Sir Sci

  • joined Nov 01, 2009
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A current graduate student at Missouri State University, I am also an avid fan of the local St. Louis Cardinals AA team and 2012 Texas League Champions, the Springfield Cardinals.

The St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Indiana Pacers are the pro teams to which I swear allegiance, and for college sports I am a Missouri State Bears and Indiana Hoosiers fan. I follow the entire Missouri Valley and Big Ten closely.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB St. Louis Cardinals
  • NBA Indiana Pacers
  • NFL Indianapolis Colts
  • NCAAF Indiana Hoosiers
  • NCAAB Missouri St Bears
  • General Phantom Regiment
  • FIFA United States
User Blog

Greg Marshall is the Coach of the Year!


It's not really a surprise (erm..Shocker) that Greg Marshall won Coach of the Year, but it's still cool.

MVC Awards: VanVleet Wins Player of the Year


Fred VanVleet was the field general for the undefeated Shockers, and the MVC has recognized him as player of the year. Two other Shockers join him on the First All-Conference Team.


They've made history, and you don't wanna go to war with the Shockers.

MVC Mascot Rankings: Because Lists are Awesome

Now that Bradley has a gargoyle, every MVC team has a mascot. Like all things in sports, that means they need to be ranked.

MVC Recap: Shockers Win MVC Regular Season

The race for third is still on, the Shockers are MVC Regular Season Champions, and the SIU Salukis have improved substantially.

MVC Recap: Third Place Race Tightens Up

It turns out that Loyola may not actually be the worst team in the Valley, while Indiana State has made itself the presumed number two team in the conference. The number three team? Your guess is as good as mine.

I, for one, Welcome our New Wheaties Overlords

Wichita State is dominating the Valley, and it's not even close. The Wheat Shockers have raised their game to a whole new level while the rest of the MVC is down.

Shockers Unwilling to Lose, MVC Collectively Sighs

The athletes may make the plays, but WSU Coach Greg Marshall is the one who orchestrates masterpieces on the court. His defensive adjustments at the half produced a 19 point comeback that ultimately won it in overtime.

Down In the Valley: Conference Play Power Rankings


We all expected the Shockers to be sitting at the top at this point, and we haven't been disappointed. There are some surprises in the middle, though, as Drake and Illinois State are better than advertised, while Bradley and UNI aren't.

It's Not a Shocker, but Wichita State Beats Vols

The Shockers were favored against Tennessee, but it was still a good win for WSU against an opponent that's given them problems in the past.

BYU and Wichita St Don't Play Finesse Basketball


When it came down to it the favored team won, but both teams left it all on the court as they fought for the CBE Hall of Fame Classic Crown.

Shockers "Headline" CBE Classic

Wichita State beat up DePaul in the first game at the Sprint Center, taking a dominant first half lead through the game. Next up BYU will be a more challenging opponent.

Down in the Valley: Early Impressions

It's a little early to draw conclusions or create "power rankings," but a conference picture is beginning to take shape.

Fantasy Basketball and Anthony Ireland


The Luck of the Ireland is going to win the MMM fantasy basketball challenge with a combination of talent, luck, and Guinness.

Mid-Major Conference Preview: Missouri Valley

The obvious headlines are WSU returning from a trip to the Final Four and the departure of Creighton. The reality is that the teams in the middle will be jockeying a position as the second Valley team in the NCAA Tournament.


Academic Study: Colts Fans Some of the Most Loyal in the League

If you were to take the opinions of our dearly beloved leader Brad Wells (who I actually like quite a bit) as absolute truth, then you would believe that Indianapolis Colts fans are "fair weather"...

A Tale of Two Tournaments


St. Louis may be courting a different tournament, but that does not mean the Missouri Valley should be jealous.


NBA Recommendation: Kings to Stay in Sacramento

ESPN was the first to report that the NBA Board of Governors has recommended that the Kings stay in Sacramento and not become the new Seattle Supersonics. First it was all over twitter, and then...

Loyola to MVC is Official, Hoping for Greatness


Coach Porter Moser believes his Ramblers can achieve "something great" in the Valley, Commissioner Elgin and Valley fans hope he is right.

Shockers Add LeBron's Cousin

Greg Marshall adds Darius Carter to next year's team, continuing the trend of recruiting the best JUCO players in the country. Oh, ya, and he's LeBron James's cousin.

MVC Commissioner Pushing for Big (12) Opportunity

Wichita State's success has started rumors of a Big 12 vs. Missouri Valley doubleheader next season that could prove beneficial for both conferences. But who would participate and is the Big 12 ready to jump for this?

Scouting Report: Brandon Williams - NT, MSSU


A small school beast that can play any position on the Defensive Line. What's not to like?


Jacksonville Glitter Kitties get a Makeover (New Logo)

I am here to break all of the exciting conjecture of free agents and mock drafts to bring some not so pertinent news! Our beloved division rival Jaguars have announced a new logo, one which seems...


The Battle for Bell: A story about a baseball man

This is not a story particularly about the Cardinals, instead it is just a story about baseball. Actually, it is a story about a baseball man.

Colts fan gets his dying wish


Just a cool little story from Yahoo Sports about a Colts fan and this upcoming game.

Kolten Wong: Big-league pedigree, big-league patience


An article from Springfield, MO's TAG Magazine about Kolten's approach to baseball and what being a baseball player means to him.

David Freese is "like a 13 year-old"

1 interviews David Freese and Jon Jay on "questions you would never think to ask, because they're not very good questions." Not very serious, but I find it fun.

"Somebody asked 'are you in a slump?' and I said I guess maybe I was, but I've been on an eight and...


"Somebody asked 'are you in a slump?' and I said I guess maybe I was, but I've been on an eight and a half year hittin streak."

Manning in the post game interview after the win over the TItans.

Forget personal stats: Granger has sights set on Pacers playoff berth


Nice article by Lee Jenkins of SI about Granger's desire to make the playoffs.

Just my opinion. - Image from Nike (obviously), editing by me -


Just my opinion.  - Image from Nike (obviously), editing by me -

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