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“It’s more than a game” – A look at MSU’s top ranked athlete Garrett Leek

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor January 31, 2021

At four-years-old his passion for golf was ignited. After being handed his first golf club and making that first swing into the endless array of grassy fields, he fell in love with the freedom and...

Looking ahead to a busy Mustangs season

Looking ahead to a busy Mustangs season

Amos Perkins and Stephanie Robledo January 17, 2021

Men's Golf The men's golf team finished the fall season ranked 15th in GolfStat's rankings of NCAA Division II teams. The 'Stangs finished top four in all four events, including a first place finish...

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Day one recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Taylor Anderson and Amos Perkins 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...

Celebration

Volleyball secures playoff spot on senior day

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter 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

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter 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,...

Imani Morlock Defense

Homecoming Sports Recap

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter 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

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter 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

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter 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

The Wichitan 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

Andrew Murray, Reporter 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...

Evans Starks bump

Men’s basketball closes season with late thriller

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer 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...

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Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

Micah Wilson, Reporter 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...

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