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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...

Homecoming Sports Recap

Homecoming Sports Recap

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 23, 2019

Football The football team blew out Texas A&M-Kingsfield 70-35 Homecoming night Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. Triston Williams (No.19), quarterback and agricultural business sophomore, led the way with a career-high 354 passing yards and tied the school record with six passing touchdowns. This ...

Volleyball Falls to SNU in Four Sets

Volleyball Falls to SNU in Four Sets

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 9, 2019

Despite a strong first set, women's volleyball lost 3-1 to Southern Nazarene University Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. The team led the entire first set en route to a 25-18 victory. Raven Presley (No.21), right-side hitter and mechanical engineering junior, had seven kills in the first set. Her seventh kill...

Football Falls to ENMU 27-24

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 8, 2019

The football team’s third quarter surge was not enough to beat Eastern New Mexico University, falling to the Greyhounds 27-24 on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.  After trailing 17-3 through two quarters, the Mustangs’ offense erupted scoring 21 points in the third quarter. Triston Williams (No.19), q...

Men’s Soccer Shuts Down Oklahoma Christian University 3-0

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 2, 2019

The men’s soccer team opened up Lone Star Conference play Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. with a statement 3-0 victory over Oklahoma Christian University. The team returned to defensive form and recorded its fourth clean sheet of the season. Adam Conway (No.2), midfielder and kinesiology sophomore, ...

Caribbean students bring cricket to campus

Caribbean students bring cricket to campus

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

April 10, 2019

The Caribbean Student's Organization (CSO) brought a taste of regional flavor to the campus grounds on April 7 when it held its annual cricket competition at the free-play fields near the D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Cricket, the major sport in many of the Commonwealth countries represented by CSO, was the...

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