Tag: Miners

Missouri S&T athletics conference to postpone most of fall intercollegiate season

Posted by on July 27, 2020

Missouri S&T’s athletics conference, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), announced today (Monday, July 27) that it will postpone the majority of the fall intercollegiate season until the second semester as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The decision, voted on by the conference’s Council of Presidents, was made based on guidance from the athletics […]

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Missouri S&T wins Mineral Water Bowl

Posted by on December 2, 2018

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It was a long time between bowl games — 68 years, to be exact — but the Missouri S&T Miners proved they were worthy of the post-season on Saturday (Dec. 1, 2018) with a convincing win over the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dragons in the 2018 Mineral Water Bowl.

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What does it mean to be a Miner?

Posted by on November 16, 2018

For nearly 150 years, our students have been known as the Miners. We asked these six Missouri S&T students to tell us what qualities and characteristics define the term “Miners” in the 21st century, and this is what they said.

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As center, Echele powers Miners’ high-octane offense

Posted by on November 1, 2016

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When Missouri S&T football’s offensive unit lines up, all eyes are on the quarterback. But the true center of attention is the person who plays center – because no matter what play the Miners run, it doesn’t start until the ball is snapped.

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The Science of Softball

Posted by on May 26, 2016

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Softball is a sport of nuances. The slightest shift in a batter’s stance or in the angle of a pitcher’s arm can have a profound impact on an at-bat, a game and, sometimes, a season. Subtle changes in mechanics can be the difference between a batter striking out and lacing a home run to win […]

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

Posted by on August 18, 2008

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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Ivy League quarterback is UMR’s first MBA student

Posted by on August 16, 2006

A graduate student from the Ivy League will suit up at quarterback this season for the University of Missouri-Rolla. That same quarterback, Joe Winters, is also the first student to be admitted to UMR’s new master of business administration degree program.

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Acrobatic dunkers to slam during basketball games

Posted by on November 28, 2005

An appearance by the Extreme Team, a high-flying team of acrobatic dunkers, will highlight the Miners’ first conference game as a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference as part of Kent Jewelry Night at the Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building on Thursday, Dec. 1.

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