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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.
The new "sport" was periodically exciting, but left something to be desired at the Boone County Fair on Sunday.
The Terrells and Hoeppners of Higginsville became fast friends after their sons joined an archery and shooting club.
Engines roared during the demolition derby and car soccer Sunday at the Boone County Fair.
Experience levels varied at the Show-Me State Games sporting clays competition.
Six classes of riders came out to the Grandstand arena on Saturday to compete for cash prizes in the Boone County Fair ATV races.
Competitors showed off their best horses at the Boone County Fun Youth Horse Show on Saturday.
The event is for boys and girls ages 6 to 15 and will take place Aug. 13 at Cosmopolitan Park.
Deb Hartley, 57, injured her back two weeks ago when she started training for the Show-Me State Games triathlon this weekend after a 25-year hiatus from the sport. She still plans to compete.
The ESPN anchor hosted the second John Anderson Celebrity Golf Invitational on Monday, which raised more than $60,000 for Missouri school children.
The concession building is the next step in preparing Atkins Memorial Park to host large-scale regional or national baseball and softball tournaments.
Carl Edwards has said if he could, he would wait until the end of the season to figure out his 2012 plans. But waiting isn't possible, not when Edwards represents the largest piece of NASCAR's free agent puzzle.
MU junior Adam Ryan, whose mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when he was 15, is making plans for next summer to hold Camp Kesem, a one week event for children whose parents have or have had cancer.
When Tim Donahoe was growing up, he considered himself to be a part of what he called the “punk rock and hardcore scene.” Years later, he is part of a new subculture: bike polo.
After earning a bronze medal at the AAU Junior Olympics last year, 8-year-old Eryn Puett hopes to qualify for the national competition again this weekend.
The MU Retirees Association sponsors an annual golf tournament for Columbia seniors, allowing them to play competitive golf with their peers.
Eleven-year-old Olivia Mayer was one of many skaters who filled Columbia Skate Park for Saturday's seventh annual Shred Fest, but she was the only female on a board.
The border of the deer hunting zone will shift this fall in hopes of rejuvenating the deer population in northern Boone County just south of Missouri 124.