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...]

Excitement builds for homecoming game, tailgate

For head football coach Bill Maskill, this week’s game is more than just a chance for the team to win. With a team ranked No. 5 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Top 25 and with an overall 42.2 game point average for the season, he needs to encourage the players while keeping them … [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...]

‘Keep your head up’

The 5'8, 160-pound cornerback Robert Grays, business sophomore, inspired his Mustang family and, according to his teammates, his legacy and the impact he had on the campus will carry on forever. “Rob was a character he always kept everybody up even if things didn’t look too good, motivated … [Read more...]

Football offices find a new home

Renovations for D.L. Ligon Coliseum eight years ago left the football coaches without any offices. They were moved to the houses at 2508 and 2510 Hampstead.“They were in prehistoric conditions over in these houses over on Hampstead,” said Athletic Director Charlie Carr.“They were not very … [Read more...]

Marqui Christian being scouted for the NFL

As a young boy growing up in the south side of Houston, Marqui Christian found his love for the game of football at the age of four. Perhaps it was his passion for the sport or humble upbringing that has led him this far. If things continue to go well with him as they have been throughout his … [Read more...]

Football team in NCAA playoff game Nov. 28

After a 37-33 comeback victory over Texas A&M –Commerce, the football team will play in the NCAA playoffs at 1 p.m., Nov. 28 at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls. In addition, MSU moved ahead one spot to claim the No. 9 spot in the American Football Coaches’ Association’s final regular season … [Read more...]