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Southern players celebrate with Coach Daryl Daye, giving him a Gatorade shower following the 35-21 victory over Pitt State on Nov. 16.

Southerns turn to celebrate

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer November 21, 2013

Last Saturday will live in infamy for the Pittsburg State Gorillas, but will be a shining beacon for the Missouri Southern (7-3, 5-3 MIAA) football family. It was the day the Lions secured a 35-21 victory...

Lions Beat Pitt: Twenty years in the Making

Lions Beat Pitt: Twenty years in the Making

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer November 21, 2013

How long is 19 years? To some, it signifies a single chapter of a long life, but in the case of Missouri Southern football, 19 years was the absolute threshold of anguish, and to the Southern fans it was...

Lions remain undefeated to begin season

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer November 15, 2013

Southern’s (2-0) basketball team returned home with an unblemished record following two games at the Division II Tipoff in Las Vegas last week, an early season warm-up before the Lions hit the meat of...

Lions ready to face Pitt State at home 2014

Lions ready to face Pitt State

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer November 14, 2013

And so it begins—the countdown to the game circled on the schedule so many times by the Lions that Sharpie should send free green and gold samples. It is the phenomenon known as Pittsburg State week....

Ejay Johnson warms up before Southern’s 21-14 victory on Oct, 5 against MIAA rival Central MIssouri.

Winning season still within reach

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer November 1, 2013

The Lions (5-3, 4-3 MIAA) strive to guarantee back to back winning seasons for the first time since 95-97, a feat that Southern could clinch with the sixth victory of the season on Saturday at Fred G....

Men’s basketball season jumps off

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer November 1, 2013

Southern’s basketball season is underway as the Lions embark on a exhibition schedule before begining the regular season games.  The team started with a contest Tuesday against Missouri State at JQH...

Current senior, Ryan Russel, puts during the Missouri Southern Invitational at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club in Joplin, Mo. on April 15 and 16.

Southern golf team shoots for top spot in final tournament

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer October 12, 2013

As the fall portion of the golf season nears the end, Southern looks toward the future. With solid performances coming from faces both expected and surprising, the Lions look to continue moving their way...

Junior running back Terrance Allen sprints down field during the Lions 21-14 victory over Central Missouri on Oct. 5.

Southern defense saves the show

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer October 11, 2013

The Lions (4-1, 4-1 MIAA) migrate north to unfamiliar territory this weekend for a contest against a team they beat handily a year ago in a 47- 20 victory that saw Southern compile 421 rushing yards on...

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Rally sauce gets Royals out of the cellar

Ian Taylor, Staff Writer October 2, 2013

If you are anything like me, and if you are taking the time to read this opinion-oriented piece I most certainly hope that is the case, then the Kansas City Royals have also put you in a position of concern...

Senior running back JJ Jones dives toward the end zone during the Lions game against Lincoln on Sept 21.  A game the Lions won 59-10, as they set single-game school records for rushing yards as well as total yards.

Lions rush their way to school records

Ian Taylor, Sports Writer September 27, 2013

The Southern football team heads to Bolivar, Mo., this weekend as they look to right an early season wrong from last year when the Lions lost to winless Southwest Baptist University on their home field. ...

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Staffer’s call to action: Do the ‘Harlem Shake’

Ian Taylor, Staff Writer February 28, 2013

The internet is a vast surplus of information and entertainment located at most people’s fingertips throughout the day.Whether used to Google one’s favorite funny photos of savage panda bears with...

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