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Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Daniel Laudermilk and Taylor Robinson

May 11, 2018

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s graphic, the maroon shifted, in the eyes of some students, to more of a red color, returning to the official col...

Fans review men’s basketball season

Fans review men’s basketball season

Samuel Frederick

February 27, 2018

Fans give their opinions on the men's basketball team who finished their regular season with a record of 11-17 and a home record of 7-4. Though the regular season concluded Feb. 20, the men's and women's teams are playing in the Lone Star Conference Post Season Tournament. The next game for the me...

Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Makayla Scheck

February 21, 2018

Men's and women's basketball faced Cameron University for their last game 2017-18 regular season game at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. The women were defeated at the 5:30 p.m. game, while the men won at the 7:30 p.m. game on Feb. 20. "It felt good to be back on the court and making a contribution on the ...

Point guard balances school, work, being father of three

Point guard balances school, work, being father of three

Keanna Jenkins

February 14, 2018

Kids, school, practice, kids, repeat. Criminal justice senior Devante Pullum takes on daily challenges that include parenting his three children and maintaining a relationship with his fiancee, while being a full-time student and basketball point guard. In December of 2012, Pullum had his first...

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 &...

Women’s, men’s basketball takes down Texas A&M Kingsville

Makayla Scheck

February 2, 2018

The Javelinas from Texas A&M Kingsville failed to take down the Mustangs basketball teams for a second time. The double-header took place on Feb. 1 at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. Women's Basketball "It feels really good to win against this team again. We missed a couple on the road last week, so it's ...

Men’s basketball rises above St. Mary’s University

Makayla Scheck

January 30, 2018

The men's basketball team took on St. Mary's University on Jan. 29 and came out on top. MSU finished the game with a 10-point difference of 79-69. "It was good to have a home win. It was a quick turn around so we couldn't dwell on our past losses from this weekend. We are trying to just get better...

Sports: What you missed over the break

Cortney Wood

January 15, 2018

Men's soccer to host camp Feb. 18 DEC. 12 — Men's soccer will hold a one-day ID Camp for high school and junior college players on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the soccer practice field. The camp is designed to give players a training experience that highlights technical and t...

Women’s basketball pulls ahead of Eastern New Mexico University

Women’s basketball pulls ahead of Eastern New Mexico University

Makayla Scheck

January 14, 2018

After three losses and two wins over winter break, the women's basketball team opens the spring semester with a win against Eastern New Mexico University. The final score was 73-55 to redeem themselves from the games over winter break. "This game we knew coming in we had to redeem ourselves bec...

Basketball hosts double header against TAMUC

Basketball hosts double header against TAMUC

Makayla Scheck

December 3, 2017

After the regular season opening on Nov. 29, both men's and women's basketball teams played against Texas A&M Commerce on Dec. 2. The women's team played first with a score of 69-66, and the men's team followed with a score of 77-93. The score at halftime for the women's team was 32-31. The ...

Basketball opens Lonestar Conference against Tarleton

Basketball opens Lonestar Conference against Tarleton

Makayla Scheck

December 1, 2017

The basketball regular season officially started on Nov. 30 when the men's and women's basketball teams faced Tarleton. The women's team came out on top but the men's basketball team fell to the rival Tarleton University. The women's team played first at 5:30 p.m. and end with a score of  66-56...

Women’s basketball beats Oklahoma Christian University

Women’s basketball beats Oklahoma Christian University

Makayla Scheck

November 15, 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...

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