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In state championship games it can come down to which team has a player have the kind of game that boys dream of while shooting on their driveway hoops.Harrisburg junior forward Cory Via had one of those days.
Josh Wagner's only hope was that the Big 12 coaches selected him as one of eight wild cards for the meet.
Eighth-grader Christian Ackmann won the Columbia Regional Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word "cybernetics."
This is the first year the route has been certified by the USA Track and Field Commission, which gives runners the opportunity to record their times with professional accuracy.
When his car started spewing smoke, Carl Edwards relinquished the lead then left the race allowing Kyle Busch to surge to victory, the first for a Toyota in 40 Cup starts.
On Wednesday, NASCAR said Carl Edwards victory Sunday in Las Vegas was tainted and slammed Edwards and his Roush Fenway Racing team with its toughest penalty yet. Edwards was docked 100 points, knocking him out of first place, and stripped of the 10 bonus points he earned for the win.
The basketball bug is fulfilled at least three times a week for MU junior Daniel Thode, who coaches a Columbia Youth Basketball Association boy’s team. His eighth and ninth-grade team, the Flying Squirrels, practices twice a week and has a game each Saturday.
Carl Edwards raced to his second win in six days, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a pair of late restarts Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Before taking in a game, get a primer on how the game is played and the rules that players must follow.
It's like baseball, but not quite. The games can last for days. There is a position called the "bowler." While not widely known or popular, the sport has found a devoted following.
Ethan Froese crossed the finish line in Sunday’s Froze Toes cycling race with a simple fist pump, nearly a minute ahead of his closest competitor.
Froese’s victory is representative of a Columbia family synonymous with cycling in mid-Missouri.
Most riders will complete the 31-mile loop that begins at Two Mile Prairie School off Highway Z in Columbia. Pro racers will tackle the loop twice for a 62-mile race.
Race car driver Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, was honored Monday by Missouri senators for his NASCAR championship.
The Missouri Grand Prix swim meet concluded its last finals session Monday, but all signs point to the meet being put on again next year.