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Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Shari Smith

October 24, 2017

To reduce scheduling conflicts, Greg Giddings, assistant professor of English, proposed that student athletes to get priority registration to the Faculty Senate on Oct. 17. Student athletes would be able to register at the same time as seniors and honors students. "I am obviously an advocate for...

Men’s golf team wins first at invitational

Men’s golf team wins first at invitational

Cortney Wood

October 17, 2017

As he loaded his golf clubs, Trip Hobson, marketing senior, smiled with confidence. His first win as a Mustang was in the books after a "tough personal season," he said. More than 12 hours of play over the course of Oct. 16-17, Hobson won the Midwestern State Invitational for individuals and h...

Sports continue to make history

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 each student-athlete contributes makes a difference. Earning four Lone Star Conference championships,...

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 the season will generally be looked back upon as a successful season. A team that has an excellent re...

Women’s golf has high expections

Chris Norrie

October 12, 2016

The women's golf team placed second in the West Texas A&M Invitational, they finished day two with a score of 320-299.The team traveled to Amarillo where they played at Tascosa Country Club La Paloma Course. The Mustangs finished strong with a flourish over the final five holes, where they played ...

Athletes look to build on past successes

Athletes look to build on past successes

Hunter Porter

June 15, 2016

FOOTBALL The football team finished its 2015 season 5-1 in conference and with a 10-2 overall record. Twenty-two players earned All-Lone Star Conference honors, and three made on the Don Hansen All-American team.Solomon Brown, graduate assistant, said, “This year we were good. We had a lot of young...

Men’s golf team to compete in San Antonio March 14-15

Miranda Neagle

March 10, 2016

The members of the men’s golf team, who recently placed 10th at San Antonio shoot-out, will play at the Rattler Classic tournament on March 14-15 in San Antonio.“We got off to a really good start last semester, and again at the beginning of this year,” Clayton Meyers, undecided freshman, said....

Golf team to open in Colorado

Daniel Laudermilk

September 17, 2015

The men’s golf team heads to Denver, Colorado for its opening tournament with high expectations amidst the high elevation. Ian Gallagher, senior in finance, said “It’s always exciting to travel as a team and start the year off in beautiful Colorado. The long trip gives us a chance to bond in tight...

Golfer wins school’s first national NCAA championship

Golfer wins school’s first national NCAA championship

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...

Sports teams start championship season

Sports teams start championship season

Lauren Roberts

April 29, 2014

The school year is coming to a close but for the sports teams the postseason has just started. Tennis, golf, outdoor track and softball have made it into their respective championships. Tennis The women's tennis team finished the regular season with a Lone Star Conference Championship. In the championship matches the team finished with a 5-0 win ...

Golf teams place third in conference

Lauren Roberts

April 22, 2014

The men and women’s golf teams played in the Lone Star Conference Championships April 21-22 in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, both teams placed third. Going into the championship before the Easter break, five golfers on the men and women’s teams had to qualify. Kynze Mann, sophomore in radiology, said,...

Golfer in the running for Palmer Cup

Golfer in the running for Palmer Cup

Lauren Roberts

April 16, 2014

  Derek Oland, junior in business, is in the running to be selected as the DII golfer for the Palmer Cup and tomorrow morning live at 7:30 a.m on the Golf Channel's Morning Drive. Oland said, "It's cool to be in consideration and to see all the hard work pay off. Just having my nam...

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