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Matthew Jordan-Garr, 16, is competing in three events at the Missouri High School Rodeo Finals this weekend at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Jordan-Garr hopes to compete once he gets to college and eventually turn pro.
Team roping is considerably tougher than just solo roping. There are many more factors that go into the event.
High school riders face serious dangers every time they hop on the back of a bull, but they say the adrenaline rush makes the dangers and injuries worthwhile.
Brooke Wright, 16, from Bolivar, and Madeline Cuppy, 15, from Atlanta, Mo., are the contestants in this year's queen competition at the Missouri High School Rodeo Finals.
For Brooke Wright, losing her small bay brown horse, Skoal, was one of the most heart-wrenching things that happened in her life.
Ashton Glascock is hoping to win her second state title at this week’s 2012 Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals.
The Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals kick off at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. The event is open to the public.
Participants completed their first rounds of match play. The tournament continues this weekend at Lake of the Woods Golf Course.
Senior runners competed Saturday in the Missouri State Senior Games 5,000-meter road race and race walk.
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.