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Fall semester sports recap

Fall semester sports recap

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

The sun has set on another semester of maroon and gold athletics. For the senior 'Stangs, this season was the culmination of years of blood, sweat and tears. The athletes that remain now take to the off-season in hopes of coming back the next year better than ever. Football (5-6)  For the first time u...

Volleyball secures playoff spot on senior day

Volleyball secures playoff spot on senior day

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 18, 2019

Volleyball clinched a playoff berth with a 3-1 victory over Cameron University on senior day, Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. The team finished fourth in its division with a 3-7 record, qualifying them for the Lone Star Conference Tournament. This will be the team's first tournament under head coach Valerie...

Men’s hoops comeback falls short

Men’s hoops comeback falls short

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2019

The men’s basketball’s comeback effort came up just short in the 70-66 loss to Texas Wesleyan Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Colosseum.  The ‘Stangs trailed the Rams 30-21 at the end of the first half, having not led since five minutes into the game. They slowly chipped away at the lead...

Women’s basketball takes down Texas Wesleyan

Women’s basketball takes down Texas Wesleyan

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2019

Women's basketball overcame turnovers to take down Texas Wesleyan 75-68 Saturday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. at home. The 'Stangs had twelve players score in the match compared to six such players for the Rams. The women shot 45% from the court, and 65% of their 28 baskets were assisted. The balanced offense...

Sarah Stewart soars through soccer senior day

Sarah Stewart soars through soccer senior day

Micah Wilson, Reporter

November 12, 2019

The women’s soccer team concluded their season with the senior day game on Saturday, Nov. 9. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, but the score paled in comparison to the years of memories made for chemistry senior Sarah Stewart. Stewart, one of three seniors completing their careers this season, has played...

Mustangs bid farewell to seniors

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 11, 2019

There was a different atmosphere across Mustangs athletics this weekend. The crowds were as raucous as ever but there was a rare emotion present as well — sadness. Between Thursday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 9, the home crowds of Stang Park and Memorial Stadium said goodbye to the seniors who hav...

Women’s basketball earns first win

Women’s basketball earns first win

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 9, 2019

Women's hoops got its first tally in the win column with a 73-63 win over Dixie State University on the final day of the Ashbrook Classic Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. Hannah Reynolds (No. 11), forward and health science junior, controlled the paint with her signature hook shot and post-moves en route...

Football comes back to beat WNMU

Football comes back to beat WNMU

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 9, 2019

The football team celebrated both the seniors and the armed forces with a 28-13 home win over Western New Mexico University Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. After falling behind 10-7 with eight minutes left in the first half, Triston Williams (No. 19), quarterback and agricultural business sophomore, found...

Women’s soccer says goodbye to seniors

Women’s soccer says goodbye to seniors

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 9, 2019

The women's soccer team battled The University of Texas at Tyler to a 1-1 draw in two overtimes on senior day Saturday, Nov. 9 at 11:00 a.m. at Stang Park. The home crowd used this game to say goodbye to the team's three seniors: Imani Morlock (No. 21), defender and kinesiology senior, Sarah Stewart...

Men’s soccer snaps losing streak

Men’s soccer snaps losing streak

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 8, 2019

Men's soccer snapped its three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over St. Edward's University on senior night Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Taylor Lampe (No. 1), goalkeeper and exercise physiology junior, starred for the team on the defensive side of the ball. Lampe didn't cede a single goal despite...

Women’s soccer shuts out UTPB 3-0

Women’s soccer shuts out UTPB 3-0

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2019

Women’s soccer (4-9-1) rode a dominant first half to a 3-0 shutout over the University of Texas of the Permian Basin Saturday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. The girls scored all three of their goals in the first 45 minutes of the match. Nicole Marsolek (No. 2), defender and general business freshman, rocke...

Volleyball Sweeps SWOSU

Volleyball Sweeps SWOSU

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 23, 2019

The volleyball team shut down the visiting Southwestern Oklahoma State University in three sets Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. Led by Lauren Honeycutt (No.19), middle blocker and kinesiology sophomore, the ‘Stangs had 50 kills on 46 assists in attacking play. Honeycutt had ten kills and hit a career...

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