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Senior Alex Mason, in the yellow jersey, leaves the starting line during a distance event at the MSSU Lion Invite on Feb. 2 2013.

Track has another record-breaking road trip

Nick Burnham, the chart February 21, 2014

Both the men’s and women’s track teams spent a successful weekend on the road.The women’s team picked up nine provisionals at the Oklahoma Baptist Invite at University of Oklahoma last weekend. Jasmin...

Jeff Fraley

Fraley puts his mark on the 200m at invite

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer February 6, 2014

Last weekend marked the Missouri Southern State University Invite where the Southern men’s and women’s teams broke school records.The women’s 4x400 relay team set a school record with a time...

The womens 400x400 relay team, from left to right, Senior Jasmin Hughes, Junior Amber White, Junior Kindra Emberton, and Junior Sydney Potts, celebrate after breaking the school record.

Lions have record-breaking day

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer February 6, 2014

As the final day of the 2014 MSSU Lion Invite inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center came to a close last weekend, both the men’s and women’s track teams finished with strong marks and...

Michael Juergens pole vaults at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invite at Missouri Southern on April 24.

Track team takes flight at 2013 NCAA Championships

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Writer September 2, 2013

The Missouri Southern Track and Field teams ended the 2013 outdoor season on May 23 at the NCAA Division II Championships in Pueblo, Colo.Thrower Dustin Green, placed 12th in the hammer throw with a distance...

Men’s track irons things out for conference

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Editor April 20, 2013

The Missouri Southern men’s track and field team continues strong as they enter the last few meets before nationals. The Lions won two events while competing at the Gorilla Classic at Pittsburg State...

Men’s track starts outdoor season strong at first track meet

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Editor April 14, 2013

The men’s track and field team started off the outdoor season with a trip to Nevada and California.“It was a pretty beneficial trip. We picked up six provisionals and right after indoor, it proves...

Freshman Brady Melugin smiles after finishing third in the pole vault with a height of 15-3 at the MSSU Invite.

Men’s track steps it up

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Writer April 13, 2013

With the outdoor season well under way, the men’s track and field team traveled to Emporia State to compete in the State Farm Relays.  “We’re going to have to start focusing in on training a little...

Junior Sydney Haase finishes second in the pole vault at the MSSU Lion Invite on Feb. 2, 2013.

Women’s track jumps into spring

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Editor April 5, 2013

The Lions started the outdoor season without missing a beat. Junior vaulter Sydney Haase took home a provisional and first place with a height of 11-10.5 in the pole vault, a height that places her first...

Sophomore Jayce Thomas finishes third in the 1,000-meter at the MSSU Lion Invite.

Men’s track to attend Tyson Invitational

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Editor February 9, 2013

Friday, Feb. 1, men’s track and field team took advantage of having the home field advantage in the MSSU Lion Invite. Sophomore Jayce Thomas won the heptathlon with a provisional total of 4,891 points....

Junior Clark Tanksley take second in the men’s high jump at 6-06.75 on Day 2 of the MSSU Open Invitational on the weekend of Jan.11-12. Tanksley placed third in the men’s high jump at the Missouri Invitational with a jump height of 6-05.50 at Hearnes Center on thecampus of Missouri University on Jan. 18.

Men’s track off to strong start

Shelby Neubeck, Sports Editor January 26, 2013

The Missouri Southern men’s indoor track and field season is well underway.Most recently, the lions traveled to the University of Missouri to compete at the Missouri Invitational. Jeff Fraley a sophomore...

Track teams prepping for MIAA title meet

Shelby Neubeck, Staff Writer February 17, 2012

The Missouri Southern men’s and women’s track and field teams recently competed in the Tyson Invitational, an elite, nationally televised meet held at the University of Arkansas.John Lowe placed seventh...

A Missouri Southern women’s track & field athlete competes in the high jump at last weekend’s MSSU Invitational.

Lions capture multiple wins at MSSU Invitational

Shelby Neubeck, Staff writer January 26, 2012

Only three meets into the season, the Missouri Southern men’s and women’s track team is setting the pace for a winning season. The Leggett & Platt Althetic Center served as the venue for Southern’s...

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