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Panthers picked third in GLVC’s Green Division

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– The Drury University baseball team is picked to finish third in the Green Division of the Great Lakes Valley Conference in the league’s preseason coaches’ poll. The Panthers picked up one first-place vote and 91 points in the poll. Quincy is picked to win the …

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Saturday’s Football League Opener Postponed

By: Rick Kindhart ST. LOUIS — Due to adverse weather conditions, playing field readiness and to ensure a safe environment for student-athletes from both institutions, the Missouri Valley Football Conference has postponed the Illinois State-Missouri State football game scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20, at Robert W. Plaster Stadium in Springfield, …

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Halpin Named as Bears Offensive Line Coach

By: Rick Kindhart SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State football coach Bobby Petrino has formally announced Max Halpin as the new offensive line coach for the Bears. Halpin comes to Missouri State after spending the last three years at Purdue University where he assisted offensive line coach Dale Williams in all aspects …

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Kotowski Named Preseason All-MVC; Bears Picked Third

By: Ben Adamson St. LOUIS – Missouri State junior outfielder Dakota Kotowski is a preseason all-Missouri Valley Conference selection for the second consecutive season and the Bears are picked to finish third in the baseball standings this spring according to a vote of the league’s coaches, it was announced Wednesday.Kotowski backed up his …

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Lady Panthers game vs Indianapolis canceled

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– The Drury women’s basketball game on Thursday against Indianapolis has been canceled due to COVID-19 quarantine protocols within the UIndy program. The game is not expected to be made up. The Lady Panthers are 13-1, ranked fourth this week in NCAA-II, and now have just …

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Lady Panthers ranked fourth in NCAA-II coaches’ poll

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The Drury Lady Panthers are ranked fourth in this week’s Women’s Basketball Coaches Association NCAA-II poll. Drury is 13-1 and remained at their number four position for the second straight week after picking up road wins at McKendree and Southern Indiana. The top six positions …

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UNI Hands Volleyball Bears First Valley Loss, 3-2

By: Ben Adamson CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Missouri State’s volleyball team went the distance at UNI for a second consecutive match Monday evening but fell 15-11 in the fifth set for its first Missouri Valley Conference loss of the season.The Bears (9-2, 5-1 MVC) still sit atop the league standings one-third …

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Franklin Named MVC Player of the Week

By: Ben Adamson St. LOUIS – Missouri State junior forward Jasmine Franklin was honored as the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week Monday for the first time this season and third in her career.Franklin led Missouri State in scoring and rebounding in the Lady Bears’ two victories at Illinois State, averaging 15.5 …

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