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Mustangs take down Angelo State 57-36

Mustangs take down Angelo State 57-36

Nathan Martinez, Reporter

September 23, 2018

The no. 5 ranked football team, according to American Football Coaches' Association Top 25, continues to defend its title of being Lonestar Conference champions by conquering Angelo State, 57-36 and covering a total of 654 yards at Memorial Stadium Sept. 22. The team led the first half of the game 28-17. ...

Men’s soccer beats St. Mary’s 3-1

Men’s soccer beats St. Mary’s 3-1

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

September 21, 2018

The men's soccer team remained undefeated and improved to 6-0 on the season, with a 3-1 win against the No. 11-ranked St. Mary's Rattlers . "We were fortunate enough to play a top team in the country at home. I've asked for an extra ten percent from all of our guys and everyone put forth that extra ten during ...

Campus honors Robert Grays with 24 push ups

Campus honors Robert Grays with 24 push ups

Chloe Phillips, Assistant Editor

September 19, 2018

It has been one year since cornerback and general business sophomore Robert Grays died on Sept. 19 from sustaining a C1-C2 spinal injury. To honor Grays, about 400 students and athletes participated in doing 24 push. Bill Maskill, head football coach, said he was satisfied with the turnout. There was...

Men’s soccer beats Newman 3-1

Men’s soccer beats Newman 3-1

Andrea Hall, Reporter

September 18, 2018

The men's soccer team defeated Newman 3-1 on Saturday, making that their 28 straight win. Although the team won, head coach Michael Meachum said that the team "didn't quiet show up." "After this game we plan on working on everything," Meachum said. "We were not good today. We played really well the...

Women’s Soccer Game against Southwestern Oklahoma State

Rebecca Whiting, Reporter

September 17, 2018

The women's soccer game against the Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs, at the Stang Park was cancelled on Sunday Sept. 16 at 3:50 p.m., due to the weather. The Mustangs, freshman biology Senna Garcia, scored one point before the game ended, making the score 1-0. "I was just thinking I wanted to...

Intramural flag football begins

Intramural flag football begins

Samuel Frederick, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Recreational sports began a three-week intramural flag football season Sept. 12 for co-ed or single-gender teams. Two all-girls teams competed on the practice fields and about 80 students came to watch. "Back That Pass Up" played against the "Aesthetic Athletes" and came up victorious. Tori Phillips,...

Men’s soccer begin conference play with Mustangs 3-1 victory

Men’s soccer begin conference play with Mustangs 3-1 victory

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

September 14, 2018

The men’s soccer team began the Heartland Conference program with a 3-1 victory over the Roger State Hillcats in front of a crowd of 503 at Stang Park Sept. 13. The Mustangs got off to a rousing start with forward Sergio Lara, scoring a close range from eight yards thanks to an assist from midfielder...

Football takes down West Florida

Football takes down West Florida

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

September 10, 2018

The football team tackled the #2 team, University of West Florida. The final score was 38-17. The team trailed behind in the first half, but came back with vengeance in the second half to win the game. At the 13:15 mark, a West Florida fumble was recovered by Steven Rogers, defensive back and business...

Volleyball team falls to Eastern New Mexico University in season opener

Jake Clancy

September 10, 2018

The volleyball team competed in its first conference home game versus Eastern New Mexico University on Sept. 7. The team lost 3-0 with the first set scoring at 25-27, the second 17-25 and the third 21-25. "We just weren't finishing, there was just a lack of persistence and competitiveness," Jaycie...

Monday with the Mustangs has new structure

Monday with the Mustangs has new structure

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

September 8, 2018

The Department of Athletics staff will host its second Monday with the Mustangs to raise awareness of MSU coaches, staff and athletes with the community. Monday with the Mustangs will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott on Sept. 10 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Kyle Williams, director of athletics, said the idea is to use venues as a p...

Football takes down Humboldt State

Football takes down Humboldt State

Chloe Phillips and Makayla Scheck

September 1, 2018

The football team comes back defending their title for their opening game with a 55-12 win. On Sept. 1, at Memorial Stadium, the football team held their first home game of the season against Humboldt State University. The team proved that they are still 24 strong and the returning undefeated LSC Champions. "Honestly...

Women’s Soccer defeats New Mexico Highlands in opening game

Women’s Soccer defeats New Mexico Highlands in opening game

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

August 31, 2018

With a win of 2-1 during overtime, the women's soccer team defeated New Mexico Highlands on Aug. 30. The team also opened with a newly appointed head coach, Ryan Spence, graduate assistant coach for men's soccer in 2014. "I wanted to be [head women's coach because] this is my alma mater, and I think...

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