The Missouri River 340 has been postponed.
Next week's 340-mile race for canoeists, kayakers and other paddlers has been postponed because of dangerous conditions on the Missouri River. However, at least two competitiors say they plan to complete the course on the original schedule, despite the dangers.
Greg Bernal of Florissant caught a 130-pound blue catfish, measuring 57 inches long and 45 inches in girth.
Missouri residents came to Columbia over the weekend for competition and camaraderie.
Columbia's Dan Murphy has played with the Sticky Buns team in the Show-Me State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament for the past five years, but he has been been enjoying the sport since 1977 in venues all around the world.
Early morning thunderstorms delayed the tournament's start on Sunday but families and participants still got in a round of golf.
Kent and Nathan Fandrich played in the parent/child golf tournament at the Show-Me State Games. The tournament meant a weekend of fun for the whole family.
Archers competed in several classes during the weekend. Competitions were held at the NOMO Bowhunters Archery Range in Moberly.
Events included muzzle loading and trap shooting, as well as five-stand black powder cartridge shooting.
This is the first year that Brent Young will ride in the race with his son, Brandon, 10.
The Show-Me State Games held its wrestling competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center. Almost 500 people participated in the event, which lasted from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Show-Me State Games held its 5K, 10K and race walk event Sunday at Bethel Park. About 120 people competed in the event, which was delayed by an hour due to heavy thunderstorms early that morning.
Hinkson Fields were a bit soggy after heavy rains fell before the start of the Ultimate Frisbee competition on Sunday.
Club Como faced several competitors at the volleyball competition this weekend.
Cosette Briggs, 10, of Midway Heights Elementary School, has competed in the girls seventh-grade division volleyball games of the Show-Me State Games this weekend.
Sixteen men from around Missouri competed in the event Saturday.
Former NFL player Tommy Burnett keeps his competitive spirit alive with handball, a sport he been playing for nearly 38 years. On Saturday, he showed off his skills at the Show-Me State Games.
The Show-Me State games had its second day of competition Saturday around Columbia. Here are some of the best moments that Missourian photographers found around town.
Photos from the first day matches at the Show-Me State Games.
At age 78, Dave Quevreaux enjoyed being a crowd favorite Saturday in the Show-Me State Games powerlifting competition.