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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...

Cross Country heads to Bolivar to open season Women ranked third in preseason polls, men first

Mitch Carney, Sports Writer October 22, 2018

The Missouri Southern Cross Country team is on full stride to begin the season this year. The Lions are ranked first in the MIAA men’s preseason poll.ALL-MIAA performers Junior, Josh Webb, and Junior,...

Lions place first and second at SBU Invite

Mitch Carney, sports writer September 7, 2018

This past weekend the Missouri Southern State Lions cross country teams traveled to Bolivar, Mo. for the Southwest Baptist University Invite. The Lions had a successful outing with the men placing first...

The Lions begin the run during the Nov. 3, 2012, NCAA Division II Central Regional where they finished in second place overall, which propelled them to the NCAA Division II National Championships.

Another season in the rear view

Samantha Zoltanski December 5, 2013

The fall cross country season came to an end for the men’s team as they placed 19th at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championships in Spokane, Wash. on Nov. 23.Junior Eric Schott and senior Jake...

Cross country races for national championship once again

Samantha Zoltanski, sports editor November 21, 2013

The men’s cross country team has arrived in Spokane, Wash., for the 2013 NCAA Division II Cross Country National Championships.The national race is nothing new for most of the team.  The top five runners...

Junior Eric Schott and senior Jake Benton run together at the Southern Stampede where the Lions finished in first place.

Cross country finishes strong

Samantha Zoltanski, Sports Editor November 15, 2013

As the cross country teams arrived in Sioux Falls, S.D., last Friday, there was snow on the ground with the temperature in the 30s, but that did not stop the runners from performing at the Division II...

Freshman Sierra Gray races at the Southern Stampede earlier this season on Sep. 21. Gray placed 52nd at the MIAA Cross Country Championships on Oct. 26.

Cross country prepares for changes up north

Samantha Zoltanski, sports editor November 8, 2013

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams arrived in Sioux Falls, S. D., last night to begin preparation for the NCAA Division II Cross Country Central Region Championships.“It will be a very, very...

Sophomore Addie Mendwasser runs during the Southern Stampede.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cross Country teams finish top of the conference tournament

Samantha Zoltanski November 1, 2013

As the men crossed the finish line, it was too close to call. After waiting for over ten minutes the officials announced that the Lions fell short of first place by just one point. The Missouri Southern...

Lions travel to Rolla for final meet before post-season races

Samantha Zoltanski, Sports Editor October 11, 2013

For the last race of the regular season, the men’s and women’s cross country team will travel to Missouri S&T in Rolla for the Jackling Jocks Invitational, a meet that the men’s team dominated...

Freshman Drake Smelser runs during the Southern Stampede on Sept. 21

Cross country teams travel to unfamiliar meet at Arkansas

Samantha Zoltanski, Sports Editor October 4, 2013

The 25th Annual Chili Pepper Cross Country Festival will be a new experience for every cross country runner except senior Jake Benton.Southern’s cross country teams have not attended this meet since...

Sophomore Addie Mengwasser runs at the Southern Stampede where she finished in 12th place with a final time of 18:19.9 as the Lions claimed third place overall.

Lions showcase new legs at Southern Stampede meet

Samantha Zoltanski, Sports Editor September 27, 2013

The Southern Stampede was another success for the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs, as the Men’s team placed 1st overall in Division II competition.Junior Eric Schott was the top Division...

Senior Kaitlyn Belisle competes in the Southern Stampede in 2012 at Missouri Southern.

Women’s team improves every week preparing for variety of competition

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Writer September 22, 2013

The Missouri Southern women’s cross country team started the 2013 fall season at the University of Arkansas on Sept. 6, as competing againist Division I teams the University of Missouri and Arkansas.Senior...

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