The Wichitan

Homecoming tradition goes up in flames

TSU sign burning during the Bonfire.

Luke Bryant, reporter

October 28, 2018

Ten gallons of gasoline, well over 500 people and around 90 shirts burned. Nocona Trail south parking lot went up in flames once again for the homecoming bonfire. Whether they were there for the atmosphere, the people, or the fire, everyone experienced the tradition that has taken place as far ba...

School spirit brings ‘Maniacs’ together

Stang gang

Taylor Warren

September 5, 2017

They are not hard to find. Maroon and yellow paint stripe their faces. Eight letters painted on bare chests, spelling out "Mustangs." Standing front and center, their yelling never ceases and their spirit never dies. They are the Mustang Maniacs, a campus organization dedicated to school spir...

Mustang Maniacs aim to keep high school spirit aspirations alive

Nadia Miralrio, sociology freshman and Robert Lukeman, Computer science junior at the Midwestern State v. Angelo State. MSU won in the last minute of the game 28-21. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Dylan Hall

October 9, 2016

Nestled at the heart of MSU athletics lies a small spirit group with uncharted, explosive potential. "Our goal is to bring some fun into the student section of the stands to where people are standing the whole game - immersed in it. The potential of school spirit our student body has is nowhere nea...

Local group attempts to raise school spirits


Matt Jobe

February 20, 2015

They are easy to spot. Standing in the front row of every football game, shirts off, and paint on their chests. Running flags up and down the sideline, yelling and screaming, cheering and jeering. They are the Stang Gang. Coleman Reidling, is the assistant hall director at Pierce Hall, and the unofficial leader of the group. Reidl...

Stang Gang tries to advance school spirit

Mark Campbell

February 17, 2015

Stang Gang Tries to Advance School Spirit from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In a crowd full of sit-down fans, there is one group whose mission is to promote school spirit: The Stang Gang. "Stang Gang is an organization that promotes school spirit. We are starting up big time this year," said Coleman Reidling, history sophomore...

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