- 75 years of MSSU Sports
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.
Coach still can't watch game tape of 'The Call'
Through the years, some Missouri Southern basketball games are remembered by a simple phrase.
Community service a key part of MSSU athletics
The Missouri Southern State University athletics programs have always prided themselves on their success on the courts and in the fields of play, but they are just as proud of what they do on their time away from their respective sports.
In many ways, Lipira still coaching at MSSU
Pat Lipira won a total of 897 games as a volleyball and softball coach at Missouri Southern.
Five D-II champions highlight Lion track
Five national champions — two of them two-time winners — headline Missouri Southern’s track and field history.
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