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Freshman Krishna Merriman and sophomore Payton Graves go up for a block during the Lions match against Washburn on Oct 10.

Volleyball lets another slip through their fingers

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer November 15, 2013

Nov. 9 was the Lions volleyball match against Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo. The two teams last met in September, and after losing the match to SBU in five intense matches, the Lions were...

Senior Erin Rice plays in her last home game as a Missouri Southern athlete during volleyball’s senior night game against Central Missouri.

Rice’s career nears end as another begins

Nick Burnham, staff writer November 8, 2013

Another season ends for the Missouri Southern volleyball team, and for some players, it’s also the end of their college athletic career. One of those graduating seniors is a familiar face to the Lions...

Southern vs. Cameron University Aggies on Oct. 22

Volleyball continues to hit the net

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer November 1, 2013

Last Friday marked the match-up of MIAA opponents as Fort Hays State University and the Missouri Southern Lion’s volleyball teams faced off.  The match was held at the home of the Tigers in Fort Hays...

MSSU Invitational attracts fresh competition for Lions

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer October 11, 2013

After a very tough weekend, the Lions volleyball team lost two very close MIAA conference games.The first match of the two was on Oct. 4 against the Missouri Western Griffons. The first set was led from...

Sophomore Abby Finder tips the ball over the net while playing Missouri Western State University on Oct. 4. The Lions fell three sets to two.

Lions efforts not enough to vanquish Griffons

John Davidson, Staff Writer October 4, 2013

The Missouri Southern volleyball Lions hosted the Missouri Western State Griffons in an MIAA conference match-up this evening. The Lions suffered a loss in the full five sets.The Lions started off a little...

Senior Erin Rice and sophomore Callie Whetstone go up to block agaisnt Central Oklahoma during a match they lost 3-0 on Oct 1.

Lions winless in conference

Nick Burnham October 4, 2013

After a tough weekend against SBU, the Lions volleyball team is gearing up for the eventful weekend ahead. Last Friday the Lions faced the SBU Bearcats, taking the match to five sets. The first, and third...

Volleyball Lions lose in 5 sets to SBU Bearcats

John Davidson, The Chart September 27, 2013

Tonight, the Missouri Southern volleyball team hosted an MIAA battle against the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats.The first set turned out to be the closest of the evening. In a set that featured...

Freshman Krishna Merriman (left) and  sophomore Callie Whetstone work together to block a hit from Northwest Missouri State on Sept. 21. Merriman totaled four blocks for the Lions, while Whetstone totaled seven. The Lions fell to Northwest Missouri State 3-1.

Lions barely fall to Divison II Drury Panthers

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer September 27, 2013

Saturday was the first home match for the Lions women’s volleyball team as the Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats, made their way to Robert Ellis Young Gym. Last season the Bearcats won three...

Lions volleyball host Northwest Missouri State for home opener

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer September 20, 2013

With last season’s disappointing record dissolving in their mind the Lions volleyball team is making the best of a new season by racking up more Ws in the books after the weekend tournament hosted by...


Lions travel for non-conference play in Arkansas

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer September 13, 2013

Last weekend marked the 2013 season opener for the Missouri Southern volleyball team at the Pittsburg State Invite.Out of four matches, the Lions ended their weekend winning one and losing three.The first...

Interim Head Coach Rachel Kirkman listens to give coaching feedback to sophomore setter Abby Finder during practice this week.

Lions prepare for Pittsburg Invite

Nick Burnham, Staff Writer September 7, 2013

The 2013 fall season will be starting for the Missouri Southern Lions volleyball team at the Pittsburg State Invitational tournament today at 9:30 a.m. The Lions will be competing against Quincy, Ouachita...

Volleyball focuses on leadership

Each fall sport has a shortened season during the spring to start preparing for the fall season.The volleyball team only graduated two seniors, and according to Head Coach Trish Knight, the team has been...

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