Category: UCM Sports

UCM sports in the fall 2020 season

UCM’s spring semester has come to an end, and students are already looking forward to the fall 2020 semester. Many are wondering what is going to happen with the semester, and how COVID-19 will shake it up. Additionally, the sports fans among them are watching to see what will happen with the semester’s sports events. … Read more »

Father and daughter connect through football 

The University of Central Missouri is known for its academic programs, as well as its athletic ones. Tom Papez attended UCM from 1991-1994 where he was an offensive lineman for the Mules football team. In 1994, Papez received an MIAA All-Academic Team award. He now teaches at Timberland High School and coaches football in Wentzville,… Read more »

Raise the banner: Jennies win MIAA Tournament

The UCM Jennies (27-4, 18-1 in MIAA) defeated the Emporia State Hornets 82-75 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City to win the MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Jennies have now won both the MIAA Regular Season and Tournament championships for the 2019-20 season. Emporia State led 6-4 early on until UCM’s Morgan VanHyfte and… Read more »

Jennies win three of four in weekend play

The UCM Jennies (10-5, 3-1 in MIAA) traveled to Hays, KS where they defeated the Ft. Hays Tigers in both games on Friday. On Saturday, the Jennies hit the road again to Kearney, NE to take on the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers where they split the two-game series. Game 1: UCM 5 Ft. Hays 2 Neither team… Read more »

Mules extend winning streak in sweep of Newman

The UCM Mules (18-3, 6-0 in MIAA) traveled to Wichita, KS where they swept the Newman Jets in three games. This weekend sweep extends the Mules winning streak to 12 games.  Game 1: Mules 17 Jets 9 UCM used the long ball to take down the Jets as five different Mules combined for six home… Read more »

Mules Baseball dominates Concordia-St. Paul in weekend series

The UCM Mules (11-3) swept the Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears in three games to push themselves into the double-digit win mark for the season. The Mules overwhelmed Concordia-St. Paul offensively and defensively as they outscored the Golden Bears 34-1 over the course of the weekend.  Game 1: Mules 11 Golden Bears 1 UCM smashed Concordia-St…. Read more »

Jennies complete perfect home record in win over Lincoln

The UCM Jennies (21-4, 15-1 in MIAA) defeated the Lincoln Blue Tigers 74-45 on Tuesday night at the UCM Multipurpose Building in Warrensburg. This marked the Jennies final home game of the season making their final home record a perfect 13-0.  The Jennies were able to overwhelm the Blue Tigers throughout the entire game. At… Read more »

Mules victorious in thrilling final home game

The UCM Mules (10-15, 5-11 in MIAA) sent their fans home happy after defeating the Lincoln Blue Tigers 69-62 Tuesday night at the UCM Multipurpose Building in Warrensburg. This was the final regular season home game for the Mules.  The Mules and Blue Tigers were neck and neck for most of the contest as there… Read more »

Jennies Fall to Missouri Western for First Conference Loss

The UCM Jennies (18-4, 12-1 in MIAA) fell to the Missouri Western Griffons 67-57 on Saturday, Feb. 8 in St. Joseph. This was the Jennies first conference loss of the season and snaps their 15-game winning streak.  After UCM’s Megan Skaggs scored the first points of the game, Missouri Western went on a 19-0 scoring… Read more »