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Samford Uses Big Eighth Inning to Even Series with Bears

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Samford scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday afternoon at Joe Lee Griffin Field to even the series with a 6-3 victory over Missouri State. It was a 2-0 Samford lead after six innings thanks to Maurice Hampton’s two-run home run in the …

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Bears Rally to Take Series Opener at Samford

Season Statistics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Missouri State overcame a 3-0 deficit after five innings Friday to claim a 4-3 victory in the first of a three-game series with Samford at Joe Lee Griffin Stadium. Missouri State’s Adam Link retired the first nine Samford (12-11) hitters he faced in a strong …

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Beach Bears Split on First Day of Skyhawk Invitational

MARTIN, Tenn. – The Missouri State beach volleyball team swept Ottawa (5-0) and fell to Liberty (3-2) here at the Skyhawk Beach Volleyball complex here on Friday evening.   “I am very proud of the Beach Bears today,” head coach Gretchen Hand said. “It is never easy to drop a dual …

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MSU Tennis Set for Two-Match Road Trip

Watch (ESPN3 vs. Bradley) SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri State tennis team begins Missouri Valley Conference play this weekend when the Bears travel to Bradley and Illinois State for a two-match road trip Saturday and Sunday.   The Bears (0-12) are looking to rebound after falling to Saint Louis, last week. The weekend’s …

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Men’s Soccer Honored by NCAA

SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri State men’s soccer program earned formal recognition this week from the NCAA as the top winning percentage in Division I soccer for the 2021 season.  The designation was made after the Bears achieved a 17-2-0 regular season record, good for a winning percentage of .895.  “Having the …

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Missouri State Introduces New Lady Bears Coach Beth Cunningham

As the band played the school fight song, the ninth head coach in the history of Missouri State Lady Bears basketball got a standing ovation as she stepped to the podium at Plaster Student Union Thursday. Beth Cunningham, who brings 20 years of coaching experience at the college level, including …

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Track and Field Bears Head to Bolivar for Bearcat Invite

SPRINGFIELD – After a team victory in its first outdoor outing of the year, the Missouri State track and field team is set to continue its season at the two-day Bearcat Invitational on Friday and Saturday, April 1-2.    Southwest Baptist will serve as the meet host, which will kick off on Friday afternoon …

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Missouri State to Introduce Cunningham as Lady Bears New Head Coach

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — After an extensive national search, Missouri State University has selected Beth Cunningham as its next women’s basketball head coach. She will be formally introduced during a news conference Thursday on the Springfield campus.   Thursday’s news conference will start at 10 a.m. in the Plaster Student Union …

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Missouri State to Introduce Cunningham as Lady Bears New Head Coach

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — After an extensive national search, Missouri State University has selected Beth Cunningham as its next women’s basketball head coach. She will be formally introduced during a news conference Thursday on the Springfield campus.   Thursday’s news conference will start at 10 a.m. in the Plaster Student Union …

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