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Year-by-Year History

Year Coach Missouri State Indoor Conference Finish Indoor Conference Champion Missouri State Outdoor Conference Finish Outdoor Conference Champion NCAA Outdoor Finish
1921Arthur Briggsno indoor meet held---1stMissouri State---
1922Arthur Briggsno indoor meet held---1stMissouri State---
1923Arthur Briggsno indoor meet held---1stMissouri State---
1924Chester Barnardno indoor meet held---1stMissouri State---
1925J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---1st of 5 teamsMissouri State---
1926J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---2nd of 5 teamsCentral Missouri---
1927J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---2nd of 5 teamsCentral Missouri---
1928Arthur Briggsno indoor meet held---2nd of 5 teamsCentral Missouri---
1929J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---2nd of 5 teamsCentral Missouri---
1930J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---4th of 5 teamsTruman State---
1931J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---1st of 5 teamsMissouri State/Truman State---
1932J. H. Collins1st of 5 teamsMissouri Stateno outdoor meet held------
1933J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---1st of 5 teamsMissouri State---
1934J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---4th of 5 teamsNorthwest Missouri State---
1935J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---5th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1936Andy McDonaldno indoor meet held---2nd of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1937J. H. Collins2nd of 5 teamsSoutheast Missouri State2nd of 5 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1938J. H. Collins2nd of 5 teamsSoutheast Missouri State2nd of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1939J. H. Collins2nd of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State2nd of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1940J. H. Collins4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1941J. H. Collins4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1942J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---2nd of 4 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1943-1944-1945---no track competition------------
1946J. H. Collinsno championship meets held------------
1947J. H. Collinsno indoor meet held---6th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1948Claude Groves2nd of 6 teamsMissouri-S&T4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1949Claude Groves4th of 6 teamsNorthwest Missouri State2nd of 6 teamsNorthwest Missouri State---
1950Claude Groves3rd of 6 teamsNorthwest Missouri State4th of 6 teamsNorthwest Missouri State---
1951Claude Groves1st of 6 teamsMissouri State2nd of 6 teamsCentral Missouri---
1952Claude Groves1st of 6 teamsMissouri State1st of 6 teamsMissouri State---
1953Aldo Sebben6th of 6 teamsCentral Missouri6th of 6 teamsCentral Missouri---
1954Aldo Sebben5th of 6 teamsCentral Missouri5th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1955Aldo Sebben2nd of 6 teamsCentral Missouri4th of 6 teamsCentral Missouri---
1956Aldo Sebben2nd of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State5th of 6 teamsCentral Missouri---
1957Aldo Sebben5th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1958Aldo Sebben5th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State5th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1959Aldo Sebben4th of 6 teamsTruman State6th of 6 teamsTruman State---
1960Aldo Sebben3rd of 6 teamsTruman State2nd of 6 teamsTruman State---
1961Aldo Sebben4th of 6 teamsTruman State3rd of 6 teamsTruman State---
1962Aldo Sebben3rd of 6 teamsTruman State3rd of 6 teamsTruman State---
1963Aldo Sebben3rd of 6 teamsTruman State3rd of 6 teamsTruman State36th
1964Aldo Sebben3rd of 6 teamsTruman State3rd of 6 teamsTruman State34th
1965Aldo Sebben3rd of 6 teamsTruman State2nd of 6 teamsTruman State---
1966Aldo Sebben5th of 6 teamsTruman State2nd of 6 teamsTruman State---
1967Aldo Sebben4th of 6 teamsTruman State4th of 6 teamsTruman State---
1968Aldo Sebben5th of 6 teamsTruman State3rd of 6 teamsTruman State31st
1969Aldo Sebben4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State4th of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1970Aldo Sebben3rd of 6 teamsTruman State3rd of 6 teamsSoutheast Missouri State21st
1971Aldo Sebben5th of 7 teamsSoutheast Missouri State4th of 7 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1972Aldo Sebben5th of 7 teamsTruman State3rd of 7 teamsTruman State19th
1973Chuck Hunsaker4th of 7 teamsTruman State3rd of 7 teamsTruman State---
1974Chuck Hunsaker4th of 7 teamsTruman State4th of 7 teamsTruman State17th
1975Chuck Hunsaker6th of 7 teamsLincoln4th of 7 teamsLincoln31st
1976Chuck Hunsaker6th of 7 teamsTruman State4th of 7 teamsSoutheast Missouri State7th
1977Chuck Hunsaker4th of 7 teamsTruman State/Southeast Missouri State4th of 7 teamsSoutheast Missouri State40th
1978Dan Dwyer5th of 7 teamsTruman State5th of 7 teamsTruman State34th
1979Bill Keesling6th of 7 teamsTruman State5th of 7 teamsTruman State---
1980Richard Clark5th of 6 teamsTruman State5th of 6 teamsLincoln---
1981Richard Clark5th of 7 teamsLincoln4th of 7 teamsSoutheast Missouri State---
1982Richard Clarkno indoor meet held---4th of 4 teamsNorthern Iowa38th
1983Richard Clarkno indoor meet held---3rd of 6 teamsNorthern Iowa---
1984Richard Clark3rd of 5 teamsNorthern Iowa4th of 6 teamsNorthern Iowa---
1985Richard Clark4th of 5 teamsNorthern Iowa5th of 6 teamsEastern Illinois---
1986Richard Clark4th of 6 teamsNorthern Iowa4th of 6 teamsNorthern Iowa---
1987Richard Clark4th of 5 teamsEastern Illinois4th of 5 teamsEastern Illinois---
1988Richard Clark4th of 4 teamsNorthern Iowa4th of 4 teamsEastern Illinois---
1989Richard Clark4th of 5 teamsEastern Illinois4th of 5 teamsEastern Illinois---
1990Richard Clark4th of 5 teamsTruman State4th of 7 teamsEastern Illinois---
1991Richard Clark4th of 7 teamsSouthern Illinois4th of 7 teamsSouthern Illinois---
1992Richard Clark5th of 9 teamsSouthern Illinois5th of 9 teamsSouthern Illinois---
1993Richard Clark6th of 7 teamsIllinois State6th of 7 teamsIndiana State---
1994Richard Clark7th of 8 teamsIllinois State7th of 8 teamsWichita State---
1995Richard Clark6th of 8 teamsNorthern Iowa6th of 8 teamsNorthern Iowa---
1996Richard Clark5th of 8 teamsNorthern Iowa6th of 8 teamsIllinois State---
1997Richard Clark7th of 7 teamsIllinois State6th of 7 teamsIndiana State---
1998Richard Clark6th of 7 teamsIllinois State6th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa---
1999Richard Clark7th of 7 teamsIllinois State7th of 7 teamsIllinois State---
2000Ronald Boyce6th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa7th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa53rd
2001Ronald Boyce6th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa6th of 7 teamsIndiana State71st
2002Ronald Boyce6th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa5th of 7 teamsWichita State---
2003Ronald Boyce6th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa6th of 7 teamsWichita State---
2004Ronald Boyce7th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa5th of 7 teamsWichita State---
2005Ronald Boyce7th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa7th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa---
2006Ronald Boyce6th of 7 teamsNorthern Iowa5th of 7 teamsIndiana State---

Missouri State competed in the MIAA from 1921-1981 and was a member of the Mid-Continent Conference from 1981-1982. Missouri State was at the NCAA Division II level until 1983 when it became a charter in the Mid-Continent Conference. The Bears did not compete at any NCAA Indoor meet.