Women’s basketball beats Oklahoma Christian University

The Ashbrook Classic came to an end with the women's basketball team record 1-1. On Nov. 10, they lost to Colorado Mesa 64-71. On Nov. 11 they were able to beat Oklahoma Christian 72-68 with an amazing comeback. At the 8:34 mark of the first quarter, Whitney Taylor, forward and education senior, … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball wins exhibition against Oklahoma City

The men's basketball exhibition game against Oklahoma City University was originally scheduled for Oct. 30, but due to a basketball goal issue, the game was rescheduled for Nov. 14. The team won the exhibition with a score of 85-52. "We wanted to play two weeks ago and we had some trouble with … [Read more...]

Women’s basketball team wins pre-season exhibition

With the basketball goal fixed and ready to be used, the women's basketball team played in an on campus exhibition against Hardin-Simmons University as an opening to the preseason and ended with a score of 61-42. With a slow start, the first basket wasn't made until half way through the first … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball exhibition postponed

They've been preparing for weeks. Practicing layups, free throws, defense, three-point shots. "The team was anxious to play after practicing for quite a few weeks," Nelson Haggerty, head coach, said. The men's basketball players were ready to play against the Oklahoma City University Stars on … [Read more...]

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

To reduce scheduling conflicts, Greg Giddings, assistant professor of English, proposed that student athletes to get priority registration to the Faculty Senate on Oct. 17. Student athletes would be able to register at the same time as seniors and honors students. "I am obviously an advocate for … [Read more...]

Mustangs Madness: needs improvements

Basketballs bouncing, music blaring and hundreds of students in the stands cheering and anticipating Mustangs Madness to unfold on Thursday, Oct. 19 after the homecoming torchlight parade, pep rally and bonfire. The introduction of the basketball teams starts with a performance by the Golden … [Read more...]

It’s more than just a color

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s graphic, the maroon has shifted to more of a red color, returning to the official color … [Read more...]

Sports continue to make history

As the school-year comes to an end, 6 a.m. practices, study-hall, long bus-rides, conference championships, endless tears, two-a-days, and glorious moments also do. However, every bit of hard work each student-athlete contributes makes a difference. Earning four Lone Star Conference championships, … [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...]

Athletes and coaches strive to succeed in post-season play

In collegiate sports one of the most common, realistic goal for any coach or player is to get to post-season play. If a team has a bad regular season but do better than expected in the post-season then the season will generally be looked back upon as a successful season. A team that has an excellent … [Read more...]