96.9 The Jock

Remembering Ray Haley

Missouri State lost one of the historic pillars of its football program over the weekend with the passing of “Wrecker” Ray Haley. Haley, who resided in Elgin, Illinois, passed away at the age of 92 on June 18. He was one of the Bears most prolific ball carriers of the …

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Karissa Schweizer Qualifies for 2020 Olympic Games

EUGENE, Ore. — Mizzou Track & Field alumna Karissa Schweizer will represent the United States of America in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, qualifying for one of three spots in the women’s 5,000m after finishing second at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Monday. Schweizer becomes the first woman from the University …

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Mizzou Baseball Summer League Update

Each of the major collegiate baseball summer leagues are now in action after the Cape Cod League began play on Father’s Day. Below is an update on returning Mizzou players currently in action across the various summer leagues. APPALACHIAN LEAGUE Tre Morris – Princeton WhistlePigs Hitting .350 through 11 games …

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Day 2 & 3 Recap | U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Track & Field

EUGENE, Ore. — Mizzou Track & Field sophomore Arianna Fisher set a new school record in the women’s triple jump at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Track & Field Sunday night at Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon. Fisher, who also holds the women’s indoor triple …

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15 Drury teams earn GLVC Team Academic awards

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Fifteen of Drury University’s nineteen sports that compete in the Great Lakes Valley Conference earned a GEICO Team Academic award for their work in the classroom in 2020-21. This marks the third straight year Drury has had 15 teams earn the award, which matches a department record.   …

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MSU Hires Alum Joey Hawkins as Assistant Baseball Coach

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State has hired former shortstop and two-year captain Joey Hawkins as hitting coach and recruiting coordinator, head coach Keith Guttin announced Monday. A fan favorite during his time as a Missouri State player, Hawkins spent four seasons with the Bears from 2012-15 and was the Missouri Valley …

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Day 1 Recap | U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Track & Field

EUGENE, Ore. — One current and two former Mizzou athletes advanced to respective event finals Friday on the first day of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Track & Field at Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon. Junior Arianna Fisher claimed one of the final qualifying spots …

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