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Football falls to conference rival Tarleton State 34-35

Football falls to conference rival Tarleton State 34-35

Tommy Chhe, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2018

Against rival Tarleton State University, the Mustangs lost 34-35 at the homecoming game in front of a crowd of 9,247 people. At the 10:48 mark of the first quarter, running back and criminal justice freshman Tyrique Edwards scored the first points with a ten yard rushing touchdown after a drive of...

Football takes down West Florida

Football takes down West Florida

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

September 10, 2018

The football team tackled the #2 team, University of West Florida. The final score was 38-17. The team trailed behind in the first half, but came back with vengeance in the second half to win the game. At the 13:15 mark, a West Florida fumble was recovered by Steven Rogers, defensive back and business...

Football prepares for Maroon vs Gold game

Football prepares for Maroon vs Gold game

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 9, 2018

"We will have fun because the game is truly for the fans," Jovane Parkinson, cornerback and sports management junior, said about the 30th annual Maroon vs. Gold spring game. The football team is preparing for the 30th annual Maroon vs. Gold spring game that will take place on April 14 at Memorial...

Football team wins first playoff round

Football team wins first playoff round

Makayla Scheck

November 18, 2017

The football team won the NCAA II first round of playoffs for the first time since 2006. The final score of the game against Sioux Falls was 24-20. "We knew it was going to be a battle, they were a good football team. The key for us was in the second quarter we scored 14 points and a two-point ...

Football takes down Tarleton, retires Grays jersey

Football takes down Tarleton, retires Grays jersey

Makayla Scheck

November 5, 2017

The football team defeated rival Tarleton State University 45-42 in overtime on Saturday, Nov. 4. At the 9:38 mark of the first quarter, Adrian Seales, running back and criminal justice junior, made the first touchdown of the game. With the extra point kick achieved by Jaron Imbirani, kicker/pun...

‘The miracle is we had Rob’

‘The miracle is we had Rob’

Chloe Phillips

September 21, 2017

A warm, September breeze drifted through the air. Bright lights shone on a small, makeshift stage on Jesse Rogers Promenade, illuminating a big, wooden number 24 and a banner with general business sophomore and cornerback Robert Grays, showing off his wide smile. About 200 students, staff, facu...

Mustangs to play Texas A&M-Kingsville

Mustangs to play Texas A&M-Kingsville

Mia Heck

September 13, 2017

The football players are "hungry for a win" at the upcoming game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday. This game is much anticipated by the team because it's the first conference game of the 2017 season. “We missed the opportunity [to play] this last week in Central Florida, due to t...

Football offices find a new home

Harley Warrick

February 24, 2016

Renovations for D.L. Ligon Coliseum eight years ago left the football coaches without any offices. They were moved to the houses at 2508 and 2510 Hampstead.“They were in prehistoric conditions over in these houses over on Hampstead,” said Athletic Director Charlie Carr.“They were not very impr...

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