Chris Ogbonnaya, a seventh-round draft pick, has signed with the St. Louis Rams, the team said Monday. Ogbonnaya attended the University of Texas at Austin.
Eddie Chick and Rob Heuer have been running in derbies together for 20 years.
The Lowden family competes and bonds in Show-Me State Games
The best trucks and tractors can do a "full pull" of 300 feet. Others die trying. That's when the hard work that the crowd doesn't see comes in.
Steve Terry, 54, of Lexington, and Jack Uhrig, 55, of Marshall, competed in the Show-Me State Games' track and field competition Saturday night. They have been taking part in the event since 1993, but they have been competing against each other since 1967.
Gov. Jay Nixon competed in the Show-Me State Games' men's basketball skills competition Saturday at Hearnes Center.
In his 35 years of coaching, Larry Skinner has trained several award-winning archers, including an Olympic medalist.
Experienced competitors and friends, Lyle Pfaff, 77, and Howard Dewell, 86, sqare off in a free-throw shooting contest at the Show-Me State Games Saturday.
The Boone County Fair hosted a night of side-by-side mud racing Friday night.
Justin Hsing , 17, competed in singles in the Show-Me State Games' junior tennis tournament on Friday morning in a field of 75 competitors. But Hsing doesn’t live in Missouri; he lives in New York.
The Lockers, from Ludlow, Mo., will have four generations of family, ranging in age from 5 to 73, competing in the Show-Me State Games track and field events this weekend.
After Sept. 11, Fred Clayton went on active duty for seven years with the U.S. Naval Reserves. Now that he is retired, he has taking advantage of the time by participating in state and senior games, including the Show-Me State Games.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is scheduled to compete in the basketball skills competition in the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.
The St. Louis Big Ballers and the St. Louis Kickball Association played in the championship game of the Show-Me State Games kickball tournament Sunday at Rainbow Softball Center.
For one ecologically-minded team at the Show-Me State Games, the laid-back game of Ultimate Frisbee isn't just a good time — it's a mirror of their community values.
Les Shaeffer, an eight-year veteran of the Marines, coaches the Neosho United soccer team, which won a bronze medal in the under-6 division at the ShowMe State Games.
Karen Knowles, 58, competed Sunday morning in her fourth Show-Me State Games triathlon. Knowles said that five years ago, she was “an overweight couch-potato.”
Jefferson City's Anchana Heng, who competed in the Show-Me State Games' powerlifting competition Saturday, spent the first 12 years of his life fighting for survival in Battambang, Cambodia.
The Mojo Shirts baseball team, based in Kirksville, has participated in the Show-Me State Games for the past six years. The team is made up of current and former college ballplayers.
Matt Korklan, who performs in World Wrestling Entertainment events with the stage name Evan Bourne, got his start in wrestling while attending classes at MU.