Category: Sports

We should all understand why the Chiefs fired Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt had to go. When I sat down to write about the controversy surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs decision to release running back Kareem Hunt following the release of a video in which Hunt committed violence against a woman, I wondered, “Is this really necessary?” My question was answered when I saw overwhelming support… Read more »

Q & A: Former Mules pitcher climbs through minor leagues

Fall league play for Major League Baseball wrapped up about two weeks ago and former Mules pitcher Grant Gavin completed his second season of professional baseball with the Kansas City Royals organization. Gavin joined the Muleskinner on a phone call to discuss his professional career and what it’s like playing for a team he grew… Read more »

Mules grad transfer hitting strides early

Not many college basketball players get to make four different stops in their short careers, but Mules graduate transfer Jafar Kinsey is making the most of his final stop as a college athlete. Kinsey was one of six additions to a Mules team that needed to fill the holes left by departing seniors Clarence Smith,… Read more »

Update: Jennies soccer has two named All-Region

The United Soccer Coaches released its All-Region teams Tuesday, naming Jennies seniors Jada Scott and Courtney Killian to the Central Region team. Killian earned second-team honors for the first All-Region award of her Jennies career. Her 13 goals in 2018 are nearly double the amount she’d recorded in her first three seasons with the Jennies…. Read more »

Update: Jennies begin conference play

No. 7 Jennies basketball will open its conference schedule Thursday against the Southwest Baptist Bearcats. The Jennies spent the Thanksgiving weekend in San Antonio playing in the St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Classic. St. Mary’s handed the Jennies their first loss of the season Friday in a 101-97 double overtime thriller. The Jennies were able to bounce… Read more »

Update: Two Jennies rack up postseason awards

Despite Jennies volleyball’s premature exit from the NCAA Tournament, two of the Jennies best hitters continue to earn postseason individual awards. Junior Audrey Fisher picked up two All-Region honors following her All-MIAA first team selection. The Division II Collegiate Commissioners Association named Fisher to its All-Region team. Fisher then was named to the American Volleyball… Read more »

Update: Mules look to bounce back in conference games

Mules basketball weathered the storm that was their top returning scorer being sidelined due to an injury and went 1-2 over the Thanksgiving week, for a 5-2 overall record going into conference play. The loss of senior forward Jakob Lowrance set the tone for what was already going to be a difficult stretch. The Mules… Read more »

Jennies ride hot start to win in home opener

It was a tale of two halves for No. 1 Jennies basketball Tuesday, but five scorers in double figures fueled the Jennies to an 86-74 win over Westminster College in the home opener at the Multipurpose Building. The Jennies had by far their most productive first quarter of the young season, scoring 25 in the… Read more »

Mules drop overtime thriller in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY — Despite leading by six points with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, Mules basketball fell in overtime 73-70 to Sioux Falls Monday at the MIAA Challenge at Municipal Auditorium. The Mules led 57-51 with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, but a combination of stellar three-pointers from Cougars guard Trevon Evans and missed free… Read more »