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MSU cyclists compete in Hotter ‘N Hell

Brissia Montalvo, exercise physiology graduate student, rounds the last turn of the track during the crit race during the Hotter'N Hell 100 Aug. 25. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Justin Marquart

August 29, 2017

It's a warm, bright Sunday morning. Hotter 'N Hell Hundred traffic has slowed to a lull, and the Multipurpose Event Center parking lot isn't overflowing with cars anymore. The third day of the triple threat weekend was the most relaxed, but there was still work to do for MSU cyclists Jason Perki...

Hotter ‘N Hell off to rainy start

Kara McIntyre

August 25, 2017

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Senior: ‘I almost died yesterday’

Dylan Pembroke and friends prepare for a ride at the Wichita Falls Hotter N Hell, Aug. 28, 2016. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Dylan Pembroke

August 29, 2016

“I almost died yesterday,” Dylan Pembroke, a senior in mass communication, talking about racing in the 50-mile Hotter 'N Hell, finishing in 3:02:37.What was the most fun part of the race? It might sound obvious but the start and the finish. At the start you can really get a grasp at the full spectac...

Hotter ’N Hell just a warm up

Kyle Anderson, finance juinor, pulls ahead while Bill Ash, finance junior, comes from behind at the Wichita Falls Hotter N Hell, Aug. 26-28, 2016. Photo by Izziel Latour

Lane Riggs

August 28, 2016

The four days of the 35th Hotter ’N Hell races started off with the lowest temperatures in the past four years of the event — temperatures that gave the 100-mile-race its name. Though the ‘cool’ temperatures helped with the race, the rain during the men’s race on Aug. 26 posed a problem for MSU c...

Cycling team takes home five awards in HH100

Cyclists Joshua Buchel, accounting freshman, and Cameron Lowery, nursing junior,  race in the crit race of the Hotter'N Hell on Aug. 28, 2015. Photo by Kayla White

The Wichitan

September 3, 2015

This weekend, cycling enthusiasts from around the country flocked to Wichita Falls to take part in the 34th annual Hotter N’ Hell Hundred, including MSU’s nationally ranked cycling team. “It’s much faster and more exciting than normal races,” said cyclist and accounting sophomore JohnP...

Crosswinds, fatigue problematic for riders at this year’s Hotter’N Hell

Ricky Randall, a senior in finance, at the Hotter’N Hell in Wichita Falls, Texas. Randall placed 10th in the Men's Pro race Friday, Aug. 23. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Ethan Metcalf

August 23, 2014

The Hotter'N Hell 100 is a major attraction for cycling enthusiasts, but for professionals and the MSU cycling team, that attraction becomes a battle against elements and fatigue, and in some cases, other riders. To prevent the dangerous intermingling of a more aggressive, professional style of...

Memorial fund for female cyclists presented to MSU

Andy Hollinger, The Racing Post editor, Robert Clark, vice president of administration and institutional effectiveness, Chris Baab, Megan Baab's father, and Charlie Zamastil, director of cycling, present the $10,000 check to Midwestern State University before the start of the Hotter'n Hell women's criterium Friday.

Ethan Metcalf

August 22, 2014

When Megan Baab was 8-years-old her father issued her a challenge. Ride in the Tour d'Italia on a 5-speed Pacific bicycle and he would buy her a bike of her own. "I had to buy her a bike," Chris Baab said. At this year's Hotter'n Hell women's criterium race, Megan's father, with the help of...

Cycling team prepares for Hotter’N Hell heat

Anthony Sequera, a senior in management, rides with MWSU cyclists around campus. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Ethan Metcalf

August 22, 2014

The Hotter 'N Hell Hundred is just one event on the cycling team's calendar, but as the biggest sporting event in the city and one of the team's few local races, HHH is an opportunity for the team to show off to local fans and practice racing in extremely hot conditions. "There’s a degree ...

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