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Spring Sports Recap

Spring Sports Recap

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

April 1, 2020

Since the NCAA shut down the remaining spring sports seasons, athletes from eight different winter and spring sports have hung up their Mustangs uniforms for the year. While we mourn for the senior 'Stangs whose last seasons were cut short, we celebrate their accomplishments and look hopefully to the...

Successful weekend for the cycling team

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

March 11, 2020

The MSU Cycling team hit the road to Norman, OK to compete in the University of Oklahoma Land Ronde Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8.  The Mustangs are led by Director and Head Coach Charlie Zamastil. He said even with adversity hitting the team, he was pleased with everyone’s performance. “...

Women’s soccer kicks off spring season

Micah Wilson

March 9, 2020

The women’s soccer team kicked off its spring season last week with a home opener against Navarro Junior College. The game took place on Monday, March 7 and ended in a 0-0 tie. The scoreless match was the result of a back-and-forth 90-minute battle between both teams. Head coach Ryan Spence said...

Softball splits the double header

Softball splits the double header

Jordan Breedlove, Photographer

March 8, 2020

The softball team took on #2 UT-Tyler in a doubleheader on a rainy Sunday, March 8. The Mustangs were able to split the two games, losing 9-2 the first game and winning the second by a score of 7-5. The Mustangs struggled through the first game, falling behind early 2-0 after the first two innings, but th...

Tennis Weekend

Tennis Weekend

Amos Perkins, Taylor Anderson, and Colin Stevenson

March 8, 2020

Combining both women’s and men’s total scores, MSU Tennis went a combined 46-10 between March 5 and March 7 and lost to only one opponent overall. Each team faced four universities and went 23-5 in that time span. "They did a good job. We won seven out of eight matches on the homestand. The match...

Tennis looks to win in upcoming team matches

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer

March 5, 2020

The tennis teams will be taking on four universities this week from Thursday, March 5 to Saturday, March 7, here at MSU Tennis Center. Head Coach Scott Linn talked about how the tennis teams are keeping recent losses from interfering with their play. “You learn things as a student-athlete about...

Day two recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Day two recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Taylor Anderson and Amos Perkins

February 22, 2020

The Mustangs continued their fight at the Lone Star Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday, Feb. 22 at Texas Tech.  Peyton Lewis, finance freshman, started day two off with a field event: triple jump. Lewis finished with a career best, 10.88 meters, and placed 13th.  T...

Jones’ career-night not enough against Commerce

Jones’ career-night not enough against Commerce

Amos Perkins, managing editor

February 14, 2020

Men's hoops fell 79-69 to Texas A&M Commerce despite a career night from Trae Jones (No. 2), guard and business sophomore, at home Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Jones posted his first career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the loss. The sharpshooter's six three-pointers and seven...

An emotional night in the dome

An emotional night in the dome

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

February 14, 2020

The women's basketball team played its first game since finding out their coach will be taking the rest of the season off to battle her cancer in an emotional 92-77 loss to Texas A&M-Commerce Thursday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at home. Earlier in the week, Noel Johnson, head women's basketball coach,...

A victorious day in the Dome

A victorious day in the Dome

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2020

Fans in the Dome witnessed a complete sweep for men and women basketball against Texas A&M International Saturday, Feb. 1. The atmosphere was aggressive as both teams bounced back from losses against Texas A&M Kingsville earlier in the week.  Women's basketball The women started the day off wi...

Fall semester sports recap

Fall semester sports recap

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...

The other cheerleaders

The other cheerleaders

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

What the pep band lacks in pom-poms and megaphones, they make up for with cheers, jeers and energy. When fans enter the Colosseum for a maroon and gold basketball game, they know the players on the court won't be the only ones putting on a show for them. The band is active throughout the entire contest,...

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