- 75 years of MSSU Sports
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.
Ex-coach Phillips found job in an ad
Jim Phillips had never heard about Missouri Southern.
Southern has played 'little guy' role well
When an NCAA Division I school plays host to a smaller college in football and basketball, it’s supposed to be a win-win situation — a victory for the home team and financial benefits for the visitor.
Rutledge started winning programs
Tom Rutledge’s first few months on the Missouri Southern campus were interesting to say the least.
First team was dream for female students
It began early in the 1974-75 school year when some Missouri Southern students went to instructor Sallie Roper Beard and said they wanted to start a women’s basketball team.
Memorable comeback victory at PSU capped with 43-13 run
Missouri Southern’s men’s basketball game on Jan. 11, 2006, at Pittsburg State could be divided into two 43-point segments.
Southernfest develops into fan-friendly fundraiser
It’s a challenge that faces every college athletics department.
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