Lindenwood picked to host 2016 MIAA Baseball Tournament; format will also change


Kansas City, Mo. – The MIAA formally announced Thursday that Lindenwood University will serve as the host for the 2016 MIAA Baseball Tournament. The Tournament will be played at the Lou Brock Sports Complex in St. Charles, Mo. The complex has hosted NCAA Regional Tournament games as well as hosting the 2009 NAIA National Championship […]

Northwest Missouri State announces 2015 M-Club Hall of Fame class


MARYVILLE, Mo. – Five outstanding former student-athletes, a legendary coach, an undefeated wrestling team and a dominate women’s tennis team will make up this year’s Northwest Missouri State University’s M-Club Hall of Fame class. This year’s group features student-athletes Steve Coppinger (football), Karen Hopewell (softball), Josh Lamberson (football), Xavier Omon (football) and Allen Packer (wrestling). […]

Northwest promotes Meyer to men’s basketball Associate Head Coach

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by David Boyce MARYVILLE, Mo. – During the 2010-11 season, Austin Meyer was in his third season as assistant men’s basketball coach at Northwest Missouri State when the Bearcats suffered their third straight losing season. The last two of those seasons were under Ben McCollum, a young head coach learning the ropes in the rugged […]

Northwest Missouri State women add two Division I transfers


MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University head women’s basketball coach Michael Smith has announced the additions of Taryne Shull and Jaylah Jackson to the Bearcats’ 2015-16 roster. Shull comes to Northwest after spending her freshman season at St. Bonaventure University in New York. Jackson played two seasons at the University of South Dakota. “Our […]

Northwest Missouri State tennis earns spots in final national and regional rankings


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Northwest Missouri State University men’s and women’s tennis teams were listed in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national and regional rankings. The Northwest men were ranked No. 17 in the nation and No. 2 in the central region. Women’s senior Camila Quesada was ranked No. 37 in singles nationally. MIAA […]

Northwest’s Wichmann ties school record, finishes tenth at National Championships


Northwest Missouri State’s Chloe Wichmann rallied for a tenth place finish in the heptathlon on day two at the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championships on Friday. There were 19 athletes competing in the event which took place in Allendale, Mich. on the home track of Grand Valley State University. The lone representative from […]

Former Northwest AD Wren Baker hired as Mizzou’s Deputy Director of Athletics


COLUMBIA, MO.  – Director of Athletics Mack Rhoades has recruited Wren Baker to join his leadership team at Mizzou, as announced Wednesday.  Baker – one-time Athletic Director at Northwest Missouri State – has agreed to become Rhoades’ Deputy Director of Athletics (for External Relations), starting officially on Monday, June 8.  At Mizzou, Baker will oversee […]

Northwest Missouri State men add point guard from Des Moines

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MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball coach Ben McCollum has announced the signing of Chris King to a National Letter of Intent. King, a 6-0 point guard from Hoover High School in Des Moines, Iowa, was a two-year all-state performer for the Huskies. “Chris has a great feel for the game,” said […]

Northwest men’s tennis loses to Concordia (NY) in Sweet 16


The Northwest Missouri State University men’s tennis team fell to Concordia (N.Y.) on Wednesday afternoon, 5-0, in the round of 16 at the 2015 NCAA Championship Tournament. The match was played at the Suprise Racquet & Tennis Complex in Surprise, Ariz. The No. 19 ranked Bearcats finish the season with a 19-7 overall record. Concordia, […]

Northwest’s Wichmann qualifies for NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Northwest Missouri State University track and field junior Chloe Wichmann has qualified for the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The accepted list of entries was released today by the NCAA. Wichmann, from Kirksville, Mo., is the Northwest school record holder in the heptathlon, the event in which she […]