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...]

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...]

Senior: ‘I almost died yesterday’

“I almost died yesterday,” Dylan Pembroke, a senior in mass communication, talking about racing in the 50-mile Hotter 'N Hell, finishing in 3:02:37.What was the most fun part of the race? It might sound obvious but the start and the finish. At the start you can really get a grasp at the full … [Read more...]

Alumni and students enjoy Hotter ’N Hell’s 35th anniversary

The early morning race on Aug. 27 took more than 10,000 cyclists away from the Kay Yeager Coliseum, where the finish line stood waiting. While they were racing throughout the city, spectators milled about the scene, enjoying the booths set up. And as the morning started to warm up, the cool morning … [Read more...]

Hotter ’N Hell just a warm up

The four days of the 35th Hotter ’N Hell races started off with the lowest temperatures in the past four years of the event — temperatures that gave the 100-mile-race its name. Though the ‘cool’ temperatures helped with the race, the rain during the men’s race on Aug. 26 posed a problem for MSU … [Read more...]

Athletes look to build on past successes

FOOTBALL The football team finished its 2015 season 5-1 in conference and with a 10-2 overall record. Twenty-two players earned All-Lone Star Conference honors, and three made on the Don Hansen All-American team.Solomon Brown, graduate assistant, said, “This year we were good. We had a lot of young … [Read more...]

Three cyclists take a break from competition

After starting cycling at young ages, Luke Allen, sophomore Spanish and political science major, Garrett Hobbs, junior finance, and Cameron Lowery, junior nursing, decided to take a semester off from competition to focus on school and work."It really is like a full time job when you think about it," … [Read more...]

Cycling team wins conference track championship

Full disclosure: Jake Lanoux is a member of the cycling team. The cycling team took top honors at the South Central Collegiate Track Conference Championships in Houston last weekend in a ramp up to the upcoming collegiate track National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado this … [Read more...]

Cycling team takes home five awards in HH100

This weekend, cycling enthusiasts from around the country flocked to Wichita Falls to take part in the 34th annual Hotter N’ Hell Hundred, including MSU’s nationally ranked cycling team. “It’s much faster and more exciting than normal races,” said cyclist and accounting sophomore JohnPaul … [Read more...]

Cycling team to participate in Hotter N’ Hell race Aug. 29

A full weekend of events, the Hotter N’ Hell Hundred is known for its community-orientation and competitive edge. It will begin Aug. 29 and attract competitors from around the globe, including the university's own cycling team. Charlie Zamastil, director of the university cycling team, left his … [Read more...]