- 75 years of MSSU Sports
MSSU's sports medicine program started with shoestring budget
Missouri Southern’s sports medicine program has come a long way since it began 35 years ago.
Insomnia marks arrival of draft day for MSSU's Williams
Brandon Williams was hit by a big dose of reality on Tuesday night.
Joplin juco's mascot wasn't an instant hit
Apparently it took some time for the Joplin Junior College mascot’s name to catch on.
Gross, Redden played key roles with coverage
Laurel and Hardy. Abbott and Costello. Wendell and Don. Providing coverage first for Joplin Junior College and later Missouri Southern, Wendell Redden and Don Gross were lumped together. Appropriately, they were inducted together in the first Joplin Sports Hall of Fame class in 2001.
MSSU 75: Voters created county-wide junior college district
For 27 years the Joplin school district also carried the burden of financial support for Joplin Junior College.
Title IX, women's sports programs closely related for Lions athletes
Women’s athletics is the first thing that comes to mind with any mention of Title IX.
MSSU 75: Joplin Junior College's first season included future rival, buzzer-beater
A victory over a future rival and the first buzzer-beater in school history highlighted Joplin Junior College’s inaugural basketball season.
Recruiting not tough for first JJC team
The recruiting process for the first Joplin Junior College football team wasn’t too complicated.
Missouri Southern receives accreditation 46 years ago
Almost 46 years ago — April 5, 1967 —Missouri Southern took a giant step to becoming a four-year school.
Southern programs enjoy wealth of media coverage
The Missouri Southern State University athletic department has always enjoyed a good relationship with the media of Joplin.
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