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Pair of Bears Land Spot in U.S. Am

A pair of Missouri State golfers are headed to the iconic Oakmont Country Club in suburban Pittsburgh, Pa. for the United States Amateur next week. Junior Max Kreikemeier and senior Alex Locke are on their way to the nation’s top amateur men’s event after punching their tickets last month at Aberdeen …

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Lady Bears Headed to Puerto Rico for San Juan Shootout

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State’s women’s basketball team will head to Puerto Rico to take part in this year’s San Juan Shootout, it was announced this week.  MSU is one of 10 teams traveling to the tournament, scheduled for November 26-27. The Lady Bears will take on Virginia Tech at 9 a.m. …

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MSU to Host “A Night at Bearfest Village”

SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State University will be hosting a free fan event, “A Night at BearFest Village” on Saturday, Aug. 19, starting at 6 p.m.   The fun and family-oriented party will take place in and around Robert W. Plaster Stadium on the Springfield campus and will officially kick off …

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Basketball Bears to Play in Naples Invitational

ESTERO, Fla. – A piece of Missouri State’s non-conference men’s basketball schedule was announced Thursday with the release of the Naples Invitational bracket. The Bears appear in the eight-team event Nov. 22-24 in southwest Florida, with a first-round game against Long Beach State on the docket at 7 p.m. Central …

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Seven Bears Earn Preseason All-MVFC Honors

ST. LOUIS – Coming off its first NCAA Playoff appearance since 1990, Missouri State football had seven student-athletes earn preseason All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors, the league announced today.   Montrae Braswell, a junior defensive back out of Avon Park, Fla., was MSU’s lone first-team Preseason All-MVFC selection. Braswell was …

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Bears Basketball Announces BBN Alumni Program

Join BBN     SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State University men’s basketball head coach Dana Ford announced today the formation of the Bears Basketball Network, which will serve as formal network of former Bears players to remain active in the program.   By joining BBN, former Bears can access numerous events and …

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Russell Signs Free Agent Deal with Philadelphia Phillies

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Missouri State’s Matt Russell signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies organization Wednesday and will begin his professional career in the Florida Complex League. The rookie-level club is based in Clearwater, Fla. A right-handed pitcher from Kansas City, Mo., Russell pitched exactly 100 innings in …

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Missouri State Golf Programs Receive Significant Gift

SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri State University men’s and women’s golf teams will be the recipients of a significant gift, courtesy of Pam and Bernie Burrier, the MSU Foundation announced today.   The gift is an endowment for both programs and will be used to support the overall budgets of the …

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MSU Men’s Soccer Announces 2021 Schedule

SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri State men’s soccer program will play 15 regular-season matches this fall, including nine home matches, as part of the program’s 2021 slate announced today. The Bears will begin the fall season with three exhibition matches in August before kicking off their regular season with a home …

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Golf Trio Honored for Academic Excellence

Three members of the Missouri State women’s golf team have been honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association for their achievements in the classroom. Abby Cavaiani, Faith Hopkins and Johanna Wollenhaupt have been named All-American Scholars by achieving a minimum 3.50 grade-point average in the classroom and are among over 1,400 women’s …

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