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Fall semester sports recap

Fall Sports

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

The sun has set on another semester of maroon and gold athletics. For the senior 'Stangs, this season was the culmination of years of blood, sweat and tears. The athletes that remain now take to the off-season in hopes of coming back the next year better than ever. Football (5-6)  For the first time u...

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, Nov. 9, the home crowds of Stang Park and Memorial Stadium said goodbye to the seniors who hav...

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 its fourth clean sheet of the season. Adam Conway (No.2), midfielder and kinesiology sophomore, ...

Men’s soccer beats St. Mary’s 3-1

Kinesiology junior and forward Sergio Lara embraces sports and leisure studies junior and defender Dylan Burke after scoring the first goal of the match against St Mary's University. Sep 20. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

September 21, 2018

The men's soccer team remained undefeated and improved to 6-0 on the season, with a 3-1 win against the No. 11-ranked St. Mary's Rattlers . "We were fortunate enough to play a top team in the country at home. I've asked for an extra ten percent from all of our guys and everyone put forth that extra ten during ...

Men’s soccer begin conference play with Mustangs 3-1 victory

Kinesiology junior and forward Sergio Lara attempts to gain possession from a Rodgers State player near the MSU goal on Sept. 13. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

September 14, 2018

The men’s soccer team began the Heartland Conference program with a 3-1 victory over the Roger State Hillcats in front of a crowd of 503 at Stang Park Sept. 13. The Mustangs got off to a rousing start with forward Sergio Lara, scoring a close range from eight yards thanks to an assist from midfielder...

Men’s soccer loses the NCAA II Quarterfinals

Midfielder and exercise physiology sophomore embraces defender and kinesiology junior Patrick Fitzgerald, after six rounds of penalty shootouts, losing 6-5 in the NCAA Division II Championship playoff against Cal Poly Pomona. Nov 18. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Makayla Scheck

November 19, 2017

The men's soccer team made it to the NCAA II quarterfinals with an undefeated 20-0-2 record. In a close game that went into overtime twice and was decided by penalty kick, the soccer team fell to Cal Poly Pomona. "The season as whole went really well. We stuck together through and through, it i...

Men’s soccer named regional champs, next game Nov. 18

Scott Doney, psychology senior, moves the ball up the field during the NCAA Division II South Central Regional game vs Colorado School of Mines at Stang Park, where MSU won 2-0. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Makayla Scheck

November 17, 2017

The men's soccer team is first in the region for the second time. The final score of the regional game was 2-0 against Colorado School of Mines on Nov. 16. This means the team will advance to play on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. "We take one game at a time, that's always what we do and it has worked ...

Men’s soccer wins South Central semi-finals

Pierre Bocquet, business senior, and Koby Sapon-Amoah, finance junior, intercept the ball during the NCAA Division 2 South Central Regional game vs Colorado Mesa, where MSU won 3-0, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Makayla Scheck

November 12, 2017

With an 18-0-2 record, the men's soccer went into the South Central semi-finals against Colorado Mesa with confidence. They have been treating every game the same and taking one game at a time as Doug Elder, head coach, said. The semi-finals took place on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. with home field advantage. T...

Men’s soccer team prepares for regionals

Players react after winning the Heartland Conference championship game against St. Edward’s University. MSU won 1-0. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Makayla Scheck

November 7, 2017

With the Heartland Conference championship under their belt, the men's soccer team players will go into the South Central regionals which begin on Nov. 9. "I feel confident about regionals. We've been working hard since Aug. 1 — all for this moment when it actually matters," Koby Sapon-Amoah, ...

Men’s soccer wins Heartland championship

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Makayla Scheck

November 5, 2017

"With what happened last year we [the men's soccer team] wanted revenge," Nathan Clarke, defender and marketing junior, said. Revenge is what they got. On Nov. 5, the Heartland Conference finals took place against St. Edward's University. The game ended in with a score of 1-0, making MSU the confe...

Turning dreams into reality

Justin Beasley, computer science junior, practice soccer in the MSU practice fields Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Haskell Hollier

October 31, 2017

  According to Forbes, crime in Atlanta, Georgia is 6% above the national median and has been a major problem for the city since the mid-20th century. Atlanta was the murder capital of the world for several years, but the crime rate has declined since 2001. In 2009, the crime rate dropped by...

Soccer team tacks on another win

Makayla Scheck

October 20, 2017

"When four plays 18 you are going to expect fireworks," said men's soccer head coach Doug Elder. The men's soccer team beat St. Edward's University 1-0. The first and only goal scored by MSU was at the 5:48 mark by Pierre Bocquet, midfielder and business senior. The team was able to score in the first...

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