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Men’s basketball coach resigns

Men’s basketball coach resigns

March 13, 2019


Filed under Featured, Sports

Midwestern State's Nelson Haggerty resigned as men's basketball coach March 13 according to a press release issued by the athletic department. The announcement ends a 10-year association with MSU Texas which produced 209 wins, seven NCAA Division II tournament appearances, five Lone Star Conferenc...

Football falls to conference rival Tarleton State 34-35

Football falls to conference rival Tarleton State 34-35

Tommy Chhe, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Cross country runner places second at MSU invitational

Cross country runner places second at MSU invitational

Bridget Reilly, Contributor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Men’s soccer beats St. Mary’s 3-1

Men’s soccer beats St. Mary’s 3-1

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

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 ...

Expectations for fall season

Expectations for fall season

August 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Everyone in the athletic department has been hard at work getting ready for the fall season and adapting to changes. “We have got a new volleyball coach, a new women’s soccer coach, as of two weeks ago Doug Edler retired and we have a new coach there as well and we have a new strength and conditioning...

Former football players arrested for assault

Former football players arrested for assault

Tyler Manning

March 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Three former football players — Marcus Reynolds Jr., Matthew Rowe and Giacomo Gonzalez —allegedly charged into a student's room in Legacy Hall, assaulting him and leaving him badly wounded on March 3. Reynolds Jr. was arrested under the charge of burglary of habitation on the date of the crime;...

Men and women’s basketball players drink coffee and answer questions

Caleb Browning

February 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The morning was young. Warm light filled the room and the aroma of freshly ground coffee beans cascaded throughout the venue as people gathered to discuss basketball. To give players from the men's and women's basketball teams an opportunity to answer questions from attendees, staff from Frank &...

Football takes down Tarleton, retires Grays jersey

Football takes down Tarleton, retires Grays jersey

Makayla Scheck

November 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

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...

Turning dreams into reality

Turning dreams into reality

Haskell Hollier

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

  According to Forbes, crime in Atlanta, Georgia is 6% above the national median and has been a major problem for the city since the mid-20th century. Atlanta was the murder capital of the world for several years, but the crime rate has declined since 2001. In 2009, the crime rate dropped by...

Sexual assault awareness for all, not just athletes

The Wichitan

April 19, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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...

Ex-football player charged with sexual assault

Ex-football player charged with sexual assault

Bridget Reilly

April 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Sports

On April 17 at 12:33 p.m., Rodney Higgins Jr., kinesiology freshman and former cornerback for the Mustangs, was arrested and charged with sexual assault in Killingsworth Hall. "The investigation is going on, and we are cooperating with wherever we need to be, " Interim Director of Athletics ...

Gold team wins annual Maroon vs. Gold game

Gold team wins annual Maroon vs. Gold game

Kara McIntyre

April 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, April 8, the 29th Annual Maroon vs. Gold spring football game gave students, faculty, staff and community members a chance to see what the football team has in store for the fall season. "The Maroon vs. Gold game gives the team a chance to play in a real game atmosphere and a chance...

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