Athletics News

  • Season comes to an end for Grizzly Basketball team
    March 04, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The 2018-19 season came to an end Saturday for the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team.
  • Grizzlies will face Moberly in Region 16 Championship Saturday
    March 01, 2019
    Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team is hoping the third time will be the charm when they face the Moberly Area Community College Greyhounds for the Region 16 Championship.
  • Grizzlies fall to Moberly on Sophomore Night
    February 26, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – In the final regular season game of the 2018-2019 season, the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team fell to Moberly Area Community College 108-79 Saturday night at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies drop road game to region rival Mineral Area College
    February 22, 2019
    Park Hills, Mo. – Road wins in Region 16 have been hard to come by this season for the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team. And that didn’t change Wednesday evening when they traveled to Park Hills to face the Mineral Area College Cardinals. A series of defensive breakdowns coupled with offensive struggles cost the Grizzlies an 88-73 decision.
  • Grizzlies enter last week of regular season with 19-9 record
    February 19, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team enters the last week of regular season competition with a 19-9 record.
  • David Augustine inducted into Grizzly Hall of Fame
    February 13, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – Officials at Missouri State University-West Plains have inducted former Grizzly Basketball standout David Augustine (1993-95) into the Grizzly Athletics Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place prior to the basketball team’s annual homecoming game Saturday, Feb. 9, at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies fend off Raiders for homecoming win
    February 11, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – For the third time this season, the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team had to fend off a second-half scoring charge by the Three Rivers Raiders. And, for the third time this season, the Grizzlies successfully completed that task Saturday when they outlasted the Raiders 114-101 in Missouri State-West Plains’ annual homecoming game at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies hold off late charge by MAC, win in OT
    February 07, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team came up with the plays it needed to hold off the Mineral Area College Cardinals Tuesday evening for a 93-92 overtime win at the West Plains Civic Center arena.
  • Grizzlies now 16-8 after splitting games this week
    February 01, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team’s record now stands at 16-8 after splitting the two games on its schedule this week.
  • Team of university employees, students win Trivia Night traveling trophy
    January 31, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – Twenty teams filled the arena of the West Plains Civic Center Jan. 26 for the 16th annual Trivia Night benefitting Grizzly Athletics at Missouri State University-West Plains.
  • 'Well-rounded' team effort leads to another region win for Grizzlies
    January 24, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – A “well-rounded” team effort led the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team to its third win over a Region 16 opponent this season.
  • Grizzlies pick up another win over Raiders
    January 22, 2019
    Poplar Bluff, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team held off a late second-half charge to pick up their second win of the season over Region 16 arch rival Three Rivers College.
  • 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.
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