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Four Bears Named to Phil Steele FCS All-America Team

CLEVELAND — Four Missouri State football standouts were recognized on the Phil Steele Football All-America Team on Tuesday (Jan. 11) with punter Grant Burkett, kicker Jose Pizano, defensive back Montrae Braswell and linebacker Tylar Wiltz each earning All-America third-team honors by the on-line agency. Burkett was a conseneus All-American this …

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Tennis Bears Announce 2022 Schedule

SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri State women’s tennis team has finalized its 2022 schedule, head coach Randall Knox announced today.  The spring slate will feature 21 regular-season meets before the Missouri Valley Conference Championships are set to take place near the end of April.  “After a successful fall semester, we’re really looking forward …

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Mosley Earns MVC Player of the Week Honors

ST. LOUIS – Missouri State standout Isiaih Mosley (G, Columbia, Mo.) was named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week on Monday after a pair of unforgettable ball games last week for the Bears.   He started the week with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at Bradley on Jan. 5 to lift …

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Smiley Joins Track and Field Staff as Full-Time Assistant

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State University Director of Athletics Kyle Moats officially announced Monday the hiring of Taryn Smiley as a full-time assistant track and field coach beginning on Jan. 10.  Smiley joined the Missouri State track and field staff as a graduate assistant in the fall of 2020 to oversee …

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Midweek Matchup Features Visit from Rival SIU

GAME 18 – Missouri State Bears (11-6, 2-2 MVC) vs. Southern Illinois Salukis (9-5, 2-0 MVC) Date and Time Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. (Central) Location JQH Arena (11,000) | Springfield, Missouri Tickets Tickets | (417) 836-7678 | Old Missouri Bank Box Office at JQH Arena Promotions — Fan …

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MVC Adjusts Telecast Schedule; Bears at Valpo Moves to ESPNU

The Missouri Valley Conference has announced adjustments to the league’s men’s basketball telecast schedule.   The Missouri State at Valparaiso game on Saturday, Jan. 15, will now be played at 4 p.m. CT and will air on ESPNU.  The game was originally scheduled to air on ESPN+ at 6 p.m. …

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Lady Bears vs. Southern Illinois Rescheduled for February 6th

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Valley Conference has announced a makeup date for one of the postponed MVC women’s basketball games.   The Conference has announced the rescheduled date for Missouri State women’s basketball postponed game with Southern Illinois, originally scheduled for Jan. 7, at JQH Arena in Springfield, Missouri.  …

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Christy Kononiuk Joins MSU Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff

SPRINGFIELD – Christy Kononiuk has been named the newest assistant coach for the Missouri State women’s soccer program, as announced by head coach Kirk Nelson on Jan. 7, 2021. Kononiuk replaces Nelson who was elevated to head coach in December after the retirement of Rob Brewer. “I am extremely excited …

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