Missouri S&T signs NCAA Presidential Pledge to promote diversity and gender equity

ncaaMissouri University of Science and Technology recently signed the NCAA Presidential Pledge, which reaffirms Missouri S&T’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in athletics.

The pledge is designed to promote ethnic and racial diversity and gender equity in college sports hiring practices. It is intended to address the low representation of minorities and women in coaching and athletics administration at all levels. [Read more…]

For alumnus Tyrone Smith, a third trip to the Olympics

Tyrone Smith, a 2007 history graduate, will compete in the Olympics next month in Rio De Janiero.

Tyrone Smith, a 2007 history graduate, will compete in the Olympics next month in Rio De Janiero.

A decade ago, Tyrone Smith was in the process of completing one of the top careers by a student-athlete at Missouri S&T, one that saw him earn three All-America awards in the long jump and finish as the national runner-up on two occasions.

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Two S&T athletes receive Phelps County Bank Scholarships

From left to right: PCB representatives Sherry Snelson, David Connell, J. Kent Robinson, S&T students Powers and Michaelis, Bob Wilson, Mark Grant, and Dominic DeLuca.

From left to right: PCB representatives Sherry Snelson, David Connell, J. Kent Robinson, S&T students Powers and Michaelis, Bob Wilson, Mark Grant, and Dominic DeLuca.

Two Missouri University of Science and Technology student-athletes have been awarded scholarships from Phelps County Bank in Rolla, Missouri.

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Volleyball team headed to NCAA tournament

The Lady Miners advance to the NCAA tournament for the second time in four years.

The Lady Miners advance to the NCAA tournament for the second time in four years.

For the second time in four years the Missouri University of Science and Technology volleyball team will be playing in the NCAA Tournament. The team learned their fate during the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday evening, Nov. 16. (Update: The Lady Miners fell in the opening round to Grand Valley State. Read more.) [Read more…]

Test your skills at Miner Mudder competition

minermudder-2Individuals and teams are invited to enter the Miner Mudder, a 5K obstacle-filled backcountry race that will be held March 8 to benefit Missouri University of Science and Technology’s alternative spring break program, Miner Challenge.

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Longtime Miner coach Dewey Allgood passed away April 23

Dewey Allgood, who served as a coach and administrator in Missouri S&T’s athletics department for 40 years and was a member of the university’s Athletic Hall of Fame, died Tuesday, April 23, at the age of 91.

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S&T Olympian finishes 15th in long jump at Beijing

Former Missouri S&T All-America performer Tyrone Smith narrowly missed
earning a berth in the finals of the long jump competition Saturday, finishing
in 15th place overall in the qualifying rounds of the event at the XXIX Olympic
Games.

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Miners’ Tyrone Smith heading to Beijing for Olympics

 

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Missouri S&T Miners to offer swim lessons to area kids

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Miner swimming team will
offer swimming lessons to area children this spring.

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Give me a U

The UMR cheerleading squad earned a first place trophy and four superior ribbons at the Universal Cheerleaders Association camp held in July at Missouri State University in Springfield.

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