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Freshman intramural soccer experiences make an impact

Nathan Martinez, Reporter

November 28, 2018

The fall indoors soccer season ended for many freshman teams and players Oct. 31 with 137 participants. Mike Richardson, assistant director of the wellness center, said, "Intramural sports... it's great and it's a passion of mine. I want them [students] to get what they want out of it; if they have...

Students participate in intramural basketball

Jaren Parker, education sophomore, shoots three-pointer for her team during the co-ed intramural games at the Wellness Center on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Photo by Makayla Scheck

kristin silva

February 14, 2018

Intramural sports open up a door for students who enjoy competing in sports, interacting with peers and spectating games to gather in a location and share their common interests. Students create their team whether it be all men, all women or co-ed, and they show up at the wellness center to compete...

New faces bring new events, activities to rec sports

Outside the Bruce & Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center. Photo by Jennifer Wright

Jennifer Wright, Reporter

November 29, 2017

A student walks into the Wellness Center and is immediately greeted by the smell of gym clothes and the sound of barbells clanking as they hit the floor. Angie Reay, director of recreational sports and wellness center, works alongside Mike Richardson, assistant director of recreational sports and wellness center to ...

Turf fields pose challenges for athletes

Robert Sayler, business freshmen, watches for an opportunity to get the ball when the soccer players gathered the week before official practice began to run plays on the new turf field. Earlier in the week, coaches had recorded temperatures approaching 150˚F on the turf field. Photo by Bradley Wilson.

Kara McIntyre

August 17, 2016

The summers in Wichita Falls are not exactly known to be moderate with an average high of 97.8˚F and record high of 117˚F.But with the conversion of all practice fields from grass to turf, athletes are learning to endure even higher temperatures and learning to pour water in their shoes to keep thei...

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