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Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Softball falls to San Angelo despite no in-game errors

Softball falls to San Angelo despite no in-game errors

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The softball team faced San Angelo State University on April 7 at Mustangs Park. The team lost both games of the series on April 6, the final scores were 3-8 and 7-3. The team lost the final game of the series 1-3 in eight innings. Carli Woosley, utility player and mass communication junior, made ...

Look into tennis season

Look into tennis season

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

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 ...

Softball taken down by West Texas A&M

Softball taken down by West Texas A&M

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

The softball team suffered a loss to West Texas A&M on March 24 at Mustangs Park in the second of three games during the Highway 287 Challenge series.  The game ended in five innings due to the run rule. West Texas A&M had 17 runs and the softball team was unable to get anyone home. The first...

Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Makayla Scheck

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Men's and women's basketball faced Cameron University for their last game 2017-18 regular season game at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. The women were defeated at the 5:30 p.m. game, while the men won at the 7:30 p.m. game on Feb. 20. "It felt good to be back on the court and making a contribution on the ...

Basketball honors seniors at game against West Texas A&M

Basketball honors seniors at game against West Texas A&M

Makayla Scheck

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women's basketball With one more home game left for the court, Avery Queen, forward/center and biology senior said the basketball game senior night "was a little emotional," but it hasn't really hit the women yet. Basketball hosted a double-header against West Texas A&M on Feb. 10. During ...

Men’s tennis lose first two of three

Men’s tennis lose first two of three

Makayla Scheck

February 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

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, men’s basketball takes down Texas A&M Kingsville

Makayla Scheck

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Javelinas from Texas A&M Kingsville failed to take down the Mustangs basketball teams for a second time. The double-header took place on Feb. 1 at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. Women's Basketball "It feels really good to win against this team again. We missed a couple on the road last week, so it's ...

Men’s basketball rises above St. Mary’s University

Makayla Scheck

January 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

The men's basketball team took on St. Mary's University on Jan. 29 and came out on top. MSU finished the game with a 10-point difference of 79-69. "It was good to have a home win. It was a quick turn around so we couldn't dwell on our past losses from this weekend. We are trying to just get better...

Volleyball players say goodbye to resigning head coach

Makayla Scheck

January 24, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Natalie Burton, volleyball head coach of three years, announced that she is stepping down from the position on Jan. 24. "She has definitely pulled me through this season by encouraging me and lifting me up on the days I was too hard on myself. She made me realize how to trust the process, not just ...

New semester, new sports seasons

Makayla Scheck

January 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the new semester and the new year starts off, the winter sports continue while the spring sports kick off. The women's and men's basketball teams will continue their seasons with the second half of conference. Just a few days away, the indoor track season will begin with the Texas Tech Invitational...

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