Twisted Fast Pitch pitcher Olivia Wood, 15, center, celebrates with her teammates after the they won their championship softball game against the SEMO Smashers 04 at the Show-Me State Games on Sunday at Cosmo Park.
Dustin Doyle celebrates a good shot at the Show-Me State Games mini golf competition Saturday. The Doyle family have all won multiple medals in the Show-Me State Games, except their mother, said Doyle's daughter Olivia.
Sandy Ollar gets ready to bench press on Saturday at John B. Lange Middle School. Ollar said she had health problems, and her doctor told her the strength from lifting helped her recover better and faster.
A rider speeds away from his starting position on Sunday at Finger Lakes State Park. Riders revved their engines right before a volunteer pulled a lever that lowers the metal cage blocking the racers' path.
Trever Hill, 4, asks the remaining members of the Hannibal Honey Badgers to let him be part of their team cheer after the end of their soccer match against the Thundercats at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Cosmo Park. Hill's sister is a member of the team and their father, Eric Hill, is the team's coach.
Thundercats goalkeeper Anna McCrary, 9, saves a shot from the Hannibal Honey Raiders during their U9 girls soccer match at the Show-Me State Games at Soccer Field 11 on Saturday at Cosmo Park. The Thundercats would go on to win the match 6-5.
Alexander Hernandez, 14, who plays for the 816 Trementos from Kansas City, pours some water from a water bottle on his head after their soccer match against Sporting Columbia 04 at the Show-Me State Games at Soccer Field 4 on Saturday at Cosmo Park. Hernandez scored the Trementos’ first goal of the match, but they lost 2-3.
Addison Mutert, 10, does her beam routine on Saturday at the Hearnes Center. Mutert said that her routine went well and her giant on the bars was the hardest part. A giant is a 360-degree rotation around the bar in a fully extended position.
The 2019 Show-Me State games played host to over 30,000 athletes representing 113 of the 114 counties across the state. Over past two weekends, Missourians have partaken in over 30 sports, from fencing to gymnastics, from mini golf to powerlifting. Scroll through the following gallery to see some of the best moments captured by Missourian photographers at the games this year.
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