Ultimate: More than pick-up games

Ultimate combines elements of football, soccer and basketball into one sport and has evolved in the last five years from a series of pick-up games to serious matches with players practicing every Monday and Tuesday. Joel Smith, senior in mass communication, joined the Tuesday/Thursday pick-up … [Read more...]

NY Jets player, Rider graduate, discusses missionary work

Christian sorority Sigma Phi Lambda hosted a talk from New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite, March 26. About 40 people came to see the Rider High School wide receiver and University of Florida graduate gone pro speak about his missionary work in … [Read more...]

Softball sweeps Kingsville

In the four-game series against Texas A&M-Kingsville, the softball team ended it with a sweep to expand their winning streak to nine games. After a slow start to the season, the team has been on a roll during Lone Star Conference play with a record of 11-1. Brady Tigert, head softball coach, … [Read more...]

Basketball players reflect on season

Spring break is over and along with it the Midwestern men and women's basketball season. The men's team finished the season with a Lone Star Conference record of 12-2 with an overall record of 24-8. In the South Central Regional Tournament in Denver over the break, the men made it into the 16th … [Read more...]

Basketball teams in regional tournment

After the men's basketball team lost to in-state rivals Tarleton State 65-71 and the women's team lost to West Texas 85-86 in overtime, they had to wait for the NCAA basketball committee to decide if they would continue in the post-season. Derrell Gibbs said, "We just didn't play our best, … [Read more...]

Basketball rolls into post-season

The men's basketball team clinched it's third consecutive championship defeating Cameron 74-71 March 1. Monday night Nelson Haggerty, head men basketball coach, organized a net cutting ceremony in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. The men closed out the regular season with a nine-game win streak and a record of … [Read more...]

Distance runners set meet record

  At the conference championship last weekend, the distance medley relay team set a meet and school record while a second individual runner placed second in the 800 meter run. Koby Styles, head track coach, said "We were just waiting for a meet like that to happen. This team runs so … [Read more...]

Political science students recognized at UN conference

As the only school from Texas, nine Midwestern students involved in the political science independent study came back with the “Outstanding Delegation” award at the 54th Midwest Model United Nations conference Feb. 19-22 in St. Louis. This is the first time students from MSU participated in the … [Read more...]

Sit-in angers students

Walking into the Mesquite dining hall Monday afternoon, students were met with a large sign reading "White seating only." Confusion, anger and disregard were some emotions students felt. A sit-in was taking place to commemorate the Greensboro, North Carolina sit-in for the NAACP freedom fighters … [Read more...]

Sgt. investigates shooting hoax

At the corner of Hampstead and Rodriguez drives sits the Midwestern State University Police department, home to the office of Sergeant Kelly Maloney, the station's investigator. He solves crimes on campus that involve theft, burglaries, assaults and most recently Internet shooting hoaxes. A Texas … [Read more...]