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Opinion: UMKC Athletics cancel three sports

The UMKC Athletic Department has made the decision to suspend its golf, cross-country and track and field programs for the next eight months. The...

UMKC athletics activities suspended following 17 coronavirus cases

At the time of writing, UMKC has reported 19 new cases of coronavirus on campus since Sept. 13, totalling 62 cases in the month...

Athletics sees increase in ticket revenue, stagnant attendance following rebranding

When UMKC hired Dr. Brandon Martin as a new athletics director in December 2018, he was tasked with restructuring nearly the entire athletics department. Since...

Student-athlete spotlight: men’s soccer player Mikhail McComie

Deciding which sport to play wasn’t a hard choice for Mikhail McComie, a freshman forward on the Kansas City men's soccer team. His father...

UMKC student-athletes react to California’s Fair Pay to Play Act

California passed the Fair Pay to Play Act last month, allowing collegiate athletes to be paid based off their name and image. The law...

The history of UMKC’s fight song

“Go! Fight! Win! Roos!” was the only line of UMKC’s original fight song. However, its new version incorporates the same chorus, but with another...

Kansas City women’s soccer suffers first loss of the season but rebounds with victory over Tulsa

The Kansas City women’s soccer team fell to Creighton 2-1 in a heartbreaking loss at Durwood Stadium last week.  “The way we gave up the...

Kansas City men’s soccer stifles Western Illinois in first win of season

The Kansas City men’s soccer team picked up its first win of the young season with a  2-0 victory over Western Illinois at Durwood...

Kansas City men’s soccer struggles in home opener

The Kansas City men’s soccer team struggled in its home opener, falling to Missouri State 3-0 on Saturday night.  “I think we competed well tonight. ...

Kansas City volleyball goes 1-2 at KC Roos Klassic Volleyball tournament

Cyrus Moffett and Kennedy Bright The Kansas City volleyball team hosted the KC Roos Klassic Volleyball tournament last weekend, going 1-2. The Roos entered the...

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