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Intramural flag football begins

Players strategize during timeout of flag football game

Samuel Frederick, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Recreational sports began a three-week intramural flag football season Sept. 12 for co-ed or single-gender teams. Two all-girls teams competed on the practice fields and about 80 students came to watch. "Back That Pass Up" played against the "Aesthetic Athletes" and came up victorious. Tori Phillips,...

Students participate in intramural basketball

Jaren Parker, education sophomore, shoots three-pointer for her team during the co-ed intramural games at the Wellness Center on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Photo by Makayla Scheck

kristin silva

February 14, 2018

Intramural sports open up a door for students who enjoy competing in sports, interacting with peers and spectating games to gather in a location and share their common interests. Students create their team whether it be all men, all women or co-ed, and they show up at the wellness center to compete...

A day in the life of Matthew Tempelmeyer

Matthew Tempelmeyer

Jason Wilson, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Whether he’s teaching a room full of 9 and 10 year-olds or playing hard on the practice field, kinesiology and mathematics junior Matthew Tempelmeyer supplies the same goal oriented energy to everything he’s involved in. “Matt’s a guy who likes to be in control of the situation. He's calm under pre...

Table tennis tournament set for Sept. 14

Tre' Jones

September 13, 2017

The rec sports league is hosting its table tennis tournament on Sept. 14 in Clark Student Center at 5 p.m. Michael Richardson, assistant director of recreational sports and wellness, said, “This tournament is one of many one day tournaments we offer throughout the semester with our recreational...

Hometown Heroes wins kickball tournament

Jeffrey Hamon, exercise physiology sophomore, throws the ball Feb. 23. Photo by Timothy Jones

Sarah Graves

February 24, 2017

Down by one. Two outs in the top of the fifth inning. The Hometown Heroes have one final chance to beat its opponent, Kickball Team, while up to kick. After two errors from Kickball Team and a solid kick to the fence by Jared Maloney, criminal justice sophomore, the Hometown Heroes score five. ...

Weather fails to disrupt punt, pass and kick competition

Garrett Hutchinson

September 22, 2016

Last year there were 20. But not this year. After thunderstorms threatened the punt, pass and kick competition, only eight people competed - all men.“Weather was definitely a factor,” Rusty Brixey, sports administration graduate student, said “Last year the turn out was better."Brixey went on to say t...

Expanded parking lot will cost basketball court

Ethan Metcalf

May 6, 2015

Expanded parking lot will cost basketball court from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The university’s outdoor basketball court will be paved over this summer when construction begins to extend a nearby parking lot.  While students can use the indoor basketball court in the Wellness Center free of ...

Rec sports debut indoor mini triathlon

Associate Director of Housing, Angie Reay and Residence Hall Director, Clint Coulter compete against each other on the rowing machine in the Wellness Center for the indoor mini-triathalon, Tuesday April 28, 2015. Photo by Jessalyn Castro

Jessalyn Castro

April 29, 2015

Recreational sports' first indoor mini-triathlon started this Monday at the Wellness Center and will conclude Friday, May 1.  The competition consists of a 2,000 meter row, five-mile bike ride, and a mile run open to all students, staff and faculty. "It's a mini triathlon. It's all going t...

Rec sports to offer Mustangs Cup

Mark Campbell

February 11, 2015

Mustangs Cup from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. 2015 is a turning point for Rec Sports with the introduction of the Mustangs Cup. "The Mustang Cup is basically just a semester long Rec Sports competition," said Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports and wellness. While member of ...

Mustang Cup gets students involved in sports

About 25 students were in attendance for the Mustang Cup Interest Meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Welness Center Conference Room where Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports/wellness center, discusses with anyone interested in participating in Rec Sports the rules and regulations of the cup. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Jessalyn Castro

January 30, 2015

In an effort to get students more involved in recreational sports, campus officials created The Mustang Cup and held a meeting gauge interest Thursday, Jan. 22. “It’s just a new way to get people involved into rec sports,” said Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports and wel...

Flag football a big draw for Greeks

Sophomore Radiology major and Chi Omega member, Bianca Hernandez cheers on her teammates as they play Sigma Kappa in flag football

Mark Campbell

October 13, 2014

Flag football on campus has always been big for Greek Life. Finding out which fraternity and sorority is the best at slinging the pigskin and doing Peyton Manning impersonations all for bragging rights is something big for them—and surely is the biggest Rec Sport on campus. With more than 200 Greek...

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