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Day one recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Distance medley relay
February 21, 2020

The women’s indoor track team started the Lone Star Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships at Texas Tech off strong, putting the Mustangs in 5th place at the end of the first day at Lubbock...

Volleyball secures playoff spot on senior day

Celebration
November 18, 2019

Volleyball clinched a playoff berth with a 3-1 victory over Cameron University on senior day, Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. The team finished fourth in its division with a 3-7 record, qualifying them...

Mustangs bid farewell to seniors

November 11, 2019

There was a different atmosphere across Mustangs athletics this weekend. The crowds were as raucous as ever but there was a rare emotion present as well — sadness. Between Thursday, Nov. 7 and Saturday,...

Homecoming Sports Recap

Imani Morlock Defense
October 23, 2019

Football The football team blew out Texas A&M-Kingsfield 70-35 Homecoming night Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. Triston Williams (No.19), quarterback and agricultural business sophomore, led...

Football Falls to ENMU 27-24

October 8, 2019

The football team’s third quarter surge was not enough to beat Eastern New Mexico University, falling to the Greyhounds 27-24 on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.  After trailing 17-3 through two quarters,...

Men’s Soccer Shuts Down Oklahoma Christian University 3-0

October 2, 2019

The men’s soccer team opened up Lone Star Conference play Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. with a statement 3-0 victory over Oklahoma Christian University. The team returned to defensive form and recorded...

Conference changes may cause problems

April 17, 2019

Our View: The Wichitan staff believe that conference changes may cause trouble for student athletes. President Suzanne Shipley said, "The athletic changes are that our Lone Star Conference is doubling...

Lone Star Conference changes cause budget troubles for softball

April 15, 2019

Seven new teams will be joining the Lone Star Conference this fall which spells trouble for some teams. With the new schools coming into the conference, only six of them have softball teams. This...

Men’s basketball closes season with late thriller

Evans Starks bump
March 3, 2019

Men’s basketball drew the curtains on a challenging season with a thrilling 69-68 win against Texas A&M Kingsville (TAMUK) at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum March 2, improving their record to to 9-19 avoiding...

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

tennis
February 13, 2019

The Academic Excellence Award is an honor granted to teams within the Lone Star Conference. Each year, student-athletes compete for the award presented by Balfour by striving for the highest team grade...

Women’s basketball holds nerve to earn fourth straight win at the Dome

Basketball celebrates
Mustangs survive second half comeback to carry on momentum in Lone Star Conference
February 5, 2019

Women’s basketball’s strong run of form at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum continued on Feb. 2 with a hard-fought 75-71 win against higher-ranked Eastern New Mexico, improving the women's record to 5-7 in...

Last-second 3-pointer sinks men’s basketball to another loss

Gilbert Thomas, general studies junior, clutches ball under pressure as Terrell Wilson, kinesiology freshman (right), and Elijah Lee, mass communication junior, look on. Photo by Sharome Burton. Feb. 2.
Coach Nelson Haggerty says there were positives to take from fifth straight defeat
February 5, 2019

Just fractions of a second made all the difference on Feb. 2 as men’s basketball was condemned to a heart-breaking 81-80 home defeat at the hands of Eastern New Mexico. The men were within sight of...

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