The Wichitan

Robert Grays’ death affected team “more so positive than in a negative way”

Robert Grays’ death affected team “more so positive than in a negative way”

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

December 1, 2017

After a win of 35-13 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville, a football player typically celebrates, prepares for next week's game and for things to move on normally. With about 3:24 in the final quarter, cornerback Robert Grays sustained a neck injury on Saturday, Sept. 16. That following Monday, there was...

Men’s soccer loses the NCAA II Quarterfinals

Men’s soccer loses the NCAA II Quarterfinals

Makayla Scheck

November 19, 2017

The men's soccer team made it to the NCAA II quarterfinals with an undefeated 20-0-2 record. In a close game that went into overtime twice and was decided by penalty kick, the soccer team fell to Cal Poly Pomona. "The season as whole went really well. We stuck together through and through, it i...

Football team wins first playoff round

Football team wins first playoff round

Makayla Scheck

November 18, 2017

The football team won the NCAA II first round of playoffs for the first time since 2006. The final score of the game against Sioux Falls was 24-20. "We knew it was going to be a battle, they were a good football team. The key for us was in the second quarter we scored 14 points and a two-point ...

Men’s soccer named regional champs, next game Nov. 18

Men’s soccer named regional champs, next game Nov. 18

Makayla Scheck

November 17, 2017

The men's soccer team is first in the region for the second time. The final score of the regional game was 2-0 against Colorado School of Mines on Nov. 16. This means the team will advance to play on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. "We take one game at a time, that's always what we do and it has worked ...

Men’s soccer remains undefeated

Men’s soccer remains undefeated

Orlando Espinoza, Reporter

November 15, 2017

The men's soccer team continues to be undefeated through the post season with MSU defeating Colorado Mesa in a 3-0 second round victory on Sunday, Nov. 12. MSU is now ranked number one in the Heartland Conference made up 11 teams including: Angelo State, Eastern New Mexico, Texas A&M, and Texas...

Women’s basketball beats Oklahoma Christian University

Women’s basketball beats Oklahoma Christian University

Makayla Scheck

November 14, 2017

The Ashbrook Classic came to an end with the women's basketball team record 1-1. On Nov. 10, they lost to Colorado Mesa 64-71. On Nov. 11 they were able to beat Oklahoma Christian 72-68 with an amazing comeback. At the 8:34 mark of the first quarter, Whitney Taylor, forward and education seni...

Men’s basketball wins exhibition against Oklahoma City

Men’s basketball wins exhibition against Oklahoma City

Makayla Scheck

November 14, 2017

The men's basketball exhibition game against Oklahoma City University was originally scheduled for Oct. 30, but due to a basketball goal issue, the game was rescheduled for Nov. 14. The team won the exhibition with a score of 85-52. "We wanted to play two weeks ago and we had some trouble with ...

Men’s soccer wins South Central semi-finals

Men’s soccer wins South Central semi-finals

Makayla Scheck

November 12, 2017

With an 18-0-2 record, the men's soccer went into the South Central semi-finals against Colorado Mesa with confidence. They have been treating every game the same and taking one game at a time as Doug Elder, head coach, said. The semi-finals took place on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. with home field advantage. T...

Volleyball team beats Cameron University

Volleyball team beats Cameron University

Makayla Scheck

November 10, 2017

The volleyball team added another win to their record on Nov. 9 against Cameron University. The volleyball team's record is currently 15-15 with the season coming to an end.  The game ended in three sets in favor of the volleyball team. "Now that the season is almost to the end, we have had ou...

Men’s soccer team prepares for regionals

Men’s soccer team prepares for regionals

Makayla Scheck

November 7, 2017

With the Heartland Conference championship under their belt, the men's soccer team players will go into the South Central regionals which begin on Nov. 9. "I feel confident about regionals. We've been working hard since Aug. 1 — all for this moment when it actually matters," Koby Sapon-Amoah, ...

Men’s soccer wins Heartland championship

Men’s soccer wins Heartland championship

Makayla Scheck

November 5, 2017

"With what happened last year we [the men's soccer team] wanted revenge," Nathan Clarke, defender and marketing junior, said. Revenge is what they got. On Nov. 5, the Heartland Conference finals took place against St. Edward's University. The game ended in with a score of 1-0, making MSU the confe...

Football takes down Tarleton, retires Grays jersey

Football takes down Tarleton, retires Grays jersey

Makayla Scheck

November 5, 2017

The football team defeated rival Tarleton State University 45-42 in overtime on Saturday, Nov. 4. At the 9:38 mark of the first quarter, Adrian Seales, running back and criminal justice junior, made the first touchdown of the game. With the extra point kick achieved by Jaron Imbirani, kicker/pun...

The Student News Site of Midwestern State University
Sports