Teammates fundraise with #24Strong tees

@6do_trixx and @_vell96 are in the student center taking shirt orders and payments now!!! $15/shirt pls go support the Grays family🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/KErgz09qW3 — paxton (@paxtonpie) September 20, 2017 Until Sept. 21, applied arts and science senior Brandon Sampson and criminal justice junior … [Read more...]

Tailgates and touchdowns: seeing both

Laughter, and loud music filled the air. Students sporting maroon-and-gold attire scattered throughout the parking lot outside of Memorial Stadium.  At the first two home games of the semester, several hundred people-- ,mostly members of the Greek community participated in tailgating. And most … [Read more...]

About 700 people gather in support of injured football player

  [Editor's note: The Wichitan staff has confirmed late Tuesday evening that Robert Grays died after injuries sustained in Saturday's game. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the football team during this time.] About 700 people supported cornerback Robert Grays, … [Read more...]

Mustangs to play Texas A&M-Kingsville

The football players are "hungry for a win" at the upcoming game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday. This game is much anticipated by the team because it's the first conference game of the 2017 season. “We missed the opportunity [to play] this last week in Central Florida, due to the … [Read more...]

Waiting is worth it

OUR VIEW: The first football game and tailgate should've been later in the semester, not the first week of school. Everyone knows the drill. Bright lights. All day tailgating. Greeks setting up trashketball, corn hole and their giant letters in the dusty, gravel parking lot. Girls and boys alike … [Read more...]

Football delivers 53-6 win in season opener

As the football team donned their maroon and gold jerseys for the first game of the season, the fans cheered loudly as they ran onto the field. The fluorescent lights shone on the turf and reflected off the steel bleachers. The air was warm, yet there was a slight breeze rolling through the air as … [Read more...]

School spirit brings ‘Maniacs’ together

They are not hard to find. Maroon and yellow paint stripe their faces. Eight letters painted on bare chests, spelling out "Mustangs." Standing front and center, their yelling never ceases and their spirit never dies. They are the Mustang Maniacs, a campus organization dedicated to school … [Read more...]

Football team ‘ready and anxious’ for first game of season

The football team will suit up for its first game of the season this Thursday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m., with only one objective in mind. "The goal for this week is to finish 1-0. We're just taking it one week at a time," Javin Kilgo, quarterback and kinesiology senior, said. With their sights set on … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]