The 2014 Heartland Area YMCA Championships will be held in March at the MU Aquatic Facility.
Hickman High School's football field was divided into 10 small soccer fields for the Show-Me State Games SoccerFest tournament Saturday and Sunday.
The Lawson family shares a passion for volleyball, helping run Club CoMo because 16-year-old Bailey fell for volleyball as a fourth-grader. The family's other passion: food.
The initiative began with Maryville dentist Bruce Twaddle, who first saw a children's course during a trip to Scotland before the 2011 British Open at England's Royal St. George's Golf Course (where five-time champion Watson finished with a 6-over-par 286).
Tolton Catholic High School plans to hold a free youth basketball coaching clinic at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.
The Missouri volleyball program's annual Elementary Youth League starts Sept. 9.
Nine-year-old Brooke Nutter enjoys cheering for other Show-Me State Games swimming competitors, no matter what age or whether she knows them or not.
Anurup Krishna from Kansas City competed in the Show-Me Games on Saturday in Dorsey Gym at Columbia College.
Gymnast Sophie Kennedy, 12, experiences first year without her mother as a coach at the Show-Me State Games.
Columbia winners Blake Holmes, Dylan Soper and Jordan Weltha qualified to compete in the Stock, SuperStock, and Masters divisions respectively in the 76th running of the Soap Box Derby Saturday in Akron.
Today's games took place at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic and Hickman high schools, the MU Student Recreation Complex and the Southwell Complex at Columbia College.
The Daniel Boone Little League's 9- and 10-year-old Nationals won the championship of the Missouri Little League's State Softball Tournament over the weekend.
Columbia's David O'Rourke comes from a sports-playing family. His mother played basketball, his father played football and soccer, and his brother plays lacrosse and soccer.
The lineup for the 12-and-under Ellisville Cardinals softball team is littered with soccer and basketball players who also like to step up to the plate.
Madeline Gresham, 11, competed in her first Show-Me State Games in powerlifting. She trained for about two months before competing Saturday.
The Kitchen family hoped for a Moberly bowling alley comeback when their son competed at Show-Me State games Saturday.
Jordyn Wieber officially opened the Games after receiving the torch from last year's top male and female athletes. Events will occur both this weekend and next.
Saturday's track meet at Rock Bridge High School was part of a successful season for the Blue Thunder Track Club, but the team had to persevere through two tragedies to get to this point in the season.
More than 300 athletes between the ages of 7 and 18 are expected to compete Saturday at Rock Bridge High School.
At a Missouri Conservation Department sponsored youth hunt, young hunters went looking for squirrels but came up empty.