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...]

Sports continue to make history

As the school-year comes to an end, 6 a.m. practices, study-hall, long bus-rides, conference championships, endless tears, two-a-days, and glorious moments also do. However, every bit of hard work each student-athlete contributes makes a difference. Earning four Lone Star Conference championships, … [Read more...]

Softball wins double-header

After a rocky start to their season, the Mustangs swept the Oklahoma Panhandle Aggies with Erin Knox pitching a two-hit shutout game, followed by the second game win at 8-4.Leading off the game in the bottom of the first, Erin Knox hit an RBI into left field, allowing Lauren Lindgren to score. In … [Read more...]

Athletes look to build on past successes

FOOTBALL The football team finished its 2015 season 5-1 in conference and with a 10-2 overall record. Twenty-two players earned All-Lone Star Conference honors, and three made on the Don Hansen All-American team.Solomon Brown, graduate assistant, said, “This year we were good. We had a lot of young … [Read more...]

Softball beats Kingsville four game series 3-1, enters playoffs

Playoffs didn't look like a possibility for the softball team before April 22, but when the team won the series 3-1 against Texas A&M Kingsville, the low possibility turned into a guarantee.Since Saturday was Senior Day, the team's softball players were honored before the third game of the … [Read more...]

Softball team splits series with Commerce, enjoys turf

The softball team lost both games on a rainy Saturday, April 9, to split the four-game series with Texas A&M Commerce.The team is now 6-7 on the new softball field turf, and even though this is considered a losing season, players like Amanda Thomas, sports and leisure sophomore, Peyton Helton, … [Read more...]

Softball field update will save water, money

Although Wichita Falls was removed from all drought categories by the United States Drought Monitor last May, the lack of rainfall had already taken a toll on campus athletic and recreational fields, leaving the grass parched.For the softball field, reprieve came in the form of new turf to replace … [Read more...]

Womens sports focus of new book

REVIEW Many Beginnings: A History of Women in Sports at Midwestern State University by Sherry Ann Gill Gillespie with Karen K. Rogers explores the account of women’s athletics since the start of the university. It takes you year by year through the decades and provides a play-by-play of each … [Read more...]

Softball falls to Central Oklahoma, looks to finish season strong

The softball team dropped both games in a post-season double header against University of Central Oklahoma on April 21. UCO made their first runs early in game one, putting four points on the board in the first inning. "That's hard to come back from, especially since we've played for the past … [Read more...]

Last softball games before LSC play canceled

Due to weather conditions, the softball games scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Mustang Park against Oklahoma Christian University were cancelled and won't be rescheduled leaving the team with one less chance to prepare for Lone Star Conference play. The team was scheduled to play back-to-back … [Read more...]