Athletics News

Two Viking Football Coaches Leave for New Positions
Posted January 5, 2015

 Marshall, Mo. (January 5, 2015)- Two members of the 2014 Missouri Valley College football staff have taken new positions at other NAIA programs.  Former Offensive and Recruiting Coordinator Aaron Christensen has accepted the Head Coaching position at Montana State University-Northern, and former Defensive Backs Coach Lavell Jackson has left to take the Defensive Coordinator position at Bethany (Kan... Read More

Viking Men's Basketball Defeats Tabor Saturday
Posted January 3, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (January 3, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s basketball team wrapped up play at the Tabor Classic Saturday evening knocking off the host school Tabor (Kan.) College by a 76-54 score.  The Vikings finished with a 2-0 record at the Tabor Classic.   The Vikings opened up the game by taking an early lead, getting field goals from Junior Raviel Burton (St... Read More

Viking Women's Wrestling Competes at Waldorf Open Saturday
Posted January 3, 2015

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (January 3, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College women’s wrestling team competed at the Waldorf Open Saturday in Forest City, Iowa.  Three Vikings advanced to the championship match in their respective weight classes, with Senior Jacarra Winchester (San Leandro, Calif... Read More

Viking Men's Basketball Beats Sterling College
Posted January 2, 2015

Box Score-Click Here   MVC MEN’S BASKETBALL KNOCKS OFF STERLING COLLEGE   Marshall, Mo. (January 2, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s basketball team traveled to Hillsboro, Kan., to play in the Tabor Classic hosted by Tabor (Kan.) College. The Vikings beat  Sterling College on day one of the tournament 76-64... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Moves to No. 10 in Latest Coaches' Poll
Posted December 31, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 31, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team is ranked No. 10 in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll released Wednesday.  The Vikings fell one spot from the previous poll which was released Dec. 10.   Since the previous poll was released earlier this month, the Vikings competed in just one event, sending wrestlers to the Reno Tournament of Champions in Reno, Nev... Read More

Ty Phillips Named Top NAIA Defender in National Award
Posted December 24, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 24, 2014)- Missouri Valley College student-athlete, Senior Defensive Lineman Ty Phillips (East St. Louis, Ill.), has been recognized by the Little Rock (Ark.) Touchdown Club as the top vote-getter in the NAIA for the 2014 Cliff Harris Award.   Phillips was one of 14 NAIA players, and 56 other players from across NCAA Division II and III, chosen as a finalist for this year’s award which recognizes the top defensive player in small-college football... Read More

Viking Football Finishes Season Ranked No. 8
Posted December 22, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 22, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College football team finished the 2014 season ranked No. 8 in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll released Monday, down three spots from the final regular season poll released last month.   The Vikings finished the season with a 9-3 overall record, a fourth-straight Heart of America Athletic Conference championship and a third-straight NAIA Football Championship Series Quarterfinal appearance... Read More

Viking Men's Wrestling Competes at Reno Tournament of Champions
Posted December 21, 2014

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (December 21, 2014)- The No. 9 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling program had a number of student-athletes compete Sunday at the Reno Tournament of Champions in Reno, Nev.  The Vikings competed against mainly NCAA Division I and NAIA opponents at the event... Read More

Viking Student-Athletes Receive Scholar Athlete Honors
Posted December 18, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 18, 2014)- The NAIA has announced the 2014 Fall Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athletes.  To be eligible for this honor student-athletes must be nominated by their institution’s head coach, must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status in the classroom... Read More

Viking Men's Soccer Earns Regional Awards
Posted December 17, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 17, 2014)- The No. 8 Missouri Valley College men’s soccer team has earned a number of regional honors from the National Soccer Coaches’ Association of America.  Viking student-athletes were selected to the All-Region team, earned academic honors and Head Coach Vladimir Simic earned a coaching honor for the 2014 season... Read More