Announcement from Sports Editor Matt Vita and Sports Day Editor Matt Rennie:

Please join us in welcoming Tramel Raggs to the Sports department, where he will be our new news aide. Tramel is a 2017 graduate of the University of Missouri, where he focused on digital storytelling. He’s been writing and editing for Rock M Nation, the Missouri Tigers SBNation blog since 2016 and has worked as a director and producer with Mediacom Communications in Columbia.

Tramel also has been a paralegal specialist with the Missouri Army National Guard since 2012, providing paralegal and administrative support to the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. With the Guard, he led a squad patrolling Ferguson, Missouri, during the unrest there in 2014.

We’re excited to have someone with Tramel’s experience and enthusiasm for journalism in our department. Please stop by and say hello to Tramel if you get the chance.