Modest quake shakes portions of California

By MARK TERRILL (INDIAN WELLS, Calif., AP) – A modest but widely felt earthquake rolled through a wide swath of Southern California late Monday morning. There were no immediate reports of damage. The 9:55 a.m. quake had an estimated magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale, said Nick Scheckel, seismic analyst at the California Institute… Read more »

Artful Askers Workshop rescheduled for March 21

The rescheduled Artful Askers Workshop “Building Relationships with Funders, Resources and Donors” is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the University of Central Missouri’s StartUp Center, 117 E. Hunt St. in Warrensburg. The trainer, Bob Vickers, will provide technical assistance for capacity-building, fund development and non-profit sustainability that will empower… Read more »

Game time and ticket information for Men’s Central Regional

(MANKATO, Minn.) – The game time and ticket prices for the 2013 Men’s NCAA-II Central Regional have been announced by the host school, Minnesota State. Central Missouri earned the No. 4 seed in the tournament and will play fifth-seeded Harding (Ark.) during the first round at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night at the Taylor Center. Tickets… Read more »

Mules earn No. 4 seed in Central Regional

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) – The MIAA regular season and tournament champion Mules basketball team was selected as the No. 4 seed in the NCAA-II Central Region. The Mules will play fifth-seeded Harding Bison during the first round Saturday in Mankato, Minn. on the campus of top-seeded Minnesota State. This is the 21st NCAA Tournament appearance for… Read more »

Jennies earn No. 2 seed in NCAA Central Regional

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) – After a successful 24-4 basketball season and an appearance in the MIAA Tournament championship game, the Central Missouri Jennies earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament, drawing the No. 2 seed in the Central Regional tournament. The Jennies will travel to Topeka, Kan. for the 2013 Central Regional, as MIAA rival Washburn… Read more »

Jennies fall to Emporia State in MIAA Championship

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A pair of Jennies finished with double-doubles, but it wasn’t enough as the 13th-ranked Central Missouri Jennies were upset by the fourth-seeded Emporia State Hornets, 51-67. Junior Keuna Flax scored a team-high 21 points along with 11 rebounds, while senior Nicole Caddell finished with 10 points and 15 boards. The Jennies (24-5) battled back and forth… Read more »

Mules win MIAA Championship in overtime

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The UCM Mules are the MIAA Tournament champions, beating Northwest Missouri 79-76 in overtime Sunday to claim an automatic bid to the NCAA-II National Tournament. This was the Mules’ ninth straight win over Northwest Missouri, which improves UCM’s record to 22-7 on the season. The win gives the Mules their sixth… Read more »

Vogel, Alewine win national titles at NCAA Championships

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Senior Brent Vogel and junior Erin Alewine each picked up their first national championships in indoor track, winning the heptathlon and pentathlon at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships. Vogel earned his second career national championship, after claiming the 2011 outdoor decathlon title. An All-American in the heptathlon in… Read more »