Ex-football player charged with sexual assault

On April 17 at 12:33 p.m., Rodney Higgins Jr., kinesiology freshman and former cornerback for the Mustangs, was arrested and charged with sexual assault in Killingsworth Hall. "The investigation is going on, and we are cooperating with wherever we need to be, " Interim Director of Athletics Kyle … [Read more...]

Cycling team brings home 9th conference title

The roads throughout campus were closed April 9, the Vuelta Del Viento race. This race featured many university competitors as well as the cycling team. “It’s 100 percent easier racing at home. Most races in our conference are between six and 12 hours away,” Bill Ash, accounting and finance … [Read more...]

Gold team wins annual Maroon vs. Gold game

On Saturday, April 8, the 29th Annual Maroon vs. Gold spring football game gave students, faculty, staff and community members a chance to see what the football team has in store for the fall season. "The Maroon vs. Gold game gives the team a chance to play in a real game atmosphere and a chance … [Read more...]

Cycling team’s road to Nationals

Not many sports involve blood streaming down third degree burns, collapsing on the ground unable to move, and pain so unbearable paramedics have to assist. According to accounting and finance sophomore Joshua Buchel, March 4 turned into a day he will never forget. “I was in a lot of shock and … [Read more...]

Tennis teams continue home streak against Metro State

The men's and women's tennis teams both grabbed a win on March 21, continuing their undefeated streak at home. The women's team came in with a 7-3 record and were ranked 21 in the NCAA, while the men's team was 6-5 and ranked 15. Both teams have played well at home, and Head Coach Scott Linn said … [Read more...]

Men’s tennis beats Ferris State 7-2; women beat Tarleton 9-0

The men's tennis team competed in a two-day tournament from March 6-7 against Doane and Ferris State, winning 9-0 against Doane and 7-2 against Ferris State. In a press release issued on March 6, "Midwestern State snapped a two-match losing skid Monday afternoon as the Mustangs made their return … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball wins against Western New Mexico

The men's basketball team pulled a win during the last home game on Feb. 18 against Western New Mexico after trailing the past six games.  Brandon Neel, applied arts and sciences junior, said, "We needed this win to gain some momentum going into Tuesday at Cameron and finish the season on a strong … [Read more...]

Sickness hits softball team

Though the girl's softball team has been performing well— holding a 6-6 record— they were hit with a troubling grand slam: sickness. Conditions on campus have spilled onto the playing field, taking players out with two cases of strep throat and three cases of the flu. With only nine girls for seven … [Read more...]

Softball wins double-header

After a rocky start to their season, the Mustangs swept the Oklahoma Panhandle Aggies with Erin Knox pitching a two-hit shutout game, followed by the second game win at 8-4.Leading off the game in the bottom of the first, Erin Knox hit an RBI into left field, allowing Lauren Lindgren to score. In … [Read more...]

Student turns lifestyle into career

From bodybuilding to school work to making YouTube videos for the world to see, Avery Whaite, mass communication senior, said he sees his lifestyle as a passion that will help build his future. With "stress" up to his shoulders, Whaite goes to the gym to escape that mentality. He said he enjoys … [Read more...]