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Instant replay approved for MIAA football

Thanks to NCAA granted exemption, the MIAA will become the first non-NCAA Division I conference to have instant replay during its football games.  The NCAA granted permission last week, …

Previewing Johnson County’s 2022 fall sports season

High school teams across the area began practices in preparation for the fall sports season on Monday, Aug 8.  When competition kicks off Friday, Aug. 26, several teams will have their eyes …

Mules football tickets on sale

Season tickets for the 2022 University of Central Missouri football slate are available for purchase.  The Mules are scheduled to play five home games at Walton Stadium, beginning with the …

Warrensburg announces booster pass info

Booster passes for the 2022-23 Warrensburg High School athletic seasons are now on sale.  A pass allows single admission to all home Warrensburg sporting events, excluding tournaments and …

UCM publishes silent auction info

UCM Athletics is set to host its 2022 Celebrating Central Missouri Athletics Online Silent Auction.  The 22nd running of the auction will be held with online bidding. This year’s …

MIAA Network sees record revenue

Nearly $500,000 of net revenue from the MIAA Network was distributed the the MIAA’s conference members.  The revenue distribution was a record, with institutions seeing an average 450% …

UCM collects D2 ADA academic recognitions

University of Central Missouri Athletics led the MIAA in terms of academic recognitions from the D2 Athletic Directors Association.  The Mules and Jennies had 176 student-athletes receive …

Carter’s 50th win highlights CMS action

Warrensburg’s Marc Carter crossed Central Missouri Speedway’s finish line as a winner for the 50th time Saturday, Aug. 6.  Carter topped the POWRi Super Stock featured race, …

Dillon runner-up at KC Amateur

Mules golf’s Calvin Dillon finished second in the Kansas City Amateur Championship, held Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31 at The Golf Club of Creekmoor in Kansas City.  Dillon …

Area golfers play in Parent-Child Championship

Warrensburg golf community members competed in the Missouri Golf Association’s Parent-Child Championship between Monday, Aug. 1 and Tuesday, Aug. 2 at The Club at Porta Cima.  Eight …

Ja'Cor Nelson taking hardwood career to Portugal

Chasing a professional basketball opportunity turned out to be a relatively straightforward process for University of Central Missouri men’s basketball alum Ja’Cor Nelson.  First, …

Stout signs with Kansas Wesleyan track and field

Liz Stout’s track and field career will continue at Kansas Wesleyan University.  The Holden graduate signed her letter of intent to compete for the Coyotes as a thrower Sunday, July 31 at …

Jennies soccer ranked No. 6

Expectations remain the same for Jennies soccer heading into a new season.  The United States Soccer Coaches Association lists UCM as the No. 6 team in the Division II Women’s Soccer …

Jennies softball adds academic recognitions

Jennies softball collected 13 academic recognitions on the 2021-22 Easton/National Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association Division II All-America Scholar Athlete honors.  The listed included …

UCM’s Lamberson credits career to Tjeerdsma

KANSAS CITY — Taking questions from reporters at MIAA Football Media Day, Mules football head coach Josh Lamberson was pressed on the differences between him and previous head coach Jim …

Randolph, Smarr fish at nationals

Tucker Randolph and Kaleb Smarr represented the Warrensburg Fishing Team  in the 2022 Bassmasters Junior National Championship between Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, at the Carroll …

Mules baseball adds academic recognition

The American Baseball Coaches Association has recognized Mules baseball for its academic achievement during the 2021-22 school year.  Central Missouri was tabbed as a recipient of the Team …

Warrensburg cross country's 50th anniversary to be honored

A celebration of Warrensburg cross country’s 50th anniversary and the program’s 2021 induction into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame will be held Friday, Sept. 2.  The Warrensburg …

Central Missouri Speedway rained out

Central Missouri Speedway did not complete its weekly races Saturday, July 30 due to rain.  Precipitation arrived in the midst of heat races, forcing racing to halt.  Heat races had …

Central Missouri football fostering brotherhood

KANSAS CITY — Mules football offensive lineman Ty Reynolds admits it was weird seeing the head football coach office door closed early in 2022. The oddity went away once Josh Lamberson …

Warrensburg soccer to host youth camps

Warrensburg’s boys and girls soccer programs are slated to host combined youth camps next week at the Warrensburg Activities Complex.  Boys head coach Matthew Bax and girls head coach …

CMS gathering supplies for kids night

Central Missouri Speedway is collecting school supplies, toys and treats for its annual kid’s night The track is looking for community support in the gathering of bikes, backpacks, pencils, …

Jennies wrap up The Prairie Invitational

Four Jennies golfers competed in The Prairie Invitational between Monday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 27 at the Blue Hills Country Club in Kansas City.  Redshirt senior Hayley Jones, redshirt …

Mules compete in Missouri Stroke Play Championship

A trio of Mules golf athletes took the green for the Missouri Stroke Play Championship between Monday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 27 at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau.  Redshirt …

Racy discusses football, NIL at Media Day

KANSAS CITY — The MIAA is sponsoring three NCAA legislative proposals to create competitive advancements within Division II football.  MIAA commissioner Mike Racy made the items public …

Mules football seeks personal, team bests

KANSAS CITY —  Josh Lamberson’s tenure as Mules football’s head coach began at an untraditional time. His February start didn’t change expectations, as highlighted …

Chima Dunga embraces football journey

Chima Dunga never thought he’d end up playing professional football in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He ended up there anyway, settling for chance after receiving no opportunity-base phone call …

Buck O’Neil takes Baseball Hall of Fame spot

John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil finally received his National Baseball Hall of Fame moment.  Perhaps it arrived 16 years too late. Perhaps it arrived right on time. Either way, …

Coats tops CMS Super Stock Showdown

The sixth-annual Central Missouri Speedway POWRi Super Stock Showdown finished with Joplin’s Johnny Coats in the winner’s circle. Coats crossed the finish line in the same spot he …

Junior Legion season ends at state

Sedalia Post 642 AUX saw its season conclude a win away from reaching the American Legion Baseball Missouri AA State Tournament championship game in Washington.  Warrensburg’s Rock …

MIAA announces Media Day athletes

Mules football redshirt junior offensive lineman Ty Reynolds and redshirt senior linebacker Travis DeGrate will join head coach Josh Lamberson at MIAA Media Day on Tuesday, July 26.  The …

Warrensburg football to host camps

Warrensburg football will host camps at the youth, middle school and high school level next week at the Warrensburg Activities Complex.  A middle school camp for seventh and eighth graders …

Tigers softball camps on docket

Warrensburg softball will host a youth camp under the direction of new head coach Carey Thomas next week at the Warrensburg Activities Complex.  The youth camp will be held from 5:30 p.m. to …

Boys tennis state champs holding camp

The defending state champion Warrensburg boys tennis team will host team camps next week at the Warrensburg Activities Complex.  The team will have two separate camps, broken down to third …

Ward’s run with Sedalia Travelers ends

Warrensburg grad Tyler Ward’s run with the Sedalia Post 642 Travelers reached an end Wednesday, July 20, at Hidden Valley Park in Blue Springs.  Sedalia’s season concluded with a …

CMS set for POWRi Super Stock Showdown

A 30-lap POWRi Super Stock Showdown event with a purse of at least $2,000 will highlight racing Saturday, July 23 at Central Missouri Speedway.   Racing on the night will also include …

Jennies volleyball adds AVCA/USMC Academic recognition

Another academic recognition has crossed the wire for University of Central Missouri Athletics. The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Jennies volleyball as a recipient of the …

Mules’ Bortka drafted by Philadelphia Phillies

Mules baseball pitcher Josh Bortka’s professional baseball career will begin within the Philadelphia Phillies organization.  Bortka’s name crossed the screen in the 16th round of …

Local athletes advance to state with Post 642 AUX

BLUE SPRINGS — Four Johnson County athletes are heading to the Missouri American Legion Baseball AA State Tournament with Sedalia Post 642 AUX.   Warrensburg’s Rock Azzaro, Keaton …

Burton early nominee for NCAA Woman of Year

Jennies track and field’s Ashlan Burton has been nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.  The award is given out annually to an athlete who has exhausted their eligibility and …

UCM Athletics hires media relations assistant

University of Central Missouri Athletics has added a new face to its media relations department.  Jason Ketz, a 2016 graduate of UCM, is set to return to Warrensburg after serving as a …

Jennies softball names new assistant coach

Jennies softball head coach Susan Anderson has promoted Jeremy Eilert from graduate assistant to assistant coach.  Anderson announced Jeremy Eilert as an assistant in a press release …

Poe takes seventh CMS victory of season

Knob Noster’s Aaron Poe made it seven Central Missouri Speedway wins on the season Saturday, July 16, at Central Missouri Speedway.  The defending national POWRi Super Stock standings …

Nelson training, giving back at home this summer

LIBERTY — Spending the summer away from Warrensburg translates to time at home in Kansas City for University of Central Missouri women’s basketball starting point guard Olivia …

Mules, Jennies add more academic recognitions

Academic recognitions for the University of Central Missouri track and field program continue to pile in.  The Mules and Jennies received both team and individual All-Academic honors from the …

Jennies’ Rallo finishes sixth in Missouri Amateur Championship

Jennies golf’s Nicole Rallo and Claire Solovic competed in the 84th Missouri Women’s Amateur Championship between Monday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 13 at the Norwood Hills Country Club in …

Three Jennies compete in Kansas Amateur Championship

A trio of Jennies golfers competed in the Kansas Women’s Amateur Championship between Sunday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12, at the Topeka Country Club in Topeka, Kansas.  Each of the …

Father-son duo wins the Metro West Golf Tournament

WARRENSBURG — The Metro West Golf Tournament had two special winners this year. 99-year-old Jimmy (Jim) Kimbley and son Gerald Kimbley won Flight A of the event, hosted by Warrensburg Elks 673, …

Ward spending summer with Sedalia Post 642 Travelers

Even with no local team, there’s still a Warrensburg attachment to American Legion Baseball.  Ahead of his final go-around of summer ball before college, recent Warrensburg graduate …

Central Missouri Speedway heads into final stretch

Now a little past the halfway point of its season, Central Missouri Speedway used Saturday, July 9, as a bye week from racing.   The week off sends CMS into the nine remaining race nights of …

Knob Noster returning to Twelve Courts of Christmas

Both Knob Noster basketball teams are slated to return to Twelve Courts of Christmas in 2022.  Organizers for the event announced the Panthers as participants for the second running of the …
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