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Cycling dominates in Oklahoma

Cycling dominates in Oklahoma

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

March 11, 2019


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FULL DISCLOSURE: Sharome Burton is a member of the cycling team Cycling continued its trend of producing results on March 9-10 in Norman, Oklahoma where the University of Oklahoma hosted the 2019 Land Ronde — the fourth race weekend of the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference Championships. ...

International students become collegiate athletes

International students become collegiate athletes

Daria Panferova, Reporter

March 9, 2019


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More than 10 percent of students in Midwestern are outside of America, from Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Bahamas, Latin America, The Middle East, Europe, Australia. There are 576 international students out of 6,102 students and out of 576 students 23 of them are student-athletes. According to internati...

Conference lead challenged in Aggieland

Conference lead challenged in Aggieland

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Feature, Sports

Cycling’s grip on the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference (SCCCC) Title received a major challenge Feb. 17 after its conference rivals rallied back at the second weekend of the road racing season hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. Cycling started the weekend strongly, with...

Graduate student claims triple-gold

Graduate student claims triple-gold

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

February 12, 2019


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Exercise physiology graduate Zach Gregg sped his way to gold in all three disciplines as he set the tone of dominance for the Cycling team in the opening race weekend of the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference (SCCCC) road race season hosted by Texas State in San Marcos, Texas on Feb. 10. Competing...

Women’s soccer team loses to Eastern New Mexico

Paige Champagne, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The women’s soccer team lost 1-2 to Eastern New Mexico Sunday at Stang Park. Head Coach Ryan Spence attributes some of the failure to the coaches themselves. “We didn’t match the intensity,” Spence said, “...at the end of the day this team’s hungry because I left them last year and this...

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

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

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

September 14, 2018


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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...

Football takes down West Florida

Football takes down West Florida

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

September 10, 2018


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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...

Volleyball team falls to Eastern New Mexico University in season opener

Jake Clancy

September 10, 2018


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The volleyball team competed in its first conference home game versus Eastern New Mexico University on Sept. 7. The team lost 3-0 with the first set scoring at 25-27, the second 17-25 and the third 21-25. "We just weren't finishing, there was just a lack of persistence and competitiveness," Jaycie...

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...

Despite strong start, softball team falls to Tarleton State

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 23, 2018


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The softball game scheduled for April 21, was postponed to April 22 by officials due to unfortunate weather. The team faced Tarleton State University in the final series of the season, losing 4-8. The teams ending season record is 15-23, and they will not be advancing to the Lone Star Conference championships. The...

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...

Football prepares for Maroon vs Gold game

Football prepares for Maroon vs Gold game

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

"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...

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