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Ghinga hits the ball during the team practice, April 17.

Anda Ghinga leads Mustangs on and off the court

Abby Turner, Sports Editor April 19, 2024

Psychology junior Anda Ghinga is a shining example of the most outstanding student athletes that MSU has to offer.  As a recipient of the 2024 Marie Morgan Award, Ghinga has been recognized for...

Mere Escobar (11) battles for the ball, Nov. 1.

Mere Escobar: A soccer sensation making history at MSU

Hank Greathouse April 19, 2024

In the realm of collegiate soccer, Mere Escobar's name is synonymous with excellence. Hailing from the vibrant city of Austin, Texas, Escobar has etched his name in the annals of Midwestern State University...

Catalina Cortez received recognition as LSCs Defensive Player of the Week, 2023.

Catalina Cortez adapts to leadership role

Jessica Binzari April 19, 2024

Psychology sophomore Catalina Cortez marked her spot on the women’s basketball team this year as one of the top players during her first year competing for MSU. During her freshman year, Cortez...

Mustangs softball suffers loss

Hank Greathouse March 28, 2024

In a dominating display of offensive prowess, the No. 6-ranked UT Tyler Patriots trounced the Midwestern State Mustangs 26-1 in a rain-interrupted series opener at Mustangs Park on Friday afternoon....

Sawyer Lloys (10) defends against Nikki Green (23), Jan. 18.

Women’s basketball looks toward rebuilding, recruitment

Abby Turner March 28, 2024

The women's basketball team didn't have the successful season it was hoping for, but the team is looking forward to the next season. The Lady Mustangs finished the season with a conference record...

Reggie Hill (1) holds the rim after making a score, Feb. 24.

Men’s basketball improves from previous seasons

Abby Turner March 28, 2024

While the men’s basketball team was not able to capitalize on what they were hoping would be a winning season that took them to the postseason, the team has not lost hope that they will end up where...

Mason Gibson (3), plays at the MSU vs Texas A&M International game, Feb. 24.

Mustang player Mason Gibson talks basketball career

Abby Turner March 28, 2024

Mason Gibson, business management junior, had the highest points per game for the Mustangs in the 2023-2024 basketball season, the second season Gibson has played for the Mustangs. Playing basketball...

Zarria Carter (0), practices her shooting, Nov. 16.

Lady Mustangs player Zarria Carter describes basketball experiences

Abby Turner March 28, 2024

For the Lady Mustangs, the player with the most points per game was Zarria Carter, criminal justice junior. She averaged 15.9 points per game in her first year as a Lady Mustang. She joined the Mustangs...

MSU track team displays their medals for the Distance Medley Relay for the 2023-2024 LSC Indoor Championships, Feb. 24.

“You’re capable of great things”

Donovan Jackson March 28, 2024

As head cross country and track coach Kelsey Bruce and her athletes begin their outdoor season in track, they hope to improve on their indoor season. Bruce and her runners discussed their success at...

Sheppard Airmen and the MSU intramural rec basketball team pose for a picture, March 22.

SAFB vs MSU basketball

Abby Turner March 28, 2024

MSU has had an ongoing tradition of playing the Sheppard Air Force men in recreational sports leagues since Oct. 2022. Since the first game, the teams have competed in a multitude of different sports....

The Linn family, from left to right Austin, Amy, Alexis and Scott celebrate Scotts induction into the East Central University Athletic Hall of Fame, Feb. 2.

Tennis coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Abby Turner March 8, 2024

At the beginning of the month East Central University inducted MSU’s Scott Linn, head tennis coach, the school's hall of fame for his coaching excellence. ECU, located in Ada, Oklahoma, was Linn's...

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