2014 Missouri Southern Softball News
March 7, 2014
Softball drops doubleheader to Pittsburg State
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern softball team dropped a non-conference doubleheder this evening to rival Pittsburg State in the Sonic Trophy Series at Lea Kungle Field. The Lions fell 9-1 in game one and 10-3 in game two.
March 6, 2014
Softball changes weekend schedule
The Missouri Southern softball team has changed its weekend schedule with games played against Pittsburg State due to the threat of bad weather on Saturday.
March 5, 2014
Softball adds doubleheader at home against Saint Joseph on March 12
Joplin, Mo. - Missouri Southern softball has added a doubleheader at home with Great Lakes Valley Conference member Saint Joseph (Ind.) on March 12 starting at 4 p.m.
March 4, 2014
Softball's doubleheader with SE Oklahoma State on Thursday cancelled
Joplin, Mo. - Missouri Southern softball's doubleheader against Southeastern Oklahoma State scheduled for Thursday at 1 p.m. in Muskogee, Oklahoma has been cancelled due to wet weather.
March 3, 2014
Southern softball's doubleheader against SE Oklahoma State rescheduled for Thursday
Joplin, Mo. - Due to the wet weather that hit Muskogee, Oklahoma this weekend, Missouri Southern softball's neutral site doubleheader with Southeastern Oklahoma State has been rescheduled for Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hillsdale High School in Muskogee.
February 26, 2014
Softball's Teri Mathis-Zenner Memorial Tournament cancelled due to weather
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Lions softball program has announced the cancellation of this year's Teri Mathis-Zenner Memorial Tournament scheduled to be played at the Joplin Sports Authority due to anticipated weather expected in the area this weekend.
February 23, 2014
Softball splits doubleheader at Drury
Springfield, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Lions softball team split a double-header at Drury University this afternoon falling 5-3 in game one before prevailing 6-3 in game two.
February 22, 2014
Softball splits home opener against Drury
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Lions softball team split its home opener this afternoon against the visiting Drury Lady Panthers taking game one 4-0 before falling in game two 2-0 at Lea Kungle Field.
February 16, 2014
Softball splits a pair of games on final day of UAM Eight State Classic
Bentonville, Ark. - Closing out action at the UAM Eight State Classic today, the Missouri Southern softball team split a pair of games falling to Willam Jewell 6-1 before defeating Southwestern Oklahoma State 7-2.
February 15, 2014
Southern softball splits action on day two of the UAM Eight State Classic
Bentonville, Ark. - The Missouri Southern softball team split a pair of games on day two of action at the UAM Eight-State Classic at Memorial Park and Bentonville High School falling to Southern Nazarene 9-8 before downing Ouachita Baptist 8-4 for their first win of 2014.
February 14, 2014
Softball drops opening two games at the Eight State Classic
Bentonville, Ark. - Despite taking early leads in both games, the Missouri Southern softball team dropped their opening two games at the UAM Eight State Classic today at Memorial Park. The Lions lost 9-1 to Illinois-Springfield and then later stumbled 10-2 to the Quincy (Ill.) Hawks.
February 13, 2014
Southern softball opens the 2014 season at the UAM Eight State Classic Friday
Joplin, Mo. - After being delayed an extra week, the Missouri Southern softball opens the 2014 season at the Eight-State Classic hosted by the University of Arkansas-Monticello at Memorial Park in Bentonville, Arkansas. The Lions will play six games against teams from both the Great American Conference and Great Lakes Valley Conference starting with Illinois-Springfield at 11:30 a.m. Friday.
February 13, 2014
Former softball coach Dr. Pat Lipira to be inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
Former Missouri Southern softball coach Dr. Pat Lipira will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on April 24 as part of the organization's Women in Sports Luncheon. The event will take place in the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Oasis Convention Center in Springfield and is being sponsored by the Bee Payne-Stewart Foundation.
February 7, 2014
Softball adds double-header against SE Oklahoma State at Hillsdale High School
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern softball team has added a double-header against Southeastern Oklahoma to their schedule on Tueaday, March 4 as they will face off with the Savage Storm on a neutral field at Hillsdale College in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The first game is set for 1:30 p.m. with the second game to follow.
February 5, 2014
Southern softball announces four games with Drury on Feb. 22 & 23
Joplin, Mo. - After this weekend's season-opening tournament at Southeastern Oklahoma State was cancelled to due to wet weather conditions, the Missouri Southern softball program has scheduled a home-and-home doubleheader with the Drury University Panthers on February 22 and 23.
February 4, 2014
Southeastern Regional Invitational cancelled due to weather
Joplin, Mo. - This weekend's Southeastern Regional Invitational hosted by Southeastern Oklahoma State in Durant, Okla. has been cancelled due to wet weather conditions.
January 31, 2014
Southern softball selected ninth in MIAA preseason coaches poll
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern softball team has been picked to finish 9th in the 2014 MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll, the league announced today.
December 16, 2013
Softball to host Winter Camp on January 18
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern State softball program will host a Winter Camp on January 18 featuring both hitting and pitching camps on the campus of Missouri Southern for ages 8-18.
November 20, 2013
Southern softball inks three newcomers for 2014-15
Joplin, Mo. - Missouri Southern softball head coach Bill Gray has announced the signings of three players for the 2014-15 season. The Lions will welcome Sydney Blue (Claremore, Okla.), Abi Corbett (Wentzville, Mo.) and Kali' Hodson (Anderson, Mo.).
October 10, 2013
Softball to host Elementary & Secondary Academies starting Nov. 3
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern State Softball program will host both Elementary and Secondary Academies this winter for grades 1-12. The Elementary academy will be for players in grades 1-7, while the Secondary academy will be for players in grades 8-12. Elementary academy dates will be on November 3, 10, 17 and 24, while Secondary Academy dates will be on December 1, 15, 22 and 29.
September 24, 2013
Southern softball hires former Missouri and USA Softball standout Nicole Hudson as new assistant coach
Missouri Southern softball coach Bill Gray has announced the hiring of former Webb City and University of Missouri softball standout Nicole Hudson to be the Lions' new assistant coach. Hudson will start her duties with the team in January.