- 75 years of MSSU Sports
MIAA tourney in Kansas City is now accepted
One day at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, former Missouri Southern men’s athletics director Jim Frazier noticed some people exchanging money for basketball tickets.
Turner made community service part of program
NCAA Division II puts an emphasis on community service.
Underdog Lions advance to 1982 NAIA women's basketball final
Apparently the NAIA women’s basketball tournament committee didn’t expect Missouri Southern to make the 1982 national tournament.
Young gym: Lions saved best for last
The old adage “saving the best for last” certainly applies to Missouri Southern men’s basketball at Robert Ellis Young Gymnasium.
Feeder system aids early years of MSSU softball
Missouri Southern’s softball program debuted in the spring of 1975.
Mutt Burger featured at MSSU baseball games
Never mind national tournament runner-up finishes in 1978 and 1991, and forget about three conference championships — two in the MIAA, one in the CSIC.
Baseball had odd beginning at MSSU
Missouri Southern’s baseball program has recorded more than 1,100 victories during the last 42 seasons.
Vavra was present for infancy of MSSU women's athletics
First at Joplin Memorial High School and then at Missouri Southern, Patty Vavra participated in the early years of girls athletics.
Plaster pledges provide 'driving force' for Lion fundraising
Almost two years ago — Feb. 18, 2011, the Robert W. Plaster Foundation pledged two seven-figure gifts to the Missouri Southern Foundation.
1999-2000 Lion team talented, tough
Entering the 1999-2000 basketball season, Missouri Southern guard Eddin Santiago had a little inside information.
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