Athletics News

  • Game Postponed
    January 19, 2019
    Game with Three River's College postponed to 4 pm Sunday 1/20/19
  • Grizzlies down Arkansas Baptist 92-62
    January 17, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – A better offensive performance in the first half helped propel the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team to its 13th win of the season.
  • 16th annual Trivia Night set for Jan. 26
    January 17, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – Come in from the cold and join us Jan. 26 for the 16th annual Trivia Night benefitting Grizzly Athletics programs at Missouri State University-West Plains.
  • Grizzlies split 1st road games after winter break
    January 15, 2019
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team went 1-1 in its first road trip following the winter break.
  • Several games rescheduled following winter storm
    January 14, 2019
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – This past weekend’s winter storm has resulted in several changes to the home schedule for the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team.
  • January 12, 2019 Game Postponed
    January 12, 2019
    Grizzly Game Postponed
  • Rebounding, free throws cost Grizzlies at Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply Classic
    January 08, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team knew it would have to turn in top notch performances to upset the two nationally-ranked teams it faced this past weekend in the Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply New Year’s Classic at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies to face nationally-ranked opponents in Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply Classic
    January 03, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team will face a couple of well-established, nationally-ranked opponents when they host the Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply New Year’s Classic tournament Friday and Saturday at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies take 11-4 record into winter break
    December 17, 2018
    Memphis, Tenn. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team entered its annual winter break with an 11-4 record following Friday night’s 82-79 win over Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis.
  • Grizzlies defeat Tennessee Prep
    December 13, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team finished its home schedule for the fall semester Tuesday night with a 85-69 win over Tennessee Preparatory Academy at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Saturday's Grizzly Basketball game postponed until Tuesday
    December 07, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Due to predicted inclement weather this weekend, the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball program has rescheduled its annual Grizzly Toy Toss game.
  • Grizzlies defeat Sunrise Christian Academy in overtime
    December 06, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – For the third time this season, the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team played an overtime game. For the second time this season, the Grizzlies won. Tuesday evening, the Grizzlies defeated Sunrise Christian Academy from Bel Aire, Kansas, 94-90 at the West Plains Civic Center arena.
  • Kelly Wiedemann named NJCAA All-American
    December 05, 2018
    Charlotte, N.C. – Kelly Wiedemann, a freshman outside attacker with the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team, has been named an National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) second team All-American.
  • Grizzlies split their games at Iowa tournament
    December 03, 2018
    OTTUMWA, Iowa – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team split its games at the Reed Overhead Door Classic at Ottumwa, Iowa. The 16th-ranked Grizzlies defeated Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, Illinois, 102-73, Friday, but fell to No. 3 College of Southern Idaho (CSI), Twin Falls, 118-91. 
  • Grizzlies pick up road win in Mississippi, will face No. 3 Sat.
    November 27, 2018
    Senatobia, Miss. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team added another road win to its season record Monday night. The Grizzlies defeated the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers 96-77 in Senatobia, Mississippi. The win ups the Grizzlies’ record to 7-3.
  • Grizzlies now 6-3 with wins at Thanksgiving tournament
    November 26, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team will take a 6-3 record into tonight’s game against Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia after picking up two wins this past weekend at the Mega Motorsports Thanksgiving Classic.
  • Grizzly Henri Langton signs with Tulane
    November 19, 2018
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball player Henri Langton has signed a national letter of intent to join the Tulane University Green Wave in fall 2019.
  • Defensive struggles cost the Grizzlies on the road
    November 19, 2018
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. –The 16th-ranked Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies knew they had their work cut out for them this past weekend.
  • Grizzlies win overtime thriller against Three Rivers
    November 14, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Anytime the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies and Three Rivers College Raiders meet on the basketball court, fans know it’s going to be a battle. And Tuesday night’s installment of this historic Region 16 rivalry didn’t disappoint. In a battle that came down to the last seconds of overtime, the 16th-ranked Grizzlies held off the Raiders 112-110 at the West Plains Civic Center arena.
  • Grizzlies post 2-1 record during first road trip
    November 08, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team posted a 2-1 record in its first road trip of the season.
  • Grizzlies lose heart-breaker to No. 5 Iowa Western in district championship
    November 06, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Missouri State University-West Plains’s hope for an automatic bid to the 2018 NJCAA Division I Women’s National Volleyball Championship Tournament slipped away Saturday evening.
  • Grizzlies start season with solid win over Nation Wide Academy
    November 02, 2018
    The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team started the 2018-19 season on a positive note Thursday evening, Nov. 1, with a 90-72 win over Nation Wide Academy at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies will start basketball season as No. 16 team in nation
    October 31, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies will open the 2018-19 season as the No. 16 team in the nation. That’s the ranking officials with the NJCAA gave the defending Region 16 champion in this week’s preseason poll.
  • Grizzlies to host NJCAA district volleyball tournament Saturday
    October 30, 2018
    Park Hills, Mo. – They may not have won the region title, but the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team still has a chance to reach to nationals.
  • 2018 All-Region
    October 29, 2018
    Five Grizzly Volleyball players selected to receive All-Region Honors
  • Grizzlies finish regular season with straight-set win, set sights on region tourney
    October 25, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team finished the 2018 regular season Tuesday night with a straight-set victory over St. Louis Community College at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Popp 'cautiously optimistic' about upcoming Grizzly Basketball season
    October 23, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Chris Popp says he’s “cautiously optimistic” about his Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team and its prospects for the upcoming season. The defending NJCAA Region 16 champions boast one of their deepest and most talented rosters in years, but they’ll be playing one of the toughest schedules in program history during the 2018-19 campaign.
  • Grizzlies go 3-1 in last road trip of season
    October 23, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team made some major strides in team unity during its last road trip of the season. As a result, the Grizzlies picked up a major win over the No. 2 team in the nation.
  • Grizzly Volleyball Pink Out Game Tuesday will benefit OMC Cancer Treatment Center
    October 18, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – “No One Fights Alone” is the mantra featured on this year’s Pink Out Game T-shirts being sold by the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team.
  • Grizzlies show improvement at Grizzly Invitational
    October 16, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team showed improvements in some key areas during this past weekend’s Colton’s Steak House & Grill/Lazy W Pallets Grizzly Invitational Tournament.
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