Category Archives: Sports

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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 […]

  • Pedro Franco's indivdual photo for the  MVC 2011-2012 soccer team. (Photo courtesy of MVC Sports Information)

    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 […]

  • Predictions vary for the NFL and Super Bowl.

    MVC students make NFL predictionsSports

    As the NFL regular season nears an end, some MVC students predicted individual award winners and the teams that will square off in the February Super Bowl finale.  Cooper Trumbo, a senior education major from Huntsville, Ark., said Arian Foster, running back for the Houston Texans will win the MVP award this season. Trumbo said […]

  • MVC Viking Quarterback Bruce Reyes and team took on the Marian University Knights in the semifinal championship game. (Photo by Jacob Coleman)

    A Viking football season to rememberFeatured, Sports, Sports Gallery

      Story by Alex Missey  The Missouri Valley Vikings had an unforgettable year this year, proving that they are true contenders in NAIA. The Vikings proved last year was no fluke as they won the HAAC for the second straight year posting a season record of 12-1 while going 9-0 in conference action. Winning the […]

  • Viking player Alberto Linan Gomez keeps the ball in motion.

    Elusive goal thwarts men’s soccer teamGallery, Sports, Sports Gallery

     Story by Andrew Pulverenti, MVC Sports Information director The No. 12 Missouri Valley College men’s soccer team hosted No. 17 Hannibal-LaGrange University in the opening round of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Tournament Saturday night at Gregg-Mitchell Field.  Hannibal-LaGrange was able to defeat the Vikings by a 1-0 score.  The two teams played even […]