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.
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 are arriving at the first checkpoint of the Missouri River 340.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gerald Wills Sr. used the Show-Me State Games as an opportunity to get back to the sport he rarely gets to play.
Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski are content with the hand-slapping they received from NASCAR this week for their latest on-track altercation.
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.