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Volleyball thrashes St. Mary’s and Missouri Southern University

Damian Atamenwan

October 4, 2011


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The Midwestern State volleyball team competed in the Pittsburg State Regional Challenge and came out victorious against St. Mary’s (Texas) and Missouri Southern Saturday afternoon. MSU played St. Mary’s in their opening game and served them a loss with scores of 19-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-18 after...

MSU wins double conference matches

MSU wins double conference matches

Damian Atamenwan

October 4, 2011


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  After a winless weekend away at road games, the Mustangs hosted and defeated Texas A&M-Commerce and Texas Woman’s University. MSU played Texas A&M-Commerce on Friday and settled for a 4-1 victory over the Lions. Junior Midfielder Haley Crandall deflected a Kelsey Hill shot for...

Peter Smith honored

Peter Smith honored

The Wichitan

October 4, 2011


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The Texas Assocation of College Teachers met Wednesday where they honored Running Back Peter Smith for his accomplishments on and off the football field. TACT presented Smith with a framed article of the A&M commerece game at Cowboys Stadium. MSU Professor of English  Dr. Tom Hoffman said Smith was instrumental in the victory aga...

Volleyball loses in game 5

Volleyball loses in game 5

Andre Gonzalez

September 27, 2011


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The MSU volleyball team took on the Tarleton State TexAnns Saturday afternoon. The game took place at the MSU home court for  Family Day. Sadly, the Mustangs suffered another loss as TSU took them down, 3-2. 25-18, 14-25, 14-25, 27-25, 15-10. The loss brought MSU down 6-6 on the season an...

Stampede

Stampede

Andre Gonzalez

September 27, 2011


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The no. 22 Mustang’s first home game took place this weekend against the no. 16 team, Texas A&M-Kingsville. MSU took down the Javelinas, 44-38. In the opening half, MSU made a 23-0 lead and bounced with a total of 512 yards in offense. Sophomore Keidrick Jackson drew first blood for MSU after...

Cross country surpasses West Texas A&M in dual meet

Damian Atamenwan

September 27, 2011


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The No. 13 MSU cross country team overcame West Texas A&M in a dual meet at the former Hawk Ridge Golf Course. Before this meet, many of the Mustangs had not experienced competitive meets since the season opener in September. Also, the Missouri Southern Stampede was canceled as a result of...

MSU falls to Angelo State

Brittney Cottingham

September 27, 2011


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MSU kicked off the new rugby season with a  scrimmage  against  Angelo State at San Angelo Saturday. The match did not start very well as mistakes cost MSU in the red zone of the field resulting in an unconverted try for ASU. MSU defense held on and were only down 0-5 after the first period. Fullback...

Lady Mustangs lose and tie in road games

Damian Atamenwan

September 27, 2011


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The MSU women’s soccer team lost to West Texas A&M and settled for a tie to Eastern New Mexico in road games that went into overtime. WTAMU hosted the Mustangs Friday in a game that ended 2-1 in the Lady Buffs’ favor. The Mustangs were able to strike in the 18th minute to get an early l...

Mustangs lash Texas-Permian Basin

Mustangs lash Texas-Permian Basin

Damian Atamenwan

September 27, 2011


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The MSU soccer team visited Texas-Permian Basin on Friday night and left them with a 5-0 thumping. The Mustangs had a sluggish start but still managed to clinch an opener in the first half. Texas-Permian Basin, on the other hand, had a couple of shots that were either brilliantly denied by Go...

Let the good times roll

Let the good times roll

Rachel Bingham

September 20, 2011


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The women carefully pull their hot pink and black-striped tights over their knees. Sliding their feet into their neon quad skates, they feel a rush of emotions. This is their night – This rink. These girls. This game.  Their laces seem to tie themselves as the adrenaline pumps through their bodies. They swiftly gl...

Team Arrow takes bronze in Indianapolis

Team Arrow takes bronze in Indianapolis

The Wichitan

September 20, 2011


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Story by Loren Eggenschwiler The MSU Cycling Team traveled north to Indianapolis last week for Collegiate Track nationals held at the Major Taylor Velodrome. Races began Thursday morning with the 3 kilometer Pursuit for the women, a timed individual event. MSU’s Jessica Prinner was able to...

MSU defeats SEU

MSU defeats SEU

Damian Atamenwan

September 20, 2011


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MSU men’s soccer lost to Incarnate Word but fought back to defeat St. Edwards in their series of road games. The Mustangs experienced a disappointing loss to Incarnate Word. MSU had several chances and shot on goals which resulted in nothing. UIW, on the other hand, were able to claim a g...

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