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Coach challenges men’s tennis to become great

Coach challenges men’s tennis to become great

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

January 30, 2019


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The reigning Lone Star Conference Champions in men’s tennis have been challenged to take the game a step further this season which gets underway this weekend. The call to arms came from head tennis coach Scott Linn who said he expects even greater showings from his roster in the coming weeks, after a strong 22-6 campaign dur...

Tennis moves on to Sweet 16

Tennis moves on to Sweet 16

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

May 1, 2018


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This is the sixth time both men's and women's tennis teams will move onto the national championship. The women's team will be traveling to Surprise, Arizona to face Hawaii Pacific University on May 8. The men's team will go to the national championship in Surprise, Arizona from May 9—12. "We are feeling really...

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2018


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The tennis teams will be heading to compete in the LSC Championships on April 20 and 21 in Corpus Christi. The men and women hosted their last regular season game against University of Texas-Permian Basin. The women won with a score of 8-1, and the men won with a score of 8-1. "We work hard in practice...

Look into tennis season

Look into tennis season

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

March 29, 2018


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The men's and women's tennis teams will go into their next games on March 29. The teams will face St. Edward's University at 12 p.m. Both of the teams are going into this with winning streaks. The men's team has a three game winning streak, and the women's team has a four game winning streak. "We ...

Men’s tennis lose first two of three

Men’s tennis lose first two of three

Makayla Scheck

February 10, 2018


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The men's tennis team has completed three exhibitions and has lost two of the three. On Feb. 9 they will host a match against Collins College and then they will be headed to UT Arlington for their first conference match on Feb. 10. "We have been practicing really hard as a team and I am really thankful...

Women’s tennis clinches national tournament spot

Women’s tennis clinches national tournament spot

Mercy Yermo

May 2, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Sports

With a school record of 11-0 home victories in one season, being ranked 15th in the nation and 2nd in the region, the women's tennis team will travel to Florida on May 10 against the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic Region. The team earned a ticket to the national stage by defeating Dallas Baptist on May 1...

Tennis advances to regionals

Kara McIntyre

April 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Sports

  On Saturday, April 29, the men's tennis team will make its 15th NCAA Tournament appearance against rival Cameron University in the opening round of regionals. The Mustangs are the No. 3 seed in the tournament and the Cameron Aggies are the No. 2 seed. According to a press release from the athl...

Tennis teams continue home streak against Metro State

Tennis teams continue home streak against Metro State

Samuel Sutton

March 21, 2017


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The men's and women's tennis teams both grabbed a win on March 21, continuing their undefeated streak at home. The women's team came in with a 7-3 record and were ranked 21 in the NCAA, while the men's team was 6-5 and ranked 15. Both teams have played well at home, and Head Coach Scott Linn said ...

Men’s tennis beats Ferris State 7-2; women beat Tarleton 9-0

Men’s tennis beats Ferris State 7-2; women beat Tarleton 9-0

Noah Fazekas

March 7, 2017


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The men's tennis team competed in a two-day tournament from March 6-7 against Doane and Ferris State, winning 9-0 against Doane and 7-2 against Ferris State. In a press release issued on March 6, "Midwestern State snapped a two-match losing skid Monday afternoon as the Mustangs made their retu...

Kicking off spring semester sports

Alyssa Mitchell

January 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, Feature, News

As the spring semester begins, so do the spring sports. Basketball is starting the second half of its conference, and tennis, track and softball are also in the works.“We are starting the second half of conference and we have some teams that are undefeated right now like Eastern New Mexico San Angel...

Men’s tennis beats rival Cameron, playoff dream not dead

Men’s tennis beats rival Cameron, playoff dream not dead

Samuel Sutton

April 27, 2016


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The men's tennis team beat Cameron University 6-3, the team's Lone Star Conference rival, on April 20. With this Top 25 win, they were able to maintain their playoff chances.Dillon Pineda, biology freshman, said, "It felt great to win this. There had been struggles beating them in the past, so being...

Tennis team takes on Ouachita Baptist March 3

Miranda Neagle

March 2, 2016


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The tinnis team, ranked 12th nationally, takes on 13th ranked Ouachita Baptist on March 3 at 2p.m.“It’s a huge match and we need literally ever single person there,” tennis player Kyle Davidson, senior in accounting/finance, said.“The sport may not be as big as football or basketball, but the atmosphe...

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