Darcy Marlow, 52, learned how to shoot from her husband, Jeff Marlow, 56, who also encouraged her when she completed a 60-mile fundraising walk for breast cancer awareness in November.
Although Dan Clinkinbeard of Columbia competed in several short-distance races at the Missouri State Senior Games, his specialty is long-distance riding.
Columbia's Lorson family enjoys the chance to compete against each other in the Show-Me State Games swimming events.
Jim Howe compares his emotions while running to those when he practices tae kwon do.
Columbia couple Tim and Beth Gladura officiate for several track and field events each year. The two helped out at the Missouri Senior State Games Saturday.
Ty Brewer and Marvin Walter had never met before Saturday's competition at AMF Town and Country Bowling Lanes, but they had a lot in common.
Athletes from all over the state traveled to Columbia to compete in the Missouri State Senior Games this weekend.
Two first-time volunteers to the Missouri State Senior Games were impressed with the athleticism of their elders.
Freddie Walker, who competed in Friday's horseshoes competition, takes part in dozens of events all around the Midwest and enjoys visiting family and friends while traveling with her husband.
MU men's basketball coach Frank Haith has arranged to have his team participate in the One State, One Spirit Classic against the Missouri Southern State University Lions in October to raise money for relief efforts following the May 22 tornado.
Dehydration, hot environment and humidity can be a dangerous mix, MU exercise expert says.
Before he was to begin his first season as the Bearcats' head coach, former defensive coordinator Scott Bostwick was remembered by players and coaches alike Sunday afternoon.
The former Royals left-hander had 166 career victories in a 15-season career.
Why it took so long for Kansas City's can't-miss kid to quit missing is anybody's guess. Also unknown is exactly what the lean, laconic Nebraskan did to cure his ailing swing during long and intense sessions last winter with batting coach Kevin Seitzer. What is plain for everybody to see about Alex Gordon is the .354 batting average and 15-game hitting streak he took into Friday night's game at Texas.
Columbia billionaire Stan Kroenke, who owns the NFL's St. Louis Rams as well as teams in the NBA, NHL and MLS, secured a controlling stake in Arsenal that clears the way for him to become the fifth U.S. owner of a Premier Soccer League club.
St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and miss the entire season. Wainwright, who won 20 games last year and was runner-up for the NL Cy Young Award, felt arm stiffness after Monday's throwing session. He had experienced soreness toward the end of last season and didn't pitch in September.
After winning the Class 4 215-pound state title Saturday, Hickman sophomore J'den Cox is halfway to his goal of becoming the seventh four-time Class 4 state champion.
Quinn Smith gets coaching from his father, MU coach Brian Smith, and his Rock Bridge high school coach, Travis Craig.
Rock Bridge's Sam Crane lost in the Class 4 125-pound state wrestling finals on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
After struggling earlier in the season, Hickman 145-pound senior Keith Kimbrough said it felt good to earn a fifth-place medal Saturday at the state wrestling finals at Mizzou Arena.