Category: Sports

2019 Mules football season is historically great

by James Schnorenberg For the first time in school history, the University of Central Missouri Mules football team is 9-0, and they’ve done so in a variety of ways in all phases of the game, with key contributions from several different players. Here’s a look at the season so far.

Mules overcome slow start for sixth win on Homecoming

For 15 minutes, Homecoming looked like it might be a disaster for the UCM Mules. The University of Central Oklahoma took the opening kickoff, marched 61 yards on 10 plays and hit a 32-yard field goal to take a 3-0 lead. The Bronchos (2-4) forced and recovered a fumble on the ensuing kickoff and added… Read more »

Jennies improve after pair of weekend sweeps

Jennies volleyball swept Missouri Southern and Pittsburg State this weekend to improve to 8-4 (3-1 in the MIAA). They won each in different fashion. Friday, UCM traveled to Joplin to face Missouri Southern and had an offensive night to remember. As a team, the Jennies hit .361 with just 11 errors in taking the match… Read more »

Jennies soccer wins twice over weekend

by Brinkley Beever The University of Central Missouri soccer team improved to 7-1, 1-0 in the MIAA with back-to-back wins against the Missouri Western Griffons on Friday and the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats on Sunday.  Friday’s match was a non-conference contest, so Sunday’s match vs. the Bearcats was officially the Jennies MIAA opener. Friday’s game… Read more »

Mules turn to run game, defense in rout of Ichabods

With the University of Central Missouri’s 55-27 win over Washburn Saturday at Walton Stadium/Kennedy Field, it would be easy to focus on the offensive explosion.  Yes, the Mules did rush for 314 yards and collect 441 total yards on 59 plays (7.5 yards per play). And yes, they did put up more than 48 points… Read more »

Bolles first to 500, Mules beat Griffons in overtime

The University of Central Missouri has been playing football since 1895. And in that time, no Mules quarterback had ever thrown for more than 500 yards.   That is, until Saturday in St. Joseph, Missouri, when senior Brook Bolles topped the mark against the Missouri Western Griffons. Bolles completed 19-of-36 passes for 506 yards and five… Read more »

Update: Baseball set to finish regular season

One series remains in the regular season for Mules baseball (32-12, 22-8 MIAA) as the team carries a 6-game win streak and stretch of 11 wins in 12 games toward the postseason. The Mules completed a senior weekend sweep of Fort Hays State (3-37, 2-28 MIAA) in which they outscored the Tigers 48-5. The sweep… Read more »

Update: Mules remain in top 10

Central Missouri outdoor track and field remains in the top-10 in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s rankings that were released Tuesday morning. A week ago, the Mules were ranked No. 9 with 103.47-points. After a busy weekend at Drake Relays and the PSU Wendy’s Tune-Up, UCM now sits at… Read more »

Update: Eight Jennies make All-MIAA team

The MIAA announced the 2019 All-MIAA softball awards Wednesday ahead of the beginning of the conference’s tournament. Eight different Jennies made this year’s team as UCM went 33-19 in the regular season to earn the No. 4 seed in the upcoming tournament. Lauryn Deer was selected to the second team as an outfielder. Alexa Bradley… Read more »