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Update: Redmond earns third All-American honor

Jennies basketball senior point guard Paige Redmond capped her four-year career by becoming just the second Jennie ever to earn All-American recognition in three seasons. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association named Redmond to its honorable mention team Monday. Redmond earned an honorable mention in 2017 and was named to the First Team after her junior… Read more »

Jennies unfazed by streak-snapping loss

The final stretch of the college basketball season has begun with six games remaining on the schedule for the No. 24 Jennies (16-5, 9-4 MIAA) as the team attempts to move past a 65-62 loss to Emporia State Saturday that snapped a six-game winning streak. The Jennies led the Hornets for the majority of the… 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 »

Jennies guard overcomes injuries to become national champion

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Jennies senior guard Kelsey Williams put her college basketball career to rest the way every player dreams, but it wouldn’t have happened without a career defining injury. Before Williams suffered an ankle injury that sidelined her second season, her playing career was set to expire after the 2016-2017 season, but the injury gave… Read more »

Year of the Jens, Jennies basketball takes National Championship

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Jennies basketball captured the NCAA National Championship for the first time since 1984 over top-ranked Ashland Eagles Friday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In a shocking 66-52 victory, the Jens stymied Ashland’s high powered offense that averaged nearly 100 points a game. The Eagles came into the game having won 73 straight contests… Read more »

Jennies finish strong, look toward MIAA Tournament

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – After clinching the MIAA regular season title outright against Missouri Southern with a game to spare, Jennies basketball took care of business in their season finale at Pittsburg State winning 60-56. The Jennies will now turn their attention to the MIAA tournament this weekend March 1-4 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri…. Read more »

Jennies hold off Central Oklahoma for 15th straight win

Despite a slow start, Jennies basketball defeated the Central Oklahoma Bronchos 64-58 at home Thursday. They remain undefeated in the MIAA and have won 15 straight. Both teams struggled in the shooting department. Following a first quarter at 50 percent, the Jennies failed to shoot better than 40 percent the rest of the game. On… Read more »

Sports Updates Vol. 112 Issue 17

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Mules complete comeback in Topeka Facing a 13-point deficit at half time, the Mules basketball team caught fire and defeated the Washburn Ichabods 63-55 Jan. 27 in Topeka, Kansas. The Ichabods sat in first place of the MIAA, but have now suffered two losses in a week moving them into a tie… Read more »