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Victory Village gives Special Olympics athletes opportunities between competitions

Columbia is hosting Special Olympics Missouri’s State Outdoor Championships this weekend.

2 former MU track members competed in Olympics

Derrick Peterson and Natasha Kaiser-Brown faced elite international competition.

Broadcaster Skip Caray, an MU alumnus, dies at 68

Caray was a 1961 graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and the son of famous sports announcer Harry Caray.

Edwards wins fourth Sprint Cup race

Edwards won his fourth race of the year after usng an "alternative" racing strategy when rain started on lap 127 of the 200-lap race.

Late beginner a first-rate competitor

Randall Olson, 60, traveled 6½ hours from Norfolk, Neb., to participate in the State Games of Mid-America. He competed in 10 events this weekend and placed first in most of them.

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.

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