Benefits of the final day

On July 22 the Montgomery County Fair is hosting Family Day from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., which features half-price gate admission, along ith the MoCoFa Fun Run starting at 8:30 a.m. at the front gate and the Turtle/Fog Races take place at 10:00 a.m. in the AgriLand Area.

There will also be a Bucket Calf Show at 10:30 a.m. in the Youth Arena, at the same time there will be a Pet Parade in the AgriLand Area and the Hoola Hoop Competition and Tricycle Races are slated for 11:00 a.m. in the same location. All of that leads into the Sack Races and Water Balloon Toss at 1:00 p.m. in the AgriLand Area, at 2:00 p.m. in the same location there will be a Pinata and Money in the Grain contest and in the Rock-N-Country Oasis at 2:30 p.m. the Pedal Power Tractor Pull is scheduled.

Details: www.montgomerycountyfair.org.

 

Silver Hair Horse Shoe League

Pitching results for July 11th include Eugene Freels (5-1), Rodney Brewster (4-2), Charlie Maupin (2-4) and Louie Schmidt (1-5). In double competition Schmidt and Freels went 2-0 against Brewster and Maupin.

 

Thunderbirds run at coaches meet

When North Callaway high school track and field attended the Missouri Track and Cross Country Coaches camp July 10-12 at Hickman HS, coaches included Columbia College's Tracy Jex and Danial Radkoiec and Ailene Smith from Lincoln University. There were also seven prep track coaches on hand, cost was $199 for commuters and $249 for campers staying overnight at Columbia College and curriculum included sprints, distance, hurdles, long jump, triple jump, high jump and more.

"Sean Lovelace of Russellville and I also attended as coaches," said the Thundebirds Reid Randolph. "About 50 kids took part in the camp this year. MTCCCA President and camp director Matt Candrl of Owensville hopes to grow the camp and pull in more kids and coaches from Kansas City, Saint Louis and Springfield to make it a truely all encompassing statewide camp."