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Lacrosse rivals meet again at Show-Me State Games

The same two teams have vied for the gold medal every summer lacrosse has been held at the Show-Me State Games.

Steeplechase participant qualifies for State Games of America

Amanda Lee of Lincoln, Neb., traveled to Columbia to compete in the State Games of Mid-America.

Golf tournament allows parents and children to enjoy time together

The Show-Me State Games tournament allowed parents to teach their children about the game.

 

 

Basketball commissioner gives back to Columbia community

David Johnson, commissioner of the pee-wee basketball tournament for the Show-Me State Games, doesn’t just helps out at the games; he has a history of helping out his community through basketball.

Cantwell gets his shot at the Olympics

Former MU shot putter Christian Cantwell says he is prepared for his first Olympics. He is part of an American group that is expected to sweep the medals in the event.

Adrenaline drives demo derby competitors

Demolition derby drivers put a lot of work into stripping down and modifying cars to get them derby-ready.

Racewalkers step it up

Those who tried the racewalking competition at Sunday’s Show-Me State Games 5K race said they found the event invigorating.

Younger players put new spin on sport at Show-Me State Games

The Show-Me State Games table tennis tournament was held at the Helias High School gym Saturday.

Young paintballers gain experience at the Show-Me State Paintball Competition

On Saturday, the Show-Me State Paintball competition took place at Battle Creek Paintball in Kingdom City, Mo. Eight teams competed to win the tournament, the Mid-west Assassins being the youngest of all teams.

Youngsters try disc golf, often for first time, at Show-Me State Games

The event happened Saturday at Oakland Park.

Shooting brings family together at Show-Me State Games

Edward Ruehter, 73, has shot trap his whole life and has inspired his family to shoot, too.

Tennis Club working to train teens to compete nationally

The Country Club of Missouri has a new program that aims to get youths more serious about tennis.

Seniors strike it big with virtual bowling

A recreation room at the Lenoir Woods retirement community in Columbia functions as a virtual bowling alley once a week when residents gather to play the game on Nintendo Wii.

Old tradition sparks interest at Show-Me Games

This weekend, 44 men and women competed in the Show-Me State Games’ muzzle loading shooting competition.

Father and son spend a day on the greens

Tim and Austin Kuchta competed in the Show-Me State Games in the parent/child golf division.

Family strikes it big at Games

Five-year-old Spencer Robarge and his family traveled from Springfield to compete in the bowling portion of the Show-Me State Games.

Ultimate Frisbee teams play in Show-Me State Games

Teams played ultimate Frisbee in several games at Hinkson Field on Saturday.

Young volunteer pitches in at Show-Me State Games

Eight-year-old Ashleigh McKinley volunteers at the Show-Me-State Games as a “noodler.” She taps wrestling referees with a blue foam pool noodle to remind them when there’s five seconds left in a match.

Missouri Revolution take field for Columbia

The 14 and under team draws players from Lake of the Ozarks, Fulton, Jefferson City, Blackwater, Pilot Grove, Boonville, Lynn, Russellville and Columbia and is only one in its tournament at the Show-Me State Games from this area.

Oddly-named kickball teams compete in Show-Me State Games

Players of all ages teamed up for the two-day kickball tournament at the Show-Me State Games.

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