Griffon volleyball earns AVCA team academic award


LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Missouri Western volleyball team is one of 113 programs in Division II and 676 total teams to receive the 2014-15 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom […]

Kansas State announces 2016 athletics Hall of Fame class


MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics will honor a group of 10 outstanding individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced Wednesday. The 2016 Hall of Fame class includes former student-athletes Steve Anson (baseball), Michael Bishop (football), Dawn Cady (volleyball), Martin Gramatica (football), Max Moss (men’s basketball), Nicole Ohlde (women’s […]

Four Bears earn preseason MVFC honors; Missouri State picked fifth


ST. LOUIS – Led by senior Robert Booker (C, Ozark, Mo.), Missouri State landed four players on the Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason Team, the 10-member conference announced Monday (July 27) in advance of its annual preseason teleconference. Additionally, the Bears were picked to finish ninth by the league’s coaches, media and sports information directors. […]

Mizzou’s Mauk, Nebraska’s Armstrong named to Manning Award watch list


COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou redshirt junior quarterback Maty Mauk (Kenton, Ohio) has been named to the Manning Award Watch List, as announced by the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Thursday (July 23). The annual award honors the nation’s top quarterback and is named in honor of the college football accomplishments of Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning. […]

Griffon football announces additions, changes to coaching staff


ST. JOSEPH – Four new faces have joined the Missouri Western Football coaching staff for 2015. Head coach Jerry Partridge has also announced some other minor changes to assignments with returning members of the staff. Andy Ball joins the staff as an assistant coach and will work primarily with offensive linemen. Offensive Coordinator Todd Throckmorton […]

Big 12 Conference restricts football live contact opportunities


Irving, Texas – The Big 12 has announced the adoption of a conference-wide limit on football in-season live contact opportunities to no more than two times per week, including game-day, per student-athlete. The limit will be in effect beginning with the upcoming 2015 season and will be included in the Big 12 Conference Policy for […]