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Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 23, 2019

From 6:45 a.m. weights to 6 p.m. practice with a day full of classes in between, Julia Orozco, nursing sophomore, has minimal free time. Being a part of the women's soccer team and preparing to enter the nursing program makes for a busy day. Orozco came all the way from McKinney, Texas where her family...

Student-athletes prepare for Spring Athletic Banquet celebration

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Day in and day out, the athletes on campus put in countless hours trying to perfect their craft. With both school and sports, student-athletes push both their bodies and minds. Officials will recognize their work and dedication at the Spring Athletic Banquet on April 24. All players are invited to...

MSU Texas holds first Field Day

MSU Texas holds first Field Day

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 17, 2019

More than 100 people gathered on the athletic turf fields for MSU Texas' Field Day April 16. Reagan Foster, assistant director in athletics for student athlete and community outreach, said, they contacted different organizations in town to spread the word. Unsure of how successful they were with...

Men’s basketball coach resigns

Men’s basketball coach resigns

March 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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...

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