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First paddlers cross finish line in Missouri River 340

The Missouri River 340's first and second place winners, boats from the men's tandem division, finished the race Wednesday. Beauties and Barnacles, a dragon boat, finished third.

Grounds crews prove essential for Missouri 340 racers

The grounds crew members of the Missouri River 340 provide their racers with vital items throughout the course. Most important is the moral support they give. 

Racers arriving at first checkpoint of Missouri River 340

Racers are arriving at the first checkpoint of the Missouri River 340. 

Paddlers complete first day of Missouri River race

The Missouri River 340, a race for canoes and kayaks spanning 340 miles of the Missouri River, got off to a successful start Tuesday morning, though there were a handful of mishaps. One paddler was knocked out of the race when he was injured in the head by a leaping carp. Racers will be near Columbia early this morning.

Columbia women rely on experience in marathon river race

Linda LaFontaine and Cami Ronchetto are the oldest women’s tandem competing in Missouri River 340 race, a 340-miler designed for canoes and kayaks along the Missouri River that begins Tuesday.

Blues continue search for investor

More than three months after TowerBrook Capital Partners announced it would divest its investment in the St. Louis Blues, a deal seems far from sight.

No marker on Topeka grave of Negro League standout

A space of grass is all that designates where Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell is buried. No tombstone. No nameplate. No marker of any kind. No description of a man who was born and raised in Topeka before going on to play 15 seasons of Negro Leagues baseball.

Show-Me State Games gives father chance for bowling glory

Gerald Wills Sr. used the Show-Me State Games as an opportunity to get back to the sport he rarely gets to play.

Keselowski doesn’t mind penalty for Edwards flap

Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski are content with the hand-slapping they received from NASCAR this week for their latest on-track altercation.

PHOTO GALLERY: Track and Field at the Show-Me State Games

PHOTO GALLERY: Gymnastics at the Show-Me State Games

PHOTO GALLERY: Kickball at the Show-Me State Games

PHOTO GALLERY: Soccer at the Show-Me State Games

PHOTO GALLERY: Wobble Trap Shooting at the Show-Me State Games

PHOTO GALLERY: 7 vs. 7 Adult Football at the Show-Me State Games

Missouri River 340 2010 River Race Postponed

The Missouri River 340 has been postponed.

Postponed Missouri River 340 race not stopping all competitors

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.

Missouri man snags likely record catfish in river

Greg Bernal of Florissant caught a 130-pound blue catfish, measuring 57 inches long and 45 inches in girth.

SLIDESHOW: Show-Me State Games: The weekend in pictures

Missouri residents came to Columbia over the weekend for competition and camaraderie.

No matter where he goes, Ultimate player finds new friends through sport

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.