PSU Senior WR is back for his Senior season.
The MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll had Pitt State third and MSSU 9th.
Gorillas 3rd, Lions 9th in preseason coaches poll
Lions welcome former KU stand out Nick Bradford to the bench
MSSU men's basketball coach Robert Corn says as long as he has the energy and passion, he will continue coaching.
Longtime men's assistant Ronnie Ressel to be MSSU women's associate head coach.
Ressel moving from men's program to coach women
Robert Corn along with players and staff welcome young hoops players to Missouri Southern campus.
Maryann Mitts talks about her decision to step down as MSSU basketball coach after twelve years.
The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame will induct 8 new members in October including former Pittsburg State coach Chuck Broyles.
Will be inducted on October 6th
Will take teaching position in MSSU's Department of Kinesiology
Kansas City also to bid for game. Plus the torch for the Show Me State Games arrives in Joplin.
Will face tough competition from Kansas City, MIAA
Pittsburg State football program holds showcase event for first time as over 90 high school seniors participate. Plus some LPGA players were in Joplin Monday for a great cause.
Former Missouri Southern star recently signed with a professional team in Austria.
The Missouri Southern women's basketball program is hosting their annual summer camp.
Lions can't overcome critical errors in 8th inning. Plus Nicole Hudson throws shutout in Mizzou regional win over Stony Brook and the Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame inducted its newest members Friday night.
On day two of the NCAA DII Central Regional, Missouri Southern led Central Missouri 1-0 heading to the 8th inning, before three errors turned into five runs and doomed their shot at a win. The Lions ultimately lost 7-3, ending their season with an 0-2 mark in regional play in Mankato, MN.
Brett Abell throws eleven innings without giving up a run, but MSSU falls to Minnesota State-Mankato 1-0 in 14 innings. Plus Colgan wins dramatic regional over Riverton.
MSSU and top seed Mankato State went scoreless for 27 half innings before the host Mavericks pushed across a run on a safety squeeze in the bottom of the 14th to win. Lions starting pitcher Brett Abell pitched 11 shutout innings, but the offense could never get on the board.
MoSo will now play the two seed, MIAA foe Central Missouri, Friday at noon in an elimination game.
Missouri Southern baseball will compete in the Mankatao, Minnesota regional starting Thursday and for Lion coach Bryce Darnell, it's a return to his home state.
Lions get walk-off 3 run HR by Sam Ryan to beat Missouri Western for their first conference tourney title since 1992.
Tied with top seed Missouri Western 3-3 in the 9th inning of the deciding game of the MIAA championship Saturday, MSSU senior catcher Sam Ryan sent one over the right field wall, delivering the Lions their first tournament title in 21 years. The pitch came on a full count, with two outs, and two on, a moment Ryan declared "is what every kid dreams about."
Lions beat Missouri Western, but Griffons respond in elimination game to knock off Pittsburg State.
Gorillas eliminated by Missouri Western
Lions get complete game from Brett Abell and grand slam from Tee Helsel. Gorillas stay alive with win over Central Oklahoma.
Pitt staves off elimination against UCO
Missouri Southern will face rival Pitt State Thursday in Kansas City as the MIAA baseball tournament is down to the Final 4.
The Lions won two games at home Sunday against Northeastern State, and the Gorillas won one on the road to upset Central Missouri in the first round of the MIAA tournament. The teams will now play each other in Kansas City Thursday afternoon, in the first game of a double elimination style second round.
Also, both Pitt State and Missouri Southern found success in the MIAA Track & Field Championships, and Natalie Bird finishes her first round in the NCAA Central Super Regional.
Plus Pitt State splits their doubleheader with Central Missouri.
Plus Frontenac baseball is off to an undefeated start and McAuley HS golfer Connor Schlegel signs letter of intent.
Marquise Cushon and Solomon Watkins impress at PSU Spring Game.
Defensive lineman picked 94th overall by the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens.
The dream became a reality for Missouri Southern DT Brandon Williams Friday night as the Baltimore Ravens drafted him in the 3rd round.
Plus Carthage baseball remains undefeated after shutting out Ozark 5-0.
PSU Senior Larissa Richards not only shined on the basketball court, but also as a thrower on the track and field team.
Plus Neosho baseball loses at home to Willard.
Missouri Southern's first team offense and defense held off the reserves 6-0 in the annual Green-Gold spring game at Fred G. Hughes Stadium. Both sophomore quarterbacks Jay McDowell and Ricky Nichols showed promise running the ball, even in a game where they could not be tackled. In fact, coach Daryl Daye blew a 4th down play dead as Nichols appeared to cross the goal line in the 4th quarter.
Pittsburg State has to replace their top three rushers from last season.
Plus Pitt State Junior Tory Stoffregen was named MIAA hitter of the week.
Lions complete sweep at NW Missouri State. Plus Pitt State baseball sweeps past Truman.
Gorillas start practice at 6:15 AM. Plus Cottey College unveils new softball field on campus.
Jay McDowell tops the depth chart. Plus MSSU baseball sweeps Northeastern State.
Missouri Southern's just four practices in to spring ball, but they're already throwing the ball more than they did in 2012. Head coach Daryl Daye says the nucleus of the offense will still be the triple option, but with sophomore-to-be Jay McDowell at QB they plan to be more balanced with the pass than the more-than-5-rushes-to-1-pass ratio of last season.
Plus, the Lions baseball team snags their 5th straight win, Carthage baseball is expecting big things this season, and Joplin falls in the championship of the 6 team tennis tournament, the Joplin Invitational.
MSSU Senior Brett Abell earned MIAA pitcher of the week after a CG win vs Truman. Plus Joplin baseball won their season debut.
Lions coming off 6-5 season. Plus MSSU and Pittsburg State baseball with home games.
The Missouri Southern men finish with a 13-15 record while Pitt State men finish 18-10. Plus Colgan loses in Class 3A Kansas Tournament.
The Gorillas and Lions kept things tight as underdogs, but saw their seasons end in Kansas City.
In high school ball, the Fort Scott girls win in the KS state tournament while the Colgan boys and Labette County girls' seasons come to a close.
Plus, three signings from Carthage and Joplin student-athletes.
Four NFL teams visit MSSU campus to see Brandon Williams and other prospects.