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Evangel University Unveils New Mascot and Logo

Introducing the Evangel University Valor. The university in Springfield unveiled its new mascot Wednesday. In a news release, the school says Valor is represented by a horse symbolizing the character and strength of Evangel University. “The process of selecting a new mascot that best represented our university was a comprehensive …

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Nixa Eagles Name Logan Hughes New Baseball Coach

Nixa High School has found its next high school baseball coach, and it didn’t have to look further than the local college ranks. Here are the details in a press release by the Nixa School District. Nixa Public Schools has hired Logan Hughes as the new head baseball coach following …

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Reynolds Raps

Like almost everyone else, my reaction to the news that Albert Pujols would be joining the Los Angeles Dodgers was one of surprise and instantaneous questions as to the logic practiced by the reigning champions of baseball. Obviously money wasn’t a factor. Albert will receive his guaranteed millions no matter …

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Reynolds Raps

The other 29 members of the board and I would be most appreciative if you’d take a few seconds to hear this brief “pitch” for our project at the Springfield, Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. While now in existence for over three decades, this city sports hall of fame is …

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Reynolds Raps

Disappointed? Of course! Who wouldn’t be with the Bears getting walloped by a really good North Dakota football team 44-10. But, let’s not forget that the reborn Petrino’s succeeded in changing not only their own mindset and focus on football, but the perspective of a starved football public in the …

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Reynolds Raps

This reporter will admit to being somewhat surprised (pleasantly) at the inclusion of the Missouri State Bears in the historic first ever spring FCS football playoffs. Surprised, not because they didn’t belong, quite the contrary, but rather because I didn’t think the committee would invite any more than three teams …

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The 700 Level: Just Like Farting In Front of the Pope

The year was 1991 and I was attending a country music radio convention in Nashville at the Opryland Hotel. The building is huge…you could easily fit a few sports arenas inside the entire facility with space left over…and it was filled with many of the “who’s who” of the country …

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