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Missouri volleyball team beats Texas-San Antonio in Denver Pioneer Classic

 The Missouri volleyball team held off a comeback attempt then completed one of its own to improve to 10-1 on the season.

Missouri lawmakers to mull incentives for sports events

The proposed sports incentives are part of the agenda for a special legislative session that starts Tuesday.

Missouri wrestling team remembers Phillip Perry

MU freshman wrestler Phillip Perry died in a car accident early Tuesday morning in Hannibal.

St. Louis kickball team keeps atmosphere light at Show-Me State Games

The Banana Hammocks, who play in the BigBalls League in St. Louis, won their first game in this weekend's Show-Me State Games kickball competition.

Rams agree to terms with 24 undrafted free agents

General manager Billy Devaney expects the Rams to open training camp on Saturday with close to 90 players.

Two northern Missouri families bond over archery

The Terrells and Hoeppners of Higginsville became fast friends after their sons joined an archery and shooting club.

Gov. Jay Nixon scheduled to attend Show-Me State Games

Gov. Nixon has attended the past two Show-Me State Games, participating in the basketball skills competition.

PHOTO GALLERY: Boone County Fair hosts ATV races Saturday

Six classes of riders came out to the Grandstand arena on Saturday to compete for cash prizes in the Boone County Fair ATV races.

Former Missouri pitcher receives Rangers' Minor League Pitcher award

Former Missouri pitcher Nick Tepesch was as the Texas Rangers' Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June.

Show-Me State Games officials preparing for excessive heat

More than 28,000 athletes competed in last year's Show-Me State Games, and a similar turnout is expected this year.

Record crowd expected for U2 show in St. Louis

A stadium-record 52,000 people are expected for the U2 concert scheduled for Sunday night. That will include fans with seats on the field.

Missouri hosts wheelchair basketball camp

This week's camp was the second annual wheelchair basketball camp led by the Missouri wheelchair basketball players and their coach Ron Lykins.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri wheelchair basketball hosts second-annual camp

The Missouri Wheelchair Basketball Camp, which started Sunday and runs through Thursday at the MU Student Recreation Complex, helps players improve their skills while promoting independence and confidence.

Celebrities laud ESPN's John Anderson for charity golf tournament

The ESPN anchor hosted the second John Anderson Celebrity Golf Invitational on Monday, which raised more than $60,000 for Missouri school children.

Columbia disc golf tournament attracts more female competitors

Participants at the 27th Mid-America Open noticed an increase in the number of female competitors.

MU student brings camp for children of cancer patients to Missouri

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Racers bolt down Broadway in Mid-Missouri Soap Box Derby

Automobiles weren't the only vehicles driving down Broadway and Seventh streets on Sunday.

High school rodeo season finishes with a state title for Rock Bridge student

Not many of Rock Bridge junior Tory Chasteen's classmates were there to watch him compete Saturday in the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals, but he has always had the support of his family. 

Hickman bull rider aiming for national rodeo competition

After the completion of the bull riding competition Saturday at the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals, Hickman sophomore Justin Smith has a good chance to make the national high school finals. He will find out Sunday if he made it.


GALLERY: Calf-roping at the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals.

Competitors from around the state went through their final go-rounds Saturday at the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.