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Participants in annual Sports Journalism Institute covered Missouri State Special Olympics on Saturday at venues across Columbia.
Female competitors are becoming more involved in the sport of pistol shooting. That was demonstrated at the 35th annual NRA National Action Pistol Championship. The women on team "Packing in Pink" competed for the first time in the Bianchi Cup and represented a female side to a male-dominated sport.
Physical activity helps Thomas Matthews, 10, improve his focus and muscle tone, things that are often a struggle for children with autism.
Stephens College two-sport athlete Dani Kelley came back to play two sports after suffering offseason injuries on consecutive days last summer.
The youth football community fears for the safety of children, but it also fears for the survival of the game. How exactly do you make football safer without changing the game?
Columbia golfer Joe Bradley sank his first hole-in-one Sunday afternoon at Oak Hills golf course in Jefferson City. His friend happened to videotape it.
Columbia's Charlie Lockwood started the Perche Creek GutBuster canoe and kayak race in 2009 because he thought there weren’t enough options in the racing circuit for participants from the area.
For Cougars senior outfielder Karina Veit, a road trip to California offers a chance for her to play in front of family, friends and former coaches.
Now with the Chicago White Sox organization, Hickman graduate Blake Tekotte is trying to make his dream of a career in the MLB a reality.
Tolton Catholic High School participates in a sportsmanship program with the University of Notre Dame. In August, the school conducted a mandatory workshop with officials from Notre Dame.
The Stars made just 25 percent of their field goals in a loss.
Columbia disc golfers Adam Morrison, 19, and George Smith, 41, are starting the national tour this weekend in Las Vegas.
The Columbia College men's basketball team narrowly beat Missouri Baptist University to remain undefeated and clinch a share of the conference regular-season championship.
Former Missouri football standout Jeremy Maclin's foundation hopes to help children living in unstable environments, including those in Columbia.
The Cougars cruised over Benedictine University on the road Thursday night to remain undefeated in the American Midwest Conference.
Daniel Boone Little League offers the chance to play baseball and softball for children and teenagers.
Stephens sophomore guard Haley Kahrs led the team with 15 points.
Deandre Pennington's senior season – and high school career – was in jeopardy after a knee injury, but he has made a speedy recovery and plans to rejoin the Kewpies as they hit the season's home stretch.
The competition kicks off at 10 a.m., rain or shine. All proceeds benefit local food pantries.
Columbia remains undefeated at 9-0 on the season with the victory.