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MSU cycling team trains while delivering

OU Race
April 30, 2020

COVID-19 has shut down stores, restaurants, gyms and sports seasons, but it didn’t shut down Cycling Head Coach Charlie Zamastil's heart to help out the community in this time of need. Zamastil and...

COVID-19 threatens athletes

March 14, 2020

COVID-19 shutdowns have affected the NBA, NCAA championships, college institutions and now the MSU athletic department. A statement was sent out from The Lone Star Conference suspending regular-season...

Successful weekend for the cycling team

March 10, 2020

The MSU Cycling team hit the road to Norman, OK to compete in the University of Oklahoma Land Ronde Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8.  The Mustangs are led by Director and Head Coach Charlie Zamastil....

Cycling experts urge riders to protect themselves

Josh lead
October 24, 2019

Whether cycling competitively or recreationally, safety comes first. Multiple reasons can be given for not wearing a helmet, but all of them go out of the window when a cyclist takes a tumble. Representatives...

Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Team trophy celebration SCCCC
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...

Cycling dominates in Oklahoma

Josh second celebrate
March 11, 2019

FULL DISCLOSURE: Sharome Burton is a member of the cycling team Cycling continued its trend of producing results on March 9-10 in Norman, Oklahoma where the University of Oklahoma hosted the 2019...

Conference lead challenged in Aggieland

Morgan Ballesteros, physics sophomore launches attack during final lap of men's 'B' criterium in College Station. Photo by Sharome Burton. Feb. 16.
Cycling loses some ground at Texas A&M race
February 19, 2019

Cycling’s grip on the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference (SCCCC) Title received a major challenge Feb. 17 after its conference rivals rallied back at the second weekend of the road racing season...

Graduate student claims triple-gold

Morgan Ballesteros (left), physics sophomore, drafts behind rival during men's 'B' criterium in San Marcos. Photo by Sharome Burton. Feb. 10.
Cycling team leads point standings in regional conference after San Marcos opener
February 12, 2019

Exercise physiology graduate Zach Gregg sped his way to gold in all three disciplines as he set the tone of dominance for the Cycling team in the opening race weekend of the South Central Collegiate Cycling...

Cycling team, alumni takes top places in Hotter’N Hell races

Zach Gregg
August 26, 2018

Sunday afternoon the high temperature didn't quite reach 100. It stopped short at 99. But for the 43 cyclists who finished the day racing on downtown streets in the men's professional category, gallons...

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...

Undergraduate research extends college experience

Bill Ash, accounting senior, placed first in men's Cat A at the Vuelta del Viento two-day Conference Champtionship Event and Fixed-Gear Criterion race at Midwestern State University April 21, 2018. Photo by Bradley Wilson
May 11, 2018

[Editor's note: Bill Ash originally delivered this talk at the opening to the Celebration of Scholarship, April 25.] I’ll start this off by commenting on just how strange this is for me. If you had...

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
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...

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