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Show-Me State Games hosts first weekend of soccer

Soccer teams competed in the first weekend of the Show-Me State Games at Cosmopolitan Park.

Church encourages members to volunteer at Show-Me State Games

Forum Christian Church organizes members to volunteer, emphasizing community and the larger picture.

Woman wins fourth Show-Me gold medal after cancer

Mary Easley started lifting weights after being diagnosed with cancer three years ago and has won four gold medals at Show-Me State Games in power lifting since.

The Show-Me State Games have begun

The Show-Me State Games kicked off Friday after a torch relay and an opening ceremony complete with thousands of athletes from across the state, special guests and the lighting of the torch.

Chiropractor aims to finish 100 triathlons in 100 days

With 50 triathlons down, John Curtin only has 50 races left on his 100 triathlons in 100 days tour. The tour’s purpose is to raise awareness and funds for the prevention of sexual and physical child abuse.

Truman Veterans Hospital patients go fly-fishing

A fly-fishing club from Jefferson City showed patients at the hospital how to fly-fish at Little Dixie Lake Conservation Area on Wednesday.

Couples enjoy monthly golf tournaments

Couples say playing in Columbia’s Whiff and Giggle golf tournaments is an enjoyable way to spend an evening.

Female disc golfers try to increase numbers

The 24th Mid-America Open disc golf tournament has tried to increase its number of women competitors, and the women themselves are starting leagues in their hometowns.

Race raises money for track team

Runners of all ages competed in a 5K race/walk to help raise money for the William Woods cross country and track teams.

Sport of geocaching gaining in popularity

The sport requires that participants find boxes full of trinkets using GPS.

Climbing to new heights

Ann Koenig of Columbia, an urban forester for the Missouri Department of Conservation, will compete in the 2008 International Tree Climbing Championship.

Challenger Division baseball pairs buddies, children with disabilities

The Daniel Boone Little League Challenger Division offers boys and girls with developmental or physical disabilities the opportunity to play America’s game in a fun atmosphere.

Tree Climbing 101

St. Louis will host the International Society of Arboriculture’s Tree Climbing Championship on July 26. Men and women from around the world will be competing in a variety of events meant to determine who is the overall, best tree climber.

Basketball official a boon to Show-Me State Games

For 20 years, Ron Zetcher has brought his referee clinic to officiate at the Show-Me State Games.

New ballpark named for Country Atkins

The long-awaited baseball complex is nearing completion but can’t open without a name. It is named in honor of Country Atkins, the father of Tom Atkins, who donated the land for the park.

Free sports will be available to MU students starting this fall

Under a new plan, MU students will be able to attend many sporting events for free. The All-Sports Pass will also be replaced by a new Student Season Ticket Combo.

Diabetes doesn't deter dancer

Even though diabetes makes it difficult for her to dance at times, Eureka High School senior Danielle Scheetz refuses to give up her craft.

Tour of Missouri to add new stage when race returns in September

The race, which drew about 370,000 spectators last year, will not go through Columbia.

Tour of Missouri bicycle race adds extra day of competition

The competition could include participation from Olympic medalists of the Beijing Games.

Senior shooters aim for camaraderie not just competition

Competitors in this weekend’s Missouri State Senior Games shooting competition said they were there more for each other than winning medals.

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