Equestrian

Taking the reins at regionals

March 17, 2016

For Truman State’s equestrian team, Midterm Break consisted of riding in two competitions, bringing home some top finishes and, for some, advancing to the next level of competition. The first weekend of break, the team […]

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Cross Country runs in regionals

December 4, 2014

Truman State’s women’s and men’s cross country teams traveled to Evansville, Indiana, Nov. 22 to compete in the Midwest Regional and placed 15th out of 30 and 18th out of 29 respectively. The women accumulated […]

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Cross country competes in conference

November 13, 2014

The men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Romeoville, Illinois, last weekend to compete at the GLVC Conference Championships, taking 7th and 6th place respectively. The men’s team finished the 8K race with 207 […]

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Volleyball nabs West 1 seed

November 13, 2014

Truman State volleyball finished the regular season with a pair of wins last weekend in Pershing Arena. After losing to the University of Indianapolis last weekend at home to end their 21-game winning streak, the […]

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Women ready to play in GLVC semi-finals

November 13, 2014

The Truman State women’s soccer team fell short during the last regular season match against Quincy University. Truman traveled Wednesday afternoon to Quincy, Illinois, to play the Hawks and suffered a 1-0 loss. It did […]

Cross Country

Cross Country Competes in Invitational

September 30, 2014

[easingsliderpro id=”5″] Last Saturday, the women’s and men’s cross country teams traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to compete at the Roy Griak Invitational where they placed 11th and 22nd, respectively. There were more than 300 runners […]

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Golf prepares to hit the links again

September 11, 2014

When Truman State’s men’s golf team was cut during 2011, the women’s team fought to keep themselves going. After the season last year in which the team finsished 14th in the GLVC postseason tournament, the girls’ ranking fell as they did not perform as highly as they would have liked. Starting with a new year, however, the team is ready to throw everything out on the course and try to improve.

Last spring, the women’s team coach Sam Lesseig passed away, resulting in a mid-season transition that affected the coaching staff. Although scores were not as high as the teams they competed against, junior team captain Kim Barmettler said the team is more than just scores on a paper. Barmettler said this year is the year the team will show the student body just what it is capable of. […]

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Women’s golf heads into back 9

April 10, 2014

Despite a rocky fall season and the mourning of their coach, Truman State’s women’s golf team is looking to improve this year and work with their new coach.
The team dealt with the passing of the golf coach of 28 years, Sam Lesseig, during the fall. This might have led to the up and down fall season. But the team has a new coach Clint Fitzpatrick to guide them.
Lesseig led the bulldogs to 11 postseasons and coached two All-Americans and 14 academic All-Americans. During 2006, the golf team won 2nd place playoff finish at regionals. That same year, Lesseig guided the team to an 8th place finish in Houston, Texas at the national meet. […]

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‘Dogs put up a good fight

March 6, 2014

Being the only sport not to switch to the Great Lakes Valley Conference, Truman State’s wrestling team traveled to their NCAA Super Regional Tournament, Feb. 28 and March 1. The team only could hope to maintain their rankings against their new competitors.
The tournament consisted of 17 teams and lasted two days. Every team in the conference made it to this tournament, but the top wrestlers after two days will move to Nationals. […]