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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.
Demolition derby drivers put a lot of work into stripping down and modifying cars to get them derby-ready.
Those who tried the racewalking competition at Sunday’s Show-Me State Games 5K race said they found the event invigorating.
The Show-Me State Games table tennis tournament was held at the Helias High School gym Saturday.
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.
The event happened Saturday at Oakland Park.
Edward Ruehter, 73, has shot trap his whole life and has inspired his family to shoot, too.
The Country Club of Missouri has a new program that aims to get youths more serious about tennis.
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.
This weekend, 44 men and women competed in the Show-Me State Games’ muzzle loading shooting competition.
Tim and Austin Kuchta competed in the Show-Me State Games in the parent/child golf division.
Five-year-old Spencer Robarge and his family traveled from Springfield to compete in the bowling portion of the Show-Me State Games.
Teams played ultimate Frisbee in several games at Hinkson Field on Saturday.
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.
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.
Players of all ages teamed up for the two-day kickball tournament at the Show-Me State Games.
Soccer teams competed in the first weekend of the Show-Me State Games at Cosmopolitan Park.
Forum Christian Church organizes members to volunteer, emphasizing community and the larger picture.
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 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.