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Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Makayla Scheck

February 21, 2018


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Men's and women's basketball faced Cameron University for their last game 2017-18 regular season game at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. The women were defeated at the 5:30 p.m. game, while the men won at the 7:30 p.m. game on Feb. 20. "It felt good to be back on the court and making a contribution on the ...

Students participate in intramural basketball

Students participate in intramural basketball

kristin silva

February 14, 2018


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Intramural sports open up a door for students who enjoy competing in sports, interacting with peers and spectating games to gather in a location and share their common interests. Students create their team whether it be all men, all women or co-ed, and they show up at the wellness center to compete...

Basketball honors seniors at game against West Texas A&M

Basketball honors seniors at game against West Texas A&M

Makayla Scheck

February 14, 2018


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Women's basketball With one more home game left for the court, Avery Queen, forward/center and biology senior said the basketball game senior night "was a little emotional," but it hasn't really hit the women yet. Basketball hosted a double-header against West Texas A&M on Feb. 10. During ...

Men’s tennis lose first two of three

Men’s tennis lose first two of three

Makayla Scheck

February 10, 2018


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The men's tennis team has completed three exhibitions and has lost two of the three. On Feb. 9 they will host a match against Collins College and then they will be headed to UT Arlington for their first conference match on Feb. 10. "We have been practicing really hard as a team and I am really thankful...

Campus athletic trainer works worldwide with national team

Campus athletic trainer works worldwide with national team

kristin silva

February 5, 2018


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She does everything. If any athlete on the volleyball or softball team is sick, she directs the girls where to go. Sprains, concussions, injuries of all kinds. She tends to them all, she has to. Between the hours spent as an assistant athletic trainer on campus working with the softball and ...

Women’s, men’s basketball takes down Texas A&M Kingsville

Makayla Scheck

February 2, 2018


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The Javelinas from Texas A&M Kingsville failed to take down the Mustangs basketball teams for a second time. The double-header took place on Feb. 1 at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. Women's Basketball "It feels really good to win against this team again. We missed a couple on the road last week, so it's ...

Men’s basketball rises above St. Mary’s University

Makayla Scheck

January 30, 2018


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The men's basketball team took on St. Mary's University on Jan. 29 and came out on top. MSU finished the game with a 10-point difference of 79-69. "It was good to have a home win. It was a quick turn around so we couldn't dwell on our past losses from this weekend. We are trying to just get better...

Volleyball players say goodbye to resigning head coach

Makayla Scheck

January 24, 2018


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Natalie Burton, volleyball head coach of three years, announced that she is stepping down from the position on Jan. 24. "She has definitely pulled me through this season by encouraging me and lifting me up on the days I was too hard on myself. She made me realize how to trust the process, not just ...

New semester, new sports seasons

Makayla Scheck

January 18, 2018


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As the new semester and the new year starts off, the winter sports continue while the spring sports kick off. The women's and men's basketball teams will continue their seasons with the second half of conference. Just a few days away, the indoor track season will begin with the Texas Tech Invitational...

Sports: What you missed over the break

Cortney Wood

January 15, 2018


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Men's soccer to host camp Feb. 18 DEC. 12 — Men's soccer will hold a one-day ID Camp for high school and junior college players on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the soccer practice field. The camp is designed to give players a training experience that highlights technical and t...

Women’s basketball pulls ahead of Eastern New Mexico University

Women’s basketball pulls ahead of Eastern New Mexico University

Makayla Scheck

January 14, 2018


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After three losses and two wins over winter break, the women's basketball team opens the spring semester with a win against Eastern New Mexico University. The final score was 73-55 to redeem themselves from the games over winter break. "This game we knew coming in we had to redeem ourselves bec...

Basketball hosts double header against TAMUC

Basketball hosts double header against TAMUC

Makayla Scheck

December 3, 2017


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After the regular season opening on Nov. 29, both men's and women's basketball teams played against Texas A&M Commerce on Dec. 2. The women's team played first with a score of 69-66, and the men's team followed with a score of 77-93. The score at halftime for the women's team was 32-31. The ...

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