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The Wellness Center is ‘good to go’ amid extension of spring break due to COVID-19

About 850 people workout at Wellness Center throughout the week days during the fall and spring semester.

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

March 12, 2020

Recreational Sports and Wellness Center Director Angie Reay sent an email to her employees Thursday, March 12, in regards to the extension of spring break due to COVID-19. “Beginning on Monday, March 23, all group fitness classes and recreational sports are postponed until further notice. Our Directors...

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...

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. ...

Ultimate team prepares for first tournament

Jacob Smith

October 7, 2015

The Ultimate team will participate in its first tournament of the year Oct. 10-11 at the Penberthy Recreation Sports Complex in College Station Texas. The players have been practicing for seven weeks and said they want to put their hard work into practice, to gain more experience, and put up some win...

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...

Student fee increases slated for fall

Jesse Rogers, president of Midwestern State, answers Marco Torres', senior class senator, question about future parking plans for fall of next year during the Student Government Association meeting on February 3, where close to 70 students were in attendance. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Ethan Metcalf

February 4, 2015

University President Jesse Rogers spoke about increasing student fees next fall to about 70 students at the first Student Government Association meeting of the spring Tuesday night in CSC Comanche Suites. Rogers said because the new residence hall slated to go up in the parking lots between...

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