Last week, the NAIA announced a plan for its schools to prepare for the fall sports season, including a bit later start and reduced number of contests. 2011 Westran graduate Tyler Aulbur is the head strength and conditioning coach at Culver-Stockton College. Aulbur says, along with coronavirus precautions, he will be taking a slower pace in bringing his Wildcat athletes into shape…..

Aulbur says disinfecting athletic training facilities will be a chore….

The Culver-Stockton Strength and Conditioning coach discusses how he will shuttle teams through the weight room, like football….

Westran graduate Tyler Aulbur says no Culver-Stockton student-athletes have contracted the COVID-19 virus as far as he knows. Aulbur was our guest on the Chariton Valley Magic City Sports Talk Show on Friday. The full interview can be found in the sports section of

The NAIA Council of Presidents Executive Committee approved a practice start date of August 15th for all sports. Competition start dates are September 5th for all fall sports except football and September 12th for football. With the later start to practices and for extra prep time, the NAIA reduced the maximum number of contests allowed. Cross country gets 7 meets, down from 8; football will go from 11 down to 9 games, men’s and women’s soccer from 18 down to 14 games, and women’s volleyball from 28 to 22 dates.