Basketball

Women’s basketball starts play

November 7, 2018

The Truman State University women’s basketball team started play Sunday, October 28 against Western Illinois University.

The Bulldogs are looking to build off a 2017-2018 season in which they went 15-11 overall and 10-8 in the GLVC. Despite their success, they lost in the first round of the GLVC tournament. […]

Cross Country

Cross country heads to GLVC Championships

November 5, 2018

Truman State University’s men’s cross country season is off to a rough start so far. The team had a close loss at its first meet with a total time of 1 minute and 47 seconds and a longer average time of 21.4 seconds.   […]

Soccer

Women’s soccer wins in OT

October 31, 2018

Truman State University’s women’s soccer team will their opening match in the GLVC Championship tournament this Sunday. Before Wednesday’s final regular season match  against William Jewell College, the team sat atop the conference in a four-way tie. Junior midfielder Hanna Liljegren said the team has a positive mindset heading into these important games. […]

Sports

Volleyball drops after midterm homestand

October 30, 2018

Truman State University’s volleyball team dropped four rankings to No. 8 in the GLVC following three conference losses in Pershing Arena.

The Bulldogs have spent most of the season outperforming lukewarm preseason predictions, exemplified by their eight-match winning streak in September. Since then, however, the team has gone 1-4 in the GLVC, a costly stumble with only five games left to stay in playoff contention. […]

Sports

Wrestling alumni speaks on behalf of organization

October 29, 2018

At the Oct. 12 Board of Governors meeting, a representative for the Truman State University wrestling team gave a speech about the decision to drop funding for the program.
The wrestling team had their funding cut last year because of reductions to state appropriations. The team needed to fundraise $75,000 to compete this year, a goal they met at the beginning of October. […]

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Sports

Smaller teams in GLVC might struggle

October 29, 2018

Truman State University Bulldogs have faced off against Lindenwood University countless times during their collegiate athletic history, but starting July 2019, the Bulldogs will face Lindenwood as a conference opponent. Previously a member of the MIAA, Lindenwood was approved to join the GLVC in an Oct. 2 vote by the GLVC Council of Presidents, according to an article published on the Lindenwood Athletics website. […]

Sports

After being cut, wrestling raised enough to compete this season

October 20, 2018

Since Truman State University’s wrestling team faced a total withdrawal of their funding in late spring 2018, Bulldog wrestlers have fought tooth and nail to raise the funds necessary to participate in the 2018-19 season. With less than a week remaining before their Oct. 10 deadline, Truman wrestling reached the $75,000 fundraising goal set by the Truman Athletics Department, and got a chance to compete in a season many athletes thought wouldn’t happen. […]

Football

Bulldogs dominate homecoming game Saturday

October 16, 2018

The Truman Bulldogs welcomed students and family on homecoming weekend in their 20-13 victory of Lincoln College on Saturday. Truman dominated the field throughout the first three quarters, heading into the fourth quarter leading 20-0. […]

Sports

Young outside hitters take court by storm

October 13, 2018

In the middle of the fourth set against Missouri Western State University, sophomore outside hitter Ellie Kaat made her personal record-breaking 20th kill of the match. She didn’t stop there — by the end of the night, Kaat racked up 24 kills, the most from any Bulldog in one match since 2013. […]