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With fall sports gone, cheer turns their attention to nationals


Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

October 9, 2020

When the Lone Star Conference announced there would be no contact sports for Fall 2020 due to COVID-19, it wasn't just those teams that were affected. The Midwestern State cheer team will miss an important aspect of their fall activities but will use this extra time to perfect their craft for the 2021...

Intramural basketball comes to an end

A member of team 'The Royal Family' dunks the ball while the crowd watches. March 5. Photo by Colin Stevenson.

Katherine Kurylas, Reporter

March 8, 2020

The men’s and co-ed intramural basketball leagues came to a close with two championship games on Thursday, March 5 at 9 and 10 p.m. at the Redwine Wellness Center. In the men’s championship game, the 7-1 Royal Family faced the undefeated 8-0 SNG for an upset victory of 73-68. It was a very physical...

Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Team trophy celebration SCCCC

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

April 3, 2019

FULL DISCLOSURE: Sharome Burton is a member of the cycling team The cycling team's status as mammoths of the sport in the region was confirmed once again on March 1 when the team powered its way to their 13 South Central Collegiate Conference Championship (SCCCC) title at the Mean Green Classic ra...

Three cyclists place first at 2018 Vuelta del Viento

Amy Floyd, accounting senior, races in the Women's A category at the campus criterium around MSU campus on April 21, 2018. Photo by Justin Marquart

Kristin Silva and Miguel Padron

April 21, 2018

The judge blew his whistle and the cold wind raced against their mist covered helmets as the cyclists reached speeds of 35 miles an hour. Water splashed on their faces and chests as a rider's wheel sliced through puddles in front of them. The fans rattled their bells, while screaming and cheering each...

Golfer wins school’s first national NCAA championship

Brenna Moore

Brianna Sheen

May 18, 2015

Brenna Moore made history May 16 when she won the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship, becoming MSU's first NCAA national athletic champion. "I never felt like this would be how I'd end my college golf career at all and it is amazing," said Moore, nursing junior. "The goal the whole time was...

Chi-Omega #Swishes4Wishes Basketball Tournament

Andre Shaw, grad assistant coach, dribbles past Zach Davis, history sophomore,  who tries to block him, during the Chi-Omega Basketball Tournament, Swishes for Wishes. Fab 5 beat Sticky Bandit, 27-20, in the championship game,  Saturday, March 28, 2015. Shaw said,

Rachel Johnson

March 28, 2015

Chi-Omega hosted a charity basketball tournament, Swishes for Wishes, on Saturday, March 28. Kim Sheelhan, nursing junior and member of Chi-Omega, said the tournament coincides with Wish Week to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation. "Swishes for Wishes is a fundraiser for the Make a Wish...

Volleyball coach relieved of duties

Then head coach Venera Flores-Stafford talks to the team during its match against Texas A&M University-Kingsville. MSU lost to TAMK in the fifth set. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Matt Jobe

February 11, 2015

Athletic Director Charlie Carr relieved head volleyball coach Venera Flores-Stafford of her coaching responsibilities this week after 16 years with the program and 14 seasons without a playoff appearance. Carr said the search for a new coach has already begun. "She had many jobs. She was the he...

Cycling team finishes first in conference at home race

Tony Baca, senior in finance and marketing, rounds the corner around Dillard Hall April 13 in the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference championships at Midwestern State University. Baca placed first in the men's class A criterium. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Ethan Metcalf

April 13, 2014

At the cycling championship criterium races held at MSU April 13, two MSU cyclist's finished in first place. In addition two bikers finished first for the season, and the team finished first overall in the conference. Cyclists said the event was a great way to end the season. "I invited as many pe...

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