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Men’s Soccer Picked as Favorite to Win 2021 MVC Title

ST LOUIS – The Missouri State men’s soccer team has been picked as the unanimous favorite to win the Missouri Valley Conference championship by the league’s coaches, the conference announced Thursday.   The Bears, who are back-to-back regular-season MVC champions, made history last season with the program’s first-ever Sweet 16 …

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Mizzou Men’s Basketball Announces 2021-22 Nonconference Schedule

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Mizzou men’s basketball team announced its 12-game 2021-22 nonconference schedule on Wednesday. The stacked schedule includes previously announced games against storied foes, Kansas and Illinois, in addition to five games against teams who finished with top-65 NET rankings in 2019-20. The NonCon is set. ?? https://t.co/lmgwzpRj4U??? …

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Elam and O’Toole Crowned Junior World Champions

UFA, RUSSIA — Freshmen Rocky Elam and Keegan O’Toole will return to the United States as Junior World Champions after winning their respective gold medal matches on Wednesday at the United World Wrestling Junior World Championships in Ufa, Russia. O’Toole was dominant in his championship-winning bout against Kazakhstan’s Nurdaulet Kuanyshbay, shutting …

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Four Tigers Named to SEC Soccer Preseason Watchlist

COLUMBIA, Mo. – On Wednesday, the Southeastern Conference released the 60 student-athletes that were named to the 2021 Soccer preseason watchlist. Mizzou Soccer was represented by four players for the second consecutive year. Senior forward Julissa Cisneros earned a spot on the list after earning second team All-SEC honors in …

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Brewer Announces Retirement at End of 2021 Season

Video Interview | Brewer Bio   SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State women’s soccer head coach Rob Brewer announced today that he will retire at the end of the upcoming season.   Brewer, who is the only coach in the history of the MSU women’s program, is in his 26th season at …

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Women’s Soccer Opens Season with Visit to Murray State

SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri State women’s soccer team will begin its 26th season when it faces Murray State on Thursday, August 19 at 3 p.m. (Central) at Cutchin field in Murray, Ky.    Missouri State Bears (0-0-0) vs. Murray State Racers (0-0-0)  Date  Thursday, August 19 | 3 p.m. (CT)  Location  Murray, …

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Mizzou Athletics to Recognize Hometown Heroes at Football Season Opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Athletics will honor Hometown Heroes at football’s season opener against Central Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 4. The initiative will offer complimentary tickets statewide to essential workers, first responders and healthcare professionals in recognition of their service to our Missouri community. Over the past year-and-a-half and throughout their …

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Tiger Town Back For 2021 Football Season

<p><strong>Columbia, Mo.</strong> – Mizzou Athletics announced on Tuesday a new and improved Tiger Town will reopen for the 2021 football season. Located in two distinct spaces just east of Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, Tiger Town will open three hours prior to kickoff of each home game and will feature entertainment for …

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