Other local sports
The No. 9 Columbia College volleyball team travels to St. Louis on Thursday.
Jimmy Stranz could have transferred when he didn’t receive playing time. Instead, the senior midfielder used his dedication and pride to get through a tough situation.
Chris Kelly, 60, has had a made boating his life-long hobby and now plans to canoe the Grand Canyon portion of the Colorado River.
The Rock Bridge boys soccer team lost to Raymore-Peculiar 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at Rock Bridge Field.
Columbia College’s sophomore goalie Zach Clem has only played competitive soccer for five years, but with hard work and determination he has walked on and been the starter for the Cougars this season.
Sam Masters’ puzzle-solving skill became important to him early this cross country season when he couldn’t complete a race and needed to get his body back in shape.
Columbia natives Bob Stephens and Harry Besleme will represent the United States in the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shangai, China.
The Mayor’s Cup is intended for people more interested in a social, rather than an athletic, event, organizers of the urban adventure race say.
MU women's basketball schedule announced
Race organizers and cycling officials praised the inaugural Tour of Missouri and are optimistic it will become a part of an annual cycling triple crown, spearheading the sport’s rebirth in the U.S.
Businessman Tom Kerr plans to convert an eight million square-foot sand mine into Crystal City Underground, a year-round athletic complex housing facilities for extreme, recreational and Olympic sports.
George Hincapie took the individual title and his Discovery Channel team claimed the team title Sunday in its final U.S. appearance, playing it safe in the final stage of the six-day Tour of Missouri.
Danny Pate won the fourth stage on Saturday, but George Hincapie is expected to keep his overall lead in the Tour of Missouri bicycle race, which ends today in St. Louis.
The Flying Carp Race provides competition and envionmental awareness for participants.
Spectators who filled the sidewalks of Walnut Street on Friday afternoon were eager to catch the speeding cyclists of the Tour of Missouri whiz by.
The crowd was a mix of young and old, families and couples, avid cyclists and curious spectators.