Category Archives: Central Methodist University sports

Central Methodist football coach Jody Ford diagnosed with cancer

Central Methodist University football head coach Jody Ford has been diagnosed with cancer, the university announced early Tuesday morning. As Ford fights his battle with cancer, associate head coach Miguel Paredes will serve as the Eagles’ acting head coach on … Continue reading

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My top 10 coverage moments of 2012

After seeing plenty of videos on “Year in Review” pieces, I decided to put together my own list of my favorite area sports memories from 2012. Originally, I was going to keep my list to just five teams/people, but that … Continue reading

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Ford set to begin first season as CMU football head coach

By Greg Jackson Sports Editor In a way, Jody Ford’s promotion to being named the head coach of the Central Methodist University football team had to feel a little like déjà vu. Before coming to CMU in 2008, Ford spent … Continue reading

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Their time is now: Lady Eagles ready to challenge NAIA’s best at Gulf Shores, Ala.

By Greg Jackson Sports Editor It was a sunny Friday afternoon on the campus of Central Methodist University, but the sidewalks and classrooms were empty. It was the first week of summer vacation and all of the students had returned … Continue reading

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Comparing Matt Sherman’s 49 points to Bruce Marshall’s 50 points

This post is made possible to you because Fayette actually saves its scorebooks from year to year. For those who were unable to attend Tuesday night’s record-breaking game, below is a copy of the Fayette scorebook, which is the only … Continue reading

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Hallsville tops Harrisburg boys in double overtime, 85-82

There have been some really good games this past week, and I can’t think of a better way to cap it off with a double-overtime game tonight. Someone upstairs must have really wanted me to see that game, because four … Continue reading

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Central Methodist SID Kelcey Zutavern moves on to Washington (Mo.) University

I’m not sure what’s going to happen with my coverage of Central Methodist University athletics over the next few weeks. A few weeks ago, CMU sports information director Kelcey Zutavern announced she had accepted the assistant SID position at Washington … Continue reading

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What are our local college athletes up to these days?

I ask myself that question every once in a while. Sometimes I’m able to catch up on some of them when I read Rus Baer’s extra points in the Columbia Tribune, but there are several others that seem to have … Continue reading

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Central Methodist athletics commercial

I came across this YouTube commercial a couple weeks ago, but I guess I forgot to blog about it at the time. Anyhow, here’s a look at a commercial put together for CMU’s student athletes.

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A bad day for football in Fayette

Over the past two days, I’ve witnessed Fayette-based football teams being outscored 110-7. I guess my mother did warn me that “there’d be days like this.” First, we have the conclusion of the Fayette football game. What we saw Friday … Continue reading

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