Behind the scenes at Hotter ‘N Hell

The annual Hotter 'N Hell 100 is a three day event with bike races and a trade show that attracts people to the city over Aug. 25-27. With over 10,000 riders participating in the event, planning and coordinating the event is no menial task. There are more than 100 committee members that put on the … [Read more...]

Alumni return to race through Hotter ‘N Hell

Four hours, extreme heat and an open road. That is what a day cycling in Hotter'N Hell entails for those who choose to ride in the 100 mile race. This race is also an opportunity for many in the Wichita Falls community to come together and race including MSU students and faculty. This year three MSU … [Read more...]

MSU cyclists compete in Hotter ‘N Hell

It's a warm, bright Sunday morning. Hotter 'N Hell Hundred traffic has slowed to a lull, and the Multipurpose Event Center parking lot isn't overflowing with cars anymore. The third day of the triple threat weekend was the most relaxed, but there was still work to do for MSU cyclists Jason Perkins, … [Read more...]

Hotter ‘N Hell off to rainy start

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Fall sports just around the corner

As we prepare for our first day of the fall semester, MSU’s athletic programs have already been hard at work. Football, as well as men’s and women’s soccer have been in pre-season camps this past week, preparing and refining their skills. “Because we had a lot of returners last year, all we had to … [Read more...]

Budget shortfall causes ripple effect

Because of a $641,000 budget shortfall caused by cuts in the state allocations, individual student fee allocations took a hit too. According to figures provided by Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, of the 30 groups that receive student fee allocations, 19 of … [Read more...]

Cycling nationals was ‘almost poetic’

While most students were camping out in the library, cracking open textbooks — sometimes for the first time this semester — and cramming for finals this weekend, the cycling team jetted off to Grand Junction, Colorado for the U.S.A. Cycling Collegiate and Para Road Nationals. The team has been … [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...]

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...]