Football team wins first playoff round

The football team won the NCAA II first round of playoffs for the first time since 2006. The final score of the game against Sioux Falls was 24-20. "We knew it was going to be a battle, they were a good football team. The key for us was in the second quarter we scored 14 points and a two-point … [Read more...]

Football takes down Tarleton, retires Grays jersey

The football team defeated rival Tarleton State University 45-42 in overtime on Saturday, Nov. 4. At the 9:38 mark of the first quarter, Adrian Seales, running back and criminal justice junior, made the first touchdown of the game. With the extra point kick achieved by Jaron Imbirani, … [Read more...]

Mercado, Williams named top homecoming royalty

Mild chatter filled the stands as the crowd — and the nominees — waited for the announcer to crown the homecoming king and queen during halftime of the homecoming football game on Oct. 21. "And homecoming king and queen are..." Sociology seniors Jaylon Williams and Juan Mercado were announced … [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...]

Special teams ‘have serious impact’ on game

They stand on the sidelines, eyes turned to the field. Out of the two hour games, most of the time is spent next to the excitement, out of the way. Uneventful almost. Maybe practice a few kicks, a couple jumping jacks to keep the body warm and blood pumping. So between the jokes and laughter, they … [Read more...]

Football takes down West Texas A&M 45-3

Due to a severe weather warning for the evening of Saturday, Oct. 21 — the day of the homecoming football game against West Texas A&M — officials made a decision on Oct. 20 to move the game from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. in hopes of avoiding the bad weather. While that decision proved to be mostly a … [Read more...]

Coach apologizes for use of profanity

After a football player said "f**k" twice on the microphone on stage at the pep rally Oct. 19 and head football coach Bill Maskill himself chanted a cheer including the word "h*ll," Maskill submitted this letter Friday, Oct. 20. MSU Students, Faculty, Staff and Wichita Falls Community, We would … [Read more...]

Homecoming court elections close Oct. 13

As part of the introduction to Homecoming week, students can vote for Homecoming Court on their portal until Friday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. The Office of Student Involvement and Student Government Association coordinate the court nominations and will announce winners at the Homecoming football game … [Read more...]

Football defeats No. 2 team in division

The No. 10 football team defeated the No. 2 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions on Saturday, Oct. 7 with a score of 47-42, bringing its overall record to 4-0. MSU has won three straight games against the Lions, and this win is the highest-ranked team the Mustangs have ever beaten. The team will travel … [Read more...]

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...]