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Kelsey Bruce took the job as new head coach and is running with it

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter February 14, 2021

The passion for running is in her blood. Her mom had the drive and determination to run competitively at the college level, and she wanted to follow in her mom’s footsteps. She always knew she wanted...

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Kelsey Bruce hired as new women’s cross country and track head coach

Thalia Doe, Journalist January 26, 2021

Previous assistant coach for Dallas Baptist University men's and women's cross country and track team, Kelsey Bruce, has been announced as the new MSU Texas head coach for the women's cross country and...

Fall Sports

Fall semester sports recap

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter December 3, 2019

The sun has set on another semester of maroon and gold athletics. For the senior 'Stangs, this season was the culmination of years of blood, sweat and tears. The athletes that remain now take to the off-season...

Finance junior and cross country athlete Jasmine Amo and exercise physiology junior and cross country athlete Sierra Stucky join the MSU cross country team donating their shoes to the Endurance House shoe drive to give to high school kids across Wichita Falls.

Cross Country and Track Team donates running shoes to children in need

Chloe Phillips and Demian Ponce September 21, 2018

As a part of 24 strong week honoring late cornerback Robert Grays who died one year ago, the cross country and track team donated gently used shoes to Endurance House. Throughout the week, the athletics...

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...

Vincent Johnson football

Mustang athletes push for national titles

Christian Figueredo May 11, 2018

The goal of winning a national championship is the ultimate driving force for student athletes as they prepare for the upcoming seasons filled with 5:30 a.m. workouts, summer conditioning and endless meetings....

Zach Purcell, business finance freshman, catches the ball during practice on the football fields on Aug. 16. Photo by Justin Marquart

Fall sports just around the corner

Bridget Reilly August 17, 2017

As we prepare for our first day of the fall semester, MSU’s athletic programs have already been hard at work. Football, as well as men’s and women’s soccer have been in pre-season camps this past...

Ana Lopez is an exercise physiology alumna.

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

The Wichitan July 7, 2017

I was only three years old when my father decided to migrate to the U.S. and follow the "American Dream." Just like many immigrants, he risked his life crossing the border to give us a better life....

Quade Coward, senior in exercise physiology, prepares to throw the ball during the MSU football home game against Oklahoma Panhandle State.

Sports continue to make history

Mercy Yermo May 11, 2017

As the school-year comes to an end, 6 a.m. practices, study-hall, long bus-rides, conference championships, endless tears, two-a-days, and glorious moments also do. However, every bit of hard work...

Athletes and coaches strive to succeed in post-season play

Dominick Haskins January 25, 2017

In collegiate sports one of the most common, realistic goal for any coach or player is to get to post-season play. If a team has a bad regular season but do better than expected in the post-season then...

Kicking off spring semester sports

Alyssa Mitchell January 25, 2017

As the spring semester begins, so do the spring sports. Basketball is starting the second half of its conference, and tennis, track and softball are also in the works.“We are starting the second half...

MSU's women cross country team take off from the staring line at Midwestern State Invitational at Lake Wichita Park Oct, 8. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Cross-country women place fourth at home invitational

Rachel Johnson October 13, 2015

It's the last lap of the second 3,000 meter loop and the girls are nearing the finish line. For some runners this is their last opportunity make the top 10 runners go to the Lone Star Conference Championships...

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