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Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

April 3, 2019

FULL DISCLOSURE: Sharome Burton is a member of the cycling team The cycling team's status as mammoths of the sport in the region was confirmed once again on March 1 when the team powered its way to their 13 South Central Collegiate Conference Championship (SCCCC) title at the Mean Green Classic ra...

Weekend blaze detroys tennis center courts

Weekend blaze detroys tennis center courts

Mica Victorian, Reporter

April 2, 2019

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Men’s basketball coach resigns

Men’s basketball coach resigns

March 13, 2019

Midwestern State's Nelson Haggerty resigned as men's basketball coach March 13 according to a press release issued by the athletic department. The announcement ends a 10-year association with MSU Texas which produced 209 wins, seven NCAA Division II tournament appearances, five Lone Star Conferenc...

Cycling dominates in Oklahoma

Cycling dominates in Oklahoma

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

March 11, 2019

FULL DISCLOSURE: Sharome Burton is a member of the cycling team Cycling continued its trend of producing results on March 9-10 in Norman, Oklahoma where the University of Oklahoma hosted the 2019 Land Ronde — the fourth race weekend of the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference Championships. ...

International students become collegiate athletes

International students become collegiate athletes

Daria Panferova, Reporter

March 9, 2019

More than 10 percent of students in Midwestern are outside of America, from Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Bahamas, Latin America, The Middle East, Europe, Australia. Out of the 6,102 students on campus 576 are international and 23 of them are athletes. According to international student-athletes, American universities are a fairly popular option to pursue a degree while playing sports at a good...

Men’s basketball closes season with late thriller

Men’s basketball closes season with late thriller

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

March 3, 2019

Men’s basketball drew the curtains on a challenging season with a thrilling 69-68 win against Texas A&M Kingsville (TAMUK) at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum March 2, improving their record to to 9-19 avoiding their worst losing season since 1947. The team, lifted by the support of a packed home crowd...

Conference lead challenged in Aggieland

Conference lead challenged in Aggieland

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

February 19, 2019

Cycling’s grip on the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference (SCCCC) Title received a major challenge Feb. 17 after its conference rivals rallied back at the second weekend of the road racing season hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. Cycling started the weekend strongly, with...

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

Micah Wilson, Reporter

February 13, 2019

The Academic Excellence Award is an honor granted to teams within the Lone Star Conference. Each year, student-athletes compete for the award presented by Balfour by striving for the highest team grade point average. In the process of determining the sole winner across all sports, each individual sport ...

Graduate student claims triple-gold

Graduate student claims triple-gold

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

February 12, 2019

Exercise physiology graduate Zach Gregg sped his way to gold in all three disciplines as he set the tone of dominance for the Cycling team in the opening race weekend of the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference (SCCCC) road race season hosted by Texas State in San Marcos, Texas on Feb. 10. Competing...

Women’s basketball holds nerve to earn fourth straight win at the Dome

Women’s basketball holds nerve to earn fourth straight win at the Dome

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

February 5, 2019

Women’s basketball’s strong run of form at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum continued on Feb. 2 with a hard-fought 75-71 win against higher-ranked Eastern New Mexico, improving the women's record to 5-7 in Lone Star Conference play and 8-11 overall. Women’s basketball coach Noel Johnson’s team built...

Last-second 3-pointer sinks men’s basketball to another loss

Last-second 3-pointer sinks men’s basketball to another loss

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

February 5, 2019

Just fractions of a second made all the difference on Feb. 2 as men’s basketball was condemned to a heart-breaking 81-80 home defeat at the hands of Eastern New Mexico. The men were within sight of a memorable scalp that would have stopped a four-game losing streak, but it was snatched away when...

Coach challenges men’s tennis to become great

Coach challenges men’s tennis to become great

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

January 30, 2019

The reigning Lone Star Conference Champions in men’s tennis have been challenged to take the game a step further this season which gets underway this weekend. The call to arms came from head tennis coach Scott Linn who said he expects even greater showings from his roster in the coming weeks, after a strong 22-6 campaign dur...

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