Sports and Gaming

The Big Game

Missourians don’t have a “hometown” rooting interest in the Super Bowl (just wait till next year, though), but Show-Me staters always seem to enjoy a big game, and there’s none bigger than the Super Bowl. In recent years, Super Bowl Sunday has become an unofficial holiday of sorts, particularly for people who like to eat huge quantities of food and ... Read More »

The Tour to Jefferson City

TV view of race into town

Yesterday, the Tour of Missouri began around 2 p.m. in St. James and the cyclists rode approximately 110 miles to Jefferson City. Now those not familiar with this area, let me tell you, the hills are mountainous and the curves are dangerous. The leaders arrived in Jefferson City shortly before 6 p.m. From there, they did three rounds around the ... Read More »

Tour starts Monday

As you’re out and about this weekend to celebrate Labor Day, don’t forget the Tour of Missouri professional bicycle race starts Monday (Sept. 7)  in St. Louis. The race is set to get underway at about 2:30 p.m., and the St. Louis Circuit should be completed by 5:45 p.m. The race will run from Ste. Genevieve to Cape Girardeau on ... Read More »

A new look for Labor Day

MOPhotoGirl finished my gravatar, so it seemed like a good time for a new post, though I haven’t done anything too exciting for a few days. I want to note that MOPhotoGirl is very talented and thank her for her artistic efforts. Labor Day weekend is almost here, and it seems Missouri is full of events people can check out, ... Read More »

Great day for a ballgame

Decided to do a significant amount of driving this weekend. Went up north to see family in Pike County on Friday, only to turn around Saturday for a jaunt back to Central Missouri, then over to Kansas City for the Royals game. Picked up Tom — who had been in the St. Louis area the night before — near the ... Read More »