The Wichitan

Freshman intramural soccer experiences make an impact

Nathan Martinez, Reporter

November 28, 2018

The fall indoors soccer season ended for many freshman teams and players Oct. 31 with 137 participants. Mike Richardson, assistant director of the wellness center, said, "Intramural sports... it's great and it's a passion of mine. I want them [students] to get what they want out of it; if they have...

Football misses chance at playoffs, despite final win

running back runs through defense

Chloe Phillips, Co-Editor

November 14, 2018

While the football team had a good season, finishing 8-2 overall, the Mustangs will not be participating in the playoffs this year. Bill Maskill, head football coach, said, "Well it's not my decision, it's made up of a committee of 8 or 10 guys from our region which is the far west. Central Washington,...

Football falls to conference rival Tarleton State 34-35

After a call against MSU's offense, head coach Bill Maskill disagrees with the sideline referee in game against Tarleton State University, Oct 27. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Tommy Chhe, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2018

Against rival Tarleton State University, the Mustangs lost 34-35 at the homecoming game in front of a crowd of 9,247 people. At the 10:48 mark of the first quarter, running back and criminal justice freshman Tyrique Edwards scored the first points with a ten yard rushing touchdown after a drive of...

The stress of being an athlete

Education junior, Sarah Glawe sets against Tarleton State University. Sep. 29.

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse

October 20, 2018

Early education major and junior Sarah Glawe joined the volleyball team as a freshman from Allen High School.   Playing in her third season as a Mustang this fall, the setter talks about how her team has grown and changed since she joined. "I think my third year is definitely my favorite year,...

Cross country runner places second at MSU invitational


Bridget Reilly, Contributor

October 19, 2018

I woke up today at 7 a.m. feeling ready to race. The chance of rain was 100 percent — again — my mindset changed from nervous to excited. I headed to the athletic training room to get my stomach taped by athletic training sophomore Hannah Hackler. After Hannah's great pep-talk I drove back...

Volleyball falls to West Texas A&M

Andrea Hall, Reporter

October 11, 2018

The West Texas A&M lady buffs defeated the Mustangs in three sets on Sept. 8. The first set ended with a score of 25-19, the second 25-18, and the third 25-17. Although the outcome was not in favor of the Mustangs, head coach Valerie Armstrong said there was more urgency this game than the day before w...

Commerce defeat volleyball 3-0

Nathan Martinez, Reporter

October 10, 2018

Texas A&M University Commerce volleyball defeat mustang volleyball 3-0 with set one scored at 15-25, set two scored at 23-25, and set three scored at 22-25. Tiara Wilson, exercise physiology sophomore, said the team could improve in its quickness to side-out when on defense and in coverage of hitters. "We needed to be quic...

Mustangs take down Angelo State 57-36

Computer science junior, Marcus Wilkerson takes down Angelo State University offensive player at game against Angelo State University. Sep 21. Photo by Brittni Vilandre

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

Kinesiology junior and forward Sergio Lara embraces sports and leisure studies junior and defender Dylan Burke after scoring the first goal of the match against St Mary's University. Sep 20. Photo by Bridget Reilly

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

About 400 students and athletes came together to do 24 pushups in remembrance Robert Grays.

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

goalies jump

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...

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