Tag: UCM Mules Football

2019 Mules football season is historically great

by James Schnorenberg For the first time in school history, the University of Central Missouri Mules football team is 9-0, and they’ve done so in a variety of ways in all phases of the game, with key contributions from several different players. Here’s a look at the season so far.

Mules overcome slow start for sixth win on Homecoming

For 15 minutes, Homecoming looked like it might be a disaster for the UCM Mules. The University of Central Oklahoma took the opening kickoff, marched 61 yards on 10 plays and hit a 32-yard field goal to take a 3-0 lead. The Bronchos (2-4) forced and recovered a fumble on the ensuing kickoff and added… Read more »

Bolles first to 500, Mules beat Griffons in overtime

The University of Central Missouri has been playing football since 1895. And in that time, no Mules quarterback had ever thrown for more than 500 yards.   That is, until Saturday in St. Joseph, Missouri, when senior Brook Bolles topped the mark against the Missouri Western Griffons. Bolles completed 19-of-36 passes for 506 yards and five… Read more »

Update: Puni signs with Cowboys

Former Mules football offensive lineman Derrick Puni has signed a pro contract with the Dallas Cowboys following the conclusion of the 2019 NFL Draft. Puni was a three-time All-American as an offensive lineman at UCM. He was also a First Team All-MIAA pick and a D2CCA All-Region selection. Puni returned from missing the 2017 season… Read more »

Update: Football to hold walk-on tryouts

Mules football is scheduled to host walk-on tryouts for those interested in joining the team Wednesday at the Multipurpose Building. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. with skills tests following at 10 a.m. Those interested in participating must have the following materials prepared: 1. Complete the Registration Form 2. Must have had a physical within the last… Read more »

Update: Football inks 29 on NSD

Mules football announced its 2019 class of recruits at the conclusion of National Signing Day Tuesday. A total of 29 high school players chose to play college football at UCM. Head coach Jim Svoboda said the class of signees is exceptional. Svoboda also added that they were able to sign many of their most desired… Read more »

Mules drop season finale to rival Bearcats

It was 12 seasons ago that the Mules football program last finished a season with a losing record. The 2018 season ends more than a decade of winning football in Warrensburg as the Mules fell to 5-6 in a  48-21 loss to rival Northwest Missouri State at home Saturday in the season finale. The Mules… Read more »

Update: Mules to make final road trip of 2018

Mules football will head to St. Charles, Missouri, this weekend to face Lindenwood University in the second-to-last week of the 2018 regular season. Central Missouri snapped its three-game losing streak last week in a last-minute 42-35 win over Nebraska-Kearney on homecoming. The Mules appeared to be cruising after leading 21-7 at halftime and scoring two… Read more »

Mules look to snap three-game skid on homecoming

By: Nick Distefano and Jason Brown (Sports Editor) In the midst of a three-game losing streak, Mules football will look to get back to winning in a home matchup against Nebraska-Kearney for homecoming weekend at UCM. The Mules are struggling this season with a 3-5 record, the most losses sustained by head coach Jim Svoboda… Read more »