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Four Lady Bears Earn All-MVC Recognition

By: Ben Adamson All-MVC Teams St. LOUIS – Four Missouri State women’s basketball players earned postseason honors from the Missouri Valley Conference Wednesday, with Brice Calip and Jasmine Franklin each landing spots on the First Team and Defensive Team, Abby Hipp making the Honorable Mention squad, and Abi Jackson appearing on the Newcomer Team.A repeat selection to both the …

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DakotaDome Next Stop for Football Bears

By: Rick Kindhart First and Ten Missouri State squares off with No. 21-ranked South Dakota on Saturday (1 p.m.) at the DakotaDome in Vermillion. Both teams are 1-1 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference this spring with the Bears boasting a 1-0 road record in league games and the Coyotes …

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Arkansas State Hands Baseball Bears First Road Loss

By: Ben Adamson Final Stats I Season Stats JONESBORO, Ark. – Missouri State suffered its first road setback of the season Tuesday evening with an eight-run fourth inning by Arkansas State powering the Red Wolves to a 10-2 victory at Tomlinson Stadium.The Bears (5-4) scored first on Jack Duffy’s third home run of the season …

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Calip, Hipp Earn MVC Scholar-Athlete Honors

By: Ben Adamson MVC Scholar-Athlete Teams St. LOUIS – Missouri State’s Brice Calip and Abby Hipp were recognized Tuesday (March 9) for their work in the classroom and on the court, with Calip earning a spot on the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Second Team, and Hipp being selected to the honorable mention squad after a …

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Game times announced for NCAA-II Midwest Regional Tournament

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Game times have been set for the NCAA-II Midwest Regional women’s basketball tournament at the O’Reilly Family Event Center in Springfield. The event starts Friday with the opening round and concludes with the regional championship on Monday, March 15. Friday’s opening round starts with fourth-seeded …

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Volleyball Bears Block Their Way to Sweep of Loyola

By: Ben Adamson Final Stats | Season Stats CHICAGO – Missouri State tallied 14 blocks, including 11 from sophomore Azyah Green, to earn a 25-15, 26-24, 25-20 road sweep of Loyola Monday afternoon in a battle for first place in the Missouri Valley Conference.The Bears (12-3, 8-2) solidified their first place MVC standing with …

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Lady Panthers open GLVC tournament with 70-66 win over UIndy

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The top-seeded Drury Lady Panthers opened the Great Lakes Valley Conference post-season tournament with a hard-fought quarterfinal win over the eighth-seeded University of Indianapolis Greyhounds at the O’Reilly Family Event Center on Thursday night. It was anything but a one vs. eight tournament match-up, however, …

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Panthers resume season to stun SBU 99-97 in GLVC Quarterfinals

By: Ed Beach BOLIVAR, Mo. – There have been many memorable postseason wins in the storied history of the Drury men’s basketball program, but the Panthers win at Southwest Baptist in the Great Lakes Valley Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday will be worthy of its special place on that list. The …

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Panthers head to SBU for GLVC Quarterfinals

By: Ed Beach The Drury Panthers will play their first game in 18 days as they return to the court at Southwest Baptist on Wednesday in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Tipoff is at 6 pm in Bolivar, Missouri. Drury is 9-9 and is the sixth seed on …

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