Tarkio ball player takes shot at nationals

Due to the pandemic, the annual Elks Hoop Shoot regional and national competition for 2019-2020 were postponed. Annalee Livengood, Tarkio, represented Maryville Elks Lodge  No. 760 and was the Missouri State Winner advancing to regionals. On March 27, Livengood shot virtually and her scores were compared with other regional competitors. She made 23 out of 25 to advance on to the national competition. On April 27, Livengood shot virtually for the national contest and results are still pending. Livengood is shown in the front row. With her in the back row from left are: James Richardson, Maryville Elks exhalted ruler; James Mattson, Maryville Hoop Shoot director; and Dennis Green, District Hoop Shoot director.