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Photo of the finish line at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course

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...

Olympic Figure Skater + Doping Scandel = A Torn World

Olympic Figure Skater + Doping Scandel = A Torn World

Jazmine Knight March 29, 2022

For most of us, going to the Olympics is merely a dream but at just 15 years old, Kamila Valieva made her dreams come true. She recently competed at the 2022 Bejing Olympic Games in the singles short program...

Life of a student athlete: Outside of School

Many athletes they say their sport is their life and that is true, but I also think that your sport does not define you. I think being able to look back on your college days and saying you had fun and...

Emily Harris in mid swing against SBU on April 3.

Lions sweet Bearcats in double header

By Dexter Frisbie Sports Writer April 24, 2019

The Missouri Southern softball team played in Joplin with doubleheaders against Missouri Western State University and Northwest Missouri State University. The Lions are currently 19-20 overall with a...

Who’s winning the NBA finals

By Kevin Jones Sports Writer April 24, 2019

This NBA season has seen some familiar faces return to the Playoff picture, along with some newcomers. The Bucks have become legitimate title contenders, new faces in the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic...

Abby Atkin winding up for a pitch against Southwest Baptist University on Apr. 3 

Lions split series double series on the road

The Missouri Southern softball returned back to Joplin after back to back away game weekends. Two weekends ago, the Lions traveled to St. Joseph to play in the Hy-Vee Classic hosted by Missouri Western...

Zac Shoemaker thowing a pitch against the Emporia State Hornets on Mar. 31 

Southern win series 2-1 against Emporia

Missouri Southern outfielder Ryan Hunter has been named the MIAA baseball player of the week that was announced by the MIAA. Hunter is an asset to the 11 ranked Lions as he helped the Lions go 2-1 in the...

Adrian Broadus competing in the long jump at the MSSU Lion Open on Feb. 1 

Women first, men eighth at ORU Invite

By Kevin Jones Sports Writer April 8, 2019

The Lion men and women track and field teams were in action during a busy Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30.On Friday, the teams participated in two meets as the distance runners competed at Washington...

Troy Gagan sliding back safely to first. 

Lions lose two of three against Griffons

After a three game series against Missouri Western State University during the weekend of March 2, the Missouri Southern baseball team is now ranked 25th nationally, and third in the conference with an...

Southern softball prepares for MIAA conference play

The Missouri Southern softball team was scheduled to play for the full weekend at the Teri Mathis-Zenner Memorial Tournament, but could only compete on Friday, March 1, due to inclement weather. The Lions...

Life of a student athlete: The recruiting process

As an athlete, recruiting can be the best part of your career or the worst part of your career.The summer before your last year of high school is when recruiting starts to get heavy. You get offers, coaches...

Track and Field prepares for MIAA Championships

By Kevin Jones, Sports Writer March 11, 2019

The Lion men and women track and field teams are sending 11 individuals to the NCAA Division II Championships on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas.Eight...

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