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Australian marathon runner Trent Morrow is attempting to break the world record for running the most marathons in a year, and his 99th will be the Heart of America Marathon on Monday in Columbia.
The Columbia College volleyball team picked up a split Saturday in the final day of play at the Hampton Inn Classic.
Stephens College soccer coach Xander Kennedy, with a long history in playing soccer himself, plans on combining determination, teamwork and passion to bring the team to a bright future.
The Stars might have affected by the high temperatures, but also by the skill, cohesiveness and conditioning of the Badgers.
The Cougars defeated their first two opponents in the Hampton Inn Volleyball Classic.
Rose Obunaga's daughter is a freshman player on her mother's Stephens team.
Scoreless through its inaugural season, the Stephens College women's soccer team is looking to change its track record this fall.
Taylor Gohn beat Missouri teammate Kat Hepler at the Club at Old Hawthorne on Sunday.
Columbia College men's and women's golf teams will play at Columbia Country Club beginning this season.
The contest began on Saturday in an effort to determine Missouri's best with a bow and arrow. Officials estimated they had 112 people competing in this year's event.
Columbia winners Blake Holmes, Dylan Soper and Jordan Weltha qualified to compete in the Stock, SuperStock, and Masters divisions respectively in the 76th running of the Soap Box Derby Saturday in Akron.
Today's games took place at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic and Hickman high schools, the MU Student Recreation Complex and the Southwell Complex at Columbia College.
The Missouri American Water MR340 began its eighth annual race Tuesday morning. The competition features 526 paddlers in 348 boats racing from Kansas City to St. Charles.
Columbia's Mindy Coyle held off a charge from Kansas City's Carmen Titus to win the Third Annual Missouri Women's Golf Association Mid-Amateur Title
Columbia's David O'Rourke comes from a sports-playing family. His mother played basketball, his father played football and soccer, and his brother plays lacrosse and soccer.
The lineup for the 12-and-under Ellisville Cardinals softball team is littered with soccer and basketball players who also like to step up to the plate.
Madeline Gresham, 11, competed in her first Show-Me State Games in powerlifting. She trained for about two months before competing Saturday.
The Kitchen family hoped for a Moberly bowling alley comeback when their son competed at Show-Me State games Saturday.
Eight teams from across the state gathered to share their passion for Ultimate Frisbee at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.
Jordyn Wieber officially opened the Games after receiving the torch from last year's top male and female athletes. Events will occur both this weekend and next.