The Wichitan


Campus reflects on Grays’ values with week of service

Demian Ponce, Reporter September 25, 2018

In remembrance of Robert Grays' death last year, students and officials dedicated the week to him. On Sept. 19, one year after Grays died in a football-related accident, the football players invited...

Wide receiver and psychology senior D.J. Myers cheers after beating University of Sioux Falls 24-20 in the NCAA Division II play offs. Nov 18. Photo by Bridget Reilly

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...

Jakari Domino, music freshman, blocks an opponent from Tarleton State University at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 4, 2017. The Mustangs won 45-42 in overtime. Photo by Harlie David

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,...

Students holding up No. 24 at the candlelight vigil remembering Robert Greys on Jesse Rogers Promenade on Sept. 21. photo by Elias Maki

‘The miracle is we had Rob’

Chloe Phillips September 21, 2017

A warm, September breeze drifted through the air. Bright lights shone on a small, makeshift stage on Jesse Rogers Promenade, illuminating a big, wooden number 24 and a banner with general business...

Teammates fundraise with #24Strong tees

Mia Heck September 20, 2017

@6do_trixx and @_vell96 are in the student center taking shirt orders and payments now!!! $15/shirt pls go support the Grays family???????? — paxton (@paxtonpie) September...

Taylor Robinson, exercise physiology junior, signs the poster. Photo by Elias Maki.

About 700 people gather in support of injured football player

Cortney Wood September 18, 2017

  [Editor's note: The Wichitan staff has confirmed late Tuesday evening that Robert Grays died after injuries sustained in Saturday's game. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends...

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