As we continue to navigate what the future of the sports world will look like coming up over the next couple of months, one of the hottest topics to talk about has been the eligibility of college athletes.
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A gloomy reality has sunk in for the St. Mary’s Colgan High School softball team: The Panthers won’t get the opportunity to defend their state championship.
Missouri Southern Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Bryan Schiding made history on Friday when it was announced he was named the United State Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Men’s Coach of the Year.
Dear Athletic Support: My son started playing baseball when he was five years old. I can still remember him in the backyard with his little ball and bat. With school currently closed, he fears his senior baseball season isn’t going to happen. Is there anything he can do to make sure he’s rea…
Luke Bordewick was a standout athlete at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kansas, before heading to Pittsburg State to play collegiate baseball.
Missouri Southern State University Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Bryan Schiding was named the 2020 Division II National Men's Head Coach of the Year on Friday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Karma Fields and the Frontenac Raiders were still celebrating a thrilling 42-40 victory over Jefferson West in the quarterfinals of the Kansas Class 3A state girls basketball tournament on Thursday, March 12 at the Hutchinson Sports Arena when bad news arrived.
It feels like it has been months since the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder game was canceled just before tipoff because Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19.
Emily Presley and her third-ranked Missouri Southern women’s track and field team were already in Birmingham, Alabama, for the NCAA Division II National Indoor Championships when the news broke.
With the high school track and field season currently in limbo due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, area coaches, including Joplin’s Brandon Taute, Carl Junction’s Mark Robertson, Webb City’s Dustin Miller and Carthage’s Andy Youngworth, are patiently waiting for the opportunity to o…
The hope among MINK League officials and member teams is that the summer baseball season will open on its original scheduled start date of May 27.
Jared Beshore played a vital role as the Lamar High School football program ascended to new heights and became a powerhouse in the Show-Me State.
Scott Post didn’t get his first varsity head coaching job until he was in his mid-40s, when he took over the Northeast High School girls program in Arma, Kansas, in 2012.
Dear Athletic Support: It seems like every time I turn on the television or check my Facebook page, there’s another sporting event canceled due to the coronavirus. Both of my kids are athletes and we have multiple tournaments scheduled for the spring. So far, I’ve only heard rumors of their …
EDITOR'S NOTE: Even 20 years later, the matchup between Missouri Southern and Metro State in the NCAA Division II Elite Eight semifinals is unforgettable for many reasons.
Basketball players Destiny Buerge from Carl Junction and Tanner Rogers from Webb City have been named the Globe's athletes of the week for the week ending March 14.
Missouri Southern sophomore Layne Skiles has been named to the MIAA Academic Excellence Award list for women’s basketball, the league office announced Friday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: After winning the men's basketball South Central Regional at home, Missouri Southern advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time 20 years ago. The opponent was No. 1 Florida Southern.
Missouri Southern athletes Rajindra Campbell and Emily Presley and coach Bryan Schiding are national finalists for NCAA Division II indoor track and field awards, announced Friday by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
With two outs and a runner on second base in the top of the sixth inning, Zach Parish delivered a pitch that he didn't suspect would potentially be his last in a Missouri Southern uniform.
EDITOR’S NOTE: With the coronavirus pandemic shutting down March Madness, we’ll review the final three games of Missouri Southern’s postseason run in 2000 and all the madness there was.
Scoring, rebounding, defense ... seniors Katie Scott of Carl Junction and Gavyn Elkamil of Pittsburg did a little bit of everything for their respective schools during the basketball season.
The news officially broke on Monday afternoon — one week after Crowder College had jumped to No. 2 in the NJCAA Division I baseball poll, and a little more than a month before the scheduled end of a regular season the team once thought it was guaranteed in full.
While Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced on Tuesday that the state's public and private K-12 schools will be closed for the remainder of this school year, there were some who thought that the spring sports schedules might begin at a later date.
If you ask Dallas Cook, he’ll tell you Joe Carriker and Cesar Marquez put on a show for all those in attendance last Saturday night during “World Fighting Championships 124” at Buffalo Run Casino and Resort in Miami, Oklahoma.
All football activity will be put on hold at Missouri Southern for a while, and head coach Jeff Sims views it as an opportunity for his players to gain new perspective.
The MIAA CEO Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to cancel the remaining 2020 spring conference regular-season competition and the conference championships due to concerns regarding the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The spacious Meyer Sports Center on the campus of Southwest Baptist University was nearly empty on Saturday afternoon when Carl Junction’s girls and Webb City’s boys took the court for their respective Class 4 quarterfinal basketball contests.
This Week's Circulars
JOPLIN, MO - Gloria Sue Means, 73, a bookkeeper, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Cowan Cemetery, Powell, MO.
JOPLIN, MO - Jack Baert, 57, a construction worker, passed way on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Services are planned for a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
CARTHAGE, MO - Lawrence William "Larry" Robertson Jr., 72, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Knell Mortuary, Carthage.
Michael James Crumbliss opened his eyes to a new home on Tuesday, where he was to be greeted by his mother, Peggy Cross Crumbliss, father, James Junior Crumbliss, brother, Patrick Wayne Crumbliss, and other loved ones inside the gates of Heaven. Born on June 9, 1947, he passed into the next …
- Joplin woman reports being raped by man she met through app
- Democratic leader dies as Missouri coronavirus cases top 900
- Two more cases reported by Jasper County Health Department
- Royale with freeze: Joplin band rebrands with new label, has to wait for tour
- Crawford County reports death of woman who tested positive for COVID-19
- Jasper County reports fifth COVID-19 case
- UPDATED: Coronavirus sickens, kills more from Missouri nursing homes
- Suspect in custody in stabbing at Joplin store
- Tracking and testing: Joplin taps brakes on shelter-in-place order
- Young Joplin mother charged with severe abuse of daughter