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Let the good times roll

Let the good times roll

Rachel Bingham

September 20, 2011

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

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

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...

MSU improves to 3-1-1 on the season

MSU improves to 3-1-1 on the season

Damian Atamenwan

September 20, 2011

The No. 22 Midwestern women’s soccer team trailed Angelo State Friday night but bounced back Sunday afternoon to shut-out Incarnate Word. The first half was filled with opportunities which the Mustangs were unable to convert. Mid-fielder Maddie Fraser supplied textbook passes to the forwards...

Mustangs outrun Lions

Mustangs outrun Lions

Chris Collins

September 20, 2011

The MSU Mustangs football team demolished the A&M-Commerce Lions 63-17 Saturday afternoon at Cowboys Stadium in the first game of the LSC Lone Star Football Festival. The Lions couldn’t stop the MSU run game and only got sloppier in tackling as the game progressed. “We wore them down,” Maskill said. “Our defense did a ...

Volleyball wins two out of three

Volleyball wins two out of three

The Wichitan

September 13, 2011

Story by MSUMustangs.com The MSU volleyball team won two out of three games this weekend. The Mustangs defeated Texas A&M Commerce and Missouri Southern State but trailed to Texas Woman’s University. Thursday  The Midwestern State Mustangs had to fight back a scrappy Texas A&...

Mustangs soccer defeat Colorado teams

Mustangs soccer defeat Colorado teams

Damian Atamenwan

September 13, 2011

MSU soccer team experienced two tough weekend matches but came out victorious against Colorado teams. The first game was Friday night against Colorado-Pueblo at Rawlings Complex. After 23 minutes of play, the Thunderwolves’ Jonny Sawyer struck a shot aimed at the top of the goal to put his team on ...

Lady Mustangs trash Bearcats

Lady Mustangs trash Bearcats

Damian Atamenwan

September 13, 2011

MSU women soccer swept Southwest Baptist aside in an impressive fashion as the Mustangs marked their second win of the season. The Mustangs started with several key players that worked hard to be aggressive within the first few minutes. MSU came close to getting an early lead but the shots went off target or got saved. Finally, after 15 minutes of play,...

Lady Mustangs value volunteer opportunities

Lady Mustangs value volunteer opportunities

Brittney Cottingham

September 13, 2011

Saturday afternoon the freshman members of the Lady Mustangs teamed up with 20 kids from Washington-Jackson Elementary at Sonic on Kemp. They raised $500 that the school will use for new equipment including computers and a shed for their playground. Forward Andrea Carter adores kids so when the opportunity came to interact with them she leaped at the chance. ...

MSU football annihilate Missouri S&T

Andre Gonzalez

September 13, 2011

What’s better than having your team win the season opener football game? Having them shut out their opponent. The MSU Mustangs did just that on Saturday night against Missouri S&T, 41-0. MSU has won all its season openers since 2001. Quarterback Brandon Kelsey jolted on a five-yard run on...

Cross country begins season with score of 16

Cross country begins season with score of 16

Damian Atamenwan

September 7, 2011

The No. 12 Mustangs cross country team showed prospect this past Thursday evening as it dominated competitors from four other schools in its first meet of the season. MSU finished with a score of 16 points on the 4k course, winning against Angelo State, East Central, McMurry University and Texas A&...

Lady Mustangs sweep Truman State in opener

Lady Mustangs sweep Truman State in opener

Damian Atamenwan

September 7, 2011

The MSU Mustangs trampled on the Truman Bulldogs in a phenomenal game that ended 2-1 Friday afternoon at the Nebraska-Omaha soccer field. Midwestern State’s victory against Truman marked the former’s fifth seasonal opening victory within the past six years. Truman State, who eliminated MSU from the NCAA Division II tournament, was in for a surpr...

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