Family Day tailgate new for some, old for others

The Memorial Stadium parking lot smelled of burgers and hot dogs while more than 100 students and their parents participated in the Family Day tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 30. “Sitting down and eating with my parents at the tailgate this last weekend was great, not only because I got to spend time … [Read more...]

Mentalist reads minds and brings laughs

As a part of Family Weekend, administration in the Office of Student Development hosted a performance by Sean Bott, the Mentalist, in Akin Auditorium on Sept. 30. The performance garnered about 375 people, including parents, children and students. To clarify what a mentalist is, Bott said, "A … [Read more...]

Mustangs win Family Day game against WNMU

A sea of gold and maroon fans packed Memorial Stadium Saturday night for the annual Family Day football game. The stands were lined with family members and friends in support of the team — especially since it was the first game without cornerback Robert Grays. The team prepped themselves mentally … [Read more...]

Family Weekend game postponed; Mustangs win

Heading 2-0 into the first home game of the season, the Mustangs left the field on Sunday night with a victory of 42-24 against Oklahoma Panhandle State. Due to lightning warnings on Saturday night, the game was called at 7:22 p.m. on Saturday and postponed until Sunday at 5 p.m. Safety Daniel … [Read more...]

Football players finally get to see family

With the football team playing at home this weekend, Family Day events and five weeks without a home game have the players ready to play with a different mentality in Wichita Falls.The football team has been practicing since Aug. 6 and senior wide receiver Breion Evans said after two road trips, … [Read more...]

Family Weekend to ‘connect families to Midwestern’

It just wasn't enough.For the last few years, campus officials have tried to cram all the family activities — from movies to the football game — in to one day.It just wasn't enough.So this year, Family Day became Family Weekend — Sept. 23-25.“We’re just trying to make sure we have all the stuff here … [Read more...]

About 1,400 attend Family Day

Before the rain set in, approximately 1,400 people had attend Family Day events on campus, including everything from free ice cream to group photos in costume to movies and juggler and entertainer. … [Read more...]