Category Archives: Sports

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    Vikings lose match-up to No. 1 Grand ViewGallery, Sports

    By Andy Pulverenti, Sports Information Director The No. 10 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team welcomed in the No. 1 Grand View University Vikings for a dual on Senior Night at the Burns Athletic Complex Thursday evening. Grand View won six matches in a row en route to a 26‐12 victory over the Vikings. In […]

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    Vikings shoot down EaglesGallery, Sports

    Story by Andrew Bridges Avila opened the January 17 basketball game at Burns gym with its first points and eventually led by 7.  James Pope’s three-pointer to open the scoring for Missouri Valley helped the Vikings rally back to take the lead with 13 minutes left in the half. The Vikings and Eagles fought for […]

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    Day of wrestling as MVC hosts invitationalFeatured, Gallery, Sports

    Story by Andrew Pulverenti, MVC Sports Information Director  The No. 10 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team welcomed in some of the top wrestling programs in the NAIA and NCAA for its annual Missouri Valley College Invitation at the Burns Athletic Complex.  A total of 16 schools, including eight nationally ranked NAIA schools and one […]

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    Basketball program honors Ed LeslieGallery, Sports

    Story by Andrew Pulverenti, MVC Sports Information Director The Missouri Valley College men’s basketball program honored Ed Leslie prior to Thursday night’s Heart of America Athletic Conference game against Avila for his 40 years of service to the program. Ed was presented with a game basketball signed by the men’s basketball program for his support […]

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    Alum plays for pro soccer teamSports, Sports Gallery

    Story by Tyrone Ritter Pedro Franco, a 2012 graduate of Missouri Valley College, has achieved a lifelong dream. He wanted to get his education and play sports. “In Brazil, you either do one or the other.” Franco said. “I came to America to do both.” While at MVC, Franco played soccer and earned a double major […]

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