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Fall sports to resume 2020 season via Zoom

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

September 17, 2020

For heartbroken Mustangs fans, your anguish has come to an end as the NCAA Division II committee announced that Fall 2020 sports will be returning, albeit with a social distancing twist. Collegiate athletes will not be returning to the field or the court, instead they will be showing off their athletic...

COVID-19 threatens athletes

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

March 14, 2020

COVID-19 shutdowns have affected the NBA, NCAA championships, college institutions and now the MSU athletic department. A statement was sent out from The Lone Star Conference suspending regular-season competition until March 30. ”Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus...

Men’s soccer remains undefeated

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Orlando Espinoza, Reporter

November 15, 2017

The men's soccer team continues to be undefeated through the post season with MSU defeating Colorado Mesa in a 3-0 second round victory on Sunday, Nov. 12. MSU is now ranked number one in the Heartland Conference made up 11 teams including: Angelo State, Eastern New Mexico, Texas A&M, and Texas...

Tennis teams continue home streak against Metro State

Ramon Toyos, mathematics and psychology senior, returns the ball to the other side during a doubles game against Metro State at the MSU Tennis Center. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Samuel Sutton

March 21, 2017

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 ...

Athletes learn about sexual assault

Tessa Dschaak, theater sophomore, and Jonathon Stone, theater junior, perform and teach student athletes about sexual assault on Jan. 25. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Greta Lazzarotto

January 25, 2017

Sexual assault and abuse is a widely discussed topic on many campuses around the United States. On Jan. 25 in the Dillard College of Business Administration, a  theater department instructor organized an event on the subject matter — Since Last Night, one of the theater department's annual performa...

Title IX continues women’s fight for gender equality

Mogan Hannn, sports and leisure senior, about to kick the ball during the women's soccer game against ENM on Oct. 2nd. Photo by Kayla White.

Dominick Haskins

October 5, 2016

When Hilary Clinton was nominated as the presidential candidate for the Democratic party, she tore down yet another wall in women’s long held fight for gender equality being the first female to ever be elected the presidential candidate for any major party.“We have come so far in gender equality....

Softball beats Kingsville four game series 3-1, enters playoffs

Katelyn Vinson senior infielder jogging towards home after a home run. April 22. Photo by. Topher G. McGehee

Samuel Sutton

April 27, 2016

Playoffs didn't look like a possibility for the softball team before April 22, but when the team won the series 3-1 against Texas A&M Kingsville, the low possibility turned into a guarantee.Since Saturday was Senior Day, the team's softball players were honored before the third game of the series.Ka...

Golfer wins school’s first national NCAA championship

Brenna Moore

Brianna Sheen

May 18, 2015

Brenna Moore made history May 16 when she won the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship, becoming MSU's first NCAA national athletic champion. "I never felt like this would be how I'd end my college golf career at all and it is amazing," said Moore, nursing junior. "The goal the whole time was...

Women’s tennis makes Sweet 16 for third year

Matt Jobe

May 6, 2015

The women's tennis team qualified for the NCAA Sweet 16 for the third consecutive year. After beating St. Edwards University to secure their spot in the tournament, the team is set to face California University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, May 13. Head coach Scott Linn said he is proud of his players for...

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals

Harley Warrick

March 10, 2015

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. With the NCAA Division 2 basketball championship beginning on March 13, both the men's and women's basketball teams have been selected to fight for a national championship. “Any time you can get to the tourname...

Episode 10: Changing of the Guard, part 3

Maverick turned 7 on Oct. 16, 2013. Photo by Lauren Roberts.

Ethan Metcalf

February 4, 2015

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Tennis teams to start season with ‘confidence’

kellie martin

February 4, 2015

The men’s tennis team will begin their spring season Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. at home against Collin College. Scott Linn, men’s and women’s head coach, said he can’t wait to see where this season takes them because the depth on the team is stronger. “We have many upperclassman this...

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