Category: Sports

Tigers blanked by Excelsior Springs

By JASON STRICKLAND (EXCELSIOR SPRINGS)—With several new faces in the starting lineup for the Warrensburg Tiger football team, it was a struggle Friday during the opening game of the season at Excelsior Springs. The 42-0 blowout was not how head coach Scott Grinde wanted to start the season. He said it would be difficult to… Read more »

Wilson leads Seahawks to 44-14 win over Chiefs

Story by DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Romeo Crennel was anything but the jolly head coach he so often seemed during training camp, stepping to the podium and tritely dissecting a dismal performance by his Chiefs. Just down the hallway, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll couldn’t have been happier. Both of them had just… Read more »

Ciriaco doubles in 2, Red Sox beat Royals 4-3

Story by HOWARD ULMAN (BOSTON, AP) — David Ortiz returned to the lineup, Adrian Gonzalez left it and the Red Sox broke a four-game losing streak. It was an eventful night for Boston’s top two hitters. Ortiz was back after missing 35 games with a right Achilles strain and had two hits and two RBIs… Read more »

UCM announces tailgating procedures for 2012 football season

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri will adhere to the same football tailgating procedures for the upcoming 2012 football season that were installed prior to the 2011 football season. All designated tailgate lots will open three hours prior to kickoff and will stay open through the end of halftime. The pre-game tailgate tent… Read more »

Mules’ wrestling announces new assistants

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – University of Central Missouri Mules Wrestling head coach Justin Ensign has announced the hiring of Blake Gillis and John Conner McDonald to his staff. Gillis is the Mules’ new assistant coach while McDonald is the new graduate assistant. Gillis comes to Central Missouri from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa where he was… Read more »

Jennies Bowling adds two more signees

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Central Missouri Jennies Bowling team has added two more signees to their 2012 class. Jennifer Potts and Breanna Francis both signed letters of intent to join the Jennies’ program. “We’ve added great depth and versatility for 2012 and beyond with the signings of Jennifer Potts and Breanna Francis,” said UCM Bowling… Read more »

UCM Volleyball ranked No. 5 in AVCA Preseason Poll

Following a national quarterfinal appearance in the NCAA Tournament a year ago, the Central Missouri Jennies have earned a No. 5 rank in the AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll. The Jennies have appeared in the AVCA Coaches Poll every week since its debut in 1986, a record 330 consecutive weeks. The Jens… Read more »

Four MIAA schools ranked in AFCA preseason poll

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association had four teams named to the American Football Coaches Association preseason poll released Monday. The four MIAA schools are the most of any conference nationwide ahead of four conferences who had three teams ranked in the polls. The MIAA is the only conference with two teams… Read more »