of their community values.
Les Shaeffer, an eight-year veteran of the Marines, coaches the Neosho United soccer team, which won a bronze medal in the under-6 division at the ShowMe State Games.
Karen Knowles, 58, competed Sunday morning in her fourth Show-Me State Games triathlon. Knowles said that five years ago, she was “an overweight couch-potato.”
Jefferson City's Anchana Heng, who competed in the Show-Me State Games' powerlifting competition Saturday, spent the first 12 years of his life fighting for survival in Battambang, Cambodia.
The Mojo Shirts baseball team, based in Kirksville, has participated in the Show-Me State Games for the past six years. The team is made up of current and former college ballplayers.
Matt Korklan, who performs in World Wrestling Entertainment events with the stage name Evan Bourne, got his start in wrestling while attending classes at MU.
Chelsea Schriewer, a former MU golfer, shot a 66 to tie the course record and win the Missouri Women’s Golf Association's Amateur Championship on Thursday at The Club at Old Hawthorne by 12 strokes.
Eleven-year-old Stephanie Gregg returns to compete at the Show-Me State Games after she fractured a vertebrae practicing a vault pass in December.
Former Missouri Tigers golfer Chelsea Schreiwer and Southern Illinois golfer Alisha Matthews are tied for the lead heading into Thursday's final round at the Missouri Women's Golf Association's Amateur Championship in Columbia.
More than 300 people gathered at the Rainbow Softball Center on Wednesday for Kickballapalooza. Fourteen co-ed kickball teams participated in a one-day tournament put on by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
That Ellen Port is almost 30 years older than her closest competition means little. She is a six-time winner of the Missouri Women’s Golf Association’s Amateur Championship and is in contention for her seventh title at his week's event.
The Club at Old Hawthorne is hosting the Missouri Women's Golf Association's Amateur Championship for the first time, starting Tuesday.
Several people plan to compete as the Mo-Maids once more for the Show-Me State Games synchronized swimming competition July 26 at Hickman High School.
Dan Imler sells rare and vintage baseball memorabila for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Mike French sells baseball cards for a few dollars a pack. Both are feeling the effects of a down economy in different ways.
Leah Pierce, a former Rock Bridge standout and a member of the Columbia Swim Club, swam a personal best 1:10.87 Thursday morning in the preliminaries of the 100-meter breaststroke at the U.S. national championships.
Coaches don’t waste time babying cheerleaders, even though an estimated 16,000 cheerleaders are injured every year in accidents involving dramatic stunts and tumbles. It’s called competitive cheerleading for a reason — the stakes are high and there are always other talented cheerleaders waiting to take your spot on the team.
Tony Stewart sent Kyle Busch into a spectacular last-lap crash that triggered a pile-up, and went on to claim a tarnished victory in Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway. Columbia native Carl Edwards finished fourth.
Stan Kline, 70, and Norris Kruse, 73, are the oldest members of the Columbia Parks and Recreation softball league.
The 5:30 Running Group celebrated another year of existence Tuesday by eclipsing its largest attendance for an early morning run starting at the MKT Trail.
As part of the Columbia Colts sixth grade football team, K.C. Hinton draws athletic inspiration from his family.