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A day in the life of Christopher Hawkins: the life of a student-athlete

A day in the life of Christopher Hawkins: the life of a student-athlete

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

April 10, 2019

It’s 5 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, his day has just begun. The ringing sounds of whistle blowing consume his ears, as he practices each play repeatedly like clock-work. Christopher Hawkins, criminal justice sophomore, has dedicated his life to football. “Football is my life....

Women’s basketball team wins pre-season exhibition

Women’s basketball team wins pre-season exhibition

Makayla Scheck

November 3, 2017

With the basketball goal fixed and ready to be used, the women's basketball team played in an on campus exhibition against Hardin-Simmons University as an opening to the preseason and ended with a score of 61-42. With a slow start, the first basket wasn't made until half way through the first qu...

Sexual assault awareness for all, not just athletes

The Wichitan

April 19, 2017

OUR VIEW: The sexual assault awareness speaker event was mandatory for athletes, but it should be mandatory for all organizations. Last Tuesday, April 11, the counseling center directors hosted a speaker event with Suzette Walden Cole about sexual assault awareness. This was part of Mustangs Matt...

Athletic administrators work to improve athletic departments GPA

Dominick Haskins

January 18, 2017

To improve the cumulative GPA for all 312 student-athlete members of the athletic department, university administrators have developed two ideas to help motivate and organize student-athletes so that they are better suited for success. First, coaches are going to be receiving bonuses on top of their no...

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