Tag: Talking Mules

Talking Mules bring home dozens of awards from season opener in Bolivar

The Talking Mules Speech and Debate Team opened its season over the weekend at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, competing against 17 other colleges and universities from Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Included in the 24 team and individual awards the Talking Mules earned were were first place in Overall Sweepstakes and being… Read more »

Talking Mules take first in season opener

The Talking Mules speech and debate team excelled in regional competition at the Bob R. Derryberry Memorial Tournament hosted on the campus of Southwest Baptist University, in Bolivar, Missouri, Friday and Saturday. The team earned 21 trophies, including first place in overall tournament sweepstakes, second place in individual events sweepstakes and was named the top… Read more »

Talking Mules debating at the Montgomery Cup

VIDEO BY THE UCM BACKPACK JOURNALISM TEAM (DUNDEE, SCOTLAND) – The Talking Mules Speech and Debate Team had their first Montgomery Cup debate against Edinburgh University on March 4, and their second debate in Dundee, Scotland on March 7, according to a release from the UCM backpack journalism team covering their travels. UCM battled with Edinburgh University… Read more »

UCM Debate Team wins season opener

The UCM Talking Mules Speech and Debate Team won first place in the Overall Sweepstakes Division at their season opener, the Bob R. Derryberry Memorial Tournament hosted by Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri on Oct. 6 and 7. The tournament attracted top regional teams representing Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, according to a… Read more »

Debate team scheduled to compete in Europe

By SARA LAWSON Assistant News Editor (WARRENBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Three UCM students will cross the Atlantic Ocean to compete in the 20th annual Montgomery Cup Tour. The Talking Mules currently have the Montgomery Cup, the trophy awarded to the winners at the end of the tour. The winners get to keep the cup until the next… Read more »