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Media Information

Mules & Jennies on the Internet Media members and fans can access information about the Mules and Jennies around the clock, as information about Central Missouri Athletics, the MIAA, and NCAA Division II is available via the Internet. Access information at UCM football, basketball, and select baseball game broadcasts may also be heard on the Internet by going to the link on the UCM Athletic Web Page or to Central Missouri Athletic Web page are maintained by the UCM Athletic Media Relations office, Mike Knipper director. Fans can also receive updates via their cell phone by signing up for textcaster on the UCM athletic website.

The Central Missouri Sports Radio Network Broadcast Team: Greg Hassler and Shawn Jones.

Primary Media Outlets Newspapers/Print

Media Credentials

All requests for press, photo, or broadcast credentials and press box space for Central Missouri home games should be made at least two days in advance to the Athletic Media Relations Office, Mike Knipper, Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations: Phone - 660-543-4312; Fax - 660-543-8034; Email -

Radio/Television Broadcasts

Approval for radio/television broadcasts of all Central Missouri home games must be received in advance from the Media Relations Office. The Athletics Office at Central Missouri provides one telephone line for use by visiting radio stations on a reciprocal basis. Stations wishing to use the line should contact the Media Relations Office at least one week in advance. Television stations seeking videotape highlights may wish to contact KMOS-TV.

Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal - Corey Edwards, Sports Editor 135 East Market Street, Warrensburg, MO 64093 Phone - 660-747-8123, Fax - 660-747-8741 The Muleskinner (student newspaper) - Student Editor Wood Room 312-14, UCM, Warrensburg, MO 64093 Phone - 660-543-4050, Fax - 660-543-8663 Kansas City Star - Chris Fickett, Colleges Editor; Blair Kerkhoff, Beat Writer 1729 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108 Phone - 816-234-4141, Fax - 816-234-4360 Sedalia Democrat - Kyle Smith, Sports Editor 700 South Massachusetts, Sedalia, MO 65301 Phone - 660-826-1000, Fax - 660-826-0400


Working media members are provided with a program, pregame notes, and statistics, as well as complete final game statistics and play-by-play accounts.

KOKO 1450 AM/ KWKJ 98.5 The BAR - Greg Hassler, Sports Director P.O. Box 398, Warrensburg, MO 64093 Phone - 660-747-9191, Fax 660-747-5611 KMZU 100.7 FM - Rod Tompkins, Sports Director 102 North Mason Street, Carrollton, MO 64633 Phone - 660-542-0404, Fax - 660-542-0420 KXKX  105.7 FM - Doug Sokolowski, Sports Director 2209 S. Limit, Sedalia, MO 65301 Phone - 660-885-7517, Fax 660-885-8318 KDKD  95.3 FM - David Lee, Sports Director P.O. Box 448, Clinton, MO 64735 Phone - 660-885-6141, Fax - 660-885-4801




Photo credentials allow access to both the sideline and press box/row areas, and must be displayed at all times. NCAA rules require photographers to remain in their designated areas. Any questions should be referred to the UCM Athletic Media Relations Office.

Game Services

A limited number of telephones and telephone lines for electronic transmission of stories are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There will also be several network cable lines available for home basketball, baseball, and football games as well as wireless internet in those three venues. A fax machine is available on a limited basis.

Student-Athlete Interviews

Student-Athlete interviews during the week must be arranged through the Athletic Media Relations Office. Please make arrangements in advance. For telephone interviews, players will be instructed to return all calls collect or toll free. Home telephone and cell phone numbers, and email addresses will NOT be released. All postgame interviews are to be conducted outside of the locker room area following a customary 10-minute “cooling-off period.”

Athletic Media Relations Office

KMOS-TV - University of Central Missouri, Wood Room 11 Phone - 660-543-4155, Fax - 660-543-8863 MetroSports - TBA, General Manager, 6550 Winchester Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64133 Phone - 816-358-5360, Fax - 816-358-5479

UCM Media Relations Staff Mike Knipper Assistant AD Media Relations

The UCM Athletic Media Relations Office is located upstairs in Room 203 of the Multipurpose Building. Telephone number is 660-543-4312. Fax number is 660-543-8034.

Follow the Mules and Jennies on KMOS-TV

During the season, media and fans can also keep up with the Mules and Jennies on “Sportspage,” your weekly one-hour inside look at UCM Athletics on KMOS-TV, UCM’s Public Television Station. Host Shawn Jones will visit with Central Missouri coaches and student-athletes and review highlights of each week’s action.


22 MIAA Titles • 3 National Championships

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2012-2013 Central Missouri Mules Basketball Media Guide  

2012-2013 Media Guide for the University of Central Missouri Mules Basketball team