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Expanded parking lot coming fall 2015

Ethan Metcalf

April 16, 2015

Expanded parking lot coming fall 2015 from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Parking has long been a contentious issue for MSU students, and with construction of a new dorm beginning in May, more than 200 resident parking spots will be lost. "Beginning this summer, that lot will go offline and we will lose 220 spaces, and so we have to repl...

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals

Harley Warrick

March 10, 2015

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. With the NCAA Division 2 basketball championship beginning on March 13, both the men's and women's basketball teams have been selected to fight for a national championship. “Any time you can get to the tourname...

Local group attempts to raise school spirits

Local group attempts to raise school spirits

Matt Jobe

February 20, 2015

They are easy to spot. Standing in the front row of every football game, shirts off, and paint on their chests. Running flags up and down the sideline, yelling and screaming, cheering and jeering. They are the Stang Gang. Coleman Reidling, is the assistant hall director at Pierce Hall, and the unofficial leader of the group. Reidl...

Stang Gang tries to advance school spirit

Mark Campbell

February 17, 2015

Stang Gang Tries to Advance School Spirit from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In a crowd full of sit-down fans, there is one group whose mission is to promote school spirit: The Stang Gang. "Stang Gang is an organization that promotes school spirit. We are starting up big time this year," said Coleman Reidling, history sophomore...

Rec sports to offer Mustangs Cup

Mark Campbell

February 11, 2015

Mustangs Cup from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. 2015 is a turning point for Rec Sports with the introduction of the Mustangs Cup. "The Mustang Cup is basically just a semester long Rec Sports competition," said Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports and wellness. While member of ...

Basketball team hopes to go undefeated against rival Tarleton

Basketball team hopes to go undefeated against rival Tarleton

Jessalyn Castro

February 4, 2015

After ending Tarleton’s 14 game  home winning streak, the men’s basketball team faces its rival from Stephenville again tonight at 7:30 p.m. in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. At the two teams’ last meeting Jan. 14 at Wisdom Gym in Stephenville, the game was tight with Tarleton ahead 41-39 at the ...

March driving students mad

Edward Grisham

April 1, 2014

March continues to drive students mad from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. For some basketball fanatics, March is the best month of the year. March Madness gives college basketball fans that one shining moment for their favorite team. The tournament is all about surviving to advance and has created many memorable...

Basketball players reflect on season

Basketball players reflect on season

Lauren Roberts

March 25, 2014

Spring break is over and along with it the Midwestern men and women's basketball season. The men's team finished the season with a Lone Star Conference record of 12-2 with an overall record of 24-8. In the South Central Regional Tournament in Denver over the break, the men made it into the 16th r...

Basketball teams in regional tournment

Basketball teams in regional tournment

Lauren Roberts

March 11, 2014

After the men's basketball team lost to in-state rivals Tarleton State 65-71 and the women's team lost to West Texas 85-86 in overtime, they had to wait for the NCAA basketball committee to decide if they would continue in the post-season. Derrell Gibbs said, "We just didn't play our best, especially...

Basketball rolls into post-season

Lauren Roberts

March 4, 2014

The men's basketball team clinched it's third consecutive championship defeating Cameron 74-71 March 1. Monday night Nelson Haggerty, head men basketball coach, organized a net cutting ceremony in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. The men closed out the regular season with a nine-game win streak and a record of 20...

Mustangs to travel to the LSC tournament

Edward Grisham

March 3, 2014

MSU prepares to travel to the LSC tournament from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Preparation is the key for any team to accomplish a goal. For the Mustang basketball teams, that goal is to win another conference championship, something the players and coaches have been working toward all season. The Mustangs travel to Allen, T...

White Out Senior Night

White Out Senior Night

Lauren Roberts

February 20, 2014

The men and women's basketball team's held their senior night tonight. The game against Angelo State was also the final home game of the season. The women won their game first with a score of 69-58 improving their season record to 16-9 and 8-6 in Lone Star Conference play. Kirsti Degelia, math majo...

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