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Cross Country Set to Compete in Regionals on Home Course

Jazmine Knight November 18, 2022

Cross country season is slowly coming to an end meaning no more running 100 miles per week for those runners.  Two weeks ago, Missouri Southern’s cross country team competed on their home course...

Griner should be released

Griner should be released

Kaitlin Hunnicutt October 31, 2022

A seven-time WNBA All-Star and two-time Defensive Player of the Year, Brittney Griner was sentenced in August to nine years in prison in Russia. Griner was arrested in the Sheremetyevo International Airport...

A guide for the midterm elections

A guide for the midterm elections

October 25, 2022
Over the last decade voter turnout for college students has been on the rise. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, citizens of the United States have the opportunity to vote in midterm elections.
Director of Athletics Rob Mallory speaks at the 2022 All-Athlete Banquet.

Director of Athletics focuses on key initiatives to support athletes, community

Mckenna Hodges, Managing Editor October 11, 2022
Rob Mallory discovered his passion for mentoring students. Mallory started his career working at the division one level, but did not feel the same connection with the student athletes. 
Intramural sports kick off on campus

Intramural sports kick off on campus

Trevor Batson October 11, 2022

If a student wants to get involved on campus and stay active, a great way to do so is through Intramurals. "It's about health and being active, mental health is a big aspect because it’s a stress...

Jermaine Young Jr brings down Lincoln quarterback Zamar Brake for a loss on Saturday, at Fred G Hughes Stadium, in Joplin, MO

Lions Dominate Blue Tigers on Homecoming

Trevor Batson October 11, 2022

Saturday at Fred G Hughes Stadium the 3-2 Missouri Southern Lions took on the 0-5 Lincoln Blue Tigers. It was homecoming for the Lions. Jaedon Stoshak would get the scoring started for the Lions with...

Tailgate parties with alcohol now allowed on campus

Jace Opel, Reporter October 6, 2022

Missouri Southern students 21 and over can now kick off home games with alcohol while tailgating. This new tailgating policy officially went into effect in August. According to Ryan Orcutt, Director...

UCO linebacker Chase Faber (left) attempts to tackle MSSU quarterback Dawson Herl (right)

Resilient Lions pull away from Bronchos late.

Trevor Batson September 20, 2022

Saturday at Fred G. Hughes Stadium in Joplin, the 1-1 Missouri Southern Lions took on the 1-1 Central Oklahoma Bronchos. Ezekiel Lang had two first-half receiving touchdowns for the Lions. Both were nine-yard...

Lisa Olliges poses for her first portrait as the General Manager of KGCS-TV.

Olliges Named New Head of KGCS-TV

Jace Opel, Reporter September 15, 2022

Coming from an extensive background working in the communications field, Lisa Olliges has now claimed the title as the General Manager of KGCS-TV.  Monday, Sept. 12, officially marked Olliges’ first...

Late scores enough to push Lopers past Lions.

Late scores enough to push Lopers past Lions.

Trevor Batson September 2, 2022

Missouri Southern Lions took on the #14 Nebraska-Kearney Lopers on Thursday night at Fred G. Hughes Stadium in Joplin, MO. The lions were looking for redemption after dropping last year's opener to the...

Lions open the season at home

Lions open the season at home

Jazmine Knight August 30, 2022

The kickoff to the MSSU football season is finally here as the Lions take on Nebraska Kearney Lopers. Be prepared to watch the game either live at the Fred Hughes Stadium or online this Thursday at...

Exchange students Yoko Koike (Japan), Risako Yokote (Japan), and Yuna Seo (South Korea) enjoy the final international event of the semester.

International Club provides classic American experience

Alexa Fletcher May 12, 2022

Pretty dresses, corsages, limousines, promposals. Around the world, young men and women watch TV shows and dramas portraying the big dance: Prom. Students like Tamaki Seimiya, a Japanese international...

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