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One group has been gathering on Saturdays in Columbia for years, but they aren't interested in football games. If fans pass the group as they stand outside the post office they'll hear about the Mid-Missouri Fellowship of Reconciliation's hope to end war and violence.
Win or lose for Missouri, fans still find their way to Sparky's for some post-game ice cream treats.
Visiting fans enjoyed the Cowboys' thorough victory and made sure to stay to the end of the game to let their team know.
Rock Bridge volunteers keep the concession stand running smoothly, even when things get a little hectic.
Fans camp out in the Hearnes Center parking lot, enjoying the view and awaiting Saturday's game.
Even though the Missouri football team could not secure a victory, Marching Mizzou put on a well executed game day performance.
Wayne and Susan Kreklow are in their 11th year coaching volleyball together at Missouri and are closing in on a milestone win total.
On a typical fall weekend, the city of Columbia is inundated with all things football. The Missourian is out to capture as much of it as possible.
On Wednesday night, a group of runners gathers at Hickman High School, sharing in the sport they all love and pushing one another to stay in shape.
The native of Columbia has fared well at the track and hopes Sunday's race will boost his chances of winning the Chase.
The proposed $200,000 project includes improvements such as increasing the size of dugouts and adding scoreboards.
Cosmopolitan Park hosted gymnasts Saturday who gathered to try to break the world record for the most people performing simultaneous handstands in celebration of National Gymnastics Day.
Justin Gillette, 28, of Goshen, Ind., was the overall winner of the 52nd annual Heart of America Marathon, held Monday in Columbia.
Monday's race was the 51st marathon Curtis Workman has completed in the past 51 weeks. The feat is part of a fundraising effort aimed at giving underprivileged children the chance to participate in a free training program and to compete in a marathon.
Joe Duncan, 77, is a longtime runner who first got his start with marathons in 1966 during the Heart of America Marathon.
The Generations Adult/Child Canoe-Kayak Race is scheduled for Sept. 24.
The annual Cattlemen Days Rodeo in Ashland marks its 35th year this weekend. It usually attracts about 5,000 people, organizers said.
The Banana Hammocks, who play in the BigBalls League in St. Louis, won their first game in this weekend's Show-Me State Games kickball competition.
The organization originated 10 years ago and now has 11 teams with players from various age groups and Columbia schools.
Officials plan to keep the heat safety plan the games used last weekend in full effect. Executive Director Ken Ash said the heat advisory did not overly affect competitors last weekend.