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A letter from the seniors of women’s basketball

A letter from the seniors of women’s basketball

Taylor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

Four women’s basketball seniors played in D.L. Ligon Coliseum for the last time Saturday, Feb. 22 against Oklahoma Christian. The seniors have all been a huge part of the basketball program and will be missed. Each senior sent in a personal letter about what being a part of MSU basketball meant to...

A letter from the seniors of men’s basketball

A letter from the seniors of men’s basketball

Taylor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

Four men’s basketball seniors played in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum for the last time against Oklahoma Christian Saturday, Feb. 22. The seniors have shed blood, sweat and tears every day to properly represent MSU Mustangs. Each senior sent in a personal letter about what being a part of MSU basketball...

Day two recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Day two recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Taylor Anderson and Amos Perkins

February 22, 2020

The Mustangs continued their fight at the Lone Star Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday, Feb. 22 at Texas Tech.  Peyton Lewis, finance freshman, started day two off with a field event: triple jump. Lewis finished with a career best, 10.88 meters, and placed 13th.  T...

Day one recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Day one recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Taylor Anderson and Amos Perkins

February 21, 2020

The women’s indoor track team started the Lone Star Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships at Texas Tech off strong, putting the Mustangs in 5th place at the end of the first day at Lubbock on Friday, Feb. 21. Amerhyst Woolf, nursing junior, ran up a storm as she finished 2nd place in the 500...

The Mustangs berth another nail biter

The Mustangs berth another nail biter

Taylor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

Tension rose in the house of the Mustangs as they went against Arkansas Fort Smith Lions, winning 75-70, Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. Adversity continues to hit the team as their Head Coach Noel Johnson stepped away last week to fight against ovarian cancer and the constant battle to keep their ...

Men’s basketball turns things around versus UT Tyler

Men’s basketball turns things around versus UT Tyler

Christian Oseguera, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Men’s basketball faced its second and last test of the season against UT Tyler on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the DL Ligon Coliseum for Military Appreciation Day. UT Tyler looked to avenge its loss and put a dagger into the hearts of the enemy, as MSU came away with the 59-44 victory on Jan. 2 at UT Tyl...

More than a game

More than a game

Taylor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

Women's basketball broke their losing streak in a nail biter 64-60 win over the University of Texas-Tyler Patriots Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Dome.  The women’s team faced more than the Patriots this week as Head Coach Noel Johnson stepped away to continue her battle against ovarian cance...

Jones’ career-night not enough against Commerce

Jones’ career-night not enough against Commerce

Amos Perkins, managing editor

February 14, 2020

Men's hoops fell 79-69 to Texas A&M Commerce despite a career night from Trae Jones (No. 2), guard and business sophomore, at home Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Jones posted his first career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the loss. The sharpshooter's six three-pointers and seven...

An emotional night in the dome

An emotional night in the dome

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

February 14, 2020

The women's basketball team played its first game since finding out their coach will be taking the rest of the season off to battle her cancer in an emotional 92-77 loss to Texas A&M-Commerce Thursday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at home. Earlier in the week, Noel Johnson, head women's basketball coach,...

Softball takes an optimistic outlook on upcoming invitational

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer

February 13, 2020

The softball team started the season with some hard hits. After a 0-7 losing streak, the Stangs will be facing four universities Friday and Saturday on home grounds at Mustangs Park. “Just because we lost, that doesn’t predict our future,” Jacey Henry, pitcher and elementary education junior,...

Locker room talk: Elizabeth Cathcart and Mica Schneider

Locker room talk: Elizabeth Cathcart and Mica Schneider

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

February 4, 2020

Elizabeth Cathcart  Elizabeth Cathcart (No. 43), forward and marketing senior, never knew she would one day become a collegiate basketball player, and now, she stands strong on the court as a Mustang. Cathcart started playing basketball as a child in her driveway while watching the UT women's baske...

A victorious day in the Dome

A victorious day in the Dome

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

February 2, 2020

Fans in the Dome witnessed a complete sweep for men and women basketball against Texas A&M International Saturday, Feb. 1. The atmosphere was aggressive as both teams bounced back from losses against Texas A&M Kingsville earlier in the week.  Women's basketball The women started the day off wi...

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