The Wichitan

Runner on track to be best athlete

Jessalyn Castro

April 14, 2015

Ashley Flores has a knack for running as she competes in cross country and track, both indoor and outdoor, all while keeping a handle on her education. Flores, sociology senior,  has qualified for five national championships over the five years that she has ran for MSU including cross country nationals...

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals

Harley Warrick

March 10, 2015

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. With the NCAA Division 2 basketball championship beginning on March 13, both the men's and women's basketball teams have been selected to fight for a national championship. “Any time you can get to the tourname...

Last softball games before LSC play canceled

Jessalyn Castro

February 25, 2015

Due to weather conditions, the softball games scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Mustang Park against Oklahoma Christian University were cancelled and won't be rescheduled leaving the team with one less chance to prepare for Lone Star Conference play. The team was scheduled to play back-to-back games...

Men’s tennis works on details in practice to win games

The cast for the play, 'The Vagina Monologues', besides a few that were missing for various reasons, rehearse for the first time together to block with a set on Sunday morning, February 1. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Jessalyn Castro

February 17, 2015

Practice—and making full use of experienced players—is key to everything for the men's tennis team to make it back to the NCAA II Championship game for a chance at a national title, at which they lost to No. 1 West Florida last season. “We’ve got several returners from teams that have reac...

Volleyball coach relieved of duties

Then head coach Venera Flores-Stafford talks to the team during its match against Texas A&M University-Kingsville. MSU lost to TAMK in the fifth set. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Matt Jobe

February 11, 2015

Athletic Director Charlie Carr relieved head volleyball coach Venera Flores-Stafford of her coaching responsibilities this week after 16 years with the program and 14 seasons without a playoff appearance. Carr said the search for a new coach has already begun. "She had many jobs. She was the he...

Basketball team hopes to go undefeated against rival Tarleton

Abiodun Adegoke, senior, gets the rebound while his teammate, Khapri Alston, junior, holds back a Angelo State player during the game on January 21 in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum, where Angelo State won 72-55. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Jessalyn Castro

February 4, 2015

After ending Tarleton’s 14 game  home winning streak, the men’s basketball team faces its rival from Stephenville again tonight at 7:30 p.m. in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. At the two teams’ last meeting Jan. 14 at Wisdom Gym in Stephenville, the game was tight with Tarleton ahead 41-39 at the ...

Mistakes cost football team playoff spot

Dante Taylor, kinesiology sophomore, is tackled in the game between Midwestern State University and Tarleton State University Saturday Nov. 15, 2014 at Memorial Stadium. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Jessalyn Castro

November 19, 2014

The football season ended as the team fell into fourth place in the Lone Star Conference with a 6-4 record after losing to Angelo State University and Tarleton State University in the Lone Star Conference Playoffs. "We just didn't get it done," head coach Bill Maskill said. The team played Angelo ...

Women’s soccer’s fate left in hands of others

Jessalyn Castro

November 1, 2014

The women's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss against Angelo State University on Friday night at the last home game of the season, leaving its playoffs fate to the other teams in the Lone Star Conference. "That's the best team in the conference," head coach Damian Clarke said. With the loss against...

Football playoffs: what are the chances?

Levy Wilson, junior wide receiver, runs after the catch before being pushed out of bounds in the game between Midwestern State University and Texas A&M-Commerce, Oct. 25, 2014 at Memorial Stadium. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Courtney Gilder

October 28, 2014

Running back Chauncey Harris took a four yard pass into the back edge of the end zone for the game winning touchdown after the defensive line held Texas A&M-Commerce to a field goal in overtime. Harris was named the Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week. After defeating the num...

Last men’s soccer home game upsets with 2-1 loss to Eastern New Mexico

Goalkeeper Nick Petolick, business management junior, watches as the ball sails past him into the net at the match against Eastern New Mexico on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the campus soccer field. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Jessalyn Castro

October 28, 2014

The men's soccer team played their last home game Friday night, and it ended in an upsetting loss against Eastern New Mexico University, 2-1, leaving the team's playoffs spot questionable. "We probably needed to win that one," head coach Doug Elder said. "Now we'll have to wait for some things to ...

Football explodes past Eastern New Mexico in Lone Star Festival, 42-17

Statron Jones celebrates after his 68-yard touchdown pass at Midwestern State University v. Eastern New Mexico game at AT&T Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Sept. 20, 2014. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Jessalyn Castro

September 20, 2014

The football team survived a slow start against Eastern New Mexico University in the Lone Star Conference Football Festival on Saturday night, picking up the pace in the second quarter to win 42-17. Dominique Rouse kick started the offensive run with a 55-yard interception return for a touchdo...

Football team a work in progress

Quade Coward passes during a drill at practice Thursday at the practice fields. Photo by Lauren Robert.

Lauren Roberts

August 26, 2014

The first football game of the season is two weeks away and the team will be looking to put last year's finish behind them. They ended 2013 with a overall record of 7-3, finished Lone Star Conference play at .500 with a 3-3 record and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Head Foo...

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