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Bob Patterson, who began playing golf in 1976, won a silver medal in this year's Missouri State Senior Games. Despite a rocky recovery process from a rare disease, Patterson is now back in action.
Family, health and friendship motivate football throwers to compete in the Missouri State Senior Games
A former University of Texas quarterback, an 18-year veteran of the games and a first-timer share their reasons for participating in the games
Lake of the Woods Golf Course will host the annual Francis Hagan Match Play Championship this weekend and next.
Hella DeTrempe, who has been participating since 1992, will compete for the last time at the Missouri State Senior Games in the discus, shot put and, maybe, javelin.
Chelsey Ward has been a member of the Boone County Hoppers Double Dutch and Jump Rope Team for two years.
Skateboarders of all ages attended Shred Fest, which was held at Cosmopolitan Park on Saturday.
The annual skateboarding event at Cosmopolitan Park celebrates the sport and safe choices.
The disc golfers in Columbia have proved to be devout about their sport. The members of the club have been putting in their own time and labor to help keep the courses in top shape.
Among the 150 to 180 swimmers on the team, almost half compete alongside a brother or sister, and some families have as many as four children in the program.
Health specialists have traveled from across the state to help run the Healthy Athletes event at the Mizzou Student Center, a central location for the athletes competing at this week's games all around Columbia.
Japanese gun laws forbid those who are not in the police or military to own pistols. Instead, the members of the Japanese team resort to firing gas-powered pellet pistols or Airsoft guns for shooting competitions in Japan.
The 33rd annual MidwayUSA and NRA Bianchi Cup brings international competitors to Columbia.
John Dean, who played lacrosse with NFL Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, has a wide range of stories and sees big differences in the way he grows up and the kids he coaches now.
Since 2005, Kris Maloney has trained students for horse shows at the Columbia Equestrian Center. After a lifetime as a competitor, Maloney has grown into her role as a mentor and teacher.
Athletes from across Missouri will help build homes alongside volunteers as part of the Governor's Joplin Habitat Challenge.
Mill Creek Elementary and Rock Bridge High School won team trophies at the Missouri State Scholastic Chess Championships in Jefferson City.
The award-winning sports columnist spoke Wednesday at Columbia College about the importance Title IX had in shaping women's lives beyond the playing field.
Shooters who come to Prairie Grove vary from blue-collar locals to CEOs. They come year-round, while the summer air is hot and muggy and when winter covers the fields in mounds of snow.
The Cheese and Sauerkraut race was Saturday morning at the Katy Trail State Park in McBaine, and 47 contestants braved the cold and participated.
Unlike a normal race, the goal of this event is to get as muddy, as crazy and as obscenely dressed up as possible. The race takes place on Saturday at the Midway Truck Stop.